Stacey Libbert is a writer, coach and mom living and running in the foothills of North Carolina. She loves trail running because she is constantly reminded of the importance of looking up once in a while and taking in all the beauty around her. You can find out more about her at Running Monologue.
Pilot Mountain Knob is visible from nearly everywhere within Surry County, North Carolina. It sits on the horizon as a constant reminder of my first marathon and all the valuable lessons I learned getting there. A month before I signed up for my first marathon, I had told a friend that I had no desire [...]