Scrumpy Skedaddle Recap: The V.I.P. “Inside” Report

Last Sunday was the second annual Scrumpy Skedaddle at Almar Orchards. Hard to believe it's been a year since the notorious happenings of 2014! But there I was, with a couple thousand of my best friends, lining up for a sprint through the orchard on a brisk fall day. Overcast and drizzly? Who cared? This …

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Grumpy at the Scrumpy, But It Comes Out All Right

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: If you're going to a place with a lot of people and things to drink, get there early. Last Sunday was the Scrumpy Skedaddle, the final event in Running Fit's "Thirsty 3" series. Like the Hightail to Ale (at the Atwater Brewery in Detroit), and Running Between the Vines (at the Sandhill …

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Fall Running, Timely Rain, and a Few Other Things I’m Thankful For

Thank goodness it's raining in Empire, and that I volunteered. I'm signed up to run the Scrumpy Skedaddle 5K this weekend, and I'd gotten it into my head that it was Saturday morning, likely because most of my races have been on Saturdays. Then I showed up to help with Friday registration and found out the race …

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