‘Mudness is Goodness’ Tuesday Trail Run @ Needwood

Maybe Martha the Mud Godess would agree that Mudness is Goodness… but who the heck is Martha? And what does she know about mud? Well, I know a little about mud and based on recent weather and the forecast (like the weathermen actually know what the weather is going to be) there will be a good possibility that we will be stepping in some mud today…puddles too! For many of us this is a pure trail delight. Splish-splashin’ through the woods getting all wet and grimy. My Mom used to yell at me for that. Now its called ‘exercise’. Wow, things have changed! Any-hoo, there will be an uptick in the temps and humidity today but its all good cuz we need to acclimate ahead of the real DC Summer weather. Just gotta tough it out to get tougher! So we run…


Location: 15679 Needwood Lake Cir, Derwood, MD GPS Coordinates: 39.114637, -77.127564
Time: 6:30 (6:15 for warm-up)
Course: We will run around the lake counter-clockwise doing the Blue Jay Loop, out’n’back on Beaver Tale Trail, then hill repeats on Adie’s Hill.


* Check out our Muddy Shoes merch! We got Hats ($15), Buffs ($10) and magnets ($1). They are going fast! Get yours from Robin (Hats), Phil (Hats, Buffs, Magnets) or Mike Chau (Buffs). US Dollars only!

* Got Summer running plans? Well, we’ll be kicking off the Muddy Shoes Summer 25/50k Training Program on Saturday 20 May. Working on the training plan right now! Its low-key and cheap but awesome! Target race is the MD HEAT 25/50k on August 18th. Stay tuned for details coming your way.

* Mark Calendars for our 3rd Annual Summer Bobwhite Fat Ass Trail Festival @ Seneca Lake on Saturday July 21st! We’ll have various distances and a whole bunch of great chow and bevs at the end. Don’t miss it!

OK, C U TMFs at the Lake!
Muddy ‘Martha’ Shoe

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