Slumpped, but now I’m back

Hello! I know its been about a month since I last posted. Last month was really slow and unproductive for me. I didn’t train or fundraise much and now that I’m less than 3 months away from my trip, the realization has hit me. This last week I researched flights, hiking gear, vaccines and visas. The logistics for this trip …

Training Update

Hello! Training is going well. I am going to try to follow a 9 week plan to be able to jog 30 minutes or 3 miles comfortably. Thanks for the advice Linh!(http://www.coolrunning.com/engine/2/2_4/134.shtml) Of course this will be a modified plan since I’m also doing a lot of bike riding. In fact this weekend I will be heading to Austin to …

Idea

Alex gave me a great idea. On his Texas 4000 trip they would dedicate each day to someone, do a moment of silence and capture some thoughts and words on video. If the day got hard, they had someone to think about and keep them going. My trek is 5 days, so I will dedicate each day to someone. I’ve …

The Beginning

I first heard about Mt. Kilimanjaro about 2 years ago when a friend of mine asked me to donate money to his cause: building a school for girls in a small village in Kenya. He and his team would summit the 19,330 ft mountain as part of their efforts to raise awareness about the gender discrimination and poverty surrounding African …