The Blue Ridge Marathon is one of the toughest street marathons in the United States. Throughout the 26-mile run, marathoners traverse 7,430 ft of elevation gain/loss. Only 750 intrepid runners are able to participate in a given year.
Catherine Fae is a master storyteller, and finished the 2016 Blue Ridge Marathon just last week! Listen to her short tale in this episode, set in her lovely home garden with its soothing pond and inquisitive cat.