Day 5 – Mobile, Alabama – 2014 Running Trip

Thursday brought with it my first trip to Mobile, Alabama, a city rich with history. Mobile was settled by the French in 1702 and has flown under six flags: French, Spanish, British, Republic of Alabama, Confederacy, and United States. I also learned that Mobile is the rainiest city in America, with more than five feet…

Day 6 of 8 – 9.35 Miles In Birmingham, Alabama

Wednesday afternoon in Oxford was great, as I was able to stake claim at a local coffee shop and catch up work and writing. On a trip such as this one, everything is go, go, go, so a few hours to catch up is always beneficial. Plus, taking in the atmosphere at Ole Miss while…

7.4 Miles in Birmingham, Alabama With Lynn Chapman

Written By Lynn Chapman I jumped at the offer to show off a run through Birmingham—an underrated city with fabulous schools, beautiful topography, world-class restaurants, and great people, including a vibrant running community.  We even claim Iron Chef Chris Hastings, Southern Living magazine, a Sidewalk Film Festival, the nation’s oldest baseball park, the largest museum…