2016 Running Trip – Day 7 – Vicksburg, MS to New Orleans, LA

My final day of running had arrived. In front of us was a drive from Vicksburg, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana where dad and I would take Friday to relax and be tourists before flying home to Des Moines on Saturday morning. Day 7 is always bittersweet. On one hand, I greatly look forward to…

Day 7 – Baton Rouge, Louisiana – 2014 Running Trip

The final day of the 2014 running trip was here, and I was extremely excited to end the trip in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As a sports nut, attending a night game at LSU has been near the top of my football bucket list for a number of years. It just so happened that my visit…

Day 4 – New Orleans, Louisiana – 2014 Running Trip

Of all the cities on my itinerary for the 2014 running trip, I was most excited to visit New Orleans. One of America’s most unique cities, it is an experience like no other. I visited New Orleans for the first time a year after Hurricane Katrina. At the time, the city was still in shock….