How do they keep the snow so perfect?!
Welcome to Salt & Persistence!
Welcome to Salt & Persistence. My name is Chickpea and I am an endurance runner living in Western Maine. I work hard, play hard and strive to balance my running against the demands of everyday life. I believe that most of us are more capable than we can imagine, but we need some help getting there. I've personally found that enough salt and some stubborn persistence can get me through about anything. Here, I'm sharing the details.
Check out what's new
A postponed race meant a comeback for me!
Four tips to avoid wasting time when we're down.
Not a great day to ski? Check out the snowshoe trails at Sugarloaf USA.
What to wear when the weather's cold but you're making tons of heat.
Race report for 2019
Fun at 12th Annual UMF FRC Turkey Trot
How to design and pack a tiny first aid kit.
9 tips to keep you safe.
An entry-level mountain run in Acadia National Park.
Sometimes you want to hike. Sometimes you want to swim. Sometimes you want to paddle. Do everything! The Howe Brook trail won't make you choose!
Looking for a low-effort, high-reward hike in the north district of Baxter State Park? Barrel Ridge is a sure bet!