"The space, solitude, and fresh air definitely helped me through this pandemic by giving me time alone to hike & just breathe.
I decided to become a member of the Ice Age Trail Alliance, to help support the trails I use the most. I also signed up for a virtual Camino de Santiago Race to walk the 500+ miles it takes to make the pilgrimage across Spain."
What helped you stay motivated during the 52 Hike Challenge?
"Covid shutdowns gave me extra time to tackle the trails near me. I also signed up for a (long) virtual race and other nearby challenges. Meeting goals definitely helped keep me on task."
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