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Salt & Persistence

Every woman can be an endurance athlete.
She just needs some salt and persistence.

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


  • Howe Brook Falls

Adventure: Howe Brook Trail

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!

  • North Traveler from Barrel Ridge

Adventure: Barrel Ridge

Looking for a low-effort, high-reward hike in the north district of Baxter State Park? Barrel Ridge is a sure bet!

  • Titcomb Mtn, second ascent, just after sunrise

Hill Workouts

Put some repeats in the bank and become a hillionaire!