My first new expedition backpack in years!
Welcome to Salt and 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.
Scroll down for links to my latest blog posts. Don't be shy about leaving questions or feedback in the comments. Women are stronger when we support each other, and I will do my best to point you in the right direction.
Making careful decisions can save you from a world of Hurt
Overnight fun and shenanigans from Ellsworth to Eastport.
A gorgeous way to see the White Mountains.
It's the fun kind of scary.
Deena Kastor shares how cultivating positivity led her to an Olympic medal in the marathon.