Meaningful, magical, full-moon run

Arizona Daily Sun (April 14, 2019) by Julie Hammonds

“Runners coming,” the volunteer shouted.

It was midnight, and the Watson Tank aid station on the Stagecoach 100 course sprang into action. As volunteers left the campfire to cheer the incoming relays, I took my place on the trail, adjusted my gear and began swinging my arms to release the tension.

The 2018 Stagecoach would be my first-ever full-moon run. Other than darkness, I didn’t know what to expect. Could I do it? The nervous excitement of racing flooded my body, washing away the tiredness. Twelve miles to Tusayan and the finish line.

To read the rest of the article about the Flagstaff to Grand Canyon Stagecoach Line 100-Mile Ultra & Relay on the Arizona Trail, click here.