Tales from the Trails

by Melissa K Melton



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/20/2017

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 158
ISBN : 9781543437034
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 158
ISBN : 9781543437058
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 158
ISBN : 9781543437041

About the Book

Running adventures in poetic prose Collection of stories from the trails and the roads. A slice of life from a runner’s point of view Of endurance, strength, and a flair for tutus. Spicy and real-life accounts of race reports, training runs, and nature hikes A simple message to savor the journey and get outside. The highs and lows, the ups and downs, from 5Ks to 100 miles Stories of fellowship, friendships, conquering fears, sharing smiles. Raw and real emotions Poetry in motion. Combining passion and play Eclectic rhyming words to inspire, encourage, motivate your ways.

About the Author

A kindhearted soul with a passion for poetry a wonderfully wild runner, mother, sister, wife and friend. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri to faithful and loving parents the ninth child out of ten. At a young age, I started writing poetry and playful running. Senior year of high school joined cross country team. Cross country proved challenging however I did not give up and received in honorary letter. In college, my poetry placed in a math theme contest and I continued to run 5K's. When my Mother became terminally ill, I started running longer distances. After the passing of both parents, running like poetry became my solstice. In 2013, I joined RUNbelieveable a running group. I have successfully completed over fifty races from 5K’s to 100 miles and logged over 7000 total miles. Currently residing in Kansas City suburb married for over 20 years and a mother to one loving daughter.