2023 Volunteer Thank You

Trail time with friends – Photo Credit Cary Johnson   I have a confession to make. As I’ve gotten older, there are times I have feigned, hedged and ‘toned it down’ as to not sound like a running / endurance sports fanatic. Surely running...

2022 Volunteer Thank You

TRECs Volunteers at Afton 2022 – Photo Credit Cary Johnson   After the last volunteers departed Afton this year, I did a ‘once over’ of Afton State Park and Afton Alps, then hopped in my truck to bring the first of a couple trailers back to...

2021 Volunteer Thank You

Wednesday July 7, 2021 TO: 2021 Afton Trail Run Volunteers Dear Friends, A few of you had a chance to meet him over the weekend, the new(ish) State Park staff member who is a retired Army Chaplain. Not having been on staff in 2019, this weekend was the first time he...

2019 Volunteer Thank You

Monday July 8th, 2019 TO: 2019 Afton Trail Run Volunteers Dear Friends, My good friend Jason is pretty well known for telling it like it is. He rarely sugarcoats anything, a trait that I usually like (when his words are ones that I want to hear) and sometimes dislike...

2018 Volunteer Thank You

Sunday July 8th, 2018 TO: 2018 Afton Trail Run Volunteers Dear Friends, Another year is in the books. This one just so happened to be a significant milestone as it was the 25th running of the Afton Trail Run. That is a quarter of a century, perhaps with some luck the...