A mountain biking addict is inspired to happy tears, and tickled pink

By Sarah Hansing

When my alarm went off, it was still dark outside. Now, those who know me are well aware that I am in no way a morning person. In fact, that is probably an understatement. As such, there was no small amount of grumbling as I rolled out of bed, and into my cycling kit.

I had been asked to be the bike lead out on the runners course for the women running the She.Is.Beautiful event that happened this past weekend, and there was no going back now. After all, it was for a great cause; much of the proceeds from the race went to the local Walnut Avenue Women’s Center.

So, off I pedaled to the event. I must say, the scene I rode into at Lighthouse field was pretty impressive. As I shook off …