Hike it Baby 30 Winner Profile - Lani MaysMeet Lani! She and her sons Jaden and Jack joined in the June HiB30 Challenge by hiking with the HiB Hampton Roads branch and won a copy of Women Who Run by Shanti Hodges! You could win prizes like this just by registering for the next HiB Challenge in September!

Was this your first Challenge? If yes, how did it motivate you to get outdoors? If this was not your first Challenge, how was it different from your previous experience?
Yes. I love the outdoors but haven’t been out much with the kids. It was cool knowing so many others were taking their kids out to explore.

What was the biggest obstacle you faced during this Challenge and how did you overcome it?
Actually getting out and making distance with a toddler who is mobile but doesn’t want stay on the trail. 

Where was your favorite hike this month? Why is it your favorite?    
First Landing State Park Bald Cypress Trail. It’s beautiful.

How easy or hard was it to get out and accomplish the miles you achieved? Any advice for families who think they could never do 30 miles in 30 days?    
Hard. I had family in town. Just do it.

If you could describe your HiB30 Challenge this June in 3 words what would they be and why?    
Nature is healing.


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