ASHEVILLE – While most people stayed inside and kept warm during the first snowfall of the year, Kym Schifino got up Saturday morning for a run.
A nine-time contestant in the 18-mile Shut-In Trail Race, there was no way she was going to let a little snow keep her from one of the Southeast's premier trail runs, a leg-numbing, single-track ascent from the North Carolina Arboretum toward the peak of Mount Pisgah.
"I'm not going to lie," said Schifino, 33, of Mills River. "There was part of me that thought maybe they would cancel the race, but I knew they wouldn't."
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