I don’t know how or when I became aware of the Chuckanut 50k, but when we found out last April that we’d be moving to Seattle, it was the first thing that came into my mind for a spring (2016) race. I didn’t know much about the course, other than the fact that it was … More Chuckanut 50k
Well, I did it! I ran in the Olympic Trials! After missing the qualifier in 2012 by ~40 seconds and then again in 2016 by 16 seconds, I was (very surprisingly) given my chance to participate by a loosening of the qualification standards in late December 2015. It had been 2+ years since I ran … More Olympic Trials
If you know me, you know that I have a love/hate relationship with running. Despite my husband’s confusion over it, I actually think that for many runners this type of relationship with our sport is fairly common . Ultimately, I know that running is something I love, it’s something that’s good for me (mentally, as well … More The Importance of What We Do
Like I begin every blog post, I will take a second to note that I have not written in awhile. In fact, since my last post, I have: Run in the 100k World Championships (in Winschoten, the Netherlands) and placed 4th overall female, and was part of winning Team USA! Wrapped up the USATF-NE … More Checking in
Guys, I’m sorry. I said that I would announce the winner of this a MONTH ago. But, now maybe you’ve forgotten, or you’ve passed out from holding your breath. BUT, I’ve finally taken the 3 minutes it takes to randomly select a winner!! Thank you all so much for all your treat recommendations. The real … More Craft Giveaway Winner
This weekend we went to Montana to celebrate a good friend’s wedding. My phone was dead most of the time (and it was glorious), but here are some pictures that we managed to take before our batteries died: Now back to work!
After a 2 week hiatus, this Fourth of July weekend marked the 5th race in the USATF-NE Mountain Series, at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, NH. So far, each mountain race, save Wachusett – where I felt relatively strong and comfortable – has been a kick in the pants. It’s a totally different kind of race … More (Way) Out of My Comfort Zone