Katelynn Wagner

Author: Katelynn Wagner

Katelynn is a trail and ultra runner and ultra cyclist living in Ithaca, NY. She works at Cornell University and plays (runs) in the beautiful gorges of the Finger Lakes Region. She is a mother to a outdoor loving, messy haired little girl.



Distance Doesn’t Define a Runner

In trail and ultra-running, there seems to be the ever persistent pressure to always push your limits, to always go further, and to always strive


Teaching Our Children to Enjoy Running

It’s a running mother’s dream (at least it’s mine) for your children to share your passion for running and to have it be “your special


Joining a New Running Community

I never realized how much being a part of a community of runners mattered until I moved away from mine. I had always been under


Awful Conditions, Amazing Results

Ultra-running is my thing, I identify as a trail runner, my friends and family describe me as a (crazy) runner, and I honestly don’t know


Finding My Runner’s High

When people find out I pay to run 50 miles and call it fun, they usually slide my name over into the “crazy friend” column

Where to Run

Where to Run in Ithaca, New York

Ithaca, New York I live in Ithaca, NY. Winter in Ithaca can be downright vicious (for the East coast) with lake effect snow and negative