It finally feels and looks like winter in Bellingham! February 2nd and we finally got to see our first frosting of snow in town. It’s
This is a good reminder for my all-in, gung-ho personality. I’m either doing it or I’m doing something else. Does that resonate with anyone else
Finding ourselves in tune with the world around us and ourselves is a gift that running shares with anyone that participates… if we listen. Another
This is not my first attempt at training for a 100-mile race. In the past two decades I’ve tackled this distance (or longer) more than
Post race: Bending at my waist in an attempt to swan dive during an outdoor yoga class, my motion was quickly halted by the tightness
Everything is green, multiple shades of green, so many greens they each should have their own name. The colors from the tulips, daffodils, and cherry
I’ve been thinking about the possibility of magic the last couple of days as I’ve recovered from a triple whammy of jetlag, a yucky bacteria
So Strong When Being Most Vulnerable. One would think that with all the mental and physical strength required to run 100 miles, in the days
A Summer full of training, adventures and travel leads up to this point. Race Day. The Cascade Crest 100 is August 27 and in the weeks leading up I have to wonder if I am ready. Did my weeks of consistency add up to enough training miles?
At this point, trail running was ultra running. In our Seattle bubble, if you ran trails you ran ultras. The shorter distance races were not yet an option. GPS watches, coaches, reference books and training plans were few and far between.
Sometimes we need time to see things more clearly. When we are in the thick of the story, of the hard bits of life, it feels like we might be stuck there forever.
My first sponsorship came from a nail polish company…