My life changed forever when I decided to adopt a dog six months ago. I quickly learned that having a large, energetic and utterly mischievous
Lauren Steinheimer is a freelance writer and ultra runner who roams around the US with her trail dog, Bruce. She fell in love with running in her twenties, when it helped her cope with depression and overcome disordered eating. But baby, she fell hard, registering for her first marathon only a month after her first 5k! Running through the mountains serves as her constant reminder of what great feats can be accomplished one step at a time.