Stephanie Bales

Stephanie Bales

Stephanie Bales is from Barrie, Ontario. She is a mother, emergency nurse, and passionate ultra runner. She ran her first half marathon in 2008 and was hooked. After running Boston and New York City Marathons in 2010 she had enough of the roads and found the trail and ultra running community. Since then she has combined her love of running, travel and adventure and has explored trails and competed in events in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and New Zealand. She loves to connect and share the trails with other runners. This August, Stephanie will be launching her podcast “Running Divine Podcast: Finding connection on and off the trail” sharing the stories of female athletes.Blog: http://stephlouiseultras.blogspot.comPodcast Coming in August! Running Divine Podcast: Finding Connection on and off the Trail. https://www.runningdivinepodcast.com

Post Race Depression

The weather outside mirrored my mood, it was grey, gloomy and miserable, spring was no where in sight. I had just recently returned home from