My Running Hero

I joke that Jenn Shelton is my Spirit Animal. I've read Krissy Moehl's book and watch her TedXTalk on repeat. I follow Anna Frost on Twitter. I read Julie Koepke's blog, and have gotten to write for Gina Lucrezi. I absolutely love the women of this sport. However, my ultimate running hero is a dude. … Continue reading My Running Hero

Barkley Marathon 2017: thoughts that have nothing to do with running

This past weekend was the 31st running of the Barkley Marathon. I won’t go into the history here, because there is a great documentary available on Netflix, and multiple youtube videos available. Plus, I like to think that, by not telling you about it, I’m helping to keep some mystery in the event. What I … Continue reading Barkley Marathon 2017: thoughts that have nothing to do with running

First Year Races, and why you should run them

Often, experienced ultrarunners tell new runners that they shouldn’t run a race that is in its first year. So much goes into both running and hosting a race, and the fewer things that can be left unknown, the better for the new runner. Nerves are always high, especially if a runner has put six months, … Continue reading First Year Races, and why you should run them