What You Need to Finish a 100

Before I write, let me backtrack a little bit. Summer was amazing! After Amber and I road tripped from San Diego to San Francisco, I took off to the beach, and then spent the remainder of my summer with my 5 and 7 year old, Brett and Brooklyn, in the Smoky mountains. My goal was …

Going Rogue at Salton Sea

If you are here looking for a traditional race report on the inagaural Badwater: Salton Sea, you're not going to find it. If you're wanting mileage splits, blister pictures, and name dropping,...you're in the wrong place. This is my story about a journey...and running... it's always about running. COME OUT AND PLAY? So a few months ago, my …

Drinking in a Desert

You can't break away from it. That thirst--that insatiable wretched beautiful thirst--it calls to you like a siren. It doesn't matter where you are or what you are doing, it will attack you without warning...calling out to you, tugging at the deep sacred conclaves of your inner being: You're different. And once you've satisfied that …

Boxes

Many people in the world today are all about boxes. Pretty little boxes create a perfectly comfortable boxed in life. Living in boxes, eating from boxes, looking at boxes, communicating through boxes, traveling in boxes, with thoughts that fit in boxes-- --what's with the boxes? If anyone dares to try; they could see past the …

Climbing Class & Canyon Crave

Loved my first climbing/belaying class. It came pretty naturally, and I climbed to the top of my first wall quickly and easily. I'm excited to go to the women's class again next week! The cross training is great for both ultra running & for my training with Daniel. I get to work on my quad …