My second year running Paiute Meadows 50k brought all the feels to the front line: anxiety, relief, sadness, joy, disgust, and more joy. Like last year, the race happened the … Continue reading Return to Paiute Meadows Trail Run race report
When someone asked how I learned to love the pain of ultrarunning it really got me thinking…
I’m back in rainy Dunsmuir after traveling to Moab for a mini racecation last weekend. The weather was perfect . Behind the Rocks wasn’t officially my first race of 2019, … Continue reading Behind the Rocks 30k review
My husband and I both love gritty travel. In fact, our “third date” was a long-weekend road trip in his van. So, when we started thinking about what to do … Continue reading NorCal to Baja honeymoon road trip part 1
I may have waited a while to write my first race report of 2019, but I certainly started the new year the best way I could think of — a … Continue reading Clikapudi Trail Runs race report: great start to the new year
I know. I KNOW! I just wrote a year-end review last week. It may seem odd that I’m posting another review, but let me explain… Initially, I meant to write … Continue reading 2018 review v2- now even closer to the end of the year!
Today’s the day after Christmas. I’m supposed to be at the ski park with my husband (big news!) but instead, I’m home with a sore back. So, I decided to … Continue reading My 2018 year-end review
Like many others, I moved to the mountains of NorCal for the wealth of outdoor opportunities the area has to offer. And like my friends and neighbors in this mountain … Continue reading Farewell to Ashy August
I’m experiencing mixed emotions right now. This header image was taken from the top of Mt. Eddy, where I was happy to run/hike today, bagging my first Eddy summit of … Continue reading Baby, be good, do what you should
Yesterday was my 35th birthday. I have to say, it was the best one yet. Maybe it was because I had so many other things to celebrate this time — … Continue reading happy to be alive
Focused and fierce after three weeks off the sauce
First, did you even know that May is Mental Health Month? I’m admittedly a little late in acknowledging it here on my blog, but for me, every month is mental … Continue reading How do you honor Mental Health Month?
After a rough start to my 2018 race season, Paiute Meadows 50k was a great success and excellent way to start the year. Like any ultra, there was nothing easy … Continue reading Paiute Meadows 50k Race Report