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
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?
As some may know, I’m a huge fan of coffee. I buy high-quality, locally roasted, organic beans from Northbound Coffee Roasters and grind them myself. Since I’m not bougie enough … Continue reading How running fulfills my six basic needs according to Tony Robbins
It’s the day before the winter solstice. My garlic is planted and I got my first snowy run this morning. There’s something totally magical about frolicking (because that’s how I … Continue reading Cheers to crazy friends, crushing PRs, and living to see another year
This year’s Thanksgiving was amazing. So much better than last year, when I spent my entire Thanksgiving driving alone (with my dog, of course) across the most desolate corners of … Continue reading Weed Run for Food Thanksgiving 5k Race Review
I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico when I learned I’d made the lottery for Waldo 100k. My response? “oh. shit.” It was real. I was actually doing this. Since … Continue reading Waldo was hiding behind smokey skies: My first 100k reviewed
A pirate wearing a Utilikilt. Chunks of glazed donuts. Twitter hashtags galore. You’re either wandering the hollow subconscious of that douchebag in the White House… or running one of the … Continue reading SOB 50k Race Report
Before I get into a review of the event itself, I just want to mention that this was the first time I’ve ever received a pre-race info email that included … Continue reading Grand Circle Trails Grand Canyon 50k Race Report
And thank you! Thank YOU! The person reading this right now. I just want to let you know I really appreciate you stopping by to check out my blog. I’m … Continue reading Sayonara, 2016
Yesterday was absolutely perfect, weather-wise, and with the repeat warnings of this horrible arctic blast sweeping through NJ, I really wanted to get outside and enjoy it. By the time … Continue reading Departed for a two mile out and back on foot, returned in a minivan
I’m a little sad. Tomorrow morning the 2016 Hunter S. Thompson Fear and Loathing 50 miler will kick off at 7 a.m. PST, and I will not be there. It’s … Continue reading Some may never live, but the crazy never die
They say the third time’s a charm, right? My third time running Headwaters 50k was definitely the most fun. I would even say it was the best race of my life … Continue reading Headwaters Trail Runs 50k Review!!!