Category: Great Adventures

Leaping Into The New Year

Leaping Into The New Year

I can’t deny that 2017 has had it’s ups and downs. It was started with me finally achieving my goal of sub-three hour marathon and a marathon win. I then shifted my focus toward training for and racing the Gorge Waterfalls 100k. I got hurt a month before but I raced anyway and did well.…

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Hayden Marathon

Hayden Marathon

When I go into a marathon, I have a mixed set of emotions. This comes from having many experiences; from having it all come together, to blowing up, and straining my leg and walking it in. I have been plagued with fatigue, a bad stomach and bloody noses. So, going into a marathon with little…

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A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

This year was marked with a big journey. In the spring, directly after the Gorge Waterfalls 100k, I moved to CDA Idaho. Which was a much bigger process than I ever imagined. But I am finally here, settled and for those who don’t already know, I started a new job working at the local Fleet Fleet.…

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2018 Race Calendar

2018 Race Calendar

Hayden Lake Marathon: October 14th, 2017 This will be my first race back in the game after our move to the Pacific North West. Result 2nd place 3:02:43  Chuckanut 50k: Mar 17, 2018 I am very excited to run this race after a full winter of training. Not that I will be competing with elites…

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In The Land Of Waterfalls

In The Land Of Waterfalls

“You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.” Eleanor Roosevelt.  Breathing heavily,  I was just lifting one foot than the other. It has been miles since I have broke into a run and there are still four to…

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Thanksgiving Day Special

Thanksgiving Day Special

There are many things that I am thankful for. And once a year comes a day when we celebrate and show how grateful we are for everything and everyone in our lives. For the last six years, I have started out this Thanksgiving by running our local Turkey Trot. This is probably one of my most…

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The Day I Became An Ultra Runner

The Day I Became An Ultra Runner

(Pine to Palm 100)  “The key is to trust in your preparation. You have done all you can, so focus on that fact. You will remain the same person before, during, and after the race, so the result, however important will not define you. The journey is what matters.”  Chrissie Wellington. (P.C. : My sister,…

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