by firebirdrunning | 3:59 pm

Running the BEAR 100 Miler

Colors, like that I had never seen in places I have never been. Footprints in mountains that I have never climbed, and air I have never breathed, filled my lungs, and fueled my spirit.

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by firebirdrunning | 8:56 pm

Running Into Spring

It is always hard to know where I am in my fitness before a race. In the days leading up to The Chuckanut 50k, I was not very optimistic. My training was not what I hoped

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by firebirdrunning | 8:23 pm

Hayden Marathon, Run Like Not Finishing was Never a Question.

 When we step onto that starting line, being so far from where we started, it is no longer a question “Can we make it around the lake?” But “How much fun can we have doing

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by firebirdrunning | 4:48 pm


If it doesn’t Challenge you, it doesn’t Change you. To me, this may be the race I have been the most challenged to finish. To start, I was under-trained for the hills but still

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by firebirdrunning | 5:41 pm

BigHorn Mountain 100 Miler

Did I ever doubt I would finish? NO! Did I ever want to quit? YES!  Patience! One thing I learned over the years is that this is the real difference between a runner and an

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by firebirdrunning | 8:41 pm

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

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by firebirdrunning | 2:48 pm

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

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by firebirdrunning | 11:31 am

Redding Marathon: Breaking The Barrier

I started that day with a simple goal: Run faster than I ever had in a marathon. In all six marathons, I have run, I never broke the time of 3:00:42 that I set

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by firebirdrunning | 6:00 pm

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

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by firebirdrunning | 6:07 pm

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

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