me running through finish line

First-ever Twin Peaks Trail Runs race rapport

Honored. Inspired. Grateful. Proud. That’s how I feel to have participated in the inaugural Twin Peaks Trail Runs put on by Woodlands Running Co. last week. I ran the 10k distance after dropping down from the 25k, a decision I made due to some nagging calf pain that came up this week. (I'm fine! Running made…

Gorge Waterfalls 50k Race Report

      First race of 2017!!! Hell yes! I had the most amazing time at Gorge Waterfalls 50k last weekend. It’s a gorgeous (obviously), scenic course located in the Columbia River Gorge in between Oregon and Washington that passes over, under, and behind more waterfalls than I could even keep track of. I ended up…

Birthday trail running road trip part deux: it gets better

After I had effectively unleashed myself from the drama and bigotry that so unfortunately unfolded upon my arrival in Washington, I'm happy to say I fell asleep peacefully in the back of my truck with my dog. Snug as a bug in a rug. My campsite-mates were up partying all night, which reminded me of the…