First-ever Twin Peaks Trail Runs race rapport

me running through finish line

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… Read More

SOB 15k- this is not a race report

Siskiyou Outback finish

Two weeks ago, I ran SOB 15k for the first time. It wasn’t the race I signed up for, but I like to think it was the race I deserved. What follows isn’t a typical race report. Frankly,… Read More

Return to Paiute Meadows Trail Run race report

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 day before Mother’s Day. Timing is one of… Read More

Behind the Rocks 30k review

Behind the Rocks trail race in Moab

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, but it felt like it for so many… Read More

Clikapudi Trail Runs race report: great start to the new year

clikapudi trail race finish

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 trail race! I registered for Clikapudi Trail Runs… Read More

Baby, be good, do what you should

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 2018. I’m bummed because of all the smoke… Read More

Paiute Meadows 50k Race Report

Running to the finish at Paiute Meadows 50k

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 about this race. But there wasn’t anything particularly… Read More

Weed Run for Food Thanksgiving 5k Race Review

Weed Run For Food 2017 First Female Steinheimer

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 Oregon and Nevada on my way back home… Read More

Quadruple the pain, quadruple the fun: Headwaters 50k Race Report

Headwaters Trail Runs 30k and 50k start

Four years is a big deal in the mind of a restless wanderer. There aren’t many people, places, or races that can keep this girl around for that length of time. But last Saturday I successfully suffered through my… Read More

Grand Circle Trails Grand Canyon 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 a 16-page PDF attachment complete with runner demographic… Read More