When some people find out that I pay money to run 13.1 miles they might laugh or say, “why would you do that?”, some people don’t get it. But, there’s something about gathering at the start and running alongside other runners that have been training to complete the same goal. The energy at the race is contagious and it pushes you to do your best, no … Continue reading One-Half-Marathon-a-Month

Talking Mountain Yurts // La Sals

7 GIRLS | 1 YURT | 2 TRAIL RUNS | 1 OUTHOUSE | 3 BUNKS | 10 BOTTLES OF WINE | + MORE! I had never been to the La Sal Mountains in Moab before this ladies yurt trip. My friend Rhielle organized the trip and booked the Geyser Pass Yurt for a quick getaway to Moab that would include skiing and trail running. Utah never disappoints, … Continue reading Talking Mountain Yurts // La Sals

Mid-Mountain Marathon // Park City

This year I ambitiously signed up for the Triple Trail Challenge 2015,  a 3-series event put on by Mountain Trails. The first event in the series was the Park City Half, the second was the Jupiter Steeplechase (an 18-miler to the top of Jupiter Peak and back down) and the last was Mid Mountain Marathon. The Mid Mountain Marathon was my first and maybe last, but definitely the most … Continue reading Mid-Mountain Marathon // Park City

XTERRA Trail Series Half Marathon

My sister Hannah and her two friends Audrey and Christine drove down from Bozeman, Montana to run the XTERRA Half at the Utah Olympic Park on May 31. My other girlfriends Andi, Jaime and Rhielle, all Park City girls, were also at the START. We could have been drinking mimosas in the sunshine but instead we laced up our trail shoes and got ready to … Continue reading XTERRA Trail Series Half Marathon