Thank you for telling me no…

I should have never become a good writer and runner… Who would have thought the two best stress reliefs I would ever have would be what I was least talented at growing up? I was in Kindergarten when my best friend ran farther and faster than me because he drank chocolate milk. I was in […]

Rock Bottom…

Written late July 2017… This was never intended to be shared publicly but fuck it, I’ve got nothing else left to hide. I woke up, wanted to run to the top of the highest mountain and jump off the steepest part.  I knew I couldn’t jump. I didn’t really want to jump. But the fear […]

50 miles- Just a long training run?…

I wish I could tell you my 50 was epic… Truthfully though, it felt more like a really long training run. I have known for a long time I wanted to do the Leadville 100. It was one reason I wanted to do Silver Rush as my 1st 50. I wanted to know what it […]

What I learned pacing/crewing a 100 mile trail race

I had the opportunity to pace a 100 mile race last weekend and other than knowing how to run, knowing Brian had 2 rough and unsuccessful attempts at 100 mile races and needing to have a positive attitude all weekend, I didn’t have any clue what I had gotten myself in to. This is my […]

“I commit not to quit.”

It’s 3:31 am on Sunday morning and I still don’t have a blog written… This is pretty unusual for me, as this is one of the only things I actually look forward to doing during the week. I have nothing earth shattering, profound or interesting to say… For as long winded as I am, I […]

Where do I even start?!?!

So how do I get started? Here’s my advice for taking the first step toward better fitness and health. What’s your “WHY”? What do you REALLY want out of this? Do you want to be healthy, lose some weight or look great in a Speedo? Or do you want to have the energy to play […]

5 Reasons We Eat (w/ Revel Race Photos)

1st I just want to get a HUGE SHOUTOUT to my running buddy Rachel who qualified for the Boston Marathon last weekend!!!!!! I’m so proud of her hard work!!! I can’t tell you how happy I am for her. We spent A LOT of 4 and 5 am, freezing cold, windy mornings together while she […]

Silver Rush 50 mile training- Train like a professional athlete

Week 2 of Silver Rush is upon me and I’m feeling more and more confident in my plan every day. For those of you that know me, I use a couple fairly simple concepts to accomplish my personal, fitness and family goals. My running goals are no different. I find out what I want, write […]