Chuckanut 50K

Most men either compromise or drop their greatest talents and start running after, what they perceive to be, a more reasonable success, and somwhere in between they end up with a discontented settlement. Safety is indeed stability, but it is not progression. - Chriss Jami, Killosophy Chuckanut 50K, the official start of my 2018 race … Continue reading Chuckanut 50K

My First Ultra: Squamish 50 miler

12:24:19
My official finish time.
It's taken me months to process it and I don't even know what emotion I was feeling as I crossed that finish line. I want to say it was overwhelming joy and gratitude and thankfulness to have finished the race so successfully for my first ultra... but the primary emotion was mostly gratefulness to not have to run a single step further? Relief?!!! I want to say that I was ecstatic. And I was. But it took a few minutes to sink in... months actually. And now when I look back, it's an overwhelming mix of gratitude, joy, pride, thankfulness, humility...


Buckin Hell 50K relay

July 21, 2017 What is better than a relay race where your portion of the race is all the downhill?! Well maybe the post race beer with all your friends is better than the running... maybe. Buckin' Hell would be my 2nd Coast Mountain Trail Series Race... the first one being  my very first trail … Continue reading Buckin Hell 50K relay

BMO Vancouver Marathon

my May 7, 2017 The BMO Vancouver marathon is a race that I was super excited to run because not only is it through my "hometown", but it's one of the most beautiful road marathons in the world and it was my first A-race of the season and I felt like I'd trained really well … Continue reading BMO Vancouver Marathon

Run Ridge Run: 25K Trail Race

February 25, 2017 Run Ridge Run, the first race of the season of the Coast Mountain Trail Series... and my very first ever trail race!!! I think when I first started trail running infrequently back in November(ish), I loved  so much and just wanted to be part of something fun with the club so I … Continue reading Run Ridge Run: 25K Trail Race