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...


Needle Peak & Flatiron

August 4, 2017 (2ish weeks to Squamish!!!) "It was being a runner that mattered, not how fast or how far I could run. The joy was in the act of running and in the journey, not in the destination.                                 … Continue reading Needle Peak & Flatiron