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

The start of the journey…

My running journey really only began a few years ago... I haven't always been a runner although I sincerely wish that I had been a runner all my life! My running journey was initially motivated by weight loss, a desire to improve my health and wellness, stress relief, and eventually transitioned into just a love of … Continue reading The start of the journey…