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August 6, 2019

I got the idea to do this race after seeing a few Edge friends/teammates tackle this last year, and I was mesmerized by the pictures, the views of the mountains were stunning.

I only half knew what I was getting myself into…I remember them coming back and saying, “it wa...

July 29, 2019

“Redemption” & “Wanting Something SO DAMN BAD”

(yup two titles - couldn't decide - both resonated)

The second I finished my 1st Ice Age 50 Mile, I knew I wanted to tackle it again, but better.

(like not turn around too early, not tack on an extra 4 miles, and really “race...

March 11, 2019

My Silver Rush 50M Race Recap

"the goal has to be greater than the fear, the fear of the unknown, of the pain, of the distance, the goal has to win over the fear."

With the Ice Age 50 Mile under my belt, I had gained confidence and knowledge, but was still humbled by how...

July 1, 2018

My Ice Age 50M Race Recap

This year I turned 40!!  Which meant I needed to tackle something epic – a 50 mile race!!!

I knew I wanted the Ice Age 50 mile to be my “first” because I did the 50 km up there last year and it was incredible!  The race is so...

November 16, 2017

Welcome to WINTER RUNNING 101!

Running in the winter doesn't have to be miserable, you just have to be prepared!

General Guidelines:

*you want to be warm without sweating so much you get a chill

*rule of thumb is to dress as if it is 20 degrees warmer (remember to factor i...

June 7, 2017

I've been procrastinating writing this blog post...I don't want to come to terms with the race being over.  I have a serious case of PRD (post race depression).

The months of preparation, hundreds of training miles, strength work, all came down to one race, and the day...

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