Loving Nowhere ̵...

My story of running began as I completed a long day hike to the summit of Utah’s tallest mountain, King’s Peak, in September 2008. As we returned to the trailhead after 13+ hours of hiking we checked the trail register … Read the...

Moab’s Red Hot...

Getting ready to start (me-right; Davina-left). I signed up for the Moab Red Hot 55k back in September after my friend and race directing partner Davina asked me if I wanted to go on a running road trip with her. … Read the...

Ultra-Relationships

I’ve heard it time and again over the last decade that I’ve spent in ultra running: “Ultra ruined my marriage/relationship.” This statement has always fascinated me. Mostly because of, dare I say, how incredibly false it is. In this article … Read the...

Into the Flow: Expre...

You glance at the summit but it’s still quite far. There are several switchbacks and large rocks still to negotiate. You calm your breath. Taking shorter strides, you guide your whole body vertical. Bringing your gaze lower, you focus your … Read the...

5 Myths About Ultra Marathons Feb14

5 Myths About Ultra ...

Time passes, seasons change, and new information comes out that influences the way we think. Some might say “it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks”, or that tried and true methods are still the most valid. That being … Read the...

Building Team Awesome: 5 Painful Lessons of Ultramarathon Crewing Feb11

Building Team Awesom...

 I’ve been participating in this incredible sport of ultrarunning for almost 8 years. The training, the adventures, and the people keep me coming back over and over again.  There are definitely a wide variety of personalities in this eclectic sport … Read the...

Are You Ultra?

You are all trail runners, at least at heart; otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this article. But are you an ultra runner? Have you gone the distance, that one step beyond 26.2 miles? Or does being an ultra runner mean … Read the...