Zion Double Crossing...

Some pictures can’t be taken, only seen. Visuals so clear, so delicate, in situations so intimate – that moment between yourself and nature – that they can’t be duplicated outside of that one instance in time. Likewise, some experiences can’t … Read the...

Winning Sucks

Well…it happened. I won a race. I entered a local 5k for fun on a business trip and won the damn thing. Yep, arms up and people cheering as I crossed the line – the moment was mine. Awful. I … Read the...

King of the Castle &...

The Idaho Mountain Festival, brought to you by Asana, is a 4-day rock climbing and trail running event that has little to do with competition and more about the celebration and gathering of these great outdoor sports. Castle Rock … Read the...

Bryce 100 Race Repor...

These things are always hard for me write and, in fact, I never planned on a post race report regardless of the outcome. While I usually never shut up about running, I struggle with idea of talking about my own … Read the...

Bighorn 100 Pre-Race...

This morning I awoke before my 4:50am alarm. I drowsily stumbled around, threw on my favorite soft running clothes, tracked down a handheld and a pair of shoes and tossed them in the car. Scoping out the wildcat ridge It … Read the...

Bryce 100 Pre Race R...

This weekend I will be toeing the line for the Bryce 100. Keeping with my 100 mile rituals, I’m typing this while enjoying a beverage at the town’s only coffee shop. I spend a couple days before the race camping … Read the...

TNF Endurance Series

I recently had the opportunity to work and support runners at The Northface Endurance Series race in Bear Mountain State Park, NY.  Prior to this, I had not considered participating in these sort of larger scale races for a variety … Read the...

Corre Libre – ...

The Born to Run was everything I imagined and even more. A fun weekend, filled with music, dancing, camping and running – a celebration of life. After running the double marathon few weeks before, I was confident going into my … Read the...

Dirty German Enduran...

I have officially completed my first stand-alone 50 miler and it was on beautiful trails in the city of Philadelphia! I had the lucky chance to interview the RD of this race a month back, which had me even more … Read the...

Lessons Learned: Oco...

“You is strong. You is powerful. You is important.” These lines were the mantra I chanted aloud over and over again, as I ran and power-hiked the first half of the Oconee 50K course in early May. (Never mind the … Read the...