Where does one begin talking about running 100 miles, let alone 100 miles in a single day? It was Thanksgiving morning. I sat anxiously at my computer counting down the minutes until the registration link on Ultra Signup was activated.  Brian, Elisa, and I decided months earlier this journey was going to be a group… More THE YETI 100 MILE ENDURANCE RUN

OOFOS – Feel The OO

What does it mean to #FeelTheOO? As an ultra runner, I am always searching for ways to make my feet happy after a long run.  I believe OOFOS may be the answer… I have worn Crocks a time or two over the years, but they don’t compare to the design and comfort I feel while… More OOFOS – Feel The OO

Brilliant Reflective – Reflevtive Safety Strips

Disclaimer: I received Brilliant Reflective Safety Strips to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. No other compensation was received, and all opinions stated are my own. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review, find, and write race reviews! If you spend any time outside during dark hours then… More Brilliant Reflective – Reflevtive Safety Strips

BibRave Pro

In the Spring of 2016, I submitted an application to become a BibRave Pro (ambassador).  After waiting a couple of weeks, I received a very nice email stating I did not meet their social media requirements.  Not to be discouraged, I spent the last year working on my social media accounts in hopes of joining… More BibRave Pro

Medoc Trail Marathon

The Medoc Marathon takes place on the trails at the Medoc Mountain State Park located in Hollister, NC, on the third weekend in October.  After running the local trails here in Newport News, VA, I figured Medoc would be the next logical race in my growing portfolio.  Plus, being held in late October I knew… More Medoc Trail Marathon

Running the Dipsea…Trail

History of the Dipsea  According to, “One summer day in 1904, several members of San Francisco’s venerable Olympic Club set off for the Dipsea Inn, which had just opened on the Pacific Ocean sand spit now called Seadrift. They took the ferry to Sausalito, then the train to their starting point, the depot in… More Running the Dipsea…Trail

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Report

This race popped up on my radar after I decided to fly across the country to surprise my daughter on her last day of school.  The first thing that came to mind was the weather, which is very different in the northwest.  Shortly after arriving, I realized that I did not pack enough warm clothes… More Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Report

My Big Seattle Adventure

My journey to Seattle began several months ago, I wanted to surprise my daughter – she’s 12.  Since she moved to Washington State five years ago, I have not had an opportunity to visit.  My last attempt ended before it began due to flight cancellations. So, here we are! After flying into SEATAC on Thursday,… More My Big Seattle Adventure

Monthly Recap – May

May has been a bit of slow month after a quick trip to Arizona.  Like April, in May I began the month with an ultra-marathon.  This time the ultra was bit longer and definitely my longest run logged at one time.  The Grand Canyon was an adventure of a lifetime, so far.  You can read… More Monthly Recap – May