The Rundown 2/23-3/1

I went into last week straight off a phenomenal seven days of training, easily the best week I’ve run, not just since the rib injury, but definitely since well before my 100 miler last September. So my biggest priority for last week was to simply repeat the awesome, with sufficient rest to handle the work. […] more


The Story of the Summit Couch

A few months ago, my friend Jason sent around a link to a piece in Outside Magazine about a “secret, punishing ritual” known as Misogi. This concept, based on some cleansing ritual that originated in Japan a few thousand years ago, is currently getting some attention because a few professional athletes are using it to […] more


The Rundown 2/17-2/22

Good morning, friends! Happy Monday and all that jazz. I’m awake obscenely early because I went to bed at 7pm last night after tuckering myself out playing hostess to my favorite new resident of Bend. It was a pretty standard weekend for the two of us: lots of good beer, a few brewery patios, and […] more


Cascade Crest 100 101

I’m still really, really, really beyond excited that I got into the Cascade Crest 100. *Pause for (!!!!!!!!!)* Which is not unrelated to how relieved/pumped/thrilled I am to FINALLY HAVE A GOAL RACE in 2015. One that’s far enough away to not feel totally defeated by how much my ribs fucked up my last two […] more


The Rundown 2/9-2/15

Last week, I decided to focus on a few things with training: 30 oms or bust, upping my mileage to 65-70 for the week, getting Lake Sonoma Training on like Donkey Kong, and balancing training and life a little bit better. The rundown: 65 miles, 7500’ of climbing & 8 yoga classes The highlights: GETTING […] more

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