A 100-Mile Trifecta

A 100-Mile Trifecta

The Wasatch 100 lottery gods looked upon me with kindness and favor yesterday, giving me another chance to run the sunny and steep ridges of the Utah’s Wasatch Front. I’ve been itching to go back after my 2015 effort at the race ended early at mile 87 with...
The Importance of Not Running

The Importance of Not Running

Some people like to go all in. I’m probably one of those people, most of the time anyways. I’ve never liked the idea of doing anything halfway, and often think of commitment like jumping across a raging, ice cold, boulder and log strewn creek. You don’t leap over that...

My Road to Hardrock

About eight years ago I had this really ridiculous idea that I should sign up for one of those really long mountain races. You see, I just finished up a long and competitive college soccer career and was looking for a good challenge. I enjoyed spending a lot of time...
One Eye Looking Back, Two Looking Forward

One Eye Looking Back, Two Looking Forward

All things have a beginning and an end Upon reflection, I’m certain that 2016 had to have been more than a year long. The first big change of the year was that I left my job as a social studies teacher on the Wind River Reservation and now I’m working as...
Wind River Peak FKT

Wind River Peak FKT

The Casper Star Tribune and Billings Gazette did an interview with me about mountain running and FKT’s: Marathon not hard enough? Try running peaks, and setting records Speaking of Fastest Know Times, I set a new one for Wind River Peak — 6:56.33 Check out the...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

After Bighorn 100 I spent the next two weeks visiting family, traveling, and generally relaxing.  It was good.  But as we slipped into the heart (and heat) of summer, I started to have feelings of anxiety.  It was already July and I had not even been the high country...