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How running set me free: from worry, stress, and combat boots

This article first appeared in OutdoorsNW, an adventure, travel, and recreation magazine for outdoorsy types in the beautiful Northwest. In my early twenties, I was an Air Force staff sergeant working for the Electronic Security Command in Europe. I think that’s all I am allowed to tell you about my job except that my windowless office was located deep within … [continue]

Running When You Travel: You got this, momma

This article first appeared in OutdoorsNW, an adventure, travel, and recreational magazine for outdoorsy types in the beautiful Northwest. When my old marathon coach sent me a text with an opportunity to write for OutdoorsNW magazine, I felt a familiar butterfly flit around in my stomach just like the one that visits me at the starting line of a race. … [continue]