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• mckenzie river trail 50k race report

I keep telling people I had an epic day at the McKenzie River Trail Run 50K and they squint at me cautiously and ask, “Seriously?” “YES!” I say. I knew it would be though. I could feel it. Like my last race, the Ridgeline Ramble 20K, I knew it would be an “on” day. A day that I felt strong. … [continue]

• mckenzie river trail run pre-race report

If you try and make me laugh while getting into an “icier than a witches tit” lake after 24 miles of serious trail running and rock hopping complete with non-functioning Garmin, mis-fire-fueling, took-a-wrong-turn-or-two moments and epic underarm chaffe, I will make this all-too-familiar universal sign for, well, you know. BUT, I will also be smiling because, after all, it’s TRAIL … [continue]

• ultra running podcast series with western states 100 finisher carolyn hennessey

When I first thought about doing running podcasts for RMR so we could connect and support an even broader audience of running women, the ideas for shows seemed endless. However, the choice about what and who to feature as the first show was easy. My dear friend and ultra runner, Carolyn. The topic; her journey to Western States 100 Endurance … [continue]

• sweet solo running

For all the running I do with friends, I love my solo days. For me, they come in two varieties: 1. The days I plan to run myself: These are mid-week runs in which I plan to hit the road or trails alone. I mostly look forward to these, but sometimes they are about getting mileage in and feel a … [continue]