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[Live Video] Afraid of trying Trail Running? Here’s ONE solution to fix that (and you already know how to use it)

I am SO happy to be on Facebook Live this week talking about what holds us back when it comes to adventure. I’ll help you get over your fear of trying trail running with ONE awesome solution. The cool part is that you already know how alllll about this handy trick. After years of leading a running group, I’ve helped … [continue]

The Best Piece of Trail Running Gear is a New Mindset

When people ask me what I like about trail running, I usually tell them that I love running in nature, the varied terrain, and that the conditions are always changing. This is what makes running trails so fun, surprising and challenging. But, here’s a little secret I don’t often mention to people. I hated trail running when I first tried … [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]

• back to trail running or mud versus chocolate

My 6 year old daughter and I are reading Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. The latest chapter was about the chocolate room. I’m sure you remember from the book and/or movie, it’s the one where everything is pretty and sweet and eatable and a chocolate river runs through it. Can you imagine the delight?!! Well, those of you who know … [continue]