Nutrition & Hydration Breakdown for Running an Ultra

This week, my husband and I are traveling home to Washington to compete in the Bigfoot 40 Mile Ultra which circumnavigates Mt. St. Helens! This will be my longest race at 43.5 miles and quite the challenge with over 9,000 ft. of climbing. We've completed our last "big" training run and are settling into this [...]

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Things I Learned Hiking 2,650 Miles.. 

Things I learned hiking from Mexico to Canada... Set your goals daily.You can't think about getting to Canada every day. Take each day head on, in the moment, always setting a reachable goal. Mind over matter.You can tolerate more than you think. Above all the filth, swollen feet, peanut butter tortillas again for lunch, my [...]

PCT 9/16/17 – Day 136 

WE MADE IT!!!!!! May 4th - Sept 16th | 136 days, 2,650 miles, record snow, record heat, multiple fire closures, 5 road walks (+65 additional miles); after months of hiking we made it from Mexico to Canada!! Hands down the greatest blessing throughout this entire journey was getting to share every moment with my husband. [...]

PCT 9/15/17 – Day 135

2,623.1/2,650 miles 

PCT 9/14/17 – Day 134

2,592.4/2,650 miles 

PCT 9/13/17 – Day 133

2,569.4/2,650 miles - Welcome to Stehekin!

PCT 9/12/17 – Day 132

2,549.9/2,650 miles - 100 miles to go!!