After the Arrowhead last year, my friend Scott reached out to me to do a painting of the Arrowhead Trail for him. Scott sent me some photos he took from his race, and I chose the one after a giant hill after MelGeorges. This is the first true piece that I was making for someone … Continue reading Commissioned Work of the Arrowhead Trail.
I’ve previously said that fear is an excellent tool going into a big race, looking back on the weekend I see my confidence was one of the variables that hurt my attempt at the Tuscobia 160. There is a balance of fear, confidence and respect during an Ultra that if done correctly, will get you … Continue reading Tuscobia 160: Hell No!
In 2016 I crewed and paced for my boyfriend Erik at the Black Hills 100. It would reach 103 degrees that day. That experience in itself was blog worthy; driving my tiny red Geo Prizm through the Black Hills of South Dakota trying to get to aid stations ahead of Erik in the blistering heat. The runners coming in … Continue reading Black Hills 100, Go West Young Girl
I’ve had too many things I’ve wanted to write about, what’s the opposite of writers block? But I need to tell you this last story of the Order first. Having never done a winter ultra just two years ago, I binged on race reports and blog entries. I write these to tell my story but also to put … Continue reading Rest, recovery, and getting back on the horse.