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.
Below would be one of my first landscape paintings, and the first in years. I did this for my friend, mentor, and now boss, Jan Guenther. Jan has been a shining light as I grow into an athlete, and she has supported my dreams, let me borrow base layers, and offered encouragement whenever possible. I see she is like … Continue reading Adding Art to the Art Blog.
I still have no idea how to start this story. It has been almost two weeks since we finished our race in Winnipeg and I still feel so raw from the experience. Actif Epica was the shortest and flattest event out of the three, and throughout the last 6 weeks I have looked at this race … Continue reading Actif Epica, Chasing the Order Part Three: Attack of the Manitoba Gumbo