Old Snowy Mountain

August 2006 Before Elizabeth was born, I went to visit my sister in Portland, Oregon a couple of times. I went alone, and she and I enjoyed lovely day hikes in the beautiful North West. After she was born, Sarah and I decided that when she turned 5 I’d take a trip out just the […]

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First Trail Run of 2015

Sympathy pain? This week in swim class, we started talking about running. A few of us had participated in the Skunk Cabbage Classic the weekend prior and we were chatting about our experiences. One of my classmates has a stress fracture in her ankle and she was telling us how she got it (increasing mileage, […]

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Green Lakes 50K

August 23, 2014 Training This whole journey started when my name wasn’t pulled for the NYC marathon lottery. Needing a new goal, I searched around for fall marathons and didn’t find anything screaming out to me. Scott and I were both bitten by the trail running bug when we watched my sister at the Western States […]

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Green Lakes Training Week 13

Weekly Stats: 28.8 running miles, 750 yards of swimming, 14miles on bike, 1 lifting session, and 1 yoga session. Hard to believe that just a week ago I ran almost 50 miles! I found this week rather uneventful and uninspiring. It was Scott and Xander’s final week of play rehearsal before their big production and Elizabeth had dance camp. Workouts were tough […]

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