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A farewell to collegiate running

A farewell to collegiate running

And just like that my collegiate running career has come to an end! June 9, 2018 will forever go down in history as not only the date of the last ever steeplechase to be run at the Historic Hayward Field but also the last NCAA […]

Indoors 2018: Where the lion gets a heart

Indoors 2018: Where the lion gets a heart

It has been a while since I last wrote because the last few months have gone all but smoothly for me. With wisdom teeth surgery, then a case of shingles (WHAT 22 yr old gets shingles?!), all on top of the added stress and anxiety […]

Body image, running, & me

Body image, running, & me

A long distance runner: long, lithesome, gazelle-like, the pinnacle of physical aesthetic fitness… Right? WRONG. So very wrong. Body image issues in the running community, especially those surrounding young women like myself, are something I feel very strongly about. While I am sure this will […]

When you fall down, you get back up…

When you fall down, you get back up…

How you handle yourself in the face of adversity really defines you an individual, and this is true both on and off the course/track. So this small snippet of advice: when you fall down, get back up really has some truth to it. I have run […]

You know you’re a runner when…

You know you’re a runner when…

Here is an ode to running not being the prettiest of sports… a sampling of the most disgusting/unbelievable/hilarious things I have found myself and other runners seeing, doing, or thinking; binding us together in the most fantastic of ways. You know you’re a runner when… […]

And so the 2018 Adventure Begins….

And so the 2018 Adventure Begins….

Happy New Year! The year 2018 has officially begun, our yearly mileage is officially reset to 0, and we have 365 days of new opportunities that lie in front of us. I do not wish to be the cynic here to remind you that, in fact, […]

Head Games Part 1: Motivation

Head Games Part 1: Motivation

  As I have learned over the past few thousand miles, running is more of a mental than physical battle. In fact, I have even logged enough miles and hours of contemplation on this subject that I have come up with a percentage. It seems to […]

Where it all began…

Where it all began…

  Growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah I had every type of sport you could imagine right at my fingertips, and having a twin sister (Maddy) who is equally as talented and athletic meant that we were going to try them all! Our parents […]