Tales from a Turtle

If you’re like me, you’ve watched the movie Legally Blonde close to a million times (and counting!) and can quote most of it by heart. There’s a scene in which Elle Woods hands over her resume to Emmett, her professor’s junior partner at Harvard law. As she walks away he sniffs the pink colored perfumed […]

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From Broken Toe to Buckle in 11 weeks

Doctor – “Tell me what happened” Me – “Well, about 8 miles into a race, I punted a rock…well, it didn’t move, I did…and fell hard.  Landed backwards and perpendicular to the trail.  I tried to run it off, but downhills hurt too much.  Figured I could hike uphills, but that hurt worse.  So I […]

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Nolan’s 14

The Backstory Nolan’s 14 is a line that connects 14 of the 14,000ft peaks in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. More history and background info can be found on Matt Mahoney’s website:http://mattmahoney.net/nolans14/ Last year I made an attempt to complete the Nolan’s 14 line with my good friend Jason Poole. Sadly, I quit after 10 […]

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Big Horn and High Lonesome Race Report

It’s been exactly one week since I set off running High Lonesome, my second hundred miler for the year in as many months. The differences in the approaches I took to each race, although mostly mental, have been a part of or a reflection of an effort I am making towards changing my approach to […]

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