5 Unconventional Ways to Enjoy your First 50k: A Chuckanut Recap

There is a lot of information out there on how to successfully train for and complete your first ultra or 50k. But what about actually enjoying it? You can read all about training plans and gear, and hear everyone's two cents on what to do and what not to do. In thinking about my race … Continue reading 5 Unconventional Ways to Enjoy your First 50k: A Chuckanut Recap



The Preface I had a lot of self-doubt when I transitioned to trail running primarily following the accidental broken ankle of 2015, and for a long time thereafter. Even once I started doing regular 10+ mile Saturday runs at SFRC I felt like I wasn't cut out for it. I would get out there week in … Continue reading Perseverance

Community: The Human Connection

Forewarning, this post is both unrelated and very much related to running. I've been thinking a lot lately about how we, as humans, establish and maintain a sense of community.  I guess this was spurred by my joining The November Project (more on that in a later post).  And since then, I keep finding myself … Continue reading Community: The Human Connection

In need of shoe advice

Ok, so for a while I've been wanting to add some shoes to my collection. Haha, well my running tool belt actually only currently contains a "collection" of two shoes, my VFFs and my Nike Free Hyperfeels, which I use about once a week. I want to add a shoe with a bit of cushion … Continue reading In need of shoe advice

I’m back, with an Instagram!

Not that I ever really left....I've just been inexcusably absent. So, in an effort to motive myself and hold myself a bit more accountable, I've created an Instagram account to compliment this blog. Or maybe this blog will become a compliment to the Instagram, who knows! Go check out therunetarian on Instagram! What are you … Continue reading I’m back, with an Instagram!