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Orcas Island 25k 2018

It’s good to have goals. After a limp year in 2017 where I seemed to spend more time nursing dodgy ankles and cheering at the edge of a footy pitch than on trails, I was going into this race unsure of myself but with a previous Orcas Island run on my mind. 3:15:55 to beat. […]

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Hillbilly Half Marathon 2016

We’re in the final countdown to the Gorge Waterfalls 100k, with precious few weeks left to prepare. With the last throes of weekend training in mind I’d put the Hillbilly Half on my schedule. I was looking for a solid effort two hour-ish mountain run with technical rocky trails and some good climbs to test […]

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2015 Sun Mountain 50k

woke up feeling wretched and not at all in the mood to go running. I’d have been quite happy to have crawled back into bed and snuggled up to a hot water bottle. My tummy was cramping something rotten and I pretty much felt like limp misery. An early gift from Mother Nature caught me […]

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Taking A Running Break (Run All Day 02)

After spraining my ankle at the Yakima Skyline Rim 25k and being a good girl foregoing my trail marathon plans last weekend in the beautiful Methow Valley in favour of nurturing a stronger, happier foot I was very eager to hit the trails at St Edwards State Park to test out my legs, get some […]

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Carkeek 12 Hr

When mentally preparing for my first 12 hour ultra I wouldn’t have added “don’t crash the car on the drive to the start” to my “don’t do” list, but from now on it will be on there. Right at the very top. I’d been super calm and efficient exiting the house. All gear imaginable was […]

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