Category: Races

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TRANSROCKIES RUN Alu...

TRANSROCKIES RUN Alu...

11 July 2016

TransRockies Run Alumni, August 1, 9:00AM will be a very special moment. What? Yes! With the spectacular popularity of TransRockies Run, it is becoming more important to sign up for your favorite stag

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Running to Freedom

Running to Freedom

04 October 2015

  Everyone is lucky. Each of us is fortunate to be given the lives we have. Of course, all of the joy, torment, love, anger and everything else that comes with it, may at times lead us to feel t

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Back Bottle Review

Back Bottle Review

24 March 2015

We are spoiled in our contemporary world. Generally almost anything we can think of is a simple order from an online vendor, or a short ride, run or drive to support our local shops away.  Fortunatel

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Singletrack6. Your P...

Singletrack6. Your P...

24 August 2014

Dreaming of six days of unforgettable epic riding in the wild mountains of Western Canada? Here is your opportunity. TransRockies, famous for its multistage trail running and mountain biking racing ad

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Want to play in Moab...

Want to play in Moab...

16 August 2014

Moab is home to one of the most epic mountain biking destinations on the planet. Moab offers a huge variety of trails for mountain bikers of any experience level. Regardless of ability level, anyone

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Valley of the Sun St...

Valley of the Sun St...

16 February 2012

Valley of the Sun is a very early race for those of us who live in the land of winter cold and snow.  Although, this year I am having trouble remembering if I live in Salt Lake or southern Utah with

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ESPN article about m...

ESPN article about m...

19 September 2011

ESPN women recently interview me about my interesting running history.  Here is the link.

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The Tao of Rachel...

The Tao of Rachel...

13 May 2011

On rare occasion I am able to start writing about my race experience before I race. Today is like that. I continue to be amazed at how I get to my events. Today I owe it to many as always for getting

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USA Duathlon Nationa...

USA Duathlon Nationa...

03 May 2011

A few months ago I was contacted by an outstanding individual I met in 2010 at XTERRA trail run nationals in Bend, OR. I’d had a conversation with he and his darling wife Tatjana about my Newton

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Salt Lake Half Marat...

Salt Lake Half Marat...

17 April 2011

I choose to race both the road and trails for many reasons. I feel as though the road helps give me mental focus, good leg speed and a chance to work on form. I also don’t always have the opport

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XTERRA Lake Las Vega...

XTERRA Lake Las Vega...

11 April 2011

  Last week’s race in of cold, slippery mud in Boise left me shaken and a bit discouraged. Fortunately for me, I have the best of the best people surrounding me in my life. Friends and clie

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Dry Creek Half Marat...

Dry Creek Half Marat...

03 April 2011

This past weekend I drove to Boise, Idaho for my 3rd La Sportiva Mtn Cup race.  Thanks so much Zarephath Trading for helping to fund my trip! I’d had a pretty rough week and was looking forward

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Spectrum 10k

Spectrum 10k

20 March 2011

When I started road running back when I was 16 years old, it was quite a humble experience. I had no idea what I was doing, my neighbors thought I was crazy, and my mom adamantly refused to let me run

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Nueces 25k La Sporti...

Nueces 25k La Sporti...

06 March 2011

This is interesting as I am writing the first part of my race report before it has happened. That’s a first!  This is because I really feel as though it is important to talk about intention. Ev

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La Sportiva Mtn Cup ...

La Sportiva Mtn Cup ...

07 February 2011

In case you don’t want to read my whole saga, I finished 2nd female overall! For the rest of you, read on: When I made the commitment to race the 20 mile Uwharrie Mtn Trail Run this year, I had