Redefining Identity: Who Am I Outside of Running + Cycling?

Years ago—at least ten of them—my entire identity was wrapped up in being a collegiate runner. I had never envisioned myself representing my university in cross country and track and field. I figured my high school spikes had had their day. That they would sit in the back of my parents’ closet for the rest …

OMG 30!

Today I’m thirty years old. And do you know what? I’m so fucking happy to be out of my 20s. That second decade was filled with so much pain and heartbreak and change that I think I needed to go through to get where I am today. That revelation is nearly impossible to imagine when …