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 …

Push Picks x NOV 4 19

Monday! How’s everyone feeling with that extra hour of sleep? ^^^ Saturday night's sunset was pretty fantastic. I am actually feeling pretty fantastic today, but then again, Mondays are typically my most refreshed day of the week thanks to a no-alarms weekend. If I’m not racing on Saturday or Sunday and didn’t make early plans …

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 …

Weekend Running + Riding: Allenspark + A Ride to Spruce Confections

Another big weekend in the books. I’m not great at holding back once Friday night rolls around. I have all the time and almost none of the responsibilities on Saturday and Sunday, so I try and cram in all the activities, which leaves me feeling like I need another weekend to recover from the weekend …