Tag Archives: Faith

Running Around Mountains – Mt Hood Prep for UTMB

I wrote this in August 2019 on my way to Italy for UTMB (previous post is my race report). With the 2020 Hardrock 100 just over 20 weeks out and sitting at the top of the waitlist, I have been … Continue reading

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UTMB – Returning to Run

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” ― John Muir, Our National Parks (1901) It’s amazing to read this quote from over 100 years ago. … Continue reading

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Javelina 100- Redemption Race & Qualifier

You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.     – Lamentations 3:57-58 I was disappointed after dropping from the Bear 100 at the end of September. … Continue reading

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An Easy Decision To DNF

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” -2 Corinthians 4:8-9 I expected 2018 to be a challenging year and it has not let me down. One event that … Continue reading

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Running Restarts and Rotator-Cuff Repair

  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer – Romans 12:12 Newton’s First Law Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. This … Continue reading

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Grindstone 100: Finished But Felt Like Gollum

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. -Philippians 4:6  After over 7 months, I have finally decided I needed to get back to the blog and provide … Continue reading

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Volunteering At HARDROCK 100 – Better to Give

 ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’  Acts 20:35 Last weekend I had the most amazing time at the Hardrock 100 in Colorado. While my goal is to run the race one day, I wanted to share my … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon 100M – Race Report

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” Psalm 19:1 Driving to the hotel the day before the start reinforced how beautiful this race was going to be. The red and white mountains, incredible … Continue reading

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UTMB – An Amazing Adventure

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth” Psalm 121:1-2 Lining up for UTMB on August 26, 2016 was surreal. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cruel Jewel Race Report- Back For More!

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 It was considerably cooler and less humid at the start of the Cruel Jewel on … Continue reading

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