I am super excited to share with everyone that the American Alpine Club has awarded me a Live Your Dream grant for the 2017 Arctic Trail Run. The goals of the grant, which is supported by The North Face and other regional organizations, are to empower athletes "to dream big, to grow, and to inspire others." … Continue reading Live Your Dream
With the transition from the spring to summer semesters here at Sterling College, the trails have dried out, the sun rises earlier, and it's been easier to find a few more hours in the week to focus on training. The Sterling running team has started 5:00 am summer practices three times each week, which has helped … Continue reading Goals
The Intensity of Experience
We've all been there -- a few extra moments to linger on a mountaintop, taking the long way home, waiting for the sunset, or staying one more night before heading home from an adventure. It can be hard to admit when our cherished, blissful, and sometimes profound and life changing moments end and it's time to … Continue reading The Intensity of Experience
Skida Hats! A new way to support Climate Run
I'm super excited to have partnered with Skida to bring you lightweight Climate Run hats in so many amazing spring colors. Each hat is made right here in Vermont by the fantastic folks at Skida, and each one has a sewn Climate Run label so you can show your support. These are perfect for cold morning … Continue reading Skida Hats! A new way to support Climate Run
New Shirts and Swag from Atayne!
I'm super excited to announce that Climate Run: Arctic Trail gear is now available in the Atayne Climate Run store! Not only do proceeds from the sales go directly to support the record attempt at the 500-mile Arctic Trail in August, and not only are the shirts made from 100% recycled polyester by the … Continue reading New Shirts and Swag from Atayne!
In all things
I am honored to have been featured by several news organizations this week. Articles about Climate Run were printed in today's editions of The Times Argus Newspaper and the Caledonian Record. Earlier this week, Vermont Biz, VT Digger, and USA Running all posted articles about the 2017 Arctic Trail Run. In the Caledonian Record, I was … Continue reading In all things
Climate Run 500-Mile Challenge!
With just over 7 months until the start of the Arctic Trail Run, I want to share the fun of training with everyone else! I'm also feeling more than a little inspired from yesterday morning's November Project workout in downtown Boston -- training is starting to ramp up, with increasing Sunday long run mileage, scheduled cross … Continue reading Climate Run 500-Mile Challenge!
Fundraising for Climate Run 2017
The GoFundMe page for Climate Run: Arctic Trail has launched!!! I'm excited to be moving forward with planning for the Arctic Trail run, but I really can't do it without everyone's support. Please check out the campaign page for more details and donate if you can. Thanks so much!
I am very excited to be working with Adventure Scientists to continue providing samples for their ongoing global microplastics project to create a database of microplastics proliferation throughout the world's marine and freshwater environments. During my time in Scandinavia next summer, I hope to sample freshwater sites along the Nordkalottleden to send back to the U.S. … Continue reading Adventure Science!
Climate Run is a 2016 SHIFT Adventure Athlete Award Official Selection
I am super excited to have been chosen by the great folks at SHIFT (Shaping How we Invest For Tomorrow) as an official selection for the 2016 SHIFT award in the adventure athlete category for my work with Climate Run.