Greetings from Portland, Oregon! I am very excited to be joining the Salty crew and sharing my perspective and love for running with all of the amazing women who read and write for Salty Running!
I am a single person enjoying the last year of my 20’s and cheap rent in a house with four other 20-somethings in Portland, OR. I started running in Minnesota when I was 19, for stress relief in college, and totally fell in love. Running in Minnesota was especially great for me as a college kid, as it was pretty much impossible to get lost. Case in point: a typical thought on a run, that farm house looks about two flat, straight miles away. I ran my first race, a 5k, during my Senior year and came in second with a 22:22. After that I decided to challenge myself and join the track team (I went to a Division III school, so anyone could join). I think this was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I really cherished every workout. Read more >>