Since December 2015 when I raced CIM, I’ve taken a break from marathon training. I put my body through the ringer as I trained for an Olympic Trials Qualifier. Instead, over the last half year I’ve focused on base building and shorter distance races, but in 2017 I plan to build back up to marathon training this summer.
In November I won the Amica Seattle Half Marathon, but what was more thrilling, was being able to do so alongside my friend and teammate, Amber Morrison, who won the full marathon. It was incredibly special to be a part of a Bellingham Distance Project sweep, and we felt such great love from our community. The Seattle Half and Full are not known for being fast, rather, indicative of Seattle’s landscape, they are moderately hilly. With this in mind, Amber and I knew we’d have to toss out our time goals, and in the true spirit of racing, actually, intuitively compete. Read more >>