I created this blog to document some of my experiences as I run and trudge the road of Happy Destiny! You may also find product reviews, vegan nutrition posts and recipes, race reports, training tips, and who-knows-what-else that will pop into my brain and stimulate my fingers to type!

Capitol Peak Ultra Report

(Mt. Rainier from Capitol Peak)

The Capitol Peak 34 miler took place this past weekend and I was looking forward to...

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Why Don't You Just...Stuff It!

Ever wanted to say that to someone? Or have you? Well, this blog post isn't about unleashing some built up resentment...

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Badass 50k

The Badass 50k takes place in the high desert area known as the badlands about 25 miles east of Bend, Oregon. It's...

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2009 Year in Review and 2010 Race Calendar

Last year at this time I was swimming, floating around, and splashing Erica in the Gulfo Dulce while on our honeymoon in...

Bio | Friday, 25 December 2009 | comments | Read More

Visiting the Northeast

I'm just wrapping up a nine day visit to the northeast as I sit here in Syracuse airport updating my blog. This part...

Bio | Sunday, 20 December 2009 | comments | Read More

Jingle Bell Run

The jingle bell spirit is in the air and if you were down on Naito Parkway in Portland on Sunday you would have heard...

Bio | Monday, 07 December 2009 | comments | Read More

Western States Obsession

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Giving Thanks

Hope everyone had a nice holiday and was able to give thanks for all the blessings we have in our lives. I spent a few...

Bio | Monday, 30 November 2009 | comments | Read More


This past weekend marked my first and only visit to the city of Eugene, Oregon a.k.a. "track town U.S.A." Erica had a...

Bio | Monday, 23 November 2009 | comments | Read More

Oregon is Gorges!

Just kidding...don't get your panties all in a bunch you Ithacans...we're not gonna steal your saying! ;0) The...

Bio | Sunday, 15 November 2009 | comments | Read More


After some needed rest time for the body and mind it is safe to say that I am back! The last six weeks or so have been...

Bio | Monday, 09 November 2009 | comments | Read More

Run Like Hell

Halloween is in the air and has been for the last week or so, and I'm also realizing that people really take it...

Bio | Monday, 02 November 2009 | comments | Read More

Decision: Down Time from Running

It's been two weeks since the 100-miler and my body has recovered for the most part, although a glance at my feet might...

Bio | Monday, 12 October 2009 | comments | Read More

100 in da Hood Race Report

No I'm not speaking Ebonics. This is the name of the inaugural Pacific Crest Trail Ultramarathon 100-miler that took...

Bio | Tuesday, 29 September 2009 | comments | Read More

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