CNN Story and Video from Susitna 100

It’s live! Here’s the story and video that CNN did on me for the Susitna 100. There’s also a photo gallery here. I’m really happy with how it turned out, it’s just too bad that they had to cut it down so short. I know they got lots of great footage that didn’t make it […]

Susitna 100 Race Report

After much preparation and stressing over gear choices and my sled, the Susitna 100 finally arrived. As if running 100 miles in the middle of the Alaskan winter wasn’t going to be hard enough on its’ own, it turned out that I was also going to have¬†a CNN film crew following me! Let me take […]

Adding a Cover to My Sled for Susitna 100

These past couple of weeks, we’ve had several good dumps of snow in the Anchorage area. This has meant lots of long runs dragging my sled through deep snow. Aside from this being really hard work, I also quickly learned that I needed a cover for my sled before race day. My sled was taking […]

How to Keep Your Water From Freezing When Running in the Winter

Don’t let this happen to you! These past few months, I’ve been running lots of miles outdoors in the cold while training for the Susitna 100 next month. These past few weeks it has been especially cold in the Anchorage area, and on race day, there is always the potential for it to get down […]

Winter Running Gear: Balaclava vs. Baklava

This is my public service announcement, since so many seem to get the two confused. Balaclava: A balaclava¬†will help keep your face and neck warm when running in the cold. Baklava: Baklava may be a tasty dessert, but it won’t help keep you warm.