10 Life Lessons I Learned from My First 50-Mile Race

1. Any great endeavor requires patience. I ran my first ultra last year. Actually, I limped most of it and ended up hurting myself pretty bad. Sitting on the sidelines only seemed to reinforce just how impatient I am--I was cranky, angry and eager to try again. I didn't listen to anybody, and I kept trying … Continue reading 10 Life Lessons I Learned from My First 50-Mile Race

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Altra and the DC Capital Striders

Earlier this year, I made one of the best decisions I've made since I started running: To join a running group. And not just any running group. I joined a group of dedicated, hilarious, adventure-hungry trail junkies. They call themselves "The Wolfpack." Not too long after I discovered my new favorite people, I was honored … Continue reading Altra and the DC Capital Striders