Lives: North Vancouver, BC
I've been competing as an ultra runner since 2004. Prior to 2004 I was not a runner on any level, which means I have an intimate knowledge of the journey from zero experience all the way up to and including competing at and winning high level events.
Over the years I've worked as a clinic coordinator on numerous running clinics in North Vancouver and Squamish. I have seen what the process consists of for most people. Whether you're looking to run your very first trail race, ultra race, or 100 miler, or whether you're a seasoned veteran looking for that edge in your training, we can help you get there.
You didn't need to be a runner or competitive runner up until this point in your life, you just need to want to be a runner or competitive runner from here on out.
Tap into our expertise and let's get there together.
Lives: Squamish, BC
I started my athletic career as a high school distance runner and Nordic skier. I raced on the Division 1 Varsity Nordic ski team at the University of Vermont, where I received my B.Sc. in Exercise Physiology. I moved to BC for graduate school and to be closer to the mountains. At the University of British Colombia I completed my M.Sc. in Kinesiology and am currently a PhD student studying elite endurance athletes at high altitude.
On arriving in BC, I used my competitive Nordic background and sport science education to jump into the world of ski mountaineering and trail running. I compete on an elite level as a member of the U.S. National Ski Mountaineering Team and am an avid mountain runner.
Like any other sport, trail running requires smart and efficient training with a strong focus on recovery. I hope my racing experience can help you as you get ready for the best trail running race in Canada, the Squamish 50, or any other event that you may be targeting!