“The Dhamma can stand the test of those who are anxious to do so.
They can know for themselves what the benefits are.” – Sayagyi U Ba Khin
First of all congratulations on Ray Miller 50! How was the experience? I guess having defeated amazing runners like Tim Olson and Hal Koerner was really hard! isn´t it?
Thanks so much! Yes, Ray Miller was a fantastic experience and a good race for me. Hal and Tim are amazing runners and really nice guys so I’m happy to have won. But I also recognize that it’s early in the season and they’ll be much harder to beat at Western States.
You moved to Aspen in 2008, from where, and Why Aspen? Which part on running on the mountains did you enjoy mostly?
I moved to Aspen after graduating from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. I had spent my summers here while in school and just always felt comfortable. It felt like home, so I moved here full time in 2008 and have been here since. I didn’t run a lot when I first moved here but in 2009 I heard about the sport of ultra trail running and was instantly intrigued. I decided to to try a race in Leadville and fell in love with the sport, the community, and the spirit of the mountains. I’ve pretty much devoted my life to it ever since. Read more