My path to running has been a bit different than many others. I never ran until I was 35 years old but I had done a lot of hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking since my early 20's so I was no stranger to the trails. As I started doing longer day hikes while working to complete the Adirondack 46, I began to jog sections, usually to try and beat the setting sun. I had not realized that running or racing on trails was even a thing until I heard about the Escarpment Trail Run. I began to train for that race in 2011 and had a blast. I started pushing my distances up and began to enjoy the long grind of ultras. Since then I have completed over 30 events from the marathon up to 100 miles, my favorite being Manitou's Revenge 54 Mile Ultra.

Living in New Paltz, I spend a lot of time on the technical single track along the Shawangunk Ridge, running, hiking, climbing, and exploring. I also love to run and hike in the Catskill Mountains where I am close to completing "the grid", which is summiting all 35 high peaks over 3,500ft. in each month of the year. I look forward to exploring other places with the MPF RNR team this year!

Race Reports & Adventures

Adventure Highlights

Manitou Revenge 54 Miler - Windham, NY
Jun 18, 2016 - Overall: 11th (14:13:25)

Soapstone Mountain Trail Races 22K - Stafford, CT
May 15, 2016 - Overall: 16th (2:02:42)

Breakneck Point Trail Runs 42K - Beacon, NY
Apr 16, 2016 - Overall: 18th (6:13:00)

Stone Mill 50 Miler - Rockville, MD
Nov 14, 2015 - Overall: 55th (9:38:59)

Water Gap 50K - Milford, PA
Oct 17, 2015 - Overall: 11th (4:42:00)

Escarpment Trail Run 30K - Haines Fall, NY
Jul 26, 2015 - Overall: 28th (3:43:45)

Manitou Revenge - 54 Miler - Windham, NY
Jun 20, 2015 - Overall: 10th (13:14:59)

Massanutten 100 Miler - Front Royal, VA
May 16, 2015 - Overall: 19th (27:36:09)

Breakneck Point Trail Runs 25K - Beacon, NY
Apr 18, 2015 - Overall: 4th (3:15:04)

Mt Mitchell Challenge & Black Mountain Marathon 40 Miler - Black Mountain, NC
Feb 28, 2015 - (6:21:15)

Devil Mountain 50K - Pagosa Springs, CO
Aug 23, 2014 - Overall: 9th (5:48:24)

Escarpment Trail Run 30K - Haines Fall, NY
Jul 27, 2014 - Overall: 16th (3:36:35)

Manitou Revenge 54 Miler - Windham, NY
Jun 21, 2014 - Overall: 16th (14:36:15)

North Face Endurance Challenge 50K - Bear Mountain, NY
May 4, 2013 - Overall: 6th (5:09:23)

Hyner Trail Challenge 50K - Hyner, PA
Apr 20, 2013 - Overall: 9 (5:38:59)

Seneca Greenway Trail 50K - Damascus, MD
Mar 2, 2013 - Overall: 21st (5:32:59)

Vermont 50 Miler - Brownsville, VT
Sep 30, 2012 - Overall: 30th (8:36:01)

Escarpment Trail Run 30K - Haines Fall, NY
Jul 28, 2012 - Overall: 7th (3:24:49)

7 Sisters Trail Race 12 Miler - South Amherst, MA
May 6, 2012 - Overall: 13th (2:09:48)

Vermont 50K - Brownsville, VT
Sep 25, 2011 - Overall: 6th (4:56:09)

Escarpment Trail Run 30K - Haines Fall, NY
Jul 31, 2011 - Overall: 6th (3:24:32)

7 Sisters Trail Race 12 Miler - South Amherst, MA
May 7, 2011 - Overall: 26th (2:21:12)