This year I’m going to focus all of my efforts on long distance mountain bike racing and I’m excited to tell you about what I have planned. First though, I wanted to do a recap on what brought me to embarking on these bold adventures.
About four years ago I decided I’d really like to try to run. In October 2014, I got on a treadmill and tried to run a mile. I couldn’t, or I didn’t. Knowing what I know now, I could of run a mile, I just didn’t know that running is hard and that’s okay. Anyway I kept at it and in February 2015 I ran my first ever race, the Lake Effect half marathon. As a indication of things to follow, I jumped right into a distance beyond my comfort zone but ran it in 2 hours 20 minutes and it race started what I intend to be a lifetime of pus