Just one of those days…

What do you do when you show up to your A race of the season, the gun goes off, and you just don’t have any legs?  This year’s USAC Marathon MTB National Championship returned to the rocky trails of Gambrill State Park and the Watershed in Frederick, Maryland. After racing there in 2021, I made…

Virginia State Marathon MTB Championship

What a day! This weekend, the 2022 Virginia State Marathon MTB Championship took place in Palmyra, Virginia–an incredible event hosted by the team at RVA Racing. I went into the event cautiously optimistic. I was nervous because I know that Virginia is home to an incredibly strong group of women Mountain bikers, and because I…

Race Report: Mohican 100k

What a study in contrasts! On Wednesday, I participated in the Play Roanoke’s second Disco series race on Mill Mountain, but with strict guidelines to not go too hard (and thereby “ruin” my race on Saturday). The Disco course is rocky, mostly climbing, and the field thins out quickly, allowing for plenty of space to…

Race Report: Big Frog 65

Summary The irony of this event is that it was supposed to be my first NUE series event, way back in 2020. I remember asking friends, veterans of the event, for beta, and gearing up for my first season “as a pro” and… then COVID happened. Now, two years later, with a full season of…