I’m a marathoner, Ultra marathoner and trail runner. My favorite place is smack in the middle of some mountain or wilderness, no matter the season. I adore running but am inspired by the people that show up season after season to push their own boundaries and bring their family and friends along for the ride. Yeah, this is a metaphor for my life.
“SMZ uses running as a way to piece together internal musing and external experience with the physical world. Sometimes it acknowledges scarred knees or scarred hearts. Sometimes it’s an examination of self-imposed boundaries that can and should be moved. But all the words come from the knowledge that running and life are intertwined even when the words have nothing to do with running and everything to do with running away.”
Other boring tidbits about me:
Single mom to two brilliantly active children, too old to disclose my age, writer, consultant and I don’t color my hair.
I’m a contributing writer at Trail and Ultra Running. You can find me on twitter @smzrunner, and I’m smzrunner @ gmail.com .