GRETCHEN KARSTENS: Kind of a Tough Runner

This is the story of my friend Gretchen Karsten's first 100 mile trail race: the Superior 100 mile in Northern Minnesota. Gretchen is a pediatrician, a mom of two girls, and, despite what she says in this interview, very much a runner. Prior to the Superior 100, she had run several road marathons, several 50k's... Continue Reading →

ESTABLISHING A SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL FKT: With Western States Cancelled, Brittany Peterson and Cody Lind Set Their Sites on a New Goal

Brittany Peterson and Cody Lind had been hoping to race Western States this coming weekend. Brittany earned herself a Western States spot with an impressive second place finish at last year’s race. Brittany’s boyfriend Cody — fresh off a win at The Coastal Challenge — was planning to run a Golden Ticket Race to see... Continue Reading →

TAMMI BRAUND: Running is my Escape

Tammi Braund is a trail runner, a cross country coach and a mother of six. Last year, Tammi ran the Voyageur 50 mile a mere five days after her oldest daughter Jordan was in a serious car accident. Jordan's accident caused her to ultimately lose both her legs. After last year's Voyageur 50 mile, I... Continue Reading →

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