Kat Chong struggled with severe anxiety throughout her young adult life. She got to the point where she couldn't get to work for fear of what the day to day would look like. Her anxiety manifested both physically and mentally until she hit a breaking point. She finally decided to leave a bad relationship, and soon afterwards found running while on a family trip. She signed up for her first 5km and a few years later she was training for her first 50km. The solitude of the trails was the perfect place for someone who needed to stay away from the crowds of a road race. She's now training for her first 70Mile.Read More
The women of the trails share their stories about running, racing, and life. These badass ladies from around the globe get honest about everything from competing, motherhood, and trying to have it all. Get ready for training ideas, gear tips, and a healthy dose of inspiration.
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Mary was a road runner, sticking to half marathons and marathons while raising two young kids with her running partner and husband. Approaching her 40th birthday in 2013, she thought she would celebrate with another race. She had hoped to run the NYC marathon but didn’t get in the lottery. Before she could plan an alternate race, Mary’s her world changed. Her mom passed away due to complications from a rare form of myelodysplastic disease. Find out how she found peace in the trails.Read More