Tahlequah, OK


March 31

How many years have you been running?

Intermittently for 22 years, steady for 3

What is your goal race for the year?

San Juan Summer Solstice 50 and Leadville 2013

What is your greatest running accomplishment?

Finishing Leadville 2012

What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?

not sure yet!

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  • Hey Lori, that's sounds great, I'm really looking forward to it.  Assuming I survive The Rut! :)

  • Thank You so much Lori! I am pumped and ready to go :) I used to run, but stopped (minimal invasive back surgery) and then never gotten back to it. So I went from size medium to large, to XL and XXL. Last year I saw myself on photos at my mom's birthday and I was like "OMG what happened?" Back home, I started brisk walking every day. Then I got my hands on Born To Run and had the exact same thought: "100 miles, Leadville, why not?" Most interestingly I could always see myself running there and never doubted once that I won't get it. I am all for challenges myself and just looked up the Moab 240 – looks amazing! Just the nature alone seems worth the effort. I definitely will be cheering for you in October!

  • Leadville will be my first 100 miler and I totally trust Eric and my training. So far he has worked miracles; less than 7 months ago I wasn't even able to run a quarter mile and Sunday I am off to my very first marathon. Getting to Leadville before the race could, but may not happen. However, I did book a room a week before the start, so at least I'd be able get acclimated a few days before the race. Most likely I will have tons of questions, from wildlife, over trail markers, to river crossings, how to get shoes dry and which ones to wear and many more. Of course I am always interested what made you go out and run 100 miles.

  • All the best for today Lori, thinking of you champ.
  • Good luck and best wishes for The Rut on Saturday, I'll be sending you good vibes and positive thoughts.
    Run Free Lori
  • Now that your a media star do I need an appointment to talk to you or do I need to speak to your people first. :-}

  • Thanks, Lori! Hope your training for Speedgoat is going well. I looked at the ascent profile for the course...wow!  11,000ft!

  • Lori your support and encouragement means a lot, I'm no where near your lofty heights, but one day .. you never know, thanks again.


    It must have been the good vibes and positive thoughts being sent to you from the other side of the world, LOL :-}}

    Your success is all yours and so greatly deserved you are an absolute insparation, a credit to yourself and your family. THREE CHEERS, KUDOS LORI

  • Best of luck this weekend! You've got this!!! :)

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