All posts by Sarah Lavender Smith

Sarah Lavender Smith

is a writer, coach, and ultrarunner who lives in Telluride, Colorado. Visit her website to learn more.

Near the Pinnacle of Peak Bagging: Whiley Hall Trains for Ultras by Summiting Hundreds of Peaks
Near the Pinnacle of Peak Bagging: Whiley Hall Trains for Ultras by Summiting Hundreds of Peaks
on September 16, 2021

Get to know peak bagger and ultrarunner Whiley Hall.


Trail Running in Oakland, California
Trail Running in Oakland, California
on March 3, 2021

A guide to trail running in Oakland and the East Bay of San Francisco in California.


Giving Back: Running and Outdoor Nonprofits You Can Support
Giving Back: Running and Outdoor Nonprofits You Can Support
on November 29, 2020

Some running- and outdoors-related nonprofits to support for Giving Tuesday.


More Than a Job: A Profile of Western States 100 Race Director Craig Thornley
More Than a Job: A Profile of Western States 100 Race Director Craig Thornley
on June 25, 2020

An in-depth profile of Western States 100 race director Craig Thornley.


Of the Heart and Mind: Nick and Jade de la Rosa’s Journey
Of the Heart and Mind: Nick and Jade de la Rosa’s Journey
on November 26, 2019

An in-depth profile of Nick and Jade de la Rosa and their journey with ultrarunning, physical health, and mental health.



Expanding The Western States Dream: The Journey Of “Kiwi Paul”
Expanding The Western States Dream: The Journey Of “Kiwi Paul”
on June 24, 2015

An in-depth profile of Tarawera Ultramarathon founder Paul Charteris.