Zach Miller

is a mountain runner and full time caretaker at Barr Camp in Colorado. As caretaker, he lives year round in an off-the-grid cabin halfway up Pikes Peak. He competes for The North Face and Team Colorado. Additional sponsors/supporters include Clean-N-Jerky, GU Energy Labs, and Nathan Sports. Follow him on Instagram.

Sunsets and Landfills

Zach Miller contemplates the coexistence of good and bad in most parts of life.

Ready or Not

Zach Miller's essay about the importance of trying something new even if you sometimes don't feel quite ready for it.

Lean In

Zach Miller writes about committing to both the process and the end goal.


Zach Miller writes about the power of hope in helping us move forward through the challenging times.

Craig the Walker

Zach Miller profiles 'Craig the Walker,' an ultramarathon-distance walker on Pikes Peak in Colorado.


Zach Miller writes about the various impacts we have on the world around us.

But What If It’s Good?

Zach Miller writes about choosing to move on from caretaking at Barr Camp in Colorado.

Running Bases

Zach Miller compares the American landscape with the cycle of run training.

Hard is Hard

Zach Miller writes about how some things in running and life are just plain hard.

There is Time

Zach Miller writes about the fresh perspectives he gained while traveling in Europe.

What’s Your Strength?

Zach Miller's essay about embracing our own, unique running strengths and weaknesses.


I usually start running right from the steps of my parents' Pennsylvania back door. Same thing at Barr Camp, Colorado:…


Zach Miller writes about waking the giants inside of us to help bring out the best in ourselves.

Fill Me Up

Zach Miller writes about the importance of recovering from times where you are overworked by life and running.

Walk It Off

Zach Miller writes about the concept of 'walking it off' after a problem or injury.