Author: Jennifer Pattee

  • San Diego 100 - Jennifer Pattee
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    100 Miles in My Size 11 Shoes

    SAN DIEGO 100 RACE REPORT – PART 1 The real purpose of running isn’t to win a race, it’s to test the limits of the human heart. –Bill Bowerman This report isn’t about running. It’s not about nutrition, hydration, race strategy, or how I avoided getting blisters behind my toenails. It’s not about the number…

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    Here’s to the Crazy Ones (and Why Facebook Rules)

    In a month, I am going to attempt something that boggles the minds of most people. When I tell them about it, they say “You are going to do what?” I repeat it. And like clockwork, almost everyone responds: “That’s crazy.” In a month, I’m going to run 100 miles through the valleys, mountains, creeks…

  • The Ultimate Gut Check - by Jennifer Pattee
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    The Ultimate Gut Check

    I wonder how many race decision are made under the influence of alcohol. I was already three kir royals deep, celebrating Devon’s epic finish at the Olympic Trials in Houston, when conversation turned my direction. “So are you doing San Diego?” I am sitting with Devon Crosby Helms, Larissa Polischuk, Nathan Yanko, Brett Rivers, Georgia Young, and…

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