I thought a bit and decided that I would go with what I already have: a short, sporty hairstyle and some sporty running clothes, taking on the sporty gal look. Then I realized that my look was already taken! Ellie Greenwood was copying ME! Nothing I could do but come up with a new idea.
|Ellie Greenwood, Gallo Images|
|Anna Frost, Droz Photo|
|Emelie Forsberg, Droz Photo|
|me, in Hawaii|
Chucaknut 50k? Lo and behold, Krissy Moehl had come up with the same idea! What is a girl to do?!!
Forget clothes and lack of clothes, maybe I just need a steely game face and iron will to COMPETE. What I really need is an unquenchable desire to complete the most badass races and FKTs in the world. Or at least in my state. I'll do Mt. Rainier's Wonderland Trail. 93 miles of mountainous, cougar infested trail running. Solo and unsupported. Yeah, that will be unquenchably bad ass.
After I had completed the route, I realized I'd been topped by none other that some English chick Lizzy Hawker. She not only had the steely gaze of the elite ultra runner, she set the record time for running 199 miles between 5,361-meter Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu, Nepal, in a record of three days, two hours, and 36 minutes
With little else to do but be inspired by my own experiences, I decided to just go with the wild cat look. After all, they let me survive the long, dark night on Rainier. Until I find that I've been topped by a more sporty chick, I'll go with this look: