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ABOUT COACH DES

Along with my years of running experience I am a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) level 1 certified coach. Since 2016 I have been a contributor at the Trail Sisters online journal.  I am a member of the Aravaipa Racing Team.  I am an ambassador for Runner's High HerbalsNathan Sports, and Nuun Hydration.  In addition to coaching clients, I also plan my own training and racing.  Below are some of my personal racing accomplishments

 

SELECT RACING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

TUSHARS MOUNTAIN 100K

July 2019

3rd Female Finisher

FLAGSTAFF EXTREME BIG PIN 54K

June 2019

3rd Female Finisher

WHISKEY BASIN 88K

April 2019

3rd Female Finisher

MOGOLLON MONSTER 100 MILER

September 2018

2nd Female Finisher

VERTIGO NIGHT RUNS 52K

August 2018

1st Female Finisher, 2nd Overall, Women's Course Record

HYPNOSIS NIGHT RUNS 54K

June 2018

1st Female Finisher, 3rd Overall, Women's Course Record

 ADRENALINE NIGHT RUNS 50K

May 2018

1st Female Finisher, 2nd Overall, Women's Course Record

SINISTER NIGHT RUNS 54K

April 2018

1st Overall, Women's Course Record

MESQUITE CANYON 30K

March 2018

1st Female Finisher

PASS MOUNTAIN 25K

November 2017

2nd Female Finisher

PA MOUNTAIN RUNNING TRIPLE CROWN

April - August 2017

Queen of the Mountain (Female Series Champion)

EASTERN STATES 100M

August 2017

5th Femal Finisher

WORLDS END 100K

June 2017

2nd Female Finisher, 2nd Fastest Course Time

HYNER CHALLENGE 50K

April 2017

1st Female Finisher, 5th Fastest Course Time

WORLDS END FALL CLASSIC

September 2016

1st Female Finisher, Course Record

MONTOUR 24 - 12 HR OVERNIGHT

July 2016

1st Overall, Distance Record

WORLDS END 50K

June 2016

4th Female Finisher

 

OTHER THINGS ABOUT ME

While I don't push a particular nutrition plan for athletes, I myself am a plant powered runner with a soft spot for animal friends.   I have also signed the Clean Sport Collective's Amateur Athlete pledge.  I am also passionate about encouraged young girls and women to have a healthy relationship with the sport and their bodies.

 

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