Bada$$ Mother Runner

How do I find the time to run, workout, and race while being a mom? What's it like? Mamas (and everyone), it comes down to loving what you do and the process of doing it. To me, ultrarunning is a lifestyle. It's valuable, there's a lot of meaning behind it. [To see why I run, … Continue reading Bada$$ Mother Runner

How I Prevail

Everyday, I strive to give my 100%. Ultramarathon trainingParentingBeing an awesome wifeRunning my businessCaring about othersConnecting with GodGrowthLearningUnderstandingSelf-care When I can't give 100%. I restI reset however I need toI reflectFeel whatever I need to feelTry to figure out what went wrong, if anythingGrowthLearningUnderstandingTry not to be so hard on myselfTry to accept the advice … Continue reading How I Prevail

YouTube

My YouTube channel is full of short clips from running trails and ultramarathons. I also treat the channel like a vlog, sharing about more personal details along the way. "Like" the videos to help other runners find them and "subscribe," so that you can learn about what's going on in my neck of the woods. … Continue reading YouTube

Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

As runners, we're all asked why we run or why we run so much. When we're on a long run and in the pain cave, we ask ourselves the same questions. - "Aghhh, I've been out here for 30 miles and I still have 20 more to go! WHY am I doing this?!" I have … Continue reading Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

Switch Up Your Run to Chase Away Anxiety and Worry

Tips for if your runs have become hijacked by anxiety and worries. If your runs have been overtaken, then it could be because you've been struggling with anxiety and worry rumination in other areas of your life (work, school, family, and more) Does this sound familiar? Continue reading to learn ways to regain control over … Continue reading Switch Up Your Run to Chase Away Anxiety and Worry

The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000 km & 2000 km

About GVRAT The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee (GVRAT) was an impressive event put on by Laz, Steve "durb," Terri, Bad Mike, Sandra, and Naresh. The goal was to bring runners together virtually during the time of the Coronavirus. The event took place May 1st to Aug 31st. It would be a summer full of … Continue reading The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000 km & 2000 km

The Social Run Podcast

The Social Run podcast, give it a listen if you haven't. Stephen Cameron, creator and host, has a unique approach to his show. The Social Run He interviews strong and inspiring runners whom he has met on either Twitter or Instagram. Get it? The Social Run. He usually launches each episode with a well thought … Continue reading The Social Run Podcast

Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy

Hi ultra ladies! I want to share my experience with you about how I continued to train through my pregnancy. In my opinion, there isn't enough information on exercising as a pregnant, ultra-endurance athlete. We train and prepare year-round for our events, and we go the extra mile to take care of our bodies. We … Continue reading Ultramarathon Training Through My Pregnancy

About Shannon

Where Dreams Go To Die, Washington, D.C. Hello! I'm Shannon, you may know me by my social media handle, be short run ultra. If you were to meet me out on a trail or at an event, it would be easy to recognize me because I'm petite. There are pros and cons to being my … Continue reading About Shannon