Amanda is a professional trail runner, endurance coach. Originally from Oregon, she now lives and train in Colorado.
She discovered long distance running in the midst of battling an eating disorder. She had struggled with it for 3 years at that point and decided to join the cross country team her senior year of high school. Amanda ended up being pretty good and it became the start of her recovery.
Amanda ran collegiately for a couple of years and then got into road marathons. It wasn’t until 2014 that she discovered trail running after an injury from pounding the pavement. She was instantly hooked and jumped into the ultra scene. Being very competitive, Amanda made it a goal to become an elite trail runner, accomplishing that goal in 2015 with a win at the 50 mile USATF Trail Championships in her first race as a professional.
Amanda says, "In the last few years I have traveled the world, ran miles and miles of beautiful trails and met the most amazing people. This sport has changed my life in so many ways and I hope to inspire others to pursue their passions."