Hometown: Southern Oregon
Facebook Handle: raina Rausch
Strava Page: www.strava.com/seenonmytrail
"I love almost all things outdoors! I am a trail runner, hiker, mountain climber, a new cross country skier and snowshoer, and a poor tennis player, who likes to flat water kayak in the summer.
I’ve raced a few 50ks, ran Boston, and would love to spend a couple mornings a week at the track. My biggest challenge is trying to figure out how to do all these things, while going back to work full time as a teacher, and raising three boys, who have their own hobbies and passions.
One of my favorite places is a trail called Brice Creek. I love it because it's never the same. Every time I go there something has changed on the trail, a new tree is down, a new landslide. It's always breathtaking too."
Fav. Product: sea salt and vinegar seeds! I also love the Peruvian chocolate bars and the dark chocolate cherry protein!
Fav. Sport: Trail running
My biggest accomplishment in 2018 was taking my (then 13 year old) son to the top of Mt. Thielsen and watching him scramble up the top of the pinnacle.
This year I plan to summit several peaks, including South Sister, Diamond Peak, and maybe… Shasta.
It would also be really cool to get back into solid 50K shape.