LOVE this community

What an amazing ride! That’s all I can say. Loved the team that I was privileged enough to have worked along side for these past couple months. A HUUUUGE thanks to all of those volunteers that helped on election day. Can’t wait to see what we do next! #bada$$ team UNITE! (you know how you are) Read More


Tomorrow is November 4th…aka, midterm election day! For the past couple months I have work alongside some amazing professionals as we teamed up to help promote and educate the local community about our district’s two school bond proposals. While the adventure has included many, many long nights of fact-finding, website developing/maintenance, social media push, graphic planning…it has been an absolutely amazing ride and I would work with these professionals ANY DAY! For now we just wait and see what our neighbors, work colleagues and family members believe in. Read More


You may have been wondering where has VanLoo been lately or why haven’t you seen any race news since Dances with Dirt Hell? Well after an amazing year of adventures I’ve decided to take a little break from the long weekly miles and start to focus on ‘rebooting the system’. Read More

Just before Run Woodstock Hallucination 100 last year I decided to get myself a pair of Rudy Project Rydon Rx sunglasses to help battle eye fatigue from long hours of running along with headaches I was getting. Best decision I’ve ever made.  Since then I’ve worn these glasses in just about every race and on most of my daily runs.  They tend to get included on some afternoon jet ski rides on the lake too.  I’m amazed how incredibly durable they are.  From the extreme cold winter days of ‘ice beard’ runs to hot and humid days of running through the thick of it, these glasses can take on the challenge and succeed. Read More