Brave Like Gabe

At Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, one of the world's oldest ultra races and one of the toughest to get into, I crewed and paced for Ladia Albertson-Junkans, a Brooks-sponsored runner who lives in Snoqualmie, Washington. Ladia ran the storied race to honor her best friend Gabe Grunewald, a professional runner and founder of the Brave Like …