Appalachian Trail FKT Media Coverage:

9/8/20 – Canadian Trail Running | After 51 days of running, American runner breaks Appalachian Trail FKT

9/6/20 KristianUltra Podcast | Liz Anjos New Fastest Known Time on the Appalachian Trail, Part One (also available on Apple Podcasts)

9/5/20 Philadelphia Magazine | Best Thing That Happened This Week: A New Record on the Appalachian Trail

9/4/20 Runner’s World | Shin Splints All But Halted Liz Anjos’s Northbound Appalachian Trail Record Attempt

9/3/20 Outside Online | Inside an FKT Attempt on the Appalachian Trail

8/31/20 Patch | Montgomery County Native Sets Appalachian Trail Speed Record

8/15/20 Berkshire Eagle | Runner’s High: Mercury’s Appalachian Trail quest routes through Dalton

7/16/20 The Dower Duo | 2020 Thru Hiker Interview w/Mercury

February 2020 – Lauren Ross, Alyssa Barrette, and I c0-wrote a mile-by-mile recap of our experience running the Houston Marathon in pursuit of the Olympic Marathon Trials “B” Standard for the Tracksmith Journal. Photography by Fredis Benitez.

February 2020 – Sara Ibbetson interviewed me for her 2:45:01 and Beyond Series, a series of interviews with women that trained for but did not qualify for the US Olympic Trials; Sara felt the narratives of the non-qualifiers were just as inspiring as those that did qualify, and took it upon herself to share their stories. You can find the rest of the interviews here.

January 2020 – Runner’s World wrote a feature on the pacer of the women’s 2:45 marathon pace group at the Houston Marathon. I was among the women in the group aiming to qualify for the US Olympic Marathon Trials (center, white t-shirt).

September 2019 – Special mention in The Columbian for breaking the women’s half marathon course record in the Appletree Half Marathon.

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January 2019 – Featured in the first issue of the Hare A.C. Digest by Tracksmith.

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March 2018 – I wrote about my favorite running spots + why training through the winter here can be brutal but very rewarding on the FASTZach: Run Like A Local blog.

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November 2017 – Mario Fraioli of the Morning Shakeout interviewed me for part of his “Going Long” series, featuring longform interviews with runners with unique perspectives.


August 2017 – Feature on the cover of Competitor Magazine! Read: How Running and Music Intersect for RAC’s Liz Anjos.

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March 2017 – I joined Nathan Freeburg live on the Brewery Run Series channel!

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January 2017 – I got to chat with Lindsey Hein on her podcast I’ll Have Another!

October 2016 – Interview with Emily Polachek of Competitor Magazine on all things running & music.

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August 2016 – Worlds collide! I released a cover of the song “Running” by No Doubt under my artist name Pink Feathers. Listen on iTunes, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

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July 2016 – My friends and I answering some difficult questions for Derek Call and Kit Fox of Runner’s World at the Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, OR

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February 2016 – Stance Run Spring ’16 Campaign


February 2016 – Oiselle Spring ’16 Campaign

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October 2015 – I sat down with Sarah “Mac” Robinson of Oiselle to talk about life as a professional musician, competitive runner, and how to train for a marathon while touring. I also picked out out my favorite fall looks and curated a fall playlist on Spotify!


November 2015 – Oiselle Winter ’15 campaign


October 2015 – Oiselle Fall ’15 campaign


October 2015 – I had the honor of joining Julia Hanlon in her podcast, Running On Om! We discussed the performative experience in both running and music.

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July 2015 – Rebecca Trachsel and I talked all things running, music, and cupcakes on her blog, Running With Music.


February 2015 – Oiselle Spring ’15 campaign, appearance in 10 Oscar-Inspired Products on ESPN W.

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December 2014 – I wrote a travel guide for my home city Portland, OR for Culture Collide! I talk about my favorite spots for running, music, and most importantly, FOOD!

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November 2014 – Song premiere for one of my Pink Feathers tracks on Vice’s music site, Noisey! In an interview with Ilana Kaplan, we talk a bit about my roots in running and an encounter I had on a run which inspired my first EP.