Morgan Sjogren ➸ Running Bum

Writing to protect the soul of wild spaces

Morgan Sjogren is a writer and explorer.

Once a running bum, always a running bum, but migrate to her new website before this one is gone. 


Morgan Sjogren is the author of Path of Light: A Walk Through Colliding Legacies of Glen CanyonThe Best Bears Ears National Monument HikesThe Best Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Hikesand Outlandish: Fuel Your Epic. 

Morgan’s writing and photography, focuses on human-powered adventure, wild landscapes, history, conservation, environment, travel and food. Her bylines include Adventure Journal, Archaeology Southwest, Arizona Highways, Backpacker Magazine, Gear Junkie, Overland Journal, Patagonia – The Cleanest Line, REI Co-Op Journal, Runner’s World, Sidetracked Magazine, Sierra Magazine,The Gulch Magazine, Trail Runner Magazine.

Morgan devotes much of her writing and time to advocate, educate, and inspire others to help protect wild places.


Morgan loves to run, and uses her lifelong passion as a vehicle to explore wild places. As a competitive runner, Morgan raced sprints on the track to ultramarathons in the mountains. She has finished among the top-10 in 3 U.S. Trail Running National Championships (2016-2017).

A nomad by nature, her adventures have taken her to far flung landscapes, yet she feels most inspired exploring at home in the southwest.

To fuel her wild life, Morgan cooks up creative meals al fresco–especially burritos! For her latest, stories, and recipes hitch a ride on her blog.

Keep up with Morgan’s “Running Bum” adventures on Instagram.




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