Cara is a runner, race director, skier, yogi, public speaker, and has
been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist since 2008 where she has
operated a thriving private practice for 12 years in Steamboat
Springs, Colorado. She studied nutrition at Colorado State University
for her undergrad, and Central Michigan University for grad school. In
2007 she had the honor to complete her training and internship at the
Mayo Clinic where she saw the concept of an integrative model of
health care first hand. In 2010 she became a certified LEAP therapist
trained to work with food sensitivities, and although she has worked
in the realm of functional medicine for many years, she is currently
studying to become a certified functional medicine nutrition provider.
Cara has also worked with many athletes from recreationalists to
Olympians and elite endurance athletes and loves sports nutrition. An
avid skier and runner, Cara has raced every distance from 5k to 100
miles many times over the last 20 years and has focused on ultra-running for the last decade. Cara makes her home in Steamboat Springs
with her 8 year old son Max, husband Dave and 2 golden retrievers.