Lauren MacLeod

Lauren MacLeod, RD (she/her) is a Mammoth-based sports dietitian specializing in mountain athletes. She works as a food, nutrition, and travel writer for outdoor and wellness brands. Lauren's favorite trail snack is a PB and J and her dream is that no athlete will ever bonk again. You can find her on Instagram at @themountaindietitian and online at

Dos Alas’ Eclectic Eating Experience

Dec 30, 2022 / Lauren MacLeod

Mammoth Lakes Tourism food writer Lauren MacLeod reviews the fresh and favorite restaurants of the Eastern Sierra – and tells the stories behind them.  The warm atmosphere of Dos Alas CubaRican Cafe & Lounge, complete with eclectic art and vibrant salsa music, is the perfect cure for any frosty Mammoth... MORE

Marathon Winner from Kenya Trains at The Crib

Nov 03, 2022 / Lauren MacLeod

When an athlete introduces themselves in Swahili, Japanese, and English, you have to wonder what life experience led to such a mix. For elite runner Caroline Rotich, each of these languages marks a different point in her running career. “In Kenya, I was always running around to places; running to... MORE