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Start of Spring, Start of Spring Training

By on March 20, 2015

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so pleasant.
Anne Bradstreet
I’m not sure how winter…


3rd (and not last) place

By on March 2, 2015

Last week was a recovery week, as in I ran fewer miles from Feb 23 – Mar 1 than I have in any single week since the week of Nov…

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Winter’s Back Baby (aka Headless Horsetooth and Vail Uphill weekend recap)

By on February 26, 2015

For a while there I was beginning to think I had somehow time-traveled to spring. The weather in Denver was sunny and in the 60s for most of the…

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Straying off the trail: Canyonlands National Park Valentine’s Day Trip 2015

By on February 22, 2015

Moab, a little uranium mining town turned outdoor-adventurer hub, has become a favorite winter destination for Jason and I. Our first trip together was a surprise birthday trip for…


Nathan Zephyr Fire 100 Hand Torch

By on February 11, 2015

Last night I finally decided to join the Boulder Running Company’s Tuesday Night Fun Run. And what a great decision that was! Boulder Running Company had three companies with demo…