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Saturday Skyrunning Sufferfest

By on July 26, 2014

Earlier this week I signed up for La Maratona Verticale. An approximately 27 mile, 10,000+ foot elevation gain marathon at Copper Mountain, CO. The fact that it had a 10 hour cutoff made it the ideal last long training run before Leadville. A 10 hour cutoff means I could…


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Redemption Run: Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run 2014

By on July 17, 2014

This past weekend I achieved the redemption I was hoping for after DNFing last year’s Silver Rush 50 in Leadville, CO. Although the race was by no means easy, it certainly left me feeling good about the Leadville Trail 100 in a little over 4 short weeks!For those of…


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14 Common Misconceptions about Vacation and Sage Burner 50k Race Report

By on May 20, 2014

“Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons:It is to grow in the open airAnd to eat and sleep with the Earth”~Walt WhitmanWell it’s finally here: the day I leave for a 14 day vacation with Jason to check off a ton of national parks…


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Happy Mother’s Day and My First 5k (that I actually ran)!

By on May 12, 2014

I want to start this post off by saying that I have the best, most loving and inspiring mom in the whole wide world. I know many people say that, especially today since it’s Mother’s Day, but I really mean it. Although we had our battles when I was…


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100 days until Leadville – The Countdown Begins

By on May 8, 2014

I’m going to start this post off with a big, fat UGHHHHHHH!!! I signed onto Facebook this morning and was greeted with this image. That means it’s time to get my butt into gear. No more having entire days when I eat cupcakes and don’t run a step. No more…

Sam
Boulder, CO

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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