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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…


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Changing Seasons and Changing Approach to Training

By on May 1, 2014

It is officially spring in the Rockies. And by spring I mean that confusing time of year where the temperature can go from 60 degrees and sunny at 8 am to 30 degrees and snowing by noon (and sometimes even go back to 60 and sunny by the afternoon)….


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The Rest of Zion and Birthday Weekend Parts I and II

By on April 15, 2014

One of the best times of the year is fast approaching. I’ll give you a couple of hints:It’s not closing weekend at Vail (and Beaver Creek)It’s not EasterIt is a day all about your’s trulyIt’s my BIRTHDAY! And it’s only 1 day away! And this past weekend Jason and I celebrated…


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Why I Run

By on April 10, 2014

A lot of people ask me why I like to run such long distances. Like most endurance runners (and all other types of endurance athletes), I get the typical “I don’t like to drive <insert distance of race> in my car, why would you willingly run that far!” or…


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Live (and Die) Another Day: Zion 100 DNF

By on April 5, 2014

Sunrise 4ish miles inThis weekend I had big plans to run the Zion 100. Since I’m awake and coherent enough to write this blog post at 7:50 am the day I was supposed to finish the race, I think it’s pretty obvious that I didn’t finish (or that I’m…

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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