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Beauty and Pain: San Juan Solstice 50

By on July 17, 2016

Today was my first run in almost a month. It was slow and awkward but it was a run. I’ve been sidelined since June 25 with a pain in my hip (and my butt). But why jump the end without telling you all the details? Anyways here you go.

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Taper Week

By on June 24, 2016

As I’m running around making last minute preparations for race weekend, I figured it was good to take a couple minutes to just sit down and recount my taper week. This post will be short since the week was mostly uneventful. I did fly back home for one of…


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Fine Tuning

By on June 16, 2016

After last week’s “Peak Week”, I was a little ready for a rest but also strangely excited to keep pushing the elevation gain. Unfortunately life had other plans and I found myself in DC for work, which meant flat, flat, and more flat!

Monday: 1.69 miles, 59 ft of elevation…


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Peak Week

By on June 13, 2016

Boy oh boy what a week it was! This past week was my final “big mileage” week before the summer race season starts and I really wanted to make it count. I knew this would be the last week where I could get in some serious climbing and a…


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A Weekend Alone and New Shoes!

By on June 3, 2016

Jason went home for Memorial Day weekend so Moose and I took advantage of the extra day off with lots of mama-pup bonding time. Moose went with me for 90% of my miles this week (usually he only joins me for recovery runs or walks) and he’s getting back…

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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