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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 passed by so quickly, but now it’s spring! We had a pretty mild winter here in Colorado, with a lot…


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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 24 – 30! And let me tell you, it was a MUCH NEEDED break from heavy training. My coach has…


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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 beginning of February. Well I’m sad to say that I did not accidentally time travel. It is actually still winter…


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Ups and Downs

By on January 14, 2015

Whew! What a weekend! Over the three days of the weekend (I took Monday mostly off work), I managed to accumulate 37.5 miles and 11,165 vertical feet over 9 hours in the mountains of Colorado. I’d say that’s a pretty good way to kick of training for two events that scare…


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The Start of 2015 and Some New Year Goals

By on January 5, 2015

I’m still working on my “2014 Wrap Up” post, for now, you get a post about the start of 2015 and some goals for the new year. I’ll start with the goals, since those are pretty straight forward.
2015 Goals:
Remove processed food from my diet
My diet has become complete crap….

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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