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Incorporating Ultra Lessons to My Daily Life

By on January 8, 2015

Since I became an ultra runner I’ve learned a lot. I’ve learned about running, about training, about my body, about my emotions, about my motivations, about other people I meet on the trail, about history, geology, and astronomy. The list could go on and on. But I’ll spare you…


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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….


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The Struggle

By on December 27, 2014

Gasp, step, gasp, step, look ahead, look down, gasp, step, gasp, step.
Two steps forward, one sliding step back.
Icy air freezes in my throat, silencing the gasps, and crystallizing on my eye lashes, bathing the world in an ethereal glow.

And still I struggle, forwards, upwards, always reaching.
Soon the chaos from…


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New Year, New Blog

By on December 26, 2014

With 2014 wrapping up and 2015 quickly approaching, I’ve decided to make some changes to my blog. As you have probably noticed, the most obvious change is the website address (now runverticalmiles.com although if you go to verticalmiles.blogspot.com it will just redirect you here). I am no longer using Blogger…


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Christmas Salad

By on December 26, 2014

This is a salad I’ve been making a lot recently because it’s so simple, delicious, and super healthy. It is also very festive and compliments any meal.

The recipe below is the basic recipe but you can build on it to create your own version. For example, I made the…

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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