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life love mountains

Hitting Reset

By on June 20, 2014

Sunset on the drive out to Zion Sometimes you just need to step back, look at your life, and decide to hit the reset button. I’ve done that with this blog post since I’ve written and rewritten and rewritten it again since Jason and I came back from vacation, but…


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life run

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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Why Today Is the Best Day Ever (And It’s Only 8 am!)

By on May 16, 2014

Today is the best day ever! Ok so maybe not the best day ever, but there are a couple reasons why it ranks pretty high up there.1. Surprise Jason! I was randomly searching on this morning and saw they had permits available to hike Mount Whitney on the day…


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life recipes

Sage Burner Cooking Spree

By on May 15, 2014

This picture is not mineEven though the Sage Burner 50k on Saturday is nowhere near an “A” race for me, I’ve decided it’s a good idea to do a little taper. So far this week I’ve only run about 7 miles when during a normal week I’d be closing…


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life run

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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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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