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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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life mountains run

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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life love mountains

The “Year Of The Parks” Great Western Road Trip

By on May 5, 2014

The North Rim of the Grand CanyonSince it’s a mere 2 weeks away, now is as good a time as any to tell you about the great road trip Jason and I are taking. Through sheer luck (and maybe some good karma we’ve been saving up), we’ve managed to secure…


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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…

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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