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Redemption Run: Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run 2014

By on July 17, 2014

This past weekend I achieved the redemption I was hoping for after DNFing last year’s Silver Rush 50 in Leadville, CO. Although the race was by no means easy, it certainly left me feeling good about the Leadville Trail 100 in a little over 4 short weeks!For those of…


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Best Boyfriend in the World

By on July 16, 2014

This weekend marked one year from my first ever DNF (which was very quickly followed by my second). To say that I really wanted to finish this weekend’s Silver Rush is an understatement. I wanted it so badly that I spent the entire night before the race dreaming about…


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Happy Midsummer!

By on June 26, 2014

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark TwainWow the year is just flying by. It seems…


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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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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…

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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