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Winter Mindset

By on November 9, 2016

Well it’s Nov 9 and it still feels a little like summer each afternoon. The high temperatures are hovering around the mid 70s and most of the early opening ski resorts have pushed back their opening due to lack of snow. We’ve had our windows open non-stop and have…


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Challenges and Changes

By on November 1, 2016

Well my “training for life” philosophy has started and I feel like I’m floundering a little bit already. For my entire life I’ve either been “in training” or not, whether it be for soccer as a kindergartner (which really doesn’t count as “training ” since made more daisy chains…


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Striving Towards Balance

By on October 22, 2016

For a long time (for almost 5 years) I’ve had a singular focus on running in general and ultrarunning in particular. I became one of those runners that non-runners hate. When I was in training mode (which as an ultrarunner was year round), I slept, ate, and breathed training….


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Biking Vertical Miles???

By on September 8, 2016

If you follow me on Strava, you may have noticed that I’m not running very much but I have been biking. It started with road cycling and has progressed to mountain (fat) biking.

If you’ve been around a while, you may remember my last attempt at mountain biking ended with…


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Running Update – Becoming a Better Runner

By on August 26, 2016

Despite the title, I’ll start this post by saying I haven’t been doing very much running at all. After the stress fracture in my hip – and a variety of other overuse/bad form injuries over the years – I’ve decided to teach myself how to run again. I used…

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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