Bolder Boulder Virtual 2020

Our Bolder Boulder looked different this year with the quarantine. The race directors cancelled the race held every year on Memorial Day (it has been going for over 40 years) but offered a virtual race. We took it a step farther and set up a neighborhood race. We had a course around the neighborhood and…

Bolder Boulder Training 2020

Memorial Day is still a number of months away but that didn’t stop us this past Saturday for our 2020 Bolder Boulder training kick off. This year Edric and Caedmon will be running with Clint and Leighton and I are trying to go under an hour on our run….we missed it by about 4 minutes…

The Final Mile….

Last Saturday morning I completed my 1000 running mile for the year. It took a couple weeks longer this past year that last year but it’s only my second year that I’ve hit 1000. Some miles were on the road, some on the trail, a few during races, some on the treadmill in the hours…

Long View 1/2 Marathon

I didn’t really plan on running a road 1/2 or full marathon again after I discovered trail marathons because trail marathons are far more beautiful and enjoyable and my slow times don’t really matter on trail marathons because really just getting up and down all the hills and somehow making it to the end of…

Bolder Boulder 2019

Memorial Day morning found 5 of the 7 of us running through the streets of Boulder for the annual Bolder Boulder 10K. We could not have asked for a nicer day, it started out cool and cloudy with just enough sun poking through to justify our short sleeves but never enough to make it too…

Desert Rats Trail Marathon 2019

I found myself Saturday morning running many many miles in Western Colorado. We couldn’t have asked for a better day. It started really cool before the sun came up while we were waiting at the start line. I think it was in the. Mid 30s. Clint got a few photos of me waiting for everything…

Bobcat Ridge Trail Run….

The day after we took the kids on a hike at Bobcat Ridge Clint and I decided to go for a trail run. Well I ran and Clint rode his bike. We couldn’t have asked for a better day and the kids were super excited for an excuse to spend the morning at my parents….

Trail Running 2019…

And I’ve signed up for another trail marathon….not because my last 1/2 marathon went so well (ie it totally didn’t) but because I want to prove to myself that I can do it and because I really really love trail running. Even if I’m super slow and fail terribly at it. Although I think this…

The Final Mile…

Last week I finally hit my goal. For the last number of years I set a goal of running 1000 miles in a year, and the closest I’ve ever gotten was 820. But this year on December 6th I hit that 1000 mile mark. I wish I could say that it was a gorgeous trail…

That Time I Almost Finished Last In A Race….

Um yeah….so that happened this weekend. Technically I wasn’t last, I finished 30 minutes before Clint who had an injured foot and a 20ish year old girl with bad knees, and then about an hour before a 50-something and 3 60+ year olds….so by all accounts I was pretty much last. Granted those running the…