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About kdenny01

I became a father at 32 years. Hadley Elise has given me so much joy and has been another chapter in my life telling me not to be afraid. Fatherhood is awesome.

Aspen Valley Marathon

I really enjoy building off songs that were popular (for however short a time it may have been) during my youth. Continue reading

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Down and Out

This week and last week have been taken over by a cold.  I spent most last week with 3 blankets on me and the heat up as I shivered between coughing fits. Thanks to Nyquil I (and my wife) actually … Continue reading

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Under the weather

It has been a tough week.  Coming through the holidays is always tough – the added pounds, missed workouts, early darkness and, of course, it is still cold.  This year was no different. I actually did not miss too many … Continue reading

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Finishing isn’t always the only accomplishment.

“It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary, who conquered Mount Everest and the South Pole. Continue reading

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Gym workouts, ugh.

The past two days have reached the 60s.  It was near 50 degrees when I got out for a run this morning.    I can’t get enough of these warmer temperatures. Melissa and I headed out together for some fartleks.  … Continue reading

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Warm weather has arrived!

It has been nice to go out for a run not dressed like that kid from A Christmas Story. Continue reading

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I’m back.

That’s right.  You’re 300 words of weekly fun – hope to have bi-weekly posts – have returned after years of silence .  While writing stalled, I continued running.  My blog began with my journey to conquer the Denver Marathon. I … Continue reading

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Day 104: The aftermath.

I did it.  I ran 26.2 miles all over the streets of Denver! The Denver Rock n’ Roll Marathon was my first.  It won’t be my last.  I’ve heard their are two types of marathoners:  Those that cross the finish … Continue reading

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Training is coming to an end.

The Denver Marathon is a couple weeks away.  The milage is falling.  The Glenwood Springs Half-Marathon went well.  It was tough, I was pretty sick.  But got a PR of 2:09:50 with Melissa! I started writing for the school paper … Continue reading

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Day 84, 85 and 86: The Sickness

The week has been rough and it isn’t getting better.  Yes, I am sick.  The common cold – stuffy nose, lack of energy, etc.  I have been overloading on water and hoping to wash out the virus. Tuesday morning the … Continue reading

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