Category Archives: healthy and active lifestyles

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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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 82: The Big One.

Today I stood toe-to-toe with my biggest running challenge – 20 miles. I came, I conquered and I am exhausted.  20 miles completed in 3:52:48.  I was very happy with the 11:33 pace.  The chance for a sub 5-hour marathon … Continue reading

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Day 33: Dry heat is an energy drainer

Today’s Agenda:  13-mile run Time – Pace – Welcome world, My third run in three days, in three states.  This time it was in Arizona’s Lake Havasu.  The low today was 91 degrees with a high 115 degrees. Melissa and … Continue reading

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Day 32: California sunshine

Today’s Agenda: 3-mile Pace – 10:45/miles Welcome Readers, Tonight I write to you from California.  The trip has been great.  After a endless set of delays Cali has been great – starting with a beautiful 3-mile run, my first In-n-Out … Continue reading

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Day 31: Final Colorado-run till the Half

Today’s Agenda:  6-mile run Time –   1:06:02 Pace –  11:00/mile Good day to everyone, All packed and ready to go – well the packing is done, not so much on the ready part.  Yes, still so much to do but … Continue reading

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Day 30: Busy is the new me

Today’s Agenda:  3-mile run Time -29:04 Pace -9:35/mile Welcome runners, Today starts the first run of the week.  A 3-miler that I decided to push a little on.  I wanted -no, needed – to see a sub 10-minute mile. Things … Continue reading

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Day 29: Hooray, the semester is over…again.

Today’s Agenda:  Rest. Welcome readers, I just finished my article.  I am done with the semester. Today is much needed rest.  Who knew writing an article could be so exhausting but after sitting in front of a computer screen for … Continue reading

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Day 28: Time for reflection.

Catch up on what I have been up to the past couple weeks. Continue reading

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Day 27: Endurance

Today’s Agenda:  12-mile run Time –  2:13:58 Pace –  11:09/mile Welcome, Writing today is taking a lot of energy.  Eight hours of volunteering yesterday and a 12-mile run this morning has drained my energy.  Of course, I have to suck … Continue reading

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