Category Archives: Running for fitness

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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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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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 67: Facing a giant.

Motivation can’t be measured but performance can. Continue reading

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Day 63, 64, 65, and 66: Getting through the routine.

A very busy 3 days…..18 miles in three days! Continue reading

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Day 61 and 62

Had a close encounter with cyotes. Any encounter with wild animals is too close. Continue reading

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Day 57 and 58: Inspiration one day, dumpsville the next.

Yesterday was motivating. Today there was a Code Brown. Continue reading

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Day 54, 55, and 56: Mile-high achievement.

Conquered Chief Mountain and a 16-mile run. Just another weekend for me! Continue reading

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Day 52 and 53:

It almost was cold Thursday morning.  Fifty-seven degrees!  I was thrilled to feel the chill on my legs.  It felt like Fall, my favorite running season. Soon the days will become shorter, the changes are already happening.  Early morning darkness, … Continue reading

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