Category Archives: The best running gear

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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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 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 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 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 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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Day 25: $1.50 Cheesecake day!

Today’s Agenda:  3-mile run Time – 32:16 Pace – 10:45/mile Welcome, Hopefully you all joined the Cheesecake Factory Facebook page and received your invite.  Deffinately had to get in this run so I can enjoy my delicious slice guilt-free! Colorado … Continue reading

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Day 23: Keepin’ cool

Today’s Agenda: 3-mile run Time:  28:44 Pace:  9:32/mile Welcome, This morning it was mid-60s and the air still had a touch of cool in it.  Perfect morning for a run.  So I got out and started the first of the … Continue reading

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Day 22: A “brake” down.

Exploring the bike trails of Colorado and enjoying the beautiful scenery! And getting over dumb stigmas. – And I had to take the bus home…arrgh!!! Continue reading

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