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Anyone who knows me well, knows I am a big Rockies fan. I can recall being in 5th grade and hearing that Colorado was getting a baseball team. I remember there was voting for the mascot, I remember hoping they went with Colorado rather than Denver (I mean, the whole state will be cheering, not just Denver), and I remember how cool I thought it was that their initials were the same as mine :)
Through the years, how seriously I follow the Rockies has gone up and down. I lived…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2017 at 6:47pm
The past few weeks have been crazy busy for me. Among other things, this has meant that my longer runs/hikes have not been on the weekend and/or not been in Colorado Springs. So I have had to go solo. While I am quite the independent person who does not like to ask for help, I am somehow not very good at going solo.
My last post (from forever ago) was about the importance of running friends and community. I really don't think I would be in the shape I am if it were not for…Continue
Posted on August 7, 2017 at 9:30pm
As many of you all know, Colorado Springs has an amazing running community. While I don't have anything to compare it to, I can not imagine it could be better anywhere else.
This year my training, racing, and life in general has been significantly improved by that community. I don't believe I would be as fit as I am or as far into my "comeback year" as I am if it weren't for the community, especially my "neighborhood." The past two weekends have really brought that into…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2017 at 8:00pm
So, what does that mean? Why was I chosen to be a Marmot? What do I have to write about? What do I have to offer you all?? I have been told by many (and have even said it myself) that I have a "good story." But, it feels weird to say that because it is not a story I want to have. Except for the latest part. And maybe that is the part that…Continue
Posted on June 6, 2017 at 9:00pm