Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Year in Review

I started this blog just over a year ago with the single goal of running a 50 mile race in Colorado in September. Well… that didn’t happen. Instead I ran races in five states; almost bought a house; did actually … Continue reading

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The Workouts 12/12 – 12/18

12/12 – rest 12/13 – 6 miles on treadmill 12/14 – 5 miles on treadmill 12/15 – 6 mile run on gravel and paved roads 12/16 – rest 12/17 – Rudolph’s Revenge 5 and 10k on pavement and dirt trails … Continue reading

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Run run, Rudolph!!

Race #9 for 2011 is checked off: Rudolph’s Revenge 5 and 10k in Littleton, CO.  These races loop to the north and then to the south of Hudson Gardens along the Platte, crossing a few time on long wooden bridges.  … Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Valkyrie in Training #7

(The following is a guest post from my mother regarding our determination to run the Warrior Dash in Arizona next spring.  This is the 7th in the series wherein our Valkyrie in Training hits the streets once more after weather delay – check … Continue reading

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The Workouts 12/05 – 12/11

12/05 – rest 12/06 – 6 miles on treadmill due to brisk outdoor temps of about 11 degrees. 12/07 – 5 miles on treadmill due to long work day, short daylight and 9 degree weather. 12/08 – 6 mile run on … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Colorado (Rudolph’s Revenge 5 and 10k)

I am currently registered for the Rudolph’s Revenge 5 & 10k in Littleton, Colorado on December 17.  And yes, for you detail oriented readers – I do mean both the 5 and 10k.  I thought at first you could only sign up for one … Continue reading

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The Workouts 11/28 – 12/04

11/28 – rest 11/29 – 8 mile run on gravel and paved roads. 47 degrees, wind 5 mph.  A little over hydrated at first – walked it out.  Did sprint repeats between miles 4 – 7.  Legs feel pretty good. 11/30 – no … Continue reading

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Rock Canyon Running

Sigh. DNS Damn it.

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