Monthly Archives: February 2012

You Know You Are Running in Northeast Colorado If…

One day you are running bundled up in everything you own due to wind/cold/snow/etc. And the next day you are running in a light weight shirt and skort. And the next day you run indoors on the treadmill because the … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/20 – 2/26

2/20 – 30 min. yoga.  Felt very good! 2/21 – 7 mile run – kinda chilly but a steady run.  Legs felt a bit heavy. 2/22 – 5 mile run – legs felt a little heavy. 2/23 – Lower body weight workout due … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Arizona (Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run)

I am currently registered for the Old Pueblo 50 mile Endurance Run in Sonoita, Arizona on March 3.  Yeah, this is it – the one I’ve been training for and thinking about for the last 15 weeks. My reasons for running the Old Pueblo are: … Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Valkyrie in Training #12

(The following is a guest post from my mother regarding our determination to run the Warrior Dash in Arizona this spring.  This is the 12th in the series wherein our Valkyrie sees the benefits of the hard work – check out part … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/13 – 2/19

2/13 – 3 hours helping friends moving = NSOMAT 2/14 – 9 mile run.  Chilly, but, after running the Ralston half on Sunday, I wasn’t going to let minor chilliness put me off.  Due to excessive railroad traffic I had to change … Continue reading

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Snowman…

… Stampede! (This post is nearly identical to the one about Frosty’s Frozen 5 & 10 because it was the same distances and course at the same location.  It was a great day for a run and the entire series … Continue reading

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Running in Northeast Colorado – Winter #5

Amazing weather – early December got rolling with a temperature plummet and some snow which quickly gave way to sunny skies and balmy days.  January was one gorgeous day after another and then February hit with some pent-up winter fury – … Continue reading

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Ralston

Race #4 for 2012 is checked off: the Ralston Creek half marathon in Arvada, CO.  This race was held on the west side of Arvada near the foothills.  The trail system is well-developed and very scenic. I registered for this race as part of my training … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/6 – 2/12

2/6 – 30 min. yoga.  Legs pretty tight from Sunday’s weights/running/etc. 2/7 – 1.5 hours on the treadmill… treadmill… treadmill… 2/8 – Leg strength workout, abs and 5 miles on the treadmill… tread… tread… 2/9 – rest day.  Also, legs felt much better … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Colorado (Snowman Stampede 5&10 Mile)

I am currently registered for the Snowman Stampede 5 and 10 mile races in Littleton, Colorado on February 18.  As with the previous race in this series, I will run both the 5 and 10 mile races.  Once more races are run consecutively … Continue reading

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