Category Archives: Review

Let the River Run

South Platte Half Marathon – Littleton, CO 4/7/13 This is a great spring race from Downtown Littleton, north along the South Platte River, into Denver.  After a two mile loop around the town, there is a 10 mile stretch of … Continue reading

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The Highs and Lows of Hilo

Hilo Marathon – Hilo, Hawaii, March 17, 2013 First tropical marathon. First trip to Hawaii. First time training aboard a cruise ship… Where to possibly begin?  This isn’t a travel blog and in any case I believe a place like … Continue reading

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So… it looks like you are doing some traveling.

Yeah.  Ok – remember that whole competitive thing?  Yeah.  Well… there’s this running club called 50 States & DC Marathon Group USA.  It seemed like a plan – I’m needing to run long distances to get in shape to run … Continue reading

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The Dash of the Valkyries

We said we were going to do it… and we did!  The following post is by my mom regarding our rampage stroll through the Arizona battleground.  The weather was gorgeous, the crowd was big, the costumes were insane and I … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day 5k

Races #8 for 2012 is checked off: the St. Patrick’s Day 5k in Brush, CO.  These races were a loop around the south edge of the town and into the county.  I’ve run parts of this course on my daily training runs and thought … Continue reading

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The Fifty Mile Run…

… Hike…  Walk…  Run Race #7 for 2012 is done and done: the Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run in Sonoita, AZ.  This race is held in the desert mountains southeast of Tucson.  I had been in the area a couple of times … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/27 – 3/4

2/27 – 30 min. yoga. Felt very good! 2/28 – travel 2/29 – 5 mile run – easy and fun 3/1 – 4 mile run – enjoyed every minute 3/2 – rest 3/3 – Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run – … 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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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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