Category Archives: Travel

Running Moments

In no particular order, some of my favorite running moments from the last year: Hearing someone use an actual bugle to play the ‘call to post’ (normally heard to start horse races) during the Fargo Marathon. Running downhill to the … 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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Running Road Trip #2

So, I’m waiting with close to 10,000 other people for the start of the GoFargo Charity 5 k. At 95 degrees and a light 24 mph wind, I’m glad this is short. Let me just say – the locals love … Continue reading

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Running Road Trip!

And the next race up: Fargo Marathon in Fargo, North Dakota. I’ll admit I haven’t trained for it. I’ve been doing many things these last couple of months but running hasn’t featured heavily on the to do list. That’s ok … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Arizona (Warrior Dash)

My mother and I are currently registered for the Warrior Dash in Florence, Arizona on April 28.  Yeah, this is it – the one the Valkyrie in Training has been focused on for the last 8 months.  As this has been a personal journey for … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Colorado (South Platte Half Marathon)

I am currently registered for the South Platte Half Marathon in Littleton, Colorado on April 15.  I haven’t been doing a lot of running in the last month since the 50 mile race and it’s time to get back in the routine.  … 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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