Tag Archives: spring running

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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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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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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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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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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Race Reset

OK folks, here we go. As you all know, my quest to run a 50 mile race this fall ended early this summer for a variety of reasons.  As promised, I do not give up.  I have not given up.  … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! New Mexico

I am currently registered for the Shiprock Marathon in Shiprock, New Mexico on May 7.  This will be the last of my spring marathons as I decided not to make the trip to Montana in June to run.  I have … Continue reading

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The Workouts 4/18 – 4/24

4/18 – weights and core toning 4/19 – 5 mile run on treadmill 4/20 – 5 mile run – 1.5 miles on asphalt, 3.5 miles on dirt roads 4/21 – weights and core toning 4/22 – yoga and 4 miles running … Continue reading

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