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Memorial Day Camping Adventures

By on May 29, 2013

For Memorial Day Weekend, the BF and I, along with one of our couple friends (D and K) decided to escape the front range craziness and go relax in the mountains. The original plan was to head up to Leadville and camp on Turquoise Lake. Unfortunately due to the…


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Bolder Boulder Race Report

By on May 28, 2013

Now that my race season is starting to ramp up (I have a race every weekend between this past weekend and July 14), I decided it was time to start writing official race reports. So here it goes…The 35th Annual BolderBoulderGetting to the startThe biggest adventure of the day…


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Welcome Springtime!

By on May 19, 2013

First, I want to point out that I have changed the name of my blog. When I first started blogging, I wanted to call it “Vertical Miles” but felt silly since I had never done anything that involved going up a vertical mile (except for in an airplane, chairlift,…


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Aimless Wanderings?

By on May 10, 2013

“Not all those who wander are lost” J.R. Tolkein, The Fellowship of the RingUnfortunately I have never actually read any of the Lord of the Rings books, but my dad is a huge fan of J.R. Tolkein so I have a pretty good understanding of them. (Maybe when the BF…


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Spring Racing and Personal Records (PRs)

By on May 5, 2013

Spring racing season is officially upon me and I’m so glad it’s here. After long months of training on the trails and roads in and around Denver and Boulder, it’s absolutely amazing to finally test my mettle against some of the best runners (and obstacle course racers) in the…

Sam
Boulder, CO

I'm just a regular girl who loves exploring in the mountains, both at home in Colorado and around the world. You can usually find me trail running, mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking with my husband Jason and my sweet pup Moose. When I'm not out exploring, you can find me in the kitchen whipping up generally healthy, delicious treats!

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