Favorite Finds: Sierra Trading Post

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I’ve had a love affair with Sierra Trading Post ever since I nabbed my favorite winter cap off their site last January. Not only are the deals killer to begin with, but they send out a TON of coupons through email and Twitter. So, I can usually snag something for a bazillion dollars off retail […]

5 Things I’ve Realized While Training For An Ultra

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Training for my first 50k has been interesting. Seeing as I’m literally just flying by the seat of my pants, it’s been a real learning experience. I’ve asked experienced ultra runners a bazillion-and-one questions, been seeing a sports massage therapist to keep my body in check, and training smart as to finish this with a […]

A Picture Perfect Fall Weekend { + Training }

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Thanks for all of the supportive comments on my last post! I’m super pumped and am glad I can share this goal with you guys. As far as training last week, I was on point: Monday: CrossFit Tues: OFF Weds: Yoga Thurs: 3 miles Fri: 4 miles Sat: 4.5 miles Sun: 12 miles Total mileage: […]

I’ve been keeping a secret…

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About a month ago, I texted Heidi to see what her plans were for the weekend. The conversation went a little something like this: H: “I’m volunteering for an ultra and camping! Wanna come?” Me: “Only if I can borrow a warm sleeping bag.” Simple as that. I was in. Next thing I knew we […]

Call The Wambulance — My Quads are Fried!

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I’m currently sitting on my couch drinking Kombucha [which, btw, is fermented tea. Which I was told was another word for rotting. I love rotten tea.] I have no desire to do anything except stare at a computer screen, take a bath and drink my rotten, vinegar drink. PS — Kombucha is actually really delicious. […]

Reach The Beach Relay: Part II

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When we last spoke, I was about to tell you about my 3am, 8.5-mile leg. To preface this, let me first tell you that I literally wanted to CRY before this leg. Not kidding. I was rolled up in my sleeping bag thinking horrible thoughts about the race director who decided 8.5 miles in the […]

Reach The Beach Relay Recap: Day 1

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Let’s get to this race recap, shall we? To give you a quick run down, here’s the awesome bloggers that I spent the weekend with: Van 1: Theodora of Preppy Runner Melissa of Fitness NYC Jess of Race Pace Jess Gia of Run, Gia, Run Carrie <– a friend of Gia’s! Christine of Love, Life […]

Where have I been? NEW ENGLAND!

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Hi guys!  I’ve spent the last few days adventuring around New England  — not showering, sleeping outside/living out of a van + running. Why, you ask? I was participating in Reach the Beach! When New Balance contacted me and asked if I wanted to join their team of 12 bloggers for the Reach the Beach […]

Sunny Trails + Easy Dinners

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Yesterday morning I roped Paige into meeting me for a quick trail run before work. Since Paige lives in Longmont and I work in Boulder, the Boulder trails are a perfect place to meet up in the morning before we have to go be responsible [although I wish I could play on the trails all […]

Operation Faster: Speed Workout #1

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Since many of you showed interest in me posting my speed workouts, I figured I’d do a weekly series where I shared them with you. After all, I aim to please! If you aren’t familiar with my current workout routine, I’m doing a mixture of CrossFit, speed workouts and trail runs to train for two […]