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Five Things I Learned From Crewing a 100-Mile Race

September 17, 2014
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Heidi actually flipping did it. She ran and completed the Run Rabbit Run 100 mile race!

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Obviously, I will leave the race description and details to her. I mean, I didn’t run the thing! However, this was my first introduction to the world of ultras, and I have to say that I learned a lot. I knew the ultra/trail scene was different from the world of road running, but this weekend really underscored those differences. And you know what? It was so fun! Continue Reading…

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Currently: The Catch-Up Edition

September 12, 2014
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So many fun things, so little time…and I still have some rad hikes that I have yet to share with y’all! In the meantime, there are a lot of little happenings that are swirling around in my world, and I thought I’d take a quick sec to fill you in. Let’s catch-up!

Currently: Where I Am Going This Weekend

We’re headed back to Steamboat! Will and I were up there a few weeks ago for his corporate retreat, but this trip has an entirely different purpose: Heidi, my friend of RunAroundAroo fame, is attempting her first 100-miler! She is running the Run, Rabbit, Run 100 and it began TODAY at 8am. Obviously, it’s the work week so we won’t be up there for the beginning of her race, but we’ll make it up this afternoon…..because Will and I are crewing! Continue Reading…

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Where Have All The Ski Towns Gone?

September 10, 2014
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It appears that $500,000 is all it takes to purchase the soul of a town.

Crested Butte

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If you live in Colorado, you’ve likely already heard the story, but if not, let me give you a quick recap. Crested Butte, dubbed the “last great Colorado ski town,” is a former mining town that now houses one of the most picturesque ski towns I’ve ever visited. Adorable old houses line the main street and towering peaks frame the idyllic setting. Many consider CB to be the home of mountain biking as well, and I spent a holiday weekend shredding singletrack a few summers ago. I loved the town and marveled at its old-era charm. Continue Reading…

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Denver Farmers’ Markets

September 8, 2014
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When I was a kid, there were very few farmers’ markets in the Denver area. I feel like I went to the massive Boulder market a handful of times, but outside of that, consumers didn’t have too many options when it came to local products and produce. Continue Reading…