White Water Rafting with AVA {Giveaway!}

Colorado Rafting - AVA - White Water Rafting

Disclosure: This trip was provided to me by Colorado Rafting AVA and this is a sponsored post + giveaway but all opinions are my own – we really did love it! Nearly every time we taking visiting family and friends into the mountains we are asked if we have ever gone white water rafting. More often than not they are talking about Clear Creek which runs along I-70. Every time we have had to answer “no, but maybe some day”. That “some day” happened this past Tuesday! We were given an amazing opportunity to go white water rafting with AVA Colorado Rafting! Thanks to a perfectly timed email Chris and I were able to go rafting, GoPro the entire trip, share our experience here and…most importantly, give the same experience to a local – or visiting – reader! Prior to our … [Click Here For the Full Story]

Hippity Hop 10K {race recap}

Almost two months ago I got an email from one of the speed work coaches at Boulder Running Company. She asked if I was still interested in the BRC running team. Um, yes! I realize I haven’t actually written about this, oops. At first I was waiting until we got our race kits and then I just got lazy. Why am I finally mentioning this? Because this past weekend I ran my first race as part of the team and could not be happier. Initially I was planning on using this race as more of a training run with no goals. But its been months since I’ve raced and I was a little nervous going into the race, especially with a team of people there supporting and depending on me. It was a weird feeling, but I kind of liked … [Click Here For the Full Story]

Layer Up Lady!

Wednesday’s Workout Wanda: A total of 1.3 miles on the TM in 12:16/9:26mpm.Thursday’s Workout Wanda: About 2 untimed miles to pick up hamburger buns…efficient! For us Thursday is technically our Saturday and my Saturday turned out to be crazy productive for me! I managed to… – do laundry– organize and reorganize photos– get CO car insurance– visit the dentist and get fillings– retest and pass emissions test– verify VIN on my car– make lunch and dinner– bake cookies– wash dishes three times– blog {or not, I fell asleep half way through this post!} I was feeling all kinds of productive and on top of things! Then I realized I still had some running to do. This Run December Challenge with Tall Mom on the Run is going to make December a very long month…! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lately I’ve been spending most … [Click Here For the Full Story]