Getting Stronger…and Smarter

I’ve been doing a lot of mountain talk lately but you can’t blame me…did you see the photos? Unfortunately I have not yet figured out how to swing a life 100% in the mountains so I do return to the land of the living during the week. Luckily I live in an area that has gorgeous views even from town… Green Mountain & Matthew/Winters Park With the 50K race coming up I’ve been trying to spend as much time as possible on the trails. Or that is my excuse to drive away from my house rather than run away from my house, no part of me really needs convincing to get out on the trails. I’m pretty sure we are in love with each other – we haven’t even gotten in a fight over a rogue, abusive rock yet! Most … [Click Here For the Full Story]

Running Lately

There has been a fair amount of running in my life lately. The fun kind where you just go out and enjoy life in your running shoes. Without even trying too hard there has been a solid mix of trails, hills, speed work, distance and racing. Without going into too much boring detail here is a quick recap of the runs that have gone down in the past week or so… Boulder Running Company Speed Work Hill Repeats with Boulder Running Company’s Wednesday Night Group Run Almost every week I manage to show up at the Boulder Running Company for a special form of torture – group speed work. It’s a workout I love to hate. It usually hurts quite a bit while I’m fighting through the workouts but the results have been very obvious in my races this year … [Click Here For the Full Story]