Spartan Beast @ Breckenridge

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Our employees said, “We should put together a team for a Spartan race”. OK. I sort of thought I knew what I was getting into but honestly didn’t know which variant of all the various strength/mud/obstacle races this was. Wasn’t even sure how long it was. Figured I can run so whatever. Hence, no real training or preparation went into … Read More

Leadville Firecracker 5K 2016

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Distance 3.11 miles Time 41:19 Pace Hers! Rank 156th GPS Analysis Strava “So anybody want to race 5k in the morning?”, I asked. Harmless question. Sydney said, “Yes!”. Reagan said, “OK, I want to beat Sydney”. Kayla pops out, “Me too!”. What? You are 6! You can run 3.1 miles at 10,000 feet. But I didn’t tell her that. Let’s … Read More

Leadville Heavy Half Marathon 2015

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Distance 15.1 mi Time 3:08:27 Rank 93 of 549 GPS Analysis Strava Previously, Previously. With summer underway, I relocated up to Leadville to kick off summer training. I had planned to hit a lot of peaks but the extra snow pack kind of crushed my motivation. Plus, it was cool and rainy. However, as the days went on, the weather … Read More

Bolder Boulder 10k 2015

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For the past few years, we have been in Leadville for Memorial Day. That prevented me from running in the nation’s largest road race for the last few years. However, with the rains of late, we decided to stay on the Front Range. When Sydney heard that news, she told me she wanted to run the Bolder Boulder again this … Read More

Denver Marathon 2014

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Gave it what I had, and that was not much. 3:56 I had not run Denver since 2009 in my epic pants-shitting Boston-qualifying effort. So I got the bug this fall to run it again mostly just to get back out there in a road marathon. Its been since 2010 since my last road marathon. That was Boston. I crossed … Read More