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

Run Rabbit Run 100

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What a perfect start time for a race! At least for me. 8 AM start allowed me to get up on my usual daily schedule. Instead of that 3 AM wake up call like some of the other races I do. I consumed some calories and took my time getting ready. I drove over to the start and sat in … 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

Mosquito Pass

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I would like to blame scheduling reasons on not being back in Leadville as soon as summer started. The knowledge that the snow just hasn’t really receded as much as usual has dampened my motivation. However, the Front Range rains are just as annoying so it was time. Upon arrival, it looks as if there is as much snow up … 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