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runaroundaroo

Colorado 80227
Wanna be runner, snowboarder, mountain biker, chef, seamstress, knitter, baker, writer, comedian...I could go on and on! Basically I blog about my attempts at being awesome and hope for the best!
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Running the 4 Pass Loop [Maroon Bells] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This past weekend I wandered west on a bit of an adventure…to Aspen and the Maroon Bells with plans to run the 4 Pass Loop with Ann , Holly, Paula and Logan . I’ve spent t ... Read on »
The Count Down Begins… [RRR100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In case anyone else is counting I am currently less than 9 weeks away from the Run, Rabbit, Run 100 miler . Yup, that’s something like 60 days left for 100 mile training. ... Read on »
Wisconsin Wedding Weekend by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent the last weekend back in Wisconsin. Yup, I voluntarily went to Wisconsin in July where the humidity usually has you sweat while taking a cold shower. I had a good ... Read on »
Local Love: Auckland Outdoors by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: I’m an ambassador for Auckland Outdoors , a Colorado company I am about to talk about, and while I am being reimbursed for my work with them all opinions and s ... Read on »
Everything and Nothing [North Fork 50M Recap] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It has been four days since I finished my second 50 Mile race…my legs still work, my feet aren’t broken and the vivid memories of pain are fading away. As of this morning ... Read on »
The Game Plan [North Fork 50M] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tomorrow morning I’m getting up early, slathering myself with sunscreen, pulling on a neon BRC singlet and pinning a bib to my shorts. I’ll start my second 50 mile race at ... Read on »
What I Ate Wednesday [Literally] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We’ve all seen them, every Wednesday Feedly and BlogLovin’ streams are filled with What I Ate Wednesday or WIAW posts featuring all of the food the blogger ate…although no ... Read on »
A New Mindset! [Mt Evans Ascent DNF] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This past weekend I toed another start line…this time for the Mt Evans Ascent, a 14.5 mile run up a “Colorado 14er” mountain with over 4,000 feet of elevation gain. You fi ... Read on »
Playing in Park City [Blend 2014] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Friday morning I set out on another road trip – the Forester is definitely earning it’s keep! This time Natalie and I were headed west to Park City for Blend , a weeken ... Read on »
GoodPops for GoodPeople [Giveaway] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am headed west…again. If the airlines got their act together you’re reading this as Natalie and I make the drive from Denver to Park City where the Blend Retreat waits f ... Read on »
Fun…while it lasted. [Dirty 30 DNF] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Friday night I packed up my Jenny vest and a drop bag. I made a messy pile of “will wear tomorrow” clothes and pinned my bib to my shorts. On Saturday morning I showe ... Read on »
A Weekend of Cliff Hangers! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent my long weekend roaming the wilderness of Utah, scouting out routes down canyons, chasing down a very sneaky river, camping on cliffs and experiencing a rainy nigh ... Read on »
I smiled, a lot! [Quad Rock 50M Recap] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Over a week ago I ran 50 miles… …it still seems surreal. Somehow I propelled my body forward, on foot, over 50 miles of steep climbs and rocky descents along the singl ... Read on »
I survived! [Quad Rock 50M] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In case the internet was wondering… I survived the Quad Rock 50M race on Saturday! I was out there playing on the trails, trekking my butt up hills and running the very we ... Read on »
Bring on 50 miles… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running …because I either get excited about the adventure or curl up in the fetal position under my desk and tremble as fearful tears streak down my face. As entertaining as the l ... Read on »
Chris’s Accidental Marathon by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I first read about the Palmer Lake 24 Hour Fun Run I thought of Paula and her crazy skills at throwing down intense miles on minimal training …she’d say yes, eventual ... Read on »
Finding Trail Love by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Remember that one time I said I had a game plan for surviving the Quad Rock 50M ? And then how I wrote about fitting runs in for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Then I had a ... Read on »
Exploring Geneva Basin by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Like everyone else on the planet I tend to overuse the “life gets in the way” excuse. Why didn’t I change the oil in my Forester before it hit the 9K-since-last-change ... Read on »
A Miserable Reality Check by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just a heads up – this post is going to be whiney. I had a rough run this weekend and I want to talk about it. However, there is a pretty good chance you don’t actually ca ... Read on »
Trying New Things [giveaway] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: At the end of this post I’m giving stuff away. The giveaway is paid for by fairlife and I am receiving no monetary compensation for hosting this giveaway or fo ... Read on »