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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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Just a Plain Ol’ Runner by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I like to call myself a trail runner and sometimes I even toy with the idea of claiming the title of ultra runner but in reality I’m just a plain ol’ runner. Someone who p ... Read on »
#Runabler Recap: Meaghan’s First Ultra by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Note From Heidi: This is one of [hopefully] many race recaps I’ll be able to share for Meaghan …as well as other runners who don’t have a blog-like platform to share their ... Read on »
Ultimate Comparison: UD Jenny vs UD Wink by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: This post reviews the UD Jenny and UD Wink packs, both of which were given to me by Ultimate Direction [one through an unaffiliated giveaway, one for product t ... Read on »
Finally…a Snow Day! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am headed into my fourth winter in Colorado and for the past three years I’ve kicked off the season by strapping on my snowboard before October 31st. This year has been ... Read on »
#ExplOregon: We would have died. Literally. by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I proudly pack ALL of my weekend adventuring gear and backpacking essentials into a 22L Columbia pack and wrangled tent poles through airport security with big plans for s ... Read on »
Third Times the Charm [100: Head/Heart/Feet] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When people hear that I’ve run a 100 mile ultra one of the first questions is “why?!”. Sometimes it’s genuine curiosity, other times the question accompanies a dumbfounded ... Read on »
Currently. by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running And just like that, December is here! It feels weird to be closing in on the end of 2014. It’s been a long year with many life changes so I am more than ready for whatever ... Read on »
Defying Gravity on the AlterG Treadmill by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This post comes with two disclaimers. First, I was given the opportunity to run on an AlterG Treadmill free of charge in exchange for an honest blog review/recap. I was no ... Read on »
Oh, Portland! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This past weekend I did a little exploring on the west coast. Oregon was one of the many states that I hadn’t been to yet so a few weeks ago I booked a flight, sent Erin a ... Read on »
Winter is here! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, winter finally showed up in Colorado. We had far more weeks of 65+ degree weather than we should in October/November but that all changed yesterday! On Monday I show ... Read on »
Escaping to the Mountains by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After a long week with many, many moments of “gah, I wish I could just turn the internet off” I spent my weekend doing exactly that. Sure, I had my phone on me and yea, I ... Read on »
The Indian Creek Fifties [A Volunteer's POV] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I unfolded my legs and wobbled a bit as I got out of my car at 9pm on Saturday night. It took a few steps before my hips felt normal again. My entire day was spent at the ... Read on »
The Indian Creek Fifties [A Volunteer’s POV] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I unfolded my legs and wobbled a bit as I got out of my car at 9pm on Saturday night. It took a few steps before my hips felt normal again. My entire day was spent at the ... Read on »
Six Weeks Waiting… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On this Monday, six weeks ago I got to sleep in and no one was allowed to judge me for it. I was also incredible proud of myself for walking down a flight of stairs withou ... Read on »
Motivation to Move by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What motivates you to get outside and explore? Who is the one person that is always there to give you that extra push to move? If you’re feeling lazy where do you go for a ... Read on »
Get Involved: Tommyknocker Ultras Volunteering by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The past few months have revolved around running…but I haven’t always been the one with a bib pinned to my shorts! I have discovered that some of the best motivation and i ... Read on »
Beyond the Filters by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When the majority of your life is spent online it is EXTREMELY easy to topple over the event horizon and spiral down the black hole of “their life is SO much cooler than m ... Read on »
Currently. by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to October. I kind of love this month. Partly because it’s my birthmonth and while I don’t actually celebrate all month long you better believe I pull out the “but ... Read on »
Chasing Fall Colors by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Guess what?! Fall is here! The mornings are cold, the afternoons are toasty and the trees are getting yellow. Oh, the beauty of fall. Of course, the spiders are moving INT ... Read on »
The Nitty Gritty Details [#RRR100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I pinky promise this is my last [really long] post about the Run, Rabbit, Run 100 miler…seriously, I promise! In my defense I’m in full blown sit-on-my-butt-and-eat-ice-cr ... Read on »