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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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#BostonStrong Denver by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been writing this post for a few hours – in my head, on paper and finally in Live Writer. I can’t get my words to say what I need them to. I’m angry. Irrationally s ... 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 »
#OmniGame Stories by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Have you been hearing about the #OmniGames all over Twitter , Facebook and ? Yea, me too…and I am very honored to say I was able to participate! Columbia Sportswear was ki ... 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 »
#TryingStuff with #OmniTen by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Guys…I’m feeling kind of awesome. In my head I’ve always been awesome, the bombdiggity and the best thing that ever happened to the world. I mean, it is my own head, ... Read on »
‘Blends’ Giving by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had this post started last week. I had grand plans to post it last Monday…but then life happened. Rather than spending the week going about our usual work schedules, ski ... Read on »
“better than new…” by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Chris and I have our bikes back and according to Eric at Anybody’s Bike Shop Chris’s bike is better than new. Mine went to Riverside Bike & Skate and mine is just tun ... Read on »
“I feel like a hike…” by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout Wanda: About 4.5 hours at Keystone with a 2.25 mile hike! Super Speedy Run Down: Keystone, powdery bowls, miles of hiking, crazy wind, fresh tracks, tree run, ... Read on »
“Speed” work? by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning I decided I was going to stick to a shorter run. After a 4 and 6 mile run I figured my legs needed a bit of a break. I figured if I’m going short I shoul ... Read on »
“weekend” run down… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thursday’s Workout Wanda: Four miles of elliptical-ing with Gossip Girl. Friday’s Workout Wanda: About 30 minutes of lifting + snowboarding + skiing. We spent our “we ... Read on »
…dillywank! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thursday’s Workout Wanda: Hours of boarding at Vail…dead legs! Friday’s Workout Wanda: Only 1.5 hours at Keystone, no running! Oops… Once again we spent our “weekend” ... Read on »
…running around like a drunken idiot! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout Wanda: Started out with NROFLW 1.A.4 and then a 20 minute lunch run which resulted in a 2.12 mile run with a pace of 9:51, not bad. I wasn’t completely sure ab ... Read on »
*perfect* Molasses Cookies! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I may have skipped my run/bike/move-around today, but I did manage to do something right! I made a full double batch of perfect molasses cookies! Perfect. They cr ... Read on »
-ish miles by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Workout Wanda: Group run with 1.4 mile warm up in ~13 minutes, 15 minutes of 200 repeats for 2 miles total, 1.6 mile cool down in ~17 minutes. Total of 5 miles! First, ... Read on »
0.75-ish mile run by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Does a 0.75-ish mile run count toward one of my five days of being active? Probably not… But that’s all I got in today! I planned for me, but of course I slac ... Read on »
10.5 miles of biking by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Chris and I put his new bike to use today. I still don’t have my new bike in yet – argh! I was supposed to get it sometime this week, its at the shop but not yet put ... Read on »
13 mile bike ride! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After our late 2pm lunch we decided to go out for a bike ride. Well, technically Chris decided we should go out for a bike ride. So after our 5K race and about 3 mile ... Read on »
13 weeks to 13.1 miles! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The race has been researched and picked out…but not yet paid for. The training plan has been written, re-written and scribbled one…but not yet implemented. Today ... Read on »
15.5 miles and a citation… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday the weatherman said we would be getting a drizzle of rain. Obviously he lied. We had a steady downpour for most of the mornng and a good sprinkle the rest o ... Read on »
2 miles on a TM! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I survived two full miles on a treadmill! Now, in reality, two miles isn’t that far for me, but on the treadmill its a big deal. Or at least I like to think its a big ... Read on »