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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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We’re all “just runners”… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s an interesting challenge to write about running when you’re not exactly running. I’ve spent the last 10 days being extra nice to my body, avoiding sweaty miles and ha ... Read on »
Playing on Pawnee Pass by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After the stellar success I had running the 4 Pass Loop in Aspen [click that link, then you’ll understand just how much sarcasm I’m using there] I decided to give this run ... Read on »
Finding Balance…and Strength! [HumanX Gear] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by HumanX. They provided me with training equipment in exchange for my thoughts, opinions and social sharing. All opinions are my own. ... Read on »
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 »