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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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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 »
My First 100 Mile Ultra [#RRR100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Full Disclosure: I went into this race rather under trained — my “peak weeks” of training were spent off my feet with a bowl of ice cream in hand and included many visits ... Read on »
I survived! With a smile! [#RRR100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Friday morning I started the longest run of my life – the Run, Rabbit, Run 100 in Steamboat Springs. On Saturday evening I finished the race still running with a big ... Read on »
Ready As I’ll Ever Be… [#RRR100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, it’s here. Race week has arrived. The Run Rabbit Run 100 starts in less than 24 hours! And I’m as ready as I’ll ever be. You’d think that with the lack of actual train ... Read on »
It’s Okay if it’s Scary… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: While this post does end with some chatter about communities and companies it is not a sponsored post. I’m sharing about Bold Betties because I think it’s a gr ... Read on »
Recent Ramblings [+ FlipBelt Review] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: At the bottom of this post there is a review of the FlipBelt. I received the FlipBelt through a Sweat Pink campaign; however, all opinions are my own. It’s ... Read on »
On The Trails Again… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Saturday marked exactly two weeks since my last [attempted] run. That two weeks was spent off my feet and on the couch. Rather than losing myself on single track I got los ... Read on »
Witnessing the Reality of 100 Miles [Leadville 100] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know very little about running a 100 mile race. I might have one on the schedule in a month but I’ll be the first person to tell you I have no idea what I’m doing. I’ve ... Read on »
My Kinda RICE! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you have an injury (or even if you only have a niggle that might become an injury) one of the first things people will tell you to do is RICE. And if you don’t know wha ... Read on »
Plans are Overrated, Apparently. by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Exactly 0% of my weekend went as planned. Well, I guess I did make the drive to Steamboat and my car was momentarily parked in the Dry Lake Trailhead parking lot, so maybe ... Read on »
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 »