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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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Riding Solo-ish by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welp, all that “hey, look at me because I might be a runner” blabber clearly did not work as a long term motivator. All that running I was supposed to do this weekend? Yea ... Read on »
Running? What’s that? by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Fun Fact…I have not completely forgotten how to run! Which is good, because just recently I threw a fair amount of money at some seriously terrifying race entries ! Funny ... Read on »
Camping. In the snow! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running :: Fun Fact :: About 99.9% of the photos in this post are kidnapped from other people…because somehow I managed to factory reset my phone and lose every single photo becau ... Read on »
Pure Genius by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In today’s world nearly every company has a motto, a tagline…and a hashtag. It’s great for communicating with customers, especially when done with consistency and sincerit ... Read on »
Lessons Learned by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Columbia box on my door back in October, becoming part of the #OmniTen crew was kind of a big deal for me! As our January trip date approached another invite went out – to ... Read on »
The Greatness of #OmniTen S4 by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am the kind of person who writes up packing lists like my life depends upon it. I may end up rewriting the list about eight times because I tend to “misplace” things but ... 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 »
The Jackets of Columbia by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Remember when the popular kids in high school had the fancy jackets that split apart into two separate jackets? Or was that just the cool kids of Central Wisconsin? Either ... Read on »
Five Years… {Steamboat Trip} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running You could see this as a very belated post full of snowy Steamboat photos from our trip in December. Or, you could see it as a very timely recap of our early anniversary tr ... Read on »
Run Rabbit Run 100 – its happening! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There is a really good chance you saw this coming. Its been in the works for months and I did my best to keep everything under wraps until it was officially official and n ... Read on »
Bring on the #OmniGames by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It is finally time…for my OmniTen trip with Columbia Sportswear ! My packing list is a jumbled mess in my head, the board bag arrived yesterday, airport carpooling is plan ... Read on »
Let’s Chat Helmets… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have spent the last week or so completely checked out from the blog. Nothing life changing has happened, I made no shocking revelations and I still have a gajillion moun ... Read on »
Christmas Carol 5K {PR!} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I usually don’t talk about time goals on the internet. I never talk smack about my time goals on the internet. Except this one time. I got a little cocky on Twitter and Fa ... Read on »
Santa Stampede 5K by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had plans to share lots of snowy Steamboat photos today but there is a minor I’m-too-lazy-to-deal-with-it technical difficulty that has the photos held hostage on my pho ... Read on »
Strength Training Survival Tactics by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am new to this whole ultra running thing, I’m even a little hesitant to call myself an ultra runner , yet. But I have learned one thing that I’m kind of loving. Apparent ... Read on »
Snowy Trail Runs by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Earlier this week I definitely felt needless guilt about not braving the cold to run. I even swore off all self inflicted hatred and misery for the sake of running when I ... Read on »
Oddly Guilty… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am feeling oddly guilty today. It really is rather ridiculous and I’m fully aware of the sheer lunacy of this guilt but that doesn’t make it vanish. Nope. Not even a ... Read on »
A Perfect Mix by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week will be the first week in many months that I’ve actually had a legitimate work week. You know, the standard kind where you go to work for 8+ hours a day for 5 da ... Read on »
Backcountry: Our First Time Skinning by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few months ago we purchased two Voile splitboards at a killer discount on The Clymb then spent another month researching all the other gear we’d need – skins, bindings, ... Read on »
Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K {hydrate…!} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I think I have gotten a little cocky with my racing. At least with what I expect from my body. My legs have been throwing down respectable distances one weekend then whipp ... Read on »