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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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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 »
Exploring Geneva Basin by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Like everyone else on the planet I tend to overuse the “life gets in the way” excuse. Why didn’t I change the oil in my Forester before it hit the 9K-since-last-change ... Read on »
A Miserable Reality Check by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just a heads up – this post is going to be whiney. I had a rough run this weekend and I want to talk about it. However, there is a pretty good chance you don’t actually ca ... Read on »
Trying New Things [giveaway] by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Disclaimer: At the end of this post I’m giving stuff away. The giveaway is paid for by fairlife and I am receiving no monetary compensation for hosting this giveaway or fo ... Read on »
Palmer Lake 24 Hour Fun Run {PDR!} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Earlier last week I saw a post about the Palmer Lake 24 Hour Fun Run . On Friday morning Paula , Chris and I signed up for it. Saturday morning rolled around and we headed ... Read on »
Improvising…to make it work! by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After writing out my survival plan for Quad Rock 50 I dug up a legal pad and wrote out the dates of all the weeks leading up to the race. They all fit on one side of the p ... Read on »
{Lesson Learned} Stormy Hikes Above Treeline by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sierra Trading Post is pulling together stories of “biggest mistakes” and “lessons learned” for an upcoming Twitter chat. I’ve done some stupid things while exploring Col ... Read on »
It’s okay, I have a plan… by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My first 50M race – Quad Rock – is less than 8 weeks away. Or, in a scarier sense, it is 50-something days away. My training plan is still non-existent and my running has ... Read on »
Double Races = Double PRs {Snowman Stampede Race Recap} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Lately my running has been very…sporadic, to say the least. Two weeks ago I had an extremely solid week with two-a-days, races and long runs. I hit a mileage high and was ... Read on »
Legit Backcountry Touring {Eiseman Hut} by runaroundaroo Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Two weeks ago we packed up our gear with big plans for an early Saturday departure followed by a long weekend deep in the Colorado Rockies avoiding reality, cell signal an ... Read on »