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Life Above 14,000ft.

After taking my first trip out to Colorado in 2013 and getting to experience the mountains, things changed for me. I found myself craving experiences that really put things into perspective and challenge me to think beyond the borders of my day-to-day life. The mountains are magical. Having a bad day? Sit yourself at the… Continue reading Life Above 14,000ft.

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Running at Elevation

Hello from Colorado! Over the past couple weeks I have moved from Ann Arbor, back home, and now to Colorado! I will be here for the next 11 weeks while I complete my internship requirement for my program. I am at a wonderful nonprofit focusing on creating an equitable environment for healthy foods and physical… Continue reading Running at Elevation

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BOSTON STRONG

I am Boston Strong. I am still on a runner's high from this past weekend. It was truly magical, incredible, and actually indescribable. Boston was everything I hoped it would be. I got to explore the city, experience a red sox game, and be surrounded by some of the world's best runners all weekend. I… Continue reading BOSTON STRONG

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Eleven Days Until 26.2

What does one do 11 days out from a marathon? Well usually about this time in the taper is when I start going crazy, but this time around I am working my butt off to get all of my final projects and papers completed before I catch a flight to Boston. I think the combination… Continue reading Eleven Days Until 26.2

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Six Weeks and Spaghetti Squash!

Six weeks until the BOSTON MARATHON! I still cannot believe I am going. It has been over a year since I ran the race that qualified me for the 2017 Boston Marathon and here we are, it's 2017 and 41 days out from race day. Surreal. This past weekend I had 13 miles and if… Continue reading Six Weeks and Spaghetti Squash!

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#RunFastEatSlow

I am bringing you a FABULOUS gluten-free banana bread recipe which was inspired by one of my favorite cook books (Run Fast Eat Slow), but due to being out of some ingredients, I had to make some swaps. So I present to you...(drum roll please)... banana oat almond bread! And they are just as good… Continue reading #RunFastEatSlow

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Spring Break & Self-Care!

I survived. Just barely, but it still counts. Since the last time I posted, the chaos stuck around and actually got worse. By the time I came home Friday I was toast. I am happily looking forward to this next week of no schedule and deadlines. With only 7 weeks left until Boston, I had… Continue reading Spring Break & Self-Care!