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Rock and Roll, Vegas-Style

Marathon #5 is in the books and Vegas did not disappoint. There were lights, music, gambling, Cirque du Soleil, running…oh, and a side of wind and rain. 1,162 more words



“Her majesty? Yes, I suppose I do know her better than anyone. Let’s see, she loves swimming, riding, archery, smutty adventure stories, and a good glass of wine. 895 more words

Ancient Armor

Rock 'n' Roll Denver Half

This morning I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver half marathon. Marathon training plans often suggeset that you run a half midway through the training cycle to check your fitness and practice race day routines such as breakfast, clothes, fuel, etc. 798 more words


What I'm Listening to Lately

Marathon training gives you hours of time with nothing but your thoughts and the open road. I can run pretty long and far with nothing but the sounds of nature to keep me company, but lately I’ve been using podcasts and music to motivate me, not just to get out and run, but also to keep up my tempo and energy. 602 more words


Run for Hope

This morning I ran the Run for Hope 5k at City Park in Ft. Collins. It’s a small race that benefits the research, treatment, and prevention of carcinoid cancer. 529 more words


Journey 221: Happy Birthday Elissa

Today is my older daughter’s birthday. The extended family will gather later in the week for a birthday dinner, when everyone can be present. However, I enjoyed spending time with Elissa this evening as she shared a quiet night at home with her family. 604 more words

Year Of Journeys