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How I became a morning runner

I have never been a morning runner. I mean, sure, in the summer when I need to knock out 20 miles and there’s a high of 90 degrees for the day, I am out on the roads by 6 am. 874 more words


2015 by the Numbers

Elissa’s Year in Review

Number of 5ks: 4

Fastest 5k: Run for Hope 5k in 22:45

Number of 10ks: 2

Fastest 10k: Christmas Carol Classic… 625 more words


Christmas Carol Classic and looking forward to 2016

2015 is coming to a close in the most deliciously lazy way possible. After running the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon in November, I’ve run only when the desire strikes, spending far more time playing board games, sledding, baking, reading, doing Insanity workouts, and watching Netflix. 473 more words


Egyptian necklaces

Today in the afternoon we made Egyptian necklaces.

We used paper plates for design of the necklaces then we drew diamonds and gems on them to make them look like they were from Egypt. 22 more words


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