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Humble Beginnings

I named this blog Base Mileage for a reason.

Throughout my track career, I perpetuated myself as “injury-prone.” Every time I approached consistency, the next injury or setback would strike, and I’d be starting over again. 669 more words


Warning: Stop running and you'll have a baby.

Don’t worry, paparazzi.  Unlike my favorite fitness star, Richard Simmons, I have not gone into hiding.  I took nearly a year and a half off of serious running due to an injury and then pregnancy.   1,380 more words


Indian Creek 50

With so many factors going into organizing and executing a race, it’s difficult for any race to be perfect but I’d say Sherpa John (the brains and brawn behind… 667 more words


Speedgoat 50k, a Cruel Mountain Race.

When I signed up for Speedgoat 50k, I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into. I had my sights set on Bighorn 50 mile, which happened a month before. 1,908 more words

Hammer Nutrition

6/30 - 7/3

I’m hopeful this will be my last “30 Minute” week. During the 3 weeks before Jackson Hole, I completed 6 days of 15 minute runs supplemented by half-hour cross-training sessions like aqua jog or bike, and 10 days out I jumped to 30 minute runs. 836 more words


Slacker 4 Mile

Given what happened after the Slacker Half Marathon last year, I decided to scale down to the 4 mile race this year.  Plus, it’s closer to the types of races I’ve been training for (5k’s). 888 more words


Get A Discount On Rock 'N' Roll Denver Marathon Registration

DENVER (CBS4) – Celebrate running on Wednesday and get a discount on registration for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon and Half Marathon Race.

The first Wednesday in June is National Running Day that celebrates the sport of choice for more than 49 million Americans. 87 more words