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My Colorado Life · 3d ago

Dog Mountain Trailhead

Lotta talk this summer ‘bout last minute registrations.  Not so this weekend.  Added the Portland Marathon last Thanksgiving, bought airfare over Christmas break.  Almost a year ago, serious...
My Colorado Life · 1W ago

first RADIATION hike

No ‘whale of a thirteener‘ hike, no ‘Debbie Gibson’ Lake, no bighorn sheep.  Small garter snake, remnants of Aspen yellow, SNOW & Grave Danger RADIATION.  What????? Alarm buzzed at 5am.  Dar...
My Colorado Life · 1W ago

Run the Year 2017 (Sept edition)

Run the Year Motto:  EVERY day’s a run day, 2017 miles in 2017   September 2017 update:  168 the hard way. Hit my miles but needed a bonus 50K on the 30th to do it.  Two marathons & a 50K th...
My Colorado Life · 1W ago

The Bear Chase Trail Race

Who signs up for a 50K trail run only 4 days before the event?  Yep, that happened this week. Received a promo email for The Bear Chase Trail Race last weekend, Friday before New Hampshire. ...
My Colorado Life · 2W ago

Clarence DeMar Marathon

Clarence Harrison DeMar (June 7, 1888 – June 11, 1958) was a U.S. marathoner, winner of seven Boston Marathons, and Bronze medalist at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He was known by the nickname “...
My Colorado Life · 2W ago

Jasper Lake

After last month’s Herman Lake hike on the CDT (Continental Divide Trail), went back to Ash for other hike destinations I may have overlooked.  She gave me two: Jasper Lake (Indian Peaks Wil...
My Colorado Life · 3W ago

Hawk Trail Marathon

3 weekends of high mountain hikes, tough to get the marathon juices flowing again. Saturday’s trail run one of 3 last-minute selections needed to reach magic #100 in Dublin.  My third consec...
My Colorado Life · 3W ago

Blue Lake Trail-Telluride

Set my watch-alarm – no need today – woke early to other 4WD vehicles struggling up the boulder-littered trek to Bridal Veil Falls.  Cool morning temps, dusky predawn sky.  Telluride HIKE da...
My Colorado Life · 3W ago

Western Slope road trippin’

Labor Day: unofficial start to Autumn.  For us snow lovers…almost made it thru another summer 🙂 3 day holiday.  Staying ‘local’ this year, road trippin’ Colorado’s Western Slope.  Trip highl...
My Colorado Life · 1M ago

Run the Year 2017 (August edition)

Run the Year Motto:  EVERY day’s a run day, 2017 miles in 2017   August 2017 update:  Solar eclipse, Rockies baseball, summer Shakespeare & Sharknado 5 – BIRTHDAY month ❤ BIG hike month too!...