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Month: June 2022

{Outdoor Life} Coyote 1 mile

{Outdoor Life} Coyote 1 mile

The two youngest have been in cross country for a few months. They have improved their times quite a bit! To test their one mile, their club hosts a 1-mile run. J finished in 8:40 (3rd in her age group) and S finished in 8:43 (2nd in her age group). Next up: Cookie Chase 5K for the girls.

{outdoor life} Slacker Half Marathon

{outdoor life} Slacker Half Marathon

The Slacker Half Marathon was June 25th. It starts at Loveland Ski Area (10,837 feet), and ends in Georgetown (8,504 feet). I still didn’t feel like I had enough training time between the Mickelson and this race. My training was going incredibly well in mid-may (I had one of my best every tempo runs), then I got sick for a week with a respiratory infection. I was able to train a bit before food poisoning/stomach flu, missed the Revel, but…

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{outdoor life} 700 miles

{outdoor life} 700 miles

I reached 700 miles for the year today. I’m definitely ahead of schedule. My goal is more like 1500 miles, though I could only set 1,000 miles on the Run the Year site. As a team, we are at almost 1500 miles. We will definitely hit our goal early this year.

{outdoor life} Mickelson Trail half

{outdoor life} Mickelson Trail half

I had originally planned to run the Revel Rockies half marathon on June 4th (two of my daughters were doing the half marathon, and my husband was running the full marathon), but the day of the expo, I started feeling bad. By 5 p.m. I was vomiting and had diarrhea, and it lasted through the night. By 5 a.m., I knew I would have to DNS the race. I was so disappointed. The plan was to run the Mickelson Trail…

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