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{Outdoor Life} Quandary Peak

{Outdoor Life} Quandary Peak

For hubby’s birthday this year, he wanted us to hike Quandary Peak with him. Four of our girls were available, so we spent the night in Breckenridge on the 22nd and hiked on the 23rd. We started just as the sun was rising—as did everyone else, the trailhead was very busy. This is one of the most climbed 14ers because the trailhead is easy access (like Bierstadt). It was slow going overall. My summer training wasn’t the best after the…

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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} highest point in North Dakota

{Outdoor Life} highest point in North Dakota

After running the Mickelson Trail Half (or should I say “plodding along”?) we had planned some fun family activities. One of those activities was conquering the highest point in North Dakota. It was a fun “highest point” as it was a whopping 357 foot climb and less than a mile. The trail is called White Butte and it’s a whopping 3,507 feet high. Since we live at 5,300 feet, it was still lower than our daily lives. The path was…

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{outdoor life} 400 miles

{outdoor life} 400 miles

I hit 400 miles for the year, so far. Hubby and I are participating in the “Run the Edge” 2022 challenge. We are splitting the mileage and each running (and some walking) 1,011 miles each to total 2,022 miles. As a team, we just crossed the 800 mile mark. As for running, we are fast approaching a few races: May: Barr Lake 15k June: Revel Rockies 13.1/26.2. The next day, Mickelson trail 13.1. We are also considering the Slacker 13.1…

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{Outdoor Life} 2022 challenge

{Outdoor Life} 2022 challenge

I had a decent January. It’s tough to get in mileage in cold and icy weather, but it was a start. 46.6 running miles Mileage including walking: 98.73 February 1st I hit my 100 mile marker of my 1,011 miles for 2022. Hubby and I are splitting the total mileage for the year. Our racing season is about to ramp up soon. So far we have scheduled: 10K in March, 15K in May, and two back-to-back half marathons in June.