Chamonix: we made it here alive

First, I have to let you know one thing: from now on, I’m only eating chicken that’s been cooked right in front of me on a scalding hot stone. It has to be sliced so thinly that you can’t see it if you’re...

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Our Trip, in a Nutshell

Since this was our first camping trip with Alistair, we made it as easy and as open-ended as possible. Jordan drove to St. George on Thursday, and Alistair and I flew out to meet him on Saturday. The drive is 9 hours and the...

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Utah Teaser

Annnnnd we’re back! After five days of hiking and exploring Utah’s canyons, we’re back in Golden with lots of pictures and more than a little red dirt stuck to everything we own. It feels good to be showered, ok...

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Gulliver’s Causeway

A few months ago I went hiking with Alistair and Gulliver on North Table Mountain. We ventured onto a trail I hadn’t been on before — it’s up some stairs on top of the old quarry road, usually I’m running...

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Still Worth It.

You know how in the previous post I said something like, “…and if I don’t get more than 4 hours of sleep at a time for the next week while we recover, it was worth it?” Well, that was a pretty accurate...

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The First Step

I’ve started at least 50 different posts in my head in the past few months, but each time I sit down to finally write, there’s a cry from down the hall, an emergency load of highly toxic laundry, Gulliver biting a...

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How to have a good run at 31 weeks pregnant

A step by step guide 1. Go to sleep at 8:30pm; Wake up at 7am. 2. After eating a snack, get dressed in running clothes. 3. Get back into bed for another hour. (Bonus points if your dog curls up with you. Double bonus points if...

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Must-Have Pregnancy Running Gear

Look, I’m not going to go all mommy blogger on you here, but I felt like there was a need for a post like this. In my experience, there’s really no need for a special maternity running wardrobe. All of these are part...

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