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Running With Music: What Do You Think?

For a while now, I have wanted to to a blog on how running without music is sooooo much better than running with music. I had my argument all ready to post, and was quite sure that I would be … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Wife

If you have been following this blog, you know by now that I am a wife, mother to 5 kids, preschool teacher, freelance writer for the Spectrum, and of course, a runner. What you may not know is that I … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple

In my article that ran in the Spectrum today, I wrote about the simplicity of running. I focused more on the material side of things, i.e, specialized clothing and accessories, that at times can over-complicate what is such a simple, natural thing. … Continue reading

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Lake Powell!!!

Just about every year since I can remember, my family has taken a week long trip to Lake Powell, aka, the greatest place on earth! My grandparents on my mom’s side, bought a time share, way back in 1989, to … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot

The other day, my friend, Mikki offered to take some running pictures of me. She has taken our family pictures the past two years (2010 2011), as well as the pictures for my preschool classes, and she does an absolutely … Continue reading

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Those Calves!

You know that you have a somewhat, stand-out-ish trait, when in the space of just over a week, you get 5 comments about it, two of which are from total strangers. And as you can probably guess from the title … Continue reading

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Returning to the Scene of the Fire

This morning, I decided to go out for one of my favorite runs up the mountain. This time, it would be different, though. As I mentioned in my last post, there was a fire just last week that burned over … Continue reading

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American Fork Canyon 1/2 Recap

Yesterday, I ran the American Fork 1/2 Marathon. I love this race because all of the proceeds go to  help raise money that will benefit cancer patients in our community.They also encourage runners to “Race in Honor” of someone they … Continue reading

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Conquering the Canyon

This morning I dared to do something I haven’t done in over eight years—I ran up Cedar Canyon, AKA the dreaded “canyon run”–and actually liked it! Before I go on, here is a little background… In August of 2000, I … Continue reading

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» Honoring My First Running Partner…My Dad

This is that article that I wrote for The Spectrum last Friday. I wanted to do one to honor my dad, being that Father’s Day is coming up. For those of you who were unable to access it through the … Continue reading

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