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This fall in New Hampshire I have found myself in the warrior pose quite often, The weekend warrior that is, and not the yoga warrior pose (though I wish I was in it more) As a weekend warrior I am  looking for new places to discover and new trails to run. Durga, the […]

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As we turn back the clocks and try to savor a few hours of morning light, I reflect on the magnificent recent change of season in the Alps. Today, snow dusted our lawn and blanketed the hills. Temperatures dropped to -4 degrees. I am not sure I could live anywhere where there were no […]

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Being a Wild Roses ambassador is not about climbing the highest mountain or being the first on the top or to the finish line. It is about the passion of doing things for a greater reason. Life can be an adventure, but the greatest adventure is giving life a meaning.  It was a dream of mine […]

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With just over a week to go to the CCC, 100km ultra run around Mont Blanc, I was lucky to squeeze in a few longer runs checking out the course and re-adjusting to the altitude and temps here. It was a challenge wrestling with jet-lag and planning activities for the kids, but I […]

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This year I chose not too dive right into the trail racing season, after the intense ski mountaineering season of 2012.  I think last year I made that mistake. It is easy to do, when your fitness is strong but your muscles are not yet adapted to running. When your race season starts in […]

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The Amazing Outdoor Playground

On October 20, 2011 By

” Mommy, I just want to stay outside the whole time we are here!” These were the words of my 7 year old as we arrived to the hotel on holiday.

 

“I have never met two boys who are not only active but want to be outside all the time. Most boys these days want to […]

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Summer Footprints

On July 2, 2011 By

 

Summer kicked off with the Combloranne 18km trail race. Early one sunday morning, with fresh snow in the hills, the boys and I piled in the car and headed to village of Combloux, a.k.a, the pearl of Mont Blanc.

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Smile Together

On June 1, 2011 By

If you smile at me, I will understand
‘Cause that is something everybody everywhere does
in the same land.- Crosby, Stills and Nash

It seems like the rest of life can take off at an even a faster pace than when the training and racing comes […]

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