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It had been nearly 17 years since I left only footprints in the Wind River Range in Wyoming. The first time I was just 17 years old,  an aspiring young mountaineer eager to soak up everything about the mountains. For so many of us, like me, the mountains feeds our souls. […]

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Wapack Range 21.5 Trail Race: May 10th, 2014, Race Report 

2nd place woman, 1st in age and 8th overall.

Adjusting to new life and landscape….

Last August we relocated our  small family across an ocean to a new country, new jobs, new schools and new lands. In many ways the 12 years we […]

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You’ve all heard of Mud Season in New England. This weekend it was in full force. We had been enduring sub 35 degree temps, rain and wind, all perfect for setting up an optimal muddy moose trail run. I had my eye on this 14 mile trail course as it was a good way for […]

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What puts a smile on my face? Getting out in the mountains in the sunshine, pushing my body and being in good company! For the past 2 weekends I have had a chance to discover some new places while enjoying the sport I truly love, ski mountaineering!  My kids were by my side this weekend […]

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Oh, Canada! Bienvenue 2014!

On December 30, 2013 By

Christmas day we packed up the family Subaru and headed north with 9 skis on the roof (Santa had not delivered the ski box in time). Thankfully the car was newly equipped with 4 studded snow tires to brave the icy roads left by the arctic air that swept across North America leaving many cities […]

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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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My 7 year old told me his goal was to be the fastest runner in his class & my 9 year old said he wants to get ready for sprints this winter and be fast like Peter Northug of Norway.  My goal: adjust to this new transition, a lofty one, but I am excited for […]

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This summer in Annapolis I had a chance to test my running on the road and track, a great time to work on my leg speed and also do some track workouts. There are not a lot of hills there so we all took full advantage of some good quality gym sessions ( to […]

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