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All the small things

Math isn’t my strong suit. It never has, never will be, and that’s ok. But even my mathematically-challenged mindset can’t deny that all the little things that happen over the course of training, living, interacting, coaching and general tomfoolery add … Continue reading

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The last 2 weeks in photos (ok, some words too)

The last two weeks have absolutely blown by! I really did mean to update earlier, but I was in full-on Fast and Female planning mode, during a 22-hour training week full of intervals, strength, speeds and long slow distance training. … Continue reading

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Post Glacier training

Oh my goodness…where to even begin? I feel like I hit the ground running once we got off the glacier and have just now slowed down enough to write about it! The week of training up on the glacier was … Continue reading

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A whole lot of adventuring plus a quick trip to the ER

So, basically, my only job this week is to try to not be my usual reckless, clumsy self and NOT FALL DOWN. I ended up getting stitches in my right knee after tripping and using a rock as a brake … Continue reading

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Popcorn cakes, friends and monday night beat-boxing

It’s come to this: I realized this week that I really need to practice the art of napping. During big training days where we have a couple of hours to recover from intervals before strength, even a really short amount … Continue reading

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Riding the line

There’s been all sorts of balancing acts going on around here lately. Finding the sweet spot during L3 where you can keep that pace for an hour, but are working hard and skiing with good technique. Getting in some tough … Continue reading

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The must-do’s of a Vermont summer

In case you’ve been wondering, the humidity we had the last week has been unequivocally kicking my butt. I am finally starting to wrap my mind around the fact that every time I train I will likely need to jump … Continue reading

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SMST2 team 3.0

It’s my third year as part of the SMST2 Team, but instead of things settling down and getting ho-hum, I feel like this new and revised version of the team is making the summer training more exciting than ever! We’ve … Continue reading

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One last week out West

I’m really doing my best to collect as much dust and dirt and enjoy the bug-free dry heat while I can! This past week I’ve been hanging out in Park City, spending a lot of time at the Center of … Continue reading

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Bumps, scrapes, smiles and skiing like crazy

I’m going out on a limb here and proclaiming this year the best Bend Camp yet. We had an incredible streak of sunny warm days with great skiing up on Mt. Bachelor, and some really fun afternoon activities after the … Continue reading

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