Category: Run/Hike/Bike

Bozeman Trail Run

Bozeman Trail Run

Brent and I knew that their were several trails throughout Bozeman, but never thought too much about running on them. After we ran our second half marathon last year, Brent decided to map out a new fun run that used the trails on the east side of town. He was able to¬†connect¬†four of the trail …

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All I can say is, WOW!

All I can say is, WOW!

I sat down Friday night in front of the computer and started mapping out an 18 mile run for the next morning. As I was mapping it out, I could not help but thinking to myself how far 18 miles actually is. It was hard to figure out a route that was long enough and …

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New Running Kicks

New Running Kicks

After putting over a thousand miles on my last pair of running shoes, I finally went out and got these sweet blue kicks. I fortunately had previously chosen a pair that wore evenly and had continued to help me stay injury free for the year. I showed the nice salesman at the BRC, our local …

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My Brights Were On (Madison Marathon)

My Brights Were On (Madison Marathon)

Okay, so some of you (facebook people) may know what the title refers to, but to the rest here is the whole story. Jess and I rose early Sunday morning for the hour journey to Ennis, MT for the forth annual Madison Marathon where we would be running the half. We got dressed, grabbed our …

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Tomorrow is Racing Time

Tomorrow is Racing Time

Despite the fact that Brent and I knew we would not be making it home till around 10 pm tonight from a wedding in Billings, we decided to register for the half at the Madison Marathon. This means that after getting home late, we have to wake ourselves up around 3:30 or 4ish am to …

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Arm Warmers – Who knew?

Arm Warmers – Who knew?

I woke up this morning to head out on a run. As usual, I checked the weather because in Montana you never know what you will get. It had surprisingly dropped down to about 40 degrees. (Side note: This was nice because I have a hard time sleeping in warm weather and hadn’t been able …

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Go Girl Trail Run

Go Girl Trail Run

On Sunday morning the 10th, I woke up and did the usual before a race. I picked out my favorite pair of shorts, put on a shirt that would keep me warm enough, but not too hot, tried to put my hair up so that it would not be falling all over my face as …

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A Morning Run Uphill…

A Morning Run Uphill…

Wednesday morning, Brent and I finally got ourselves out of bed around 4:50am. We scrambled around to get ready for our run as we had already slept in for 20 minutes. We wanted to be out the door by 4:45am but had to settle for 5:00am. We rushed to fill our water bottle, grabbed a …

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Now where did I leave off…13.1 mi.

Now where did I leave off…13.1 mi.

On Sunday, June 5th, Brent and I ran our first race and first 1/2 marathon of the year 2011. It was a beautiful morning with few clouds in the sky which was to make for the hottest day that we have had so far this year. The half marathon course started up a little way …

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Race Ready

Race Ready

I have been yearning for a race all year. We are in the 6th month of the year, I have missed the races that have happened already this year due to other events, and it has been seven months since my last race. (Which on a side note did not go very well as it …

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A Weekend Alone

A Weekend Alone

You would think that since Brent left over the weekend for a wedding, that I would have managed to get on here and post a new blog. That is not the case as I tried to occupy myself in other ways than just sitting in front of the computer. I needed to be up doing …

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Finally ~ Heat, Running, and Photography

Finally ~ Heat, Running, and Photography

Finally the sun is shining and the snow is not falling. Brent and I enjoyed a nice forty minute run last night with no snow or rain, just the sun. It was 54 degrees. On Friday, we will be headed to Boise where it is suppose to be in the 70’s. Not too sure how …

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