A Week Of Tough Workouts

These past few days have been busy around here. I joined the Friday Five Link Up to explain why I am supporting the American Heart Association in the Lawyers Have Heart 10K this weekend. I hosted the Ultimate Coffee Date Link Up and shared my overseas Starbucks sightings. Today I’m joining the Weekly Wrap Link Up (guest hosted by Mary Beth at TutusAndTennies), and in a few days I’ll be joining Deb’s Wednesday Word Link Up. After that, it will be almost time for the Friday Five again! Despite all this blogging, I also managed a week of tough workouts. 

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I’m thisclose to reaching my fundraising goal!

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Join The June Ultimate Coffee Date

Well, hello June! Does it feel like summer where you are? While I start my day with coffee on even the hottest days, I’ve also got lemonade if you’d rather have that while we get together for the Ultimate Coffee Date Link Up. Deborah and I hope you take this opportunity to share what’s going on in your lives, get to know each other better and support each other in all our endeavors. So, make sure you leave comments on other blogs in the link up and visit Deborah at Confessions Of A Mother Runner.

The Ultimate Coffee Date

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Why I Support The American Heart Association

Next weekend I will be participating in the Lawyers Have Heart 10K. This is my least favorite race as a runner, but I participate year in and year out (even when I broke my foot!) because the cause is so important to me.


If you’ve been around for a while, you know I lost my Dad to sudden heart failure six years ago. Before that happened I ran in the Lawyers Have Heart race to support my law firm’s team, but I ramped up my fundraising efforts after heart disease hit too close to home.

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Adventures In Colorado Springs

Last weekend before I ran in the Colfax Denver Urban 10 Mile race (did you see my recap?) we spent the day with my daughter in the Colorado Springs area, visiting Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls. 

Colorado Springs

Even though it had snowed on Thursday and was in the 30s when we woke up on Saturday morning, by the time we drove from Denver to Colorado Springs it was a gorgeous day. Continue reading

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Colfax Denver Urban 10 Miler Race Recap

Last weekend I combined a visit to see my daughter with the Colfax Denver Urban 10 Miler. We arrived Friday and stopped by the expo before we went to my daughter’s place, spent Saturday hiking around Colorado Springs at Garden of the Gods and Seven Falls, and dedicated Sunday to racing, recovering, and heading home. What a weekend!

Colfax Denver Urban 10 Miler Race Recap
Since it’s Friday, I’m linking up at Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness, and since it’s the last Friday of May, I’ll toss in a Runfession or two in my Urban 10 Miler race recap.

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