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Coming Home to Leadville

On Monday, the first day of June, I arrived in Leadville for the Summer, and after being away for 9 months it felt like coming home. From the snow capped mountains off Hwy 24 into Leadville, to its historic downtown, … Continue reading

01. June 2015 by Nico
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Leadville: First 100 Mile Attempt

After 2 months of living and training in the High Country, I was ready to toe the line for my first 100 mile race, the Leadville Trail 100 Run, an out and back course with over 18,000 ft. of climbing … Continue reading

19. August 2014 by Nico
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Leadville: Weeks 7 and 8

When I arrived in Leadville the first week of June, it did not seem that 2 months was enough to get ready to run 100 miles, but after 8 weeks of steady building I was able to increase my weekly … Continue reading

29. July 2014 by Nico
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Leadville: Weeks 5 and 6

The first 2 weeks in July were all about getting ready for the Silver Rush 50, a grueling trail run with over 7,000 ft. of vertical gain and 4 climbs that reach 12,000 ft. elevation, and after 5 consecutive weeks … Continue reading

15. July 2014 by Nico
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Leadville: Week 4

Week 4 in Leadville: running almost every inch of the course during the 3 day running camp, first 140K week ever, more breathtaking vertical, first double crossing of Hope Pass at 12,600 ft. elevation, and a night run to be … Continue reading

01. July 2014 by Nico
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