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Leadville: Week 3

After 3 weeks in Leadville, I am proud to be a regular at City on the Hill coffee house, ran my first 100K week at altitude, climbed to the 13,004 ft. point of Mt. Elbert on an easy day, found … Continue reading

24. June 2014 by Nico
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Leadville: Week 2

After 2 full weeks in Leadville, and running the Leadville Marathon, I finally feel like I am finding my Rocky Mountain groove and getting adjusted to life in the High Country, in large part thanks to the support and encouragement … Continue reading

17. June 2014 by Nico
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Leadville: Week 1

My first week in Leadville ended with a surprise — snow. It was Sunday, June 8th, and the ground was covered with a fresh coat of snow. Fortunately, the previous four days had warm temperatures and I managed four outings … Continue reading

09. June 2014 by Nico
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April: Running Up That Hill

They say ignorance is bliss, and I am sure not knowing what I was getting into helped me finish my first Miwok 100K in 2009, the year it rained all day long. Fortunately, the weather forecast this year is better, … Continue reading

28. April 2014 by Nico
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March: Let it Be

March was a struggle. My goal was to run a 50K and continue to build mileage in preparation for the American River 50 Mile in April. Unfortunately, I had to take some time off after a training run gone bad, … Continue reading

30. March 2014 by Nico
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