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Kristin Renshaw
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run fast, climb high
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2016: another year of awesomeness
My friend on the way to summiting Torreys   I can't believe another year has come and gone already!   It just seems like yesterday I was thinking about what happened in 2015.  I'm not sure if time flying by is a good thing or a bad thing but I do think that...
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Mt. Evans Ascent - High Altitude Fun and Suffering
Mt. Evans Ascent Distance & Vert: 14.2 miles, 3500 vert (10k to 14k) Time: 2:24:33 (10:07 pace) Place: 6th female, 3rd age group Pre-Race Before this race, we did several training runs at Mt. Evans so we could see how the altitude would feel and get familia...
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Fear the Deer Half Marathon - 3rd OA Female :)
Fear the Deer Half Marathon Time: 2:02:08 Elevation Gain: 2724 feet What's been going on in 2016?? Over the winter, I started to get a bit more dialed in on my training.  I was starting to feel like I was ready to race again and discover my inner greatness....
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big changes in 2015
The main "theme" of 2015 was "the mountains are calling and I must go".   Making the Move - Brady and I decided to move to Colorado.  We sold my townhouse, packed up everything and hit the road heading west in April.   We got settled in pretty quickly and w...
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Wild Duluth 100k
Wild Duluth 100k Training Recap After Ice Age, I
couldn’t quite pinpoint a fall race that sparked my interest.   After leafing through Running Times one day,
I saw a section on scenic trail races and they highlighted the half marathon at
Wild Duluth – I saw...
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Ice Age Trail 50 Miler
Training
Recap   My spring target race was the Ice Age 50
miler in Kettle Moraine State Park up in Wisconsin.     As most of you know and experienced
firsthand, this past winter here in Chicago was brutal for running.   The past few years, I’ve been focused...
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30 + 1 extra for good luck on my 30th
I wanted to do something extreme
on my 30 th birthday so I decided to run the Crystal Springs
50k.   A 50k is about 31 miles so 30 miles
on my 30 th birthday with one for good luck sounded like a perfect
idea.   This was a trail race out in
Huddart Park in ...
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so long 2013...
2013 was a year of mixed up motivation.  I’ve said this in previous blogs but I found myself struggling to figure out what I wanted to focus on this year.  I started off feeling a bit burnt out in the stairwell, most of my races ended up being around the ex...
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