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Vanessa Shawver
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Moving (Up) Mountains

I’ve watched them run down the last stretch of Ruxton Avenue for years, bloodied, battered, and sometimes limping but almost always with a big smile. Having run a few marathons myself, I usually recognize a runner’s smile once the finish line is in sight, but for these individuals, everything seems to slow down and magnify in that home stretch like none other. Their strides seem longer, the cheering louder, the colors brighter and even the thin mountain air seems denser with excitement and…See More
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Just Because It's a Bad Idea Doesn't Mean It Won't Be Fun!

Go ahead and admit it, we’ve all done some stupid things before.  Some of you may recall childhood memories of trying to “fly” off your roof with an open umbrella to more creative endeavors as a college student powered by the sweet allure of cheap beer or even more recently as a young adult in your first marriage, also made less…See More
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"Great job, Mike! It was a tough day on the mountain and SO hot!!! You were fantastic!"
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There's my Purpose! Where the Hell Have You Been?

I’m not sure what’s going around these days, but it seems like many folks seem to be suffering from a slump that started at the end of 2015. I am no exception as I spent most of last year trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon where I came up short in September with a 3:58 when I needed a 3:45. It seemed to suck all the…See More
Apr 1, 2016
Vanessa Shawver commented on Jon Teisher's blog post Here We Go Again...
"40 is not the end of the world. Get your ass in gear. You can do this."
Apr 1, 2016

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Moving (Up) Mountains

I’ve watched them run down the last stretch of Ruxton Avenue for years, bloodied, battered, and sometimes limping but almost always with a big smile. Having run a few marathons myself, I usually recognize a runner’s smile once the finish line is in sight, but for these individuals, everything seems to slow down and magnify in that home stretch like none other. Their strides seem longer, the cheering louder, the colors brighter and even the thin mountain air seems denser with excitement and…

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Posted on March 15, 2017 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

Just Because It's a Bad Idea Doesn't Mean It Won't Be Fun!

Go ahead and admit it, we’ve all done some stupid things before.  Some of you may recall childhood memories of trying to “fly” off your roof with an open umbrella to more creative endeavors as a college student powered by the sweet allure of cheap beer…

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Posted on September 7, 2016 at 2:05pm

Xterra 20K Trail Run Review

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The Ugly Duckling

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 10:30am

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At 9:43pm on September 26, 2010, Tim Bergsten said…
Hey Venessa!
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At 8:36pm on September 26, 2010, Brian McCarrie said…
Hi Vanessa, welcome to Pikes Peak Sports. Love the top of the Incline profile pic!
 
 
 

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