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September 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Mt. Yale

When it's still 80 degrees and sunny in late September, it's as if the world is presenting you with an invitation to explore.  By "explore," I really mean run up mountains.  After the sense of accomplishment mixed with humbling quad pain and 10 days of slow running that I experienced after my last adventure above 14,000', I was eager to do it again.  When a friend decided to go run Mt. Yale yesterday, I obviously jumped at the idea, like any normal person would when presented with the notion…

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Added by Mary Baldwin on September 28, 2015 at 3:59pm — No Comments

The Kite Lake Triple

Last Thursday I was first introduced to the notion of the Kite Lake Triple, which calls itself "a race amongst friends" and takes runners up four 14ers in the span of 8 miles. On Saturday morning at 4:55am I was on my way to the race start in Alma with friends. Today, the following Friday, I can walk downhill and only wince a little as quads remember what last weekend put them through.

The moment you get out of the car on the rocky road that leads to the trail head you can feel the…

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Added by Mary Baldwin on September 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Crushing the Desert of Despair

I've been told that if you can't define success, then it's impossible to achieve. That is why I take a deep look within myself before setting any lofty goals. I believe it's important to understand why I've set those particular goals and what I'm specifically trying to achieve. Success for me has always been defined as the fulfillment of my soul.

Several months back I set a goal to qualify for Boston by running the Big Cottonwood marathon in Salt Lake City. For a 43-year-old woman,…

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Added by Vanessa Shawver on September 14, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

*** JQRC FIELD TRIP to Thrive 15SEP15***

*** FIELD TRIP to Thrive this week  ***  They are on the Northeast corner of Centennial and Garden of the Gods.

We will NOT be at Jack Quinn's Pub this week.…

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Added by Michael Yowell on September 13, 2015 at 12:41pm — No Comments

This week at JQRC 08 Sept

- Boulder Running Company

- 7th Annual Be Ovary Aware 5K Run 3K Walk (Sunday 20 Sep event date) (…

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Added by Michael Yowell on September 6, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

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