Monthly Archive: May 2009

Hugo Road Race

Hugo Road Race

Hi, I’m Sonja and I’m a bike racing virgin. Growing up my best friends dad was a bike racer and I had such strong memories of the few races I attended. I thought they...

Sky Mesa Pass Trail Marathon

Sky Mesa Pass Trail Marathon

It’s about the adventure. Friday evening I headed out by myself to run the Sky Mesa Pass Trail Marathon. Although I’ve done a 50K and run 46 twice and many weekend runs in the...

SOLO

SOLO

I’m headed out today for 30 odd hours of Soloness. I’m off to Gateway Colorado for my first mountain marathon. Annie and Troy are staying home because the marathon is a loop and there...

Learning from Mistakes

Learning from Mistakes

We have had some great weather here in Colorado the last few days, and lucky for me I have had lots of double workout days to enjoy the sun. I might have just enjoyed...

33 Day NO SUGAR Challenge

33 Day NO SUGAR Challenge

My friend Laurie over at “The Making of a Trophy Wife” blogged today about quitting sugar. I personally struggle with sugar and with indulgences, especially during training lulls, or stressful emotional times. When I...

Maxed Out

Maxed Out

Ahhh, a challenging track workout today! It was the opposite of the negative split work out, it was the “hold onto Karen who is a kick a$$ pro triathlete until you die” workout. Then...

Who Wins the Lotto?

Who Wins the Lotto?

So about a month ago USAT announced that if you competed at Nationals in Portland, or you were a previous Team USA member, for $30 you could enter into a lottery to get a...

The Couch

The Couch

Last week after riding Epic twice I had a rest day. I was noticing that my recovery wasn’t coming as quickly as usual. I felt a bit hailed most of the day, and also...

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