colorado springs > seattle

June 24, 2013

Tweet In the days leading up to our planned final departure from Colorado Springs, there were many jokes about the Mod’s long goodbye.   From parties, to “one last” run on all my favorite trails, I was making the most of my long goodbye and so were my kids.   We ended up closing early on our [...]

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The incline.. a nostalgic day

June 4, 2013

Tweet As I left home on an otherwise ordinary morning to meet a friend to head to the incline, it occurred to me that this might be the last time that I incline.  Locals, those of us who are regular incliners can use incline as a verb as follows: in·cline /inˈklīn/ Verb To climb the [...]

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Colorado Marathon 2013

May 8, 2013

Tweet As I mentioned earlier, we’ve been offline due to some technical issues … the last time I posted, Mark had just been bitten by a dog and I had completed a 15 mile training run.   Since then, I’ve had many more long runs – a few 15 milers, 17, 18, 21 and even a [...]

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we are back!

May 8, 2013

Tweet Due to some serious technical difficulties, we’ve been offline for a bit.   But thanks to my savvy webmaster, we are back in business! I missed sharing the details of my marathon journey (and what a journey it was)… but I finished the 26.2 just this past weekend and I am getting my thoughts [...]

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Dog Bite

February 17, 2013

Tweet Quick Marathon training update:  I went on a beautiful 15 mile run today with sunshine, warm temps and wonderful friends!    Meanwhile, Mark has had some running adventures of his own in Seattle.   Enjoy his post! Doggin’ It   By Mark Modisette I’m not a hardcore runner – one who has been running [...]

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11 miles and 110% play harder

January 25, 2013

Tweet 11 miles Today I completed my first double digit run (11 miles) since last summer – 6 months ago.   It was chilly, windy and I couldn’t feel my hands at all when I was done and I loved every mile of it!!  It feels so good to be back and to be working toward [...]

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2012 > 2013

January 3, 2013

Tweet 2012 was a great year…and in retrospect,  a calm and simple year – the opposite of what 2013 is shaping up to be!   With a big family move to Seattle, a high school graduation and a marathon (for me), the next 365 days are going to be quite a ride I think – not [...]

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new adventures

December 10, 2012

Tweet My family is embarking on a new adventure. Mark has accepted a position with a well-known tech company in Seattle, WA and we will be moving after the children complete the school year.    I am still wrapping my mind around the realities of this move – I am excited about the new adventure (we [...]

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running and rice

November 8, 2012

Tweet running I have been loosely following the Pete Pfitzinger’s “Returning to Running after a Stress Fracture or Other Major Injury” plan over the last few weeks.  The plan is similar to a plan that the PT gave me after my last run on the AlterG at 94% body weight.   So in short, I am [...]

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running again

October 15, 2012

Tweet A little over a month ago, I wrote a pretty positive blog post about my ongoing recovery from a stress reaction in my tibia.  At the time, I was about a month into the “no running” prescription and doing pretty well with various cross training.   Since then, I have kept up with the cross [...]

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