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‘Las Vegas Runners’ Running Club is Up and……RUNNING!

14 August 2013

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‘Las Vegas Runners’ Running Club is Up and……RUNNING!

It's official, Las Vegas Runners is on the move!  Currently known as Desert Run Club-South Las Vegas, we decided to upgrade to a new name, a new website, and the same great run group.  Las Vegas Runners, founded by myself and Jeremy Wallace of ProjectOne Fitness, is a local running club that welcomes all levels. […]

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Success at 50 Miles!

22 April 2013

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Success at 50 Miles!

On Saturday April 20th, 7am out at Lovell Canyon, I prepard to embark on my longest run yet.  A 50 mile ultra marathon, filled with hills, little to no shade, and fellow runners just as crazy as I was.  I began my day by stepping out of the car and Oh no!, You have got […]

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Every Run Can’t Be Great

27 March 2013

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Every Run Can’t Be Great

This is the post where I become vulnerable and basically put myself out there.  The title speaks volumes, every run can't be great.  Period.  I will tel you the chain of events today and then we can disect and digest.  I started off with some usual foam rolling and dynamic stretching pre run, typical day. […]

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Our First Publication!

4 March 2013

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Our First Publication!

We made it!  This month's issue of Desert Companion, a local magazine distributed in Las Vegas, NV, featured yours truly in a full page spread and article.  I was asked to give some pointers for newer runners, advice to help people who may want to get started but don't know how.  My goal was to […]

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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

7 January 2013

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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

So it's 2013 and you are either a runner getting back to the training grind or a new or aspiring runner, wondering how the heck you're going to get ready for your next race/run.  The new year brings new hope and a fresh slate to begin your journey.  Whether you are new or returning, it […]

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third? Or Fourth?

5 September 2012

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third?  Or Fourth?

No matter if it's your first run you are preparing for or your tenth, there are some things that you just have to do.  That is, IF you want to continue running safely & without injury.  Sure, you can probably go out and run a 5K with little to no training, little to no stretching […]

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Extraterrestrial Run Complete & Abduction Free

8 August 2012

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Extraterrestrial Run Complete & Abduction Free

Whew!  I made it out alive.  Haha, just joking.  Last Saturday night at midnight, I lined up with the other 82 people and prepared to embark upon my 31+ mile journey through the night.  As soon as the gun sounded, I was off and feeling very optimistic about the run.  I knew some people, those […]

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First Ultra in the Books!

13 May 2012

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First Ultra in the Books!

On April 22nd I managed to complete my very first ultra run at the Labor of Love 50K in Lovell Canyon, NV.  The race was awesome and the results were even better.  I came in 2nd for the women and 9th place out of 30 overall, with a time of 5hrs 48 mins.  It was […]

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Ultra Ultrarunning Debut in 4 days!

18 April 2012

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Ultra Ultrarunning Debut in 4 days!

Now you're probably wondering what ultrarunning has to do with yellow cake & chocolate frosting.  Well, what do you think about during your ultraruns?  it never fails, on top of thoughts of running form, pacing, distance left, distance covered, and how long you can wait until using the restroom, are the thoughts of what your […]

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Beautiful Run. Beautiful Finish!

11 March 2012

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Beautiful Run.  Beautiful Finish!

Yesterday could not have been a more perfect day to spend the morning in Red Rock Conservation Area.  As one of my training runs, I took part in the Red Rock half marathon put on by Calico Racing.  I choose to do a majority of Calico's races because the atmosphere is motivating, the volunteers are […]

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