Posts tagged with "Colorado"

Bolder Boulder Recap

Posted May 27, 2014 in running, Bolder Boulder, Colorado and 5 more

Bolder Boulder is my favorite race of the year. The race is just fun. The entertainment is awesome, people are happy to be there, the race is flawlessly executed and the swag is the best! Oh, and I get to take a road trip to beautiful Colorado with my BF.

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Weekend Recap {May 22-25, 2015} - Memorial Day Weekend

Posted May 26, 2015 in running, Bolder Boulder, travel and 3 more

How was your long weekend? The BF and I took a little trip to Colorado to run Bolder Boulder! It was fun to get away for the weekend.

I'm in the midst of a 30 day clean eating challenge, and I'm pretty proud of my clean travel eats. I had a few indulgences (margaritas), but being on the challenge definitely forced me to make healthier choices. On vacation it's always easy to indulge and keep indulging.

The other highlight of the weekend (or maybe lowlight) was my foot injury. I'll explain...

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Bolder Boulder 2015 Recap

Posted May 27, 2015 in Bolder Boulder, run, running and 8 more


The BF and I ran Bolder Boulder on Memorial Day! It was such a fun race!

We've run this race together four times, and I think this was my favorite. We really took our time, enjoyed the people watching, the bands, the activities (Slip n' Slide), and we stopped to take lots of photos.

We had decided to take it slow this year because I have plantar fasciitis and tendinitis (read more about it here). We thought we would end up walking a lot because of my foot injury. But we ended up running slowly, walking at the water stations and stopped for activities and selfies.

Here's a recap of the race...

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FitBloggin 2015 Recap

Posted June 29, 2015 in FitBloggin, travel, Denver and 9 more

I left for Denver last Thursday for FitBloggin 2015!! I went last year when it was in Savannah, and I had an amazing time. So I was super excited for this year's conference.

However, I was a bit nervous. Last year, I had a roommate - Christina from Body Rebooted. Christina and I met on Twitter and decided to room together. Having an automatic friend made me feel a lot more comfortable when talking to sponsors, going to sessions, eating meals, etc.

This year, I went solo so I knew I would have to get out of my comfort zone and talk to people on my own. Eek!

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Memorial Weekend 2016 Recap - Bolder Boulder

Posted May 31, 2016 in Bolder Boulder, Colorado, running and 5 more

I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend!

The BF and I always go to Colorado over Memorial Weekend, and we run Bolder Boulder. This was my fifth time running the race! It's definitely my favorite race because of the fun atmosphere, amazing spectators, awesome swag and beautiful mountain views.

Here's a recap of our trip to Colorado...

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Colorado Springs Recap

Posted June 15, 2016 in travel, healthy travel, Colorado and 4 more

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Last week, I went on a road trip to New Mexico with my family - my parents, brother, sister-in-law and niece. 

Because it takes 12 hours to drive to Albuquerque (where my grandma and aunt live), we stayed a couple of nights in Colorado Springs, the halfway point.

I haven't spent much time in Colorado Springs before this trip, but now I want to go back! (I want to take the BF so we can go hiking and exploring!) It's an amazing city with so much to do. 

Here's recap of our adventures and our eats...

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Bolder Boulder 2017 Recap

Posted June 8, 2017 in Bolder Boulder, running, yoga and 4 more

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The fiancé and I ran our sixth Bolder Boulder 10K together on Memorial Day!

It's a tradition that we've kept alive since we started dating, and something we always look forward to doing together each year.

We actually considered skipping it this year because neither of us have been running much. We were worried that running a 10K might be a lot without proper training. 

But we decided to just go for it, walk as much as we needed to, and have fun. Which is exactly what we did!

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Colorado Wedding Planning Trip

Posted August 14, 2017 in wedding planning, travel, active travel and 3 more

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The fiancé and I just returned from a gorgeous weekend in Colorado looking at wedding venues!

Yep, we're planning a destination wedding in the mountains. This was our first big wedding planning trip to Colorado, and it was so much fun. 

We stayed in Longmont because we planned a couple of venue tours in Lyons, which is nearby and doesn't have many hotel options. At the last minute, I booked a tour at a venue in Estes Park, so we also took a trip there. 

I'm not going to share details about the venues we toured right now. Maybe in the future, after we choose a venue, I'll write a post about all the venues we've looked at. But I want the fiancé and I to make a decision without a lot of outside influence. 

That said, if you have any great wedding venue suggestions in Colorado, please share! We're looking for a venue that isn't too high up in the mountains (since most of our guests will be coming from flat lands), has options for an outdoor ceremony and/or reception with gorgeous views, has on site or nearby lodging, has that rustic Colorado charm (but isn't cowboy), and is affordable. 

In addition to venue tours, we ate delicious food and sampled lots of craft beer during our trip. So read on to find out what we ate and other adventures we had during our trip! 

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