• Running
  • Sweet Pea 5K recap

    As promised, here’s the recap of the 5K PR I ran a few weeks ago. My old PR of 28:11 was from almost 4 years ago, so this should be “easy”. Except the “running hard for 27ish minutes” part. The Sweet Pea is an annual local race that starts and finishes downtown on Main Street. […]

  • Life adventures
  • 5 stops along the Beartooth Highway

    The Beartooth Highway traverses the Beartooth Plateau in the Absaraka-Beartooth mountain range, climbing to just under 11,000 feet as it winds through southern Montana and northern Wyoming. The east end lies near Red Lodge, MT, and the west end in Cooke City, MT (also the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park). It’s a National Scenic […]

  • Running
  • Regrouping & racing: week in review

    I got a sluggish start to this week. Monday – Thursday were not only hot, but usually blanketed with a smoky haze. While we currently have no large wildfires nearby, the weather pattern that brought the heat dragged some smoke from California and Oregon along with it. Of course, it’s a microscopic problem in the […]