Author Archives: momof4boyz

About momof4boyz

I am a stay at home mom of 4 boys ranging in age from 14-20. They are growing up! I have a new hobby - running! I am also President of a non-profit organization.

Coldwater Rumble 1/20/18 20k

I ran my second trail race today – the Coldwater Rumble at Estrella Regional Park in Goodyear, AZ. Yesterday it was sunny and 77, today is was forecast to only be 57. A huge temperature change!! But, luckily when I … Continue reading

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Rock n Roll Half 1/14/2018

Happy Birthday to me! Running a half marathon on your birthday! Fun or Crazy? Well today was fun. This is my 3rd year in a row running this race and today was by far the best one. Easy parking this … Continue reading

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Rock n Roll 5k 1/13/2018

Rock n Roll 5k – January 13, 2018. First 5k of 2018! The course is beautiful! It’s easy to park. Plenty of port-o-potties. My friend Mary ran with me and she did packet pickup before the race which was also … Continue reading

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Estrella Regional Park – two hikes on two days

Monday Jan 1st hike – Happy New Year! I celebrated the new year early, which got me to bed early,  which allowed me to get an early start on my New Year’s Day hike. I am running a trail race … Continue reading

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

What a gem! We have visited a few Wildlife Refuges in Arizona and they have not been anything to write home about. The visitors centers are not open on weekends and are not usually onsite. There usually is not much … Continue reading

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Wind Cave – Usery Regional Park

I dropped my son off at ASU today – he is in the ASU marching band and going to the Sun Bowl. He boarded a bus to El Paso and I headed out to get some more miles in at … Continue reading

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Scottsdale Half December, 2017

Scottsdale Half Marathon was on Sunday December 10, 2017. I had run the 12k’s of Christmas the day before as part of the challenge. Thank goodness it was not cold for the race. This is the third year in a … Continue reading

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