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Redfish 10K 2014: A Test For the Sawtooth Relay

Why did we begin what is typically a long, relaxing holiday weekend with a 6:30 a.m. start? To check the weather, of course.

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Kale and Grapefruit Smoothie

Grapefruit Green Smoothie

Whole grapefruit and bushy kale leaves get chopped and whirled into a green smoothie for a filling, high-fiber breakfast. By leaving some of the rind on the grapefruit, not only do you wake up your taste buds with a flavorful tang, but you also get the benefit of the flavonoids that are contained in the fruit’s white pith.

Sawtooth Relay

Women on Fire at the Sawtooth Relay

I used to imagine myself running in one of those crazy distance relay races somewhere up in the mountains, and on Saturday, June 8 my dream became a reality when I ran Legs 3 and 9 in the 22nd Annual Sawtooth Relay in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho. The Sawtooth Relay is a 62-mile run…

Redfish Lake Memorial Day Run

Redfish 10K: A Test For the Sawtooth Relay

It was 6:30 on Saturday morning when Susan and I left Boise. Ahead of us was a three-hour, 140-mile drive on a winding mountain highway in order to reach our destination, Redfish Lake. The goal for our day trip was twofold: to complete the 10K at the Redfish Lake Memorial Day Run, and to also…