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Hiking Aconcagua

Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in South America at 22,837 feet (6960 meters) and is one of the Seven Summits– a series of climbs up the tallest mountain on each continent. A lofty goal for sure, it is not on my bucket list so I was happy with our much shorter hike on Aconcagua today. Aconcagua Provincial Park lies 3 hours outside of Mendoza along some curvy roads and beautiful mountain scenery. Our goal for today was to climb up to Confluencia basecamp (11,000 ft), the first of 3 camps along the way to the north summit of Aconcagua. The Read More

Running Goals for 2017

Running 7 races in 2017 was a goal of mine. Here are the fun races around the country I did in 2017. Part of my New Year’s Resolution was to run races and have more fun doing it. My goal was to run 6 races this year and I ended up exceeding it! I go on vacation a lot (obviously) so sometimes my vacation schedule is not conducive to staying in racing shape. 1) St. Patricks Day 5K- Baltimore The first race I do every year is the Kelly St. Patrick’s Day 5K in Baltimore. The weather is finally getting Read More