I spent some time this past weekend watching R compete in the Ironman 70.3 in Boulder. For those of you unfamiliar with the Ironman racing series — that’s a 70.3 mile triathlon that consists of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike ride and a 13.1 mile run. (This, by the …

I’m slowly learning my way around my new home city of Denver. As it turns out, Denver has almost 850 miles of paved off-road trails. So, this week, I managed to get back on the bicycle. I took a short ride on The Greenway Trail along the South Platte River. …

22May2012 – Minneapolis (Chick Fight in Training) This August I will be participating in the 150 mile Breast Cancer Bike Ride in honor of my mom and her three-year survivor anniversary. The Breast Cancer Ride takes place August 4-5 in Red Wing, Minnesota and benefits Open Arms of MN & …

Thank you again to everyone who donated to the Ultimate Chick Fight and helped support the fight against Breast Cancer! 2011 Hartford & ReMax Results Breast Cancer Ride from Becky Olstad on Vimeo. The Ultimate Chick Fight rolls through Hampton, Minnesota – Day 2. With Mom at the finish line! …

09May2011 – MINNEAPOLIS This year I am celebrating the two year anniversary of my Mom’s victory against breast cancer by once again pounding the pavement on a bicycle.  The Breast Cancer Bike Ride, a 150 mile ride benefiting Open Arms of MN & Susan G. Komen for the Cure® MN …

This week in portfolio class we took a field trip over to see the fine folks at Runner Runner. They’re working on a spot for the new Nice Ride and we had the chance to go behind the scenes to see a commercial shoot in progress — they let us …

After a collective 520 miles, one flat tire, one broken shifter, 75 bananas, 95 degrees, 2 pukes but 0 heat strokes,  2 thunderstorms and nearly $4,000… The Ultimate Chick Fight crossed the finish line of the The Hartford Breast Cancer Ride Sunday at the Mall of America. I can’t thank …

10May11 – MINNEAPOLIS Last year, my Mom,  Sandy “The Badass” Olstad (1-0) was forced into the ring to fight “The Nasty Bitch” Breast Cancer. Proving herself to be the stronger fighter in this bout,  The Badass defeated The Nasty Bitch in a first round knockout. This year, in celebration of …