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Location:

Holladay,UT,USA

Member Since:

Mar 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

2011 Salt Lake City Half  1:42  

2010 Buffalo Run 25 K  2:25  

2010 St George Marathon 3:48  

2011 Mid Mountain Trail Marathon 4:27 

2011 Squaw Peak 50 mile 14:00:49 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep going!

Personal:

married, 4 children

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 4.19 Month: 15.90 Year: 525.85
Saucony Peregrine 6 Lifetime Miles: 569.92
New Balance 1080 Lifetime Miles: 27.42
Saucony Peregrine 6 Blue Lifetime Miles: 561.44
Peregrine 8 Lifetime Miles: 323.00
Saucony Peregrine 2019 Lifetime Miles: 203.39
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 85.25
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.630.006.63

Adventure work out day.  Wanted to see something new so went up Big Cottonwood Canyon and went to Lake Blanche.  Stunning area.  Beautiful groves of quaking aspen, cool lake, impressive and looming Sundial Peak over the Lake.  Going up is a pretty steady grind and was mostly the power hike....tried to push it though.  Rises 2700 feet in 3 miles.  Cool jaunt down by the lake, took in views then back running down the trail.  Was only 100 feet from the bottom of the trail when my tired legs tripped on a rock and I took a dive.  Banged shoulder, thigh, knee, hands and had a recurrence of the calf muscle spasm O' pain...but nothing permanent or cranial.  Fun day.

Cascadia 6 Big Miles: 6.63
Comments
From Oreo on Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 18:24:29 from 206.81.136.61

Seriously... the calf muscle spasm returned... You need another Kurra! You got sausage fingers now? Sweet run!! Holmes.

From Lily on Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 00:17:38 from 67.199.178.210

So pretty!

From Scott Wesemann on Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 19:42:54 from 205.158.160.209

I love that trail. The Sundial is one of my favorite peaks. This has inspired me to get up there and hit it before the snow flies. Nice run G.

From Bryce on Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 23:57:29 from 76.27.58.194

Sorry about the digger. Looks like a incrediablw spot, nice run.

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