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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: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 509.95
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: 192.19
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 80.55
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.500.004.50

I'm recording this as a run, but it was really a run/power walk.  Decided I need to conquer Granduer peak by millcreek once and for all.  I have started up twice before.  This by the way is the straight up trail by parleys not the wimpy but longer switch back trail from millcreek.  2.5 miles or so up took me 1 hour 25 minutes.  8 minutes at top to survey the awesome view then ran the 2.5 or so back to the car in 30 minutes.  the up hill is a lung bursting 3299 foot climb to 8299 feet ,the down was killing my quads to the point I didnt know if I could keep standing by the finish.  anyway there it is. I am a star.  a star with dimming light but a star none the less. 

Comments
From Nicholas Froerer on Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 22:52:12 from 70.103.222.137

A star is born on Granduer peak that's what the legend will say. Good climb. I need to come down that way and experience some of these SLC runs..

From theDuke on Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 01:53:09 from 71.142.105.250

I am here my youngling, just seeing if you can toddle on your own for a time

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