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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
3.900.003.90

Finally got to the top of Mt Wire today...foggy inversion in the valley, but half way up the heavens opened and it was a bit of heaven the rest of the way up...sections of this trail are pretty straight up and relentless but manageable in a sucking wind sort of way...think it took me about 53 or so minutes to get to the red towers and when I was about at the top I come to this lady who I have seen on this trail before, tiny, tiny and steady strong hiker...but looks about 70 or so...man is she tough.  Fun day... not sure yet how much vert this is.

Brooks Cascadia 5 Miles: 3.90
Comments
From Oreo on Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 21:12:00 from 174.27.232.117

Nice bro...

From Bryce on Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 22:59:35 from 67.186.213.216

I agree, nice! gald you finally got up there!

From Scott Wesemann on Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 13:12:50 from 66.239.250.209

Nice work! The vert is actually around 2180. That old lady you saw has climbed the peak a few thousand times. One of my friends that has done it about 300 times told me this old lady used to climb it every day. That's what I want to be doing when I am her age.

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