Ravings and Blather

December 06, 2019

Recent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesGdoc's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageWeek ViewMonth View
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

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: 4.70 Month: 4.70 Year: 514.65
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: 85.25
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.500.0010.50

Grandeur Peak Big Boy Run today.  Wanted to get Oreo out on this but life intervened.  This is a great run every time I've done this loop, but I am always impressed with how unrelenting steep this climb is up.  I am usually throwing out a few expletives about 3/4ths the way up.  Only regret is that I did not have my spikes on for the top and the first half mile over the top.  There is a lot of icy snow up there and I was slipping all over the place.  Beautiful views of the valley and nice jaunt home.  Always kicks my butt.

Cascadia 6 Big Miles: 10.50
Comments
From Steam8 on Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 01:35:05 from 166.70.55.77

10.5? That is more than just Grandeur up and back. Nice workout today! Grandeur kicks my butt in the summer without ice and snow. It was a nice day to get out...I bet it was cold up there.

From Oreo on Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 13:02:28 from 174.27.132.53

Words are wind - my brother. Nice outting - You are a Wooollffff.

From gdoc on Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 15:51:06 from 98.202.193.212

Steam...the 10.5 come from going up the West face, then over the top down the Millcreek side out Pipeline and out millcreek to Wasatch Blvd... then back to where you started in the parking lot at the trailhead of the West Face by Parleys canyon. The actual up is around 2 miles and 3000 vertical feet.

Add Your Comment.
  • Keep it family-safe. No vulgar or profane language. To discourage anonymous comments of cowardly nature, your IP address will be logged and posted next to your comment.
  • Do not respond to another person's comment out of context. If he made the original comment on another page/blog entry, go to that entry and respond there.
  • If all you want to do is contact the blogger and your comment is not connected with this entry and has no relevance to others, send a private message instead.
Only registered users with public blogs are allowed to post comments. Log in with your username and password or create an account and set up a blog.
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com
New Kids on the Blog
(need a welcome):
Lone Faithfuls
(need a comment):