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December 05, 2019

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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
21.000.0021.00

Oreo and I got up and did the Wasatch Crest trail this morning which I have wanted to do for some time, but just never had a good chance too.  Was a beautiful place that lived up to all expectations.  I was weak sauce on the running, with my overall fitness less than last year at this point and my body wanting more oxygen than the 10,000 foot level was providing but Oreo was strong and willed us on.

 The Crest is gorgeous and green and full of wild flowers with some amazing views.   Loved looking down on Desolation Lake.  We took our time seeing the views overall.  Ran to Big Water then down the Millcreek canyon road for 3 miles until Pipeline starts at Elbow Fork.  Then Pipeline to Rattlesnake Gulch. I was dying and went down Church Fork to end up about a mile less than Oreo.  Had to do some walking even on the flats, just to try and get wind and heat under control, but fun, beautiful day...definitely one I would like to do again some day.

time 4 hours 

Cascadia 6 Miles: 21.00
Comments
From allie on Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 22:36:26 from 24.10.191.18

wow, big run! awesome, gdoc.

From Bryce on Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 00:31:08 from 76.27.58.194

Sounds incredible! Should have tagged along, woulda been more betta the the skyline suffer-fest. Nice miles, like I said, the come back!

From Oreo on Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 01:37:49 from 71.38.243.197

Weaksauce what you sayin' You're tough bro!! Awesome trail. Pool felt sweet after for shizzle. Great times - let's keep them roll'n

From Scott Wesemann on Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:51:17 from 205.158.160.209

Way to get out and get it done. That might be my favorite running trail in the Wasatch.

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