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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: 4.70 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
7.000.007.00

Wanted to try a new trail today, so went up Big Cottonwood to Mill B North Trail.  Could tell pretty soon this was not a widely used trail past the first 1.5 miles.  It soon became bushwacking and getting covered with hundreds of wispy spider webs.  Fun anyway to explore a new area.  So the first 3.5 was mostly hiking  for that reason and the relatively steep grade as you climb about 2500 feet over that distance.  It eventually is supposed to hook into Desolation trail but the map said I should have hit it about 3 miles in and at 3.5 no sight of it yet.  So overgrown at times couldnt see my feet as the bushes came to waist area.

Beautiful views across the canyon though and some fun meadow areas to go through.  Didnt see a soul the whole time.  Ran as possible all the way down.  Slowest mile 23, Fastest 9 or so.  Fun quad busting day. 

Cascadia 6 Miles: 7.00
Comments
From Bryce on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 00:30:27 from 76.27.58.194

Solid G! Nice job getting in a grinder. Check out Josh's blog (jsh) seems like he runs in that area alot.

From Oreo on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 12:56:54 from 206.81.136.61

Sweet. Bruha! You are a Mtn Goat! how your hoof's doing?

From Lulu Walls on Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 20:11:33 from 198.228.199.251

Yeah that trail is only good in early summer. Too many itchies this time of year!

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