Today is when everybody wears green. Fuck that. I ran Green instead. Spring is here. This was the first run without microspikes on the mountain in 2011. Knowing that the spikes were staying in the truck, I was ready to break out the new toys for my feet! The maiden voyage for the New Balance Minimus Trail shoe. Saw this … Read More
I am installing these around Leadville in case he starts poking around this summer. I will not be beaten on the “home court” this year.
The path is clear…if you ignore the signs. The post headline shows that my mileage was down by 25 miles this week. What a failure. From a pure mileage perspective, it was. But I think the week tells a different story. The week started off cold in Colorado and after a prior warm week, my motivation to get outside was … Read More
Longest effort of 2011 at 4+ hours. Three 8,000+ foot peaks. Double Green Mountain ascents. We committed to spending a weekend on the Front Range instead of our usual commute to Leadville because of a few kid’s parties. Therefore, I found the energy and time to run longer in the hills around here today. I had some ideas on the … Read More
Never give up. The weather was a tad HOT today. Shirtless again but I liked it down a few degrees yesterday. Same loop as yesterday but in reverse. Felt oddly strong. Usually don’t have back to back days like that. Fought the wind outbound for 2 miles then turned. Felt strong in the sun so I moved the pace down. … Read More