Leadville Trail Marathon 2013

Activities13 Comments

Distance 26.2 miles Time 5:34:59 Rank 127 of 625 Max Elevation 13,188 feet GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Previously. First race of the season in Leadville is done. I PR’d the course by over 20 minutes. The day itself was pretty uneventful. I thought it would be a good fitness test as I build to the 100 in August. It was. … Read More

Grumbling

A Day in the Life8 Comments

Off to the high country tonight to try and get my acclimatization on before the race… Been tapering all week which means a lot less volume. Just some 5 milers a day. Been sleeping a ton. As in not waking up on my own in the morning but being disturbed to be woke up by something. Finally, I think it … Read More

Return To The Marathon

A Day in the Life17 Comments

Previously. While doing my registrations for this year, I switched at the last minute from the 1/2 to the full marathon in Leadville this summer. I don’t know why I let my mouse click that button but I did. So this Saturday, after a 3 year hiatus from marathons and 4 years since my first Leadville Trail Marathon, I return … Read More

Aspartame Free

Food20 Comments

From time to time, I get on a kick and try and do something different. So I decided back in May it was time to stop drinking diet soda. So I finished up every last drop in the house and instructed the shopping chief to purchase these products no more. The rest was up to me. I knew it wouldn’t … Read More

Father’s Day Gift

Family18 Comments

Sydney presented me with a gift she had made me. She had been working secretly on this back since about Christmas I think. Whenever we were at the cabin, she would hide away in her craft area. She ended up producing this running history deal where she took all my races with results and photos and combined them in chronological … Read More