July Training Summary (260.79 miles)

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260.79 miles in 26 outings in a time of 43:35:44 with an elevation gain of 37,148 feet at an average heart rate of 147. A huge swing in mileage this month to the downward side. This load was less than March but more than February in the build. But as you might recall, I called off the mileage commitment last … Read More

Weekly Training Summary (42.64 miles / 6:16:05)

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Sick of being sick and tired, sick of understanding Tired of feeling sick to my stomach Demons inside command me They’re saying crush it, break it, smash it Fuckin’ kill ’em all! … … I’m taking back control with my knuckles feet I’m taking back control with my knuckles feet I’m taking back control with my knuckles feet I’m taking … Read More

King Chef

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Previously. Unfortunately, all my Colorado Springs buds where out of town this weekend while I was in town. That or they knew I was coming so they got the hell out of town for fear of my wrath. See it as you like. The family was starving after 2 days of camp food. Kim and I started fighting on the … Read More

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

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Out west of Colorado Springs for the weekend on a girl scout camping trip. Their troop just formed this past school year so they are just starting to get a full slate of activities up. The troop chose to head down to Mueller State Park for this inaugural event. It sits in the shadow of the west face of Pikes … Read More

Run: Mueller State Park (6.42 mi)

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After our activities for the day, I was able to get out for a mid-day run at Mueller State Park. The trail map looks like a set of veins, interconnected all over the place. I just stayed to the outside and ran the trail that mainly followed the park boundary. Started to rain near the end but I beat out … Read More