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Running trails so much more invigorating I think!
Northern AZ has its share and at 7,000+ in elevation, and sunny with no wind, it's INCREDIBLE!
WAY TO GO!
I wish we had elivation here, my XC team goes up to mamoth every year to get some elivation training in, the cut to go on that trip was 5:00 in the mile this year. I ran a....4:59.63!!!!!!
5:30 am, 4 or so miles along Clear Creek west of Denver. It was 18 deg American, or 8 below in the rest of the world . Fresh snow, and a light breeze, and a 3/4 moon, and what a beautifully cold winter morning! Saw a dog walker; and nobody else.
To anyone having trouble with motivation, I suggest signing up for a run so you'll have something to train for. That's what I needed to do. Just run a winter 5K, or many places have a winter series. Winter running is a blast!
Ran 4 miles today to pick up my 1/2 marathon race packet for the run on Saturday, just to learn its been postponed a week due to weather.
Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8k 57:02 4/10/11
Chicago Run for the Zoo 10k 1:06:51 6/05/11
Chicago Half Marathon 2:33:49 9/11/11
Chicago Hot Chocolate 15k 1:34:20 11/05/11
Chicago Polar Dash 1/2 Marathon 2:21:11 (PR) 1/21/12
Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8k 48:48 (PR) 3/25/12
Silentstrider - Which race was it? That could be a problem for people coming in from out of town! OTOH, if the weather is going to really be bad, you might be glad of the postponement.
10 miles yesterday...single digit temps BUT hardly any wind!
Started running - spring 2010
Fargo 5K - 31:12 - 5/21/10
Fargo Oktoberfest 10K - 1:04 - 10/9/10
Get Luck 7K (Mpls) - 46:26 - 3/19/11
Fargo HM - 2:33 - 5/21/11
July 4 10K (Moorhead) - 1:07 - 7/4/11
Twin Cities Marathon - 5:56 - 10/2/11
Red River Run (Moorhead) - 15K - 1:35 - 10/29/11
St. Patrick 8K - Washginton, DC - 3/11/12
Fargo Marathon - 5/19/12
Color Run - Mpls - 7/15/12
81 on 81 Relay - Fargo - 7/20/12
Twin Cities Marathon - 10/7/12
Race day today! A 5k, beautiful weather. The temps were actually a bit higher than predicted. I could have been wearing shorts instead of tights. 40 degrees, sunny, no wind. My fastest time on this course.