Author Archives: Nathan Nelson

This is a trail??

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Kicking over the hornets nest

Sometimes as a forty year old, I feel that I’m not in enough pain. Which is why I just (JUST NOW) signed up for my first ultra marathon. The Pony Express 50/100 are two races, which run over relatively flat … Continue reading

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Leroy and Nathan tackle the BST from Dry Canyon

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This great run I did…

Location: Miles: 1.4, 4.6 Time:  6:20 am Pace:  0:9:00 Temp:  30º Weather: Overcast, light snow People I saw: Ran with Ryan Pain/injuries: None.  Same ham stuff, really. Notes: I ran 1.4, looking for streets that Strava hadn’t picked up on … Continue reading

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Hail, snow, mud at Lambert Park

Location:  Lambert’s Park Miles:  5 Time:  12:32 pm Pace:  12:47 Temp:  50º Weather:  Cloudy, snowy, hail People I saw:  Just me Pain/injuries:  Left knee weakness Notes:  In the middle of my niece, Kaitlyn’s mission homecoming weekend, I took some time … Continue reading

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Attacked by my imagination on the Provo River Trail (also I try 3:2 breathing)

Location:  Provo River Trail Miles:  5 Time:  6:13 am Pace:  0:8:12 Temp:  45 degrees F Weather:  Sprinkling, some rain People I saw:  Just a couple of walkers Pain/injuries:  Left ham When I run, it’s usually right before, or right after … Continue reading

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Running the icy, muddy and dirty Shoreline with friends

Location:  Bonneville Shoreline Trail, starting at Squaw Peak Road Miles:  5 Time:  1:02:55 Pace:  0:11:32 Temp:  40 degrees F (approx) Weather:  Slightly overcast People I saw:  Just my running companions Pain/injuries:  Left hamstring was a little sore, but held together … Continue reading

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I’m being stalked! Wait, no. Yes?

Location:  Lakeshore, Center Street Miles:  4.4 Time:  6:16 am Pace:  0:8:43 Temp:  30 degrees F Weather:  Foggy, cloudy, beautiful People I saw:  One person before crossed Lakeshore bridge Pain/injuries:  Left hamstring was painful until about a mile in…settled down. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Signed up for the Salt Air 1/2 Marathon, on April 4, 2014

I’m watching a Sharks/Ducks game, but at second intermission, I got an email with a discount code for the Salt Air 1/2 marathon in April.  It was for 1/2 off.  Had to do it.  So now I’m registered for it, … Continue reading

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