Tag Archives: trail running

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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An early morning run on black ice

  It’s mornings like this that I know are going to be slow. There was a thin (very thin) sheen of black ice on about 70% of the asphalt that I ran on.  When running on black ice, you have … Continue reading

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My 11 mile run on the The Bonneville Shoreline, or, “Deer and beer”

After sending my invitation to the masses, I woke up this morning and started driving south on I-15. I’ll admit it- I was nervous. This would be the longest run I’ve been on, since…well, I can’t remember. But it’s been … Continue reading

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An open challenge invitation to runners anyone in the State of Utah

Hello, friends (yes and the rest of you, too.) Some of you know that I’ve been venturing out into the wilderness for some trail running.  My goal is to run as much of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail as possible and … Continue reading

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Long(ish) run on the BST with Patrick Phillips, courtesy of Orson Smith Trail in Draper

  This morning, Patrick and I met and drove over to the Orson Smith Trail in Draper, which will take you, after a little hike, up to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. We opted to head north on the trail and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day run on the Horsetail Falls Trail

Yesterday, I got a late start to my run (I worked from home yesterday and ended up sort of making sure Lucy was ok while she napped while Wendy took the girls to school and ran some errands.) So I … Continue reading

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My run from Grove Creek Trailhead on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail

This was a six mile, hard run.  This particular part of the BST had some pretty steep inclines and it was a pretty rocky trail.  But either way, I got my six miles in, which puts me on track (barely) … Continue reading

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Easy, four-mile run (killed me)

Decided, this morning, to go for a 4 mile run and see how things went. I took last week off, because I felt that the top of my right foot was hurting from a barefoot run gone bad.Originally, when I … Continue reading

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