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Another day to sleep in…. ahhhhhh. Gotta rest up for the big weekend pacing Michael Wedemeyer at the Wasatch 100. Just as I was nervous to pace Andy Jones-Wilkins (his blog) at the Grand Teton 100, I feel that pacing “Weed” is more than I can handle. Fortunately, pacing AJW to a four and three-quarter [...]
“… on the seventh day I rested.” Park City from the Mid-Mountain Trail. Besides the weather, the one consistent feature of my trip has been my persistent illness. I think I came into the trip worn out and within a day of arriving out West, I had a cold. Some days it has materialized as [...]
“…it’s been sublime the entire time.” Ah, a recovery day. I awoke to hot coffee and an everything bagel with cream cheese waiting for me. Not a bad way to start the day. After packing up, Steve and I hit the rode. We would take the scenic route back to Park City. The first leg [...]
“… and there I was, shirtless, leading a horse bearing my injured buddy out of a canyon in Grand Teton National Park.” Ever since the first time I saw “epic” used to describe a 50 mile mountain bike ride or a long run through the mountains, I was annoyed. Outdoor magazine and its ilk had [...]
“…hula hooping was much easier as a kid.” View east from the western slope of the Tetons. Too much to write about Days 2 and 3 and not enough time, so here’s the Day 4 update. It’s only 3 p.m., but it’s already a great day. Steve and I got up early and hit the [...]
“Out on those trails, I wanted to run…” Prelude: Arlington, VA to Park City, UtahAfter flying into SLC, Steve and I arrived in Park City around 10:30 Thursday evening. I eschewed extending my daily running streak beyond two weeks in favor of pizza and beer at the Side Car on Main St. Day 1: Park [...]
Ok, so I still haven’t had time to describe my pending Rocky Mountain trip very well. Here’s the low down that I’ll hopefully expand or reiterate over the next few days. On Thursday evening I fly out to Salt Lake City. From there my buddy and stud Inov8 runner, Steve Burton, will travel up to [...]