2000Km-1243 mile club

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Imminent Catastrophe

    Happy, I'm doing it all. I'll shoot the start, then around the 3.5-mile point, then the finish. It's going to be an all-day thing. What a great way to spend my birthday! 

    The 3.5-mile point is by the "mysterious" wall (hence the name, Mystery Mountain). It's a stone wall built by native tribes hundreds of years before the European immigration and nobody knows what the wall was built for. 

    Heffa, sub-20 for a 5k? I've never done that and I'm pretty sure that my heart would have exploded if I'd tried!

    Crabby, Nitro is a great name!

    Phibes, stick in there and run the Monkey! I'm marginal too, we can do it! I haven't done Stump Jump but I know that it's a tough run with rocky/rooty trails. 

    "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

     "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

    "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

     

    √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

    Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

    Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014

        PerfesserR!!!

      Use your momentum...keep going.  You know you can make it.


      Imminent Catastrophe

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        "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

         "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

        "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

         

        √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

        Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

        Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


        Imminent Catastrophe

          .  Russ: have you ever run the StumpJump 50K?  I've been thinking about a long trail race for next fall and that's an obvious choice since its close by, but I'm wondering if there are some easier options out there.  

           

           

          There's also the Mystery Mountain Marathon that I helped out with today. It's not an ultra but might as well be, it's really tough.

          It was a beautiful Fall day, a nice way to spend a day in the woods taking photos. I now have 400 images to sort through!

          "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

           "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

          "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

           

          √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

          Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

          Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


          Dog-Love

              PerfesserR!!!

             

            My sentiments exactly!

            Run like you are on fire! 5K goal 24:00 or less (PR 24:34) 10K goal 50:00 or less (PR 52:45) HM goal 1:55:00 or less (PR 2:03:02) Marathon Goal...Less than my PR (PR 4:33:23)

              Happy Birthday Perfesser!

               

              and hi Crabby - good to hear from you.

               

              Warm and beautiful weekend after the rain ... ran a couple of one hour runs (one fast - a little faster than HM pace, one slow). Its turkey day here - I'm going into a quiet office for a bit and the husband is making swedish meatballs for me and a few friends. Perfect day.

               

              A

              Nature is unable to make a really first-class job of anything if she is hustled...

              Halifax Bluenose 10k May 2014

              Halifax Navy 5k August 2014

              Annapolis Valley Harvest, NS  HM October 2014


              Dog-Love

                Yesterday I ran 4 on this trail out to the beach that I haven't been on in a long time.  Opens up to a large meadow.  Nitro ran circles around me as did my daughter and friend but I am just glad to be running without knee pain.

                Run like you are on fire! 5K goal 24:00 or less (PR 24:34) 10K goal 50:00 or less (PR 52:45) HM goal 1:55:00 or less (PR 2:03:02) Marathon Goal...Less than my PR (PR 4:33:23)

                  While we weren't watching, HappyFeat quietly crossed the 1243 mile line (looks like it happened on Saturday). Congratulations Happy! What next? 1500?

                  New Orleans Marathon - 2/24/2013  4:16:32

                  Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon - 4/27/2013 4:09:56 PR!

                  Honolulu Marathon - 12/8/2013

                    You're right! I WAS quiet - sooo quiet that I didn't even realize it!  Well if you don't mind, I'm sticking with this group.

                     

                    I'm on track for beating the 1500 mile Bunny, but we all know how quickly things can change; so I'm not worrying about that goal too much right now. My plan is to resume the training plan I worked out and continue to work on tempo runs. 

                     

                    I signed up for a hilly 12K Trail Run on October 30th. So I'll be running my rolling hills route on Saturdays til then so I can be prepared.  I'm not viewing it as a "race" which should take some of the pressure/nerves out of it. 

                     

                     

                    Crabby, I'm so glad your knee is healed and you can get back out on the trails you love.

                     

                    Sounds like you're having a stellar holiday weekend, Ayola.

                     

                    Well, lunch hour is about over and my time is about up.

                    Use your momentum...keep going.  You know you can make it.

                      crabby - good to have you back

                       

                      happy - congrats on reaching the 2,000,000m mark.  My distance is finally catching up a little bit, as a matter of fact I think I may have passed somebody.....come on Ayola, lets catch the bunny together.

                       

                      I had another relatively successful long run of 16 today.  I planned to go just a little shorter since I ran hard Saturday and that worked out for the best.  The whole distance I felt pretty flat.  I still did the distance and the speed I wanted, it just didn't feel very good.

                      Belmead Trail Fest 50 mile Sep 27-

                      Tuna 200 Relay Oct 10-11 -


                      Dog-Love

                        I will not catch up with the mileage of this goup but I am enjoying reading of your >10 mile escapades. Today I ran 4 and walked 2 looking for Nitro who must have run12.  At least one of us is getting long fast runs in.

                        Run like you are on fire! 5K goal 24:00 or less (PR 24:34) 10K goal 50:00 or less (PR 52:45) HM goal 1:55:00 or less (PR 2:03:02) Marathon Goal...Less than my PR (PR 4:33:23)

                          Crabby, how old is Nitro? I missed it if you already said.  Sounds like a young dog - so full of energy! Post a photo when you can - would love to see.

                          Use your momentum...keep going.  You know you can make it.

                            Welcome back Crabby.

                            Happy Birthday Russ

                            Congrats on the 2000km Happy.  NZRun must be next across the line?

                            Looks like everyone else has started to pick it up a bit.  Keep it up Heffa and Ayola. Brian....you will probably be past me again shortly

                             

                            Me, I have just been taking it easy doing a few 8 - 12 km runs a week.

                            Trying to pick up my pace a bit before moving back into some longer runs.

                            Bit distracted down this end of the world at the moment with the Rugby World Cup on, so a bit too much sitting on the couch drinking beer Smile

                            Has been a real mild spring as well which has made for some good running when I have got out.  Also meant I have to spend a lot of the weekend mowing lawns and catching up on all those jobs around the house that I always seems to put off....

                             

                            Have a good week all.

                             “Attitude is the Difference Between an Ordeal and an Adventure”

                             

                            Goals 2014

                            Keep running

                             

                            2014 km in 2014

                             


                            Imminent Catastrophe

                              18 mile long run today at Chickamauga Military Park, one of my favorite places for a road long run among the Civil War monuments and cannons. And it's quiet, with little traffic. Saw a coyote and some deer (that must sound really lame to Crabby). Anyway it's my longest run since May and went well, everything seems to be in working order. 

                               

                              Yay Happy!

                              "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

                               "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

                              "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

                               

                              √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

                              Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

                              Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


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                                Speaking of just getting back into it....Smile

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