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Some trail porn from my run Sunday (Read 107 times)

FreeSoul87


Runs4Sanity

    I decided to back off on my mileage this week/end and instead of 10 miles I just went to the trails and ran 4 (I didn't have enough time for more than that). I went to USI's trails, and boy are they insane. Now granted they're probably not as crazy in elevation as some but 274 feet in elevation gain in just 4 miles is a lot for me, heck I can barely get 250 running 10 miles out here near my house. Anyways, I have pics of this beautiful trail though the pics just don't do justice for the inclines and roots and mud. It was an awesome run, I do love trails. It felt great to get out there and just enjoy nature and focus more on those uphill climbs and not spraining my ankle or slip and fall in the mud. I wish I could have been out there for an hour longer, but there's always another day.

     

    *Do It For Yourself, Do It Because They Said It Was Impossible, Do It Because They Said You Were Incapable*

    PRs

    5k - 24:40 (7:57 min/mile pace) 

    10k - 54:39 (8:48 min/mile pace)

    15k -1:23:31 (8:59 min/mile pace)

    13.1 - 1:56:38 (8:54 min/mile pace)  New PR as of 10/04/2014 - 1:53:12 (8:39 min/mile pace)

    26.2 - (Debut) - 4:48:10 --- Redemption Will be on November 7, 2015

     

    Better I Leave


      Kewlness. I love trails too FS. Thanks for sharing. Cool

      FreeSoul87


      Runs4Sanity

        Smile

        *Do It For Yourself, Do It Because They Said It Was Impossible, Do It Because They Said You Were Incapable*

        PRs

        5k - 24:40 (7:57 min/mile pace) 

        10k - 54:39 (8:48 min/mile pace)

        15k -1:23:31 (8:59 min/mile pace)

        13.1 - 1:56:38 (8:54 min/mile pace)  New PR as of 10/04/2014 - 1:53:12 (8:39 min/mile pace)

        26.2 - (Debut) - 4:48:10 --- Redemption Will be on November 7, 2015

         

        Luke79


          Thanks for sharing.  Those look a lot like the trails where I run in NW Louisiana.  One day soon, when I get my smart phone, I'm going to blow this place up with pics dude, you watch.

           

           

           

           

           

           

          FreeSoul87


          Runs4Sanity

            Lol, my phone isn't awesome but it works when out running. Someday I am going to have to take my Canon T2i out on the trails and really get some photos.

            *Do It For Yourself, Do It Because They Said It Was Impossible, Do It Because They Said You Were Incapable*

            PRs

            5k - 24:40 (7:57 min/mile pace) 

            10k - 54:39 (8:48 min/mile pace)

            15k -1:23:31 (8:59 min/mile pace)

            13.1 - 1:56:38 (8:54 min/mile pace)  New PR as of 10/04/2014 - 1:53:12 (8:39 min/mile pace)

            26.2 - (Debut) - 4:48:10 --- Redemption Will be on November 7, 2015

             

            bobruns


              Love it!  I thought I would get in.  This is from my run yesterday.  It was such a beautiful day.