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Better I Leave


    Milzed...


    Wandering Wally

      Oh sure.  Taunt us with your mountainous terrain.

       

      Over in the Trailer Trash group there is a trail porn thread with some nice pics.  I'll try to dig up some of my midwestern stuff and post it.

      Run!  Just Run!

       

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      Wandering Wally

        Ok, here's a small sample of some representative terrain in my part of the world:

         

         

        From October 9, 2011 - Sand Lakes Quiet Area

         

         

         

        From October 2, 2011

         

        A wide vista shot (or as much as I can manage from a break in the forest):

         

        From October 2, 2011

        Run!  Just Run!

         

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          I did not take this picture, but this is the sunrise view I've had on my last two Saturdays long runs around the Otay Lakes trail.

          This trail is only a couple of miles from my house, and I get to run my first trail half here on the 27th

           

          Sunrise at Otay Lakes Trail


          Mostly Harmless

            Very nice shots all!

             

            Here are a few that I've taken.  All of them were at the C&O Canal National Park.  I am blessed to live about 20 minutes from the park and do almost all of my weekend long runs on this trail.

             

            This is from a few weeks ago.  The snow held off for most of my run but the last 3 or 4 miles looked like this.

             

             

            This was taken from the Catoctin Aqueduct.  An aqueduct is basically a bridge that is filled with water for boats to use when a canal has to cross another body of water.  This is a view down the Catoctin Creek where it joins the Potomac river.

             

            I happened to be running this portion of the trail across the river from Harper's Ferry West Virginia as a train was crossing the bridge.

             

             "Address the process rather than the outcome.
            Then, the outcome becomes more likely." - Robert Fripp

            Better I Leave


              Very nice! Keep'em comin! Smile

               

              Here's a couple of the lake nearby. It's a 2.62 mile loop that I often run...

              Better I Leave


                And here's a couple from the summit of Mt. Tallac in the Tahoe Basin. In this pic, I'm looking across the Desolation Wilderness toward the Crystal Range. The peak on the left is Pyramid Peak from the first picture I posted in this thread...

                 

                 

                And this view looking down on Lake Tahoe proper...

                c0derunner


                  Love these shots. Keep em coming.

                   

                  Wish I had some.

                  Upcoming races: Crim 10 Mile 8/24 (1:25:46, PR), Brooksie Way HM 9/29 (1:52:56, PR), Detroit Free Press HM 10/20 (2:51:06, PR)

                  Better I Leave


                    Lake Margaret Trail....A pleasant 5 miler right by Kirkwood Ski Resort...


                    Refurbished Hip

                      Trail running is dumb.  And dangerous.  And you can't run as fast.  I would advise you to stay off the trails.

                      Better I Leave


                        Trail running is dumb.  And dangerous.  And you can't run as fast.  I would advise you to stay off the trails.

                        Heh...Well I did "impale" myself on a branch one time out on Lake Margaret (I run it often). Damn gash wouldn't stop bleeding for the longest time...Geez! LOL!


                        SheCan

                          Love these shots. Keep em coming.

                           

                          Wish I had some.

                          +1 for sure.  The trail race pictures are the best!  

                          Cherie

                          Running- the real sport.  The others just play with their balls.


                          ultrajogger n00b

                            Trail running is dumb.  And dangerous.  And you can't run as fast.  I would advise you to stay off the trails.

                             

                            and sometimes you can get lost.  Evil

                            FreeSoul87


                            Runs4Sanity

                              Freaking jealous PineGroveDave Sad

                               

                              *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 -1:24:04 (9:01 min/mile pace)

                              13.1 - 1:56:38 (8:54 min/mile pace) Sub 2 hours!!!

                               


                              Refurbished Hip

                                and sometimes you can get lost.  Evil

                                 

                                And you get dirty.  Muddy.  Gross.  My shoes must stay clean at all times.

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