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Recently moved to Ft. Collins, CO and am exploring great places to run and people to run with. Running Colorado Fall Classic Marathon and a 50K?

Lisa ran: I had 16 miles on my ...

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  • 6 miles
  • 01:07 time
  • 10:51 pace
  • 576 calories
  • 1420 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently 4/5 Effort.
    effort 4/5
good Peters Cayon--hills 6.2 mi 01:07 10:51 pace

I had 16 miles on my schedule, so I needed to get an additional 6 miles in--by myself. I was a little bummed that I forgot my iPod, but it ended up being better than I thought it would be. I did Peters Canyon-the hard way. I ran around the lake, running up the two hills on the back side. I then ran up Big Red. Well, I ran and walked Big Red. For training purposes, I timed it and it took 2:34. I ran the ridgeline and then back up the center road. The last mile or so was pretty tough. My legs were toast. It was 16 TOUGH miles on the trails. But after a protein drink and a donut, I felt great. We'll see how I feel tomorrow. I switched my shoes after the first 10 miles and I definitely prefer my Pure Grit on the trails.

  • Jenny Y.
    Jenny Y.

    Hey Lisa, where do you park to start this run?

    over 6 years ago Like

  • Lisa

    I park at Albertsons. I have parked at the park before, but I hate to pay for parking. I have also parked at Cedar Grove park, but it is much further for me to drive. Albertsons works for us. That way we can do both Irvine Park and Peters Canyon. Today I did both!

    over 6 years ago Like

  • Corrina

    Yay for donuts :)

    over 6 years ago Like

  • Cory C.
    Cory C.

    Nice job!

    over 6 years ago Like