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  • 12 miles
  • 01:56 time
  • 09:39 pace
  • 1354 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently 4/5 Effort.
    effort 4/5
good Trial "Trail" Run... 12 mi 01:56 09:39 pace

This wasn't really a trail run, but I tried to mimick a different terrain the best I could. :) I ran 10 out of the 12 miles today on the grass/dirt next to the paved path at Zorinsky. The first 5.5 miles felt great, and then I stepped in a hole on the small lake and rolled my left ankle. I said a few choice words and finished up that side on the pavement. I think it scared me more than it hurt. I ran the big side again on the grass/dirt and rolled the same ankle as I stepped on a pine cone. Once again, it didn't really hurt and I could still run. Running on something other than a paved path takes a lot of focus and concentration. You can't just go for a run and not think about anything...I can see how easy it could be to injure yourself.

  • Michael

    Nice distance for trying something new, Missy! Glad the parts where you didn't roll your ankle felt good.

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Anna P.
    Anna P.

    Glad you got thru it all ok! I'd like to try some trail running sometime-sounds adventurous! =) If you're up for it, a group of us ladies meets at 6am on Thurs morning to run (either at Lake Z or the Papio at 159 and Pacific), we do around 4 miles at a 10-10:30 pace, let me know if you want to join us!

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Missy K.
    Missy K.

    Tammie...I was going to ask you if you would meet me out there sometime since you know the territory! I am available this Wednesday morning (the earlier the better), or the morning of Saturday the 29th, or the morning of October 13th. I'd like to do a 10 miler out there sometime.

    over 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Keeley

    Missy, you should check out on FB, Greater Omaha Area Trail Runners (GOATZ) and their website is They have trail runs and a great resource for trail running.

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Rachael

    Nice job, Missy! I did 7 miles off road once and was worried the whole time about breaking something. Tammy and Missy, let me know if you go out to Cunningham the 29th, I'd love to go.

    over 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Leane

    nice 12!

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Lisa J.
    Lisa J.

    Good work trying some trail running!

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Tammy B.
    Tammy B.

    Wow. Missy you are amazing. I wish I could run like you. Back to back like that wow! Running on trail is hard. I don't like that feeling like I'm gonna sprain something with every step.

    over 5 years ago Like

  • Tammie K.
    Tammie K. Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    Excellent run & nice miles!T We need to schedule a time for you to run out at Lake Cunningham. Just let me know!

    over 5 years ago

  • Keeley
    Keeley Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Nice run, Missy! Trail runs are tough, I'm always afraid of spraining my ankle. It's a good workout though!

    over 5 years ago

  • Angela
    Angela You're an Inspiration
    You're an Inspiration:

    Wow Missy!!! You ran 12 miles today after running 10 yesterday, you're amazing!!! Trail runs are fun, but can be tricky. I have one the day before my next half and I'm a bit nervous.

    over 5 years ago