6038 total / 850 in 2014

Mt. Whitney, check! Couch to 5K, check! 10K under 1 hour, check. Half-marathon, check. SFM2013, check!!! Next???

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  • 1 miles
  • 00:36 time
  • 347 calories
  • 1 workouts
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  1. swim
    good Indoor pool 1200 yd 00:36 52:48 pace

    400+200 breaststroke, 400+200 freestyle

  2. FIT
    good Wunderlich-Crossroads 6.75 mi 02:30 22:13 pace

    Too warm, sticky, yet dusty, not all that pleasant. Would have been nicer to be at the ocean...

  3. FIT
    good windy hill redux 1.8 mi 00:45 25:00 pace

    short jaunt

  4. RUN
    good Trail to OB and Cliff House 7.62 mi 01:22 10:45 pace

    Nice run on trail to north OB on a humid and overcast, but not too foggy evening. Thanks Christina J. for the company!

    Time approximate as forgot phone.

  5. RUN
    alright Sacramento morning 2 3.07 mi 00:27 08:54 pace

    Fasting again. Hotter yet. Felt a bit better than Friday.

  6. RUN
    alright Sacramento morning 3.32 mi 00:30 08:59 pace

    Fasting, sunny but not yet too hot. Difficult, pretty much ran out of juice after 2 miles. Dunno how all you dawn runners do it.

    • Hugh B.

      Deliberate glycogen store boost or Ramadan?

      11 days ago Like

    • Ismay

      convenience / not enough time to eat and wait and it gets beastly hot here later

      11 days ago Like

    • Claudine C.
      Claudine C.

      I've been downing a Gu prior - and drinking some tea (regular morning caffeine drink). Helps a little. :-) Good for you for getting it done before the real icky heat!

      11 days ago Like

  7. swim
    good Indoor pool 1200 yd 00:37 54:16 pace

    400+200+100 breaststroke, 200+200+100 freestyle

  8. RUN
    blah GGP East & STow Lake 5.25 mi 00:48 09:11 pace

    Gray, damp and windy. Felt hard and heavy, body is still recovering from mountain exertions. Chest tightness, somehow, felt a bit asthmatic.

  9. walk
    Mono Lake and Olmsted Point 2 mi 01:30

    Leg stretchers in pretty places on the long drive back: paid a visit to South Tufa at Mono Lake, a favorite otherworldly spot (1.5 m) and later discovered the farther vista point at Olmsted Point o... read more

  10. FIT
    alright Mt. Whitney day 2: to Trail C... 11 mi 10:00 54:32 pace

    Up at 4am and on the trail by 5:30 accompanied by a most gorgeous dawn. The 2.5 mile hike up to Trail Crest at 13,700 went well, despite the ever thinning air. But dark clouds were gathering and co... read more

    • Karen K.

      I love the majesty of these mountains. They are home to me. Always home.

      15 days ago Like1 person

    • Claudine C.
      Claudine C.

      The photos were absolutely stunning! Great adventure recap! And the calves were sore, not the quads?

      15 days ago Like1 person

    • Ismay

      Yes, calves, just like after the marathon. It's the repetitive stress pounding of downhill, I think, not muscle fatigue. Quads and glutes totally fine.

      14 days ago Like

    • Christina J.
      Christina J.

      Yayyyy thank you for coming with us, Ismay! I was also a bit surprised that my calves are what is hurting a few days later. They've been pretty tender, but glutes etc were fine. I've never experienced that with running!

      13 days ago Like1 person

  11. FIT
    great Mt.Whitney day 1: to Trail Camp 7 mi 07:30 64:17 pace

    First day of Mt. Whitney hike with Kat, Christina J. and Caiti. Backpacking to Trail Camp from Whitney Portal. This time did not forget to weigh pack: 33lb despite stringent editing of food and cl... read more

  12. FIT
    good Partial Cottonwood Lakes trail 7.4 mi 02:30 20:16 pace

    Pre-Whitney altitude acclimatization hike starting from the 10,000 foot Cottonwood Lakes trailhead at Horseshoe Meadows. Rather unremarkable in these first few miles: dry pine forest with not many ... read more

  13. RUN
    good Foggy OB 3.5 mi 00:35 10:00 pace

    The beautiful weather did not wait for me, so OB was cold, foggy and windy. Still, enjoyed breathing the salty air, and pushed against the wind on the southbound leg.

    • Claudine C.
      Claudine C.

      oooo.... Karl is back?! Hope he returns today as well! :-)

      22 days ago Like1 person

    • Ismay

      Boo! Well, seeing as I'm out of here for a week tonight, I can sincerely wish you all the Karl your heart desires! :) He'll come in handy for your last 20-miler this weekend, correct?

      22 days ago Like

    • Claudine C.
      Claudine C.

      yes! last 20-miler of the cycle... running on the 4th, so hoping that Karl carries on with his proud tradition of obscuring the skies and fireworks. ;-) have a great time this weekend!

      21 days ago Like

  14. RUN
    To OB 3.25 mi 00:29 08:49 pace

    Windy progressive tempoish (1 water break). Stared off fairly relaxed but put in a faster mile toward the end.

  15. walk
    Pride & such 3 mi 01:15 25:00 pace

    and add about 4 hours of standing in the sun; also tiring!

  16. RUN
    alright SF Frontrunners Pride 5K 3.14 mi 00:26 08:18 pace

    Wow, this was hard! Really didn't deal well with the uphill middle mile. Lack of hill training shows - have been lazy about that. And just not good at pushing in a race - well, very little rac... read more

  17. walk
    Pink Saturday 5.29 mi 02:00 22:41 pace

    wow, all that walking added up...

  18. swim
    good Indoor pool 1400 yd 00:42 52:48 pace

    400+200+100 breaststroke, 400+200+100 freestyle.
    Time approx as forgot to look.