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http://ryan-in-boise.blogspot.com/
Miles:
13778 total / 1407 in 2015
Goal:

2015 rediscover my love of running. Train smart, race smarter, 3:00 Marathon, 7:30 at Speedgoat and realize my potential at Wasatch 100. Regular stuff :D

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  • 35 miles
  • 06:24 time
  • 4582 calories
  • 6 workouts
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  1. RUN
    great Lucky Peak via the game trail 11.09 mi 01:58 10:37 pace

    3100 feet of gain and I ran every step to the top other than 3 seconds to take a picture. Not sure that running it all was the most efficient thing but it was good mental training to not quit when... read more

    • Christie
      Christie

      Holy crap! My calves are crying just thinking of running every step of that! Wowzers!!! Good job!!!! i was just telling Wayne about how refreshing that spring was today. Too bad I now also have the image of ticks crawling on us there too! Ahhhhhhhhhhh

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Kristine G.
      Kristine G.

      You're such a beast!!

      about 18 hours ago Like

  2. Shared Photo

    Lucky Peak at daybreak. Stinks to be me😉

    • Christie
      Christie

      Capturing a perfect sunrise and sunset a few hours apart has got to leave you with a satisfied soul!!!

      1 day ago Like

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    • Christie
      Christie

      Good point! That's why I hardly ever see any of the sunrises since the last thing I'm capable of is hauling ass uphill!!! I sure have enjoyed my fair share of sunsets though which only require me to be still and enjoy. Ahhhh

      about 24 hours ago Like

    • Les A.
      Les A.

      In this heat I am sure you stunk! Great job and pic!

      about 23 hours ago Like

  3. Shared Photo

    Sunset walk...can't complain!

    • Denise
      Denise

      what a great picture I really need to run up there sometime

      1 day ago Like

  4. RUN
    great Neighborhood 10k 6.24 mi 00:51 08:10 pace

    First of all, I hate running after work..more specifically after dinner. I have food bouncing around making me feel crappy but I needed to get out for my sanity. Feeling junky gave me a bad attit... read more

    • Christie
      Christie

      It's funny how much of an attitude adjuster running can be. The other morning I was ready to go for a run with a pal. The friend kept stalling on when we'd start the run while I sat there with the ice melting in my pack ready to leave. By the time they told me to just go on my own, I was feeling impatient and cranky and the heat had increased outside. Four and a half hours later, I was driving home from the run feeling sweeter and more pleasant than I'd felt in a long time. :) Yay for endorphins

      about 23 hours ago Like

    • Ryan A.
      Ryan A.

      Next time the friend conversation should be like ours the other day...I'm leaving, wanna join? Yes... Be there in 10 minutes. No. ..Catch you next time. The end!

      about 23 hours ago Like1 person

    • Christie
      Christie

      That was the second time in a week. I was left waiting at a trail head earlier in the week for an hour while they were running late, too. I think that's what I'm going to do from now on. I will be starting at such and such a time and will start on time. :)

      about 23 hours ago Like

  5. I think I am going through man-o-pause...sitting at my desk having hot flashes and sweating like a beast and it's 75 in here. WTH?

  6. RUN
    8x1 min interval, 1 min rest,... 4.36 mi 00:35 08:02 pace

    Ran on the greenbelt today and did the minute on minute off intervals. The on part was all out and the off part was walking for 45 seconds and 15 seconds of jogging and getting back up to speed. ... read more

    • Christie
      Christie

      Glad you got a swim at the end! You earned it fast guy!

      3 days ago Like

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    • Ryan A.
      Ryan A.

      Now if I could string together some mile repeats at this pace in the heat!!!

      2 days ago Like1 person

    • Christie
      Christie

      That would be impressive! I think I may start adding in once a week speedwork again! You're motivating me to get back at it! Oh and I want to remind myself that I don't always have to go 100 mile pace! haha

      2 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    great Kestrel Sidewinder up 4 Fun L... 10.21 mi 01:50 10:44 pace

    Fun times in the heat this morning. I didn't wear a hat (which rarely happens) and the sweat on my bald head caught every gnat for 10 mile straight in a puddle of sweat. Other than that it w... read more

  8. Shared Photo

    Great picture from the top of our adventure yesterday.

  9. RUN
    great WMA Lucky Peak backside bushw... 13.92 mi 03:54 16:49 pace

    Good times bustin though over grown bushes and trees as well as hurdling rattlesnakes.

    Avg HR 125 Max 152 gain 3600...oh and it was 96 when we finished!

    • Christie
      Christie

      Glad you mentioned the rattlesnakes! They were a highlight. Turns out white boys can jump...when they see a rattlesnake underfoot!

      5 days ago Like1 person

  10. RUN
    great Work Ann Morrison Broadway lo... 5.42 mi 00:42 07:40 pace

    I had planned to go to the hills but found this article on the way out http://bit.ly/1Kgxfqj about have a wide stride. It got me thinking and so I tried to run with my stride as wide as my hips.

    ... read more

    • Christie
      Christie

      That's cool! Good job. I was thinking about my cadence and stride this week and thinking mine had become slow and conservative because of all the trail running I do. Interesting you varied it and it made you feel better.

      7 days ago Like

    • Jill F.
      Jill F.

      Hmm, interesting. Nice working miles!

      6 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    great Shooting range up 5 and down 6 10.08 mi 01:57 11:37 pace

    Amazing start to the day. 2600+ feet of gain and a warm day. I am feeling pretty good and looking forward to getting out some more this week.

    Avg HR 138 Max 160

  12. RUN
    great Work Quinns Pond Work Loop 3.15 mi 00:31 09:58 pace

    Ran about a 8:10 pace and swam across the pond like a sinking ship! Good times.

  13. RUN
    great Highland Valley 4.72 mi 01:16 16:03 pace

    Fun run chasing the sunrise on Highland Valley with Derek and Amanda. The first two miles have a total of 1,050 feet of gain. I may need to start hitting this more but I'll need gaiters sinc... read more

  14. RUN
    great Post River of No Return recov... 6 mi 00:53 08:46 pace

    Took my son Zach on a quick recovery run the get rid of the rigor mortise setting in from the 50k. Each mile was progressive which was nice.

  15. RUN
    great River of No Return 50k 30.55 mi 06:27 12:40 pace

    Fun course with 7,800 feet of gain advertised. I told Michelle 7 hours and showed up early so I didn't get to run in with my son which was a bummer but I had a wonderful time. We even got to... read more

    • Petite
      Petite Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      A sub-7 Ultra? Amazing Ryan, simply AMAZING!

      11 days ago

    • Ryan A.
      Ryan A.

      Thanks Petite!

      10 days ago Like

    • Alan G
      Alan G

      Just a walk in the woods for you, sir. Well done, Ryan. Glad this one went well for you.

      10 days ago Like

  16. Shared Photo

    Good morning from Sawtooth Lake. Rough, I know.

  17. RUN
    great Sawtooth Lake Hike 14.16 mi 11:18

    Amazing beautiful backpacking trip with Michelle and Zach up to Sawtooth Lake from the Iron Creek Trailhead.