By way of an anniversary trip, Sweetie and I spent most of last week down in Ashland, Oregon. Where I proceeded to eat and drink a lot, and not run at all. Understandable, because everybody knows there’s no good running near Ashland. (And no good runners.) Mostly, though, we saw plays. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival runsContinue reading “OSF”
I am still taking it easy. On Saturday, I ran just six miles. I decided to run on Wildwood Trail, from milepost zero (near the Zoo) to milepost three (just short of the Burnside crossing) and back. I felt pretty good, though my huffing and puffing going uphill (even slowly) let me know I wasContinue reading “Easy goes it”
McKenzie was great and I can’t wait to do it again next year. That was such a fun trail. My knee didn’t get as banged up from running 50K as I was expecting, either. It got terribly stiff the evening of the race but seemed to recover quickly after that. Even so, I’ve been carefulContinue reading “Well, back to it!”
I was under-trained and still recovering from an injury going into this and had a feeling I was tempting fate (and not properly respecting the distance) when I told myself “it’s only a 50K” — as I had many times over the previous few weeks. We drove up to McKenzie Bridge (150 miles from home;Continue reading “Race Report: 2010 McKenzie River Trail Run 50K”
Survived! 5:16, some knee pain. Spectacular course.
Hello? Hello? Is this thing on? Yeah, I’ve been going through one of those bad-blogger stages. I guess it happens. In my case, it usually corresponds to a simultaneous bad-runner stage. My left knee has continued to bother me. I took a full eight days off, with no running at all, to try to putContinue reading “I am still alive”