Monday, May 17, 2010

Running 'Round Town

Time: 1:13
Distance: 8.5 miles
Effort: Easy
Body: Good
Weather: Sunny and spring-like

Easy run from work in the late afternoon. Ran up Mapleton Ave. to Sanitas and ran up the Sanitas Valley Trail. Climbed up to the neighborhood north of the valley trail and ran down to Linden. Did a quick loop around Wonderland Lake and wound my way along a crazy-quilt of curving streets through a couple of north Boulder neighborhoods before descending down Folsom back to the office.

Legs were a little tired from yesterdays' bonk-fest, but came around fine after a couple of miles. Kept the pace nice and easy.

Had an e-mail exchange with the San Juan Solstice 50 RD a week and a half back. I dropped him a line to inquire about how the snow conditions were along the race course. Given our sub-optimal spring conditions here, I was wondering what the high country around Lake City was experiencing.  His response:

Hey Jim,

Melting fast here.  Unless we get some big snow events and much cooler temps, we will have no problems come race day.  See ya then.


Good news.  And, the race has a new Web site.


  1. Jim, been reading your blog for some time now. I'm running the SJS as well so I appreciate the update. Keep up the solid work with the training.

  2. Jaime -

    Thanks for the comment. So good to see a new name here. Hope to see you in Lake City. Congrats on the solid run at the Jemez 50K.