Monthly Archives: January 2009

A Change of Plans for 2009

The new year started with a bang regarding my travel plans.  By this I mean an implosion as a trip I've been working on for over two years to the Galapagos to scuba dive collapsed right before Christmas.  Due to … Continue reading

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5.1 and on Injured Reserve

Cold (20s) and windy.  The first 5 miles felt strong and fleet of foot then the right knee started talking back.  I'm not sure what is going on but it is a soft tissue injury–perhaps tendon strain? 6.70 m in 1:00:12 for a 8:59 … Continue reading

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Ouray Ice Climbing

  Park To give the knee a break I went ice climbing instead this past week.  Ouray (pronounced You're-ay) Colorado is 6 hours drive from Denver so it is best visited for several days.  My group of four met in … Continue reading

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4.0 Injured

My right knee is bothering me.  I have point tenderness and some minor swelling.  I can’t pin it to any specific moment but think it’s a result of all my recent activities with my recent ski outing being the final … Continue reading

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3.5 X-Training (AT Skiing)

  Once again it is hard for me to only focus on running when Colorado has so many outdoor opportunities.  On the assumption that any exercise makes for a stronger runner I went out for my first AT (alpine touring) back … Continue reading

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3.4 X-Training (Ice Climbing)

Ice Running is great but it is a solo activity for the most part.  I wanted to get out on the ice for the first time this season so my climbing partner, Jon, and I first checked out Clear Creek … Continue reading

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Off and Running in 2009

With the New Year and new race objectives I will be posting more mundane training and running information on this blog; mostly only for the friends/family/neighbors to read.  Since Ultrathoner and I are collaborating on several races it will be … Continue reading

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