2014 Pikes Peak Marathon

2014 Pikes Peak Marathon
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Tuesday, 02/21/12 Green Mountain

Up/Down front

3.89 miles/2,285 vert./1:01:22 (41:11 up)/avg HR 158  Garmin Data

The wind has raised a bit of havoc on the trails, drifting the snow in spots to the point where there may as well have not been a trail underneath and it was often at a sidehill angle that involved some significant slipping and sliding.  Either way though, it was a lot of fun out there today and managed to sneak up/down during a relative lull in the wind.  Went what felt to be a moderately moderate effort, easy cruising on the packed trail, a bit more work in the drifted sections when breaking trail.  Went a mellow pace on the down and some sections seemed to be as much work as on the ascent.

4 comments:

  1. How many Greens this year? You have to be the mayor at current pace.

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  2. I have not counted, but I am guessing that Tony probably has twice as many or more. Homie might even have more as well, as he has been going every day. I only average about 3 times per week, sometimes only 2.

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  3. I'm at 18. All of those in the last 19 days. I was lazy in January.

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  4. #59 this (Wed) morning for me. And it was a b****. The drifted snow up there right now is pretty bad. Tomorrow morning will definitely be an off-trail excursion trying to stick to wind-scoured bare spots.

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