ilanarama: me, The Other Half, Moab UT 2009 (marathon)
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Well, I did it. I signed up for the Deadhorse 50K (yikes! Baby's first ultra! I AM EXCITE but also NERVOUS!) which will be in three weeks!

So I've been doing my long runs on the trails, in an attempt at preparation. (I would feel a lot more prepared if I'd been running more, aie!) I have been bringing my phone/camera so I have an excuse to stop and breathe - I'm not resting, I'm taking pictures!



West from top of Sidewinder

North from Telegraph

On top of the world!

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Date: 2014-09-25 11:08 pm (UTC)
thalia: Delirium from Neil Gaiman's Sandman comic (Default)
From: [personal profile] thalia
What a gorgeous day!

And good luck! I hope it goes well.

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Date: 2014-09-26 12:03 am (UTC)
meri_oddities: default - Woman looking out a window (Default)
From: [personal profile] meri_oddities
It must be so awesome to have that in your back yard for a run. :-) Not that the parks and trails here aren't beautiful, but...not like that.

Good luck on your 50k. I'm sure you'll do well. I have signed up for 2 and still haven't run one.

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Date: 2014-09-26 10:52 pm (UTC)
meri_oddities: default - Woman looking out a window (Default)
From: [personal profile] meri_oddities
I will definitely take you up on that offer. Sometime. I'm thinking next year, I might do a few less marathons and actually try a tri. :-) That uphill half you do looks like it might be fun. I'm sure I'd be really slow.

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Date: 2014-09-26 12:06 am (UTC)
zulu: Karen Gillam from Dr. Who, wearing a saucy top hat (Default)
From: [personal profile] zulu
Ooh, congrats on the challenge!

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Date: 2014-09-26 12:55 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] traveller42
Run well!

I'll second the awesome area you have to run in.

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Date: 2014-09-26 09:56 am (UTC)
lonelywalker: Captain America in civvies, hiding behind his shield (captain america: shield)
From: [personal profile] lonelywalker
Wow, good luck with the Ultra!

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Date: 2014-09-26 10:47 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zebra363.livejournal.com
I'm sure you'll have no trouble! What's an extra 8km? (She says blithely, never having tried to run it after 42km.)

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Date: 2014-09-26 10:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zebra363.livejournal.com
I've just looked at the race link and see that 1) there's a 25km option and 2) it's near Moab and realised that 3) it's at a time of year I could feasibly travel. Maybe one year!

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Date: 2014-09-26 06:02 pm (UTC)
blnchflr: Running (running)
From: [personal profile] blnchflr
Pretty ;__; - you and the scenery both :)

Can't wait to live through your race report ^__^

You can do it!

Date: 2014-09-28 01:26 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
You are such a great trail runner that you will ROCK the 50K. It's really just like a marathon… seriously!

:) Rebecca

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My running PRs:

5K: 21:03 (downhill) 21:43 (loop)
10K: 43:06 (downhill)
10M: 1:12:59
13.1M: 1:35:55
26.2M: 3:23:31

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