11 June 2012

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What is it with rain on Mondays? The last two Mondays, I got rained on every time I headed up the mountain. This time, Richard and I met at his house at 5AM for a Ranger Station out & back trail run. This is a great training run on very technical (rocky) terrain on Tollgate Trail and 1300 feet of climbing on the first half of the run, followed by 1300 feet of descent on the way back. This 10 mile run has become  staple training run for me. Rich and I got soaked during the entire run and footing was quite challenging as the rocky trail surface was extremely slippery. While it as muggy outside, the temperatures were rather mild, almost cool. 

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