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Discussion: by my calculations

in: Bash; Bash > 2018-01-24

Jan 25, 2018 4:52 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
your "slow" pace seemed fine. Not even all that sluggish in good conditions if billed as easy, and definitely reasonable with the footing and the climb.

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Jan 25, 2018 6:08 PM # 
Thanks for the calculator! I don't know if I could honestly call it easy because I ran up most of the hills but it was all aerobic and I paused to remove a few big branches from the trails. I'm always blown away by AdventureDog's fitness. Nothing ever seems like a big deal to him and he always goes farther than we do. :)
Jan 26, 2018 1:34 AM # 
Please don’t do Yasso 800s.
Jan 26, 2018 4:03 AM # 
I've never done them but if I ever do, I'll be too embarrassed to share my predicted marathon time.
Jan 27, 2018 9:14 PM # 
Well Bash I figure if we hadn't signed up for that 60km we probably wouldn't be running at all (at least I wouldn't) good on you for getting out in some pretty horrendous conditions. Only 7 weeks until spring!
Jan 27, 2018 9:33 PM # 
You're right about the running! I'm sad about the poor ski conditions though. Last year I trained for my February running race by skiing but that's been a bust for the last couple of weeks.
Jan 28, 2018 1:24 AM # 
What race are you doing?
Jan 28, 2018 4:19 AM # 
Black Canyon Ultras - a point-to-point trail race north of Phoenix. They have a 60K and 100K. We'll report back on it!
Jan 29, 2018 12:42 PM # 
That race looks pretty fun, wish I could join you! Looks like a few of the people I used to run with in Tucson are doing the 100K, part of a crowd that was just getting bit by the ultra bug before I left. (I guess they've been permanently infected.)
Jan 29, 2018 2:36 PM # 
It would be a fun 100K! Point-to-point races are logistically difficult but they feel like an incredible journey. Still hoping to see you at the Antelope Canyon Ultra next year. :)
Jan 31, 2018 6:30 PM # 
Feb 2, 2018 7:57 PM # 
Denise McHale will be there too!
Feb 2, 2018 8:05 PM # 
Browner and Bash will crush her :-)
Feb 3, 2018 4:23 AM # 
By “crush”, FB means we’ll give her a good luck hug.
Feb 4, 2018 10:28 PM # 
Yep :-)

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