Colors are getting really bright, lots of orange and reds. Best I've seen around home in the past decade. Guess the secret is to have no rain in August and September and then a couple sharp frosts and no wind knocking down the leaves.
Trail Running warm up/down 12:51  0.49 mi (26:13 / mi) +23m22:50 / mi ahr:95 max:115
O-course Training (Burnt Mtn) 1:41:53  6.08 km (16:45 / km) +258m13:49 / km ahr:118 max:154
Ran the Red course at Burnt Mtn. Classified this as a rerun since I tried it a month ago and spent over an hour last time locating and rehanging #8, which had fallen loose into the rocks.
Minor time losses: Couple minutes on #3 hesitating at the end. Another 2 on #5 where I ran trails inefficiently. Missed #6 on the first pass and looped back. Descending to #7 went left a little, hesitated about position and lost a couple minutes. Just slow and careful going to #8. Relaxing towards the end, right on #13 just a little and left on #14 and had to search for 2 minutes.
Pretty good considering the challenging terrain. Felt fine for the first hour and then tired on the long climb to #10.
Chainsawing 8" ash tree beaver had dropped onto the highway. That's in addition to two 5" ones across our driveway in the past few weeks. This guy is really stocking up for the winter. Except I took the main trunks for firewood.