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Training Log Archive: Trav

In the 7 days ending Sep 10, 2017:

activity # timemileskm+m
  run4 2:51:00
  forestry1 1:00:00
  Core2 32:00
  Total6 4:23:00

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Sunday Sep 10, 2017 #

Core 12:00 [3]

Saturday Sep 9, 2017 #

run 30:00 [3]

Smokey job with balogna in Southern Alberta

Thursday Sep 7, 2017 #

run intervals 45:00 [5]

Intervals for the first half, then intensity for the part after Trixy barrelled at a full run into a skunk. We were on the whalebacks. Nice and narrow in there. We're both going full tilt with Rox in front. We crest a hill and bam! Rox rams a skunk.

Everyone was kind of astonished for a second. Then I realized that Rox was between me and the skunk and all of us were on this really narrow trail. I yell STOP to Rox, who is looking like she might want to tangle with this new kind of fur ball. I bash through the woods left to keep the skunk pointed toward me. I then run like stink (ha! see what I did there?) yelling at Rox to come! Come with me! Come this way! which she does.

Our pup took a glancing spray blow, but I realized we now needed to get home and get out the handy de-skunking kit that Balogna had obtained for just this sort of emergency. We got home straightaway and I isolated her in the run, got the deodorizing spray and wet her down with it. Hung out for a few minutes with her so she could dry and then shampooed her in the shower with the de-skunking shampoo. She was much put out, but handled it like a soldier.

Could have been way worse.

Wednesday Sep 6, 2017 #

Core 20:00 [3]


Anvil has the helm at the Hottage on Saturday. So he decides if there is an smt

Tuesday Sep 5, 2017 #

run hills 46:00 [4]

four times up and around K2 and around with our trusty dog. Good thing she has no issue with repetition. The smells are their own reward.

Monday Sep 4, 2017 #

run 50:00 [3]

Fine waterfall run with hammer and Rox. Welcome back to the hammer, hammer.

forestry 1:00:00 [3]

More ash tree cutting, dragging and bucking.

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