I am off work from 2/1 through 2/20.....quite a stretch of non working as we spend time in Charlotte NC for my brothers life celebration...then back to the twin cities for some skiing a before heading to Ottawa Canada for a couple bucket list items with Kari: The Canadian Ski Marathon....and worldloppet Gatineau Loppet event...sort of a pre retirement trial as my accounts inch me closer to my magic retirement number due to a strong US economy!........
Run 28:00 
trying to stay in the running game....
no knee brace on treadmill in Charlotte...(same last few days)
8 x 3:30 @ ladder up and dwon starting at 12:30 ending at 11:06 and back down w. 1:30 walk recovery
pain at tolerable even level.....the best I can hope for the rest of my running career.
HR hgher than I would like......whatever.
Run 4:00 
run surges in warm up
uphill treadmill hike 30:00 
warm up/cool down and walk recovery of run segments