Tuesday, December 26, 2017

12/25/2017 through 12/31/2017

T, 12/26/2017: 4.75 treadmill miles in 38:33 (292 vertical feet).
W, 12/28/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
Total for week: 10.6 miles.

Blue shoes at 443.25 miles.
Red shoes at 72.7 miles.

Total for year: 1,177.0 miles. Weekly average: 22.6 miles.

Past years:
  • 2016: 1,102.75 miles.
  • 2015: 1,149.65 miles.
  • 2014: 1,083.75 miles.
  • 2013: 1,141.55 miles.
  • 2012: 1,334.80 miles.
  • 2011: 1,076.80 miles.
  • 2010: 1,184.75 miles.
  • 2009: 1,075.46 miles.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

12/18/2017 through 12/24/2017

M, 12/18/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 12/20/2017: 5.25 miles on Le Grande.
R, 12/21/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch bike parking.
Su, 12/24/2017: 7.35 miles, West Side Story.
Total for week: 21.7 miles.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

12/11/2017 through 12/17/2017

M, 12/11/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 12/12/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 12/17/2017: 9.15 miles North to the Sleeping Giant.
Total for week: 19.45 miles.

Monday, December 4, 2017

12/4/2017 through 12/10/2017

M, 12/4/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 12/6/2017: 5.25 miles on Le Grande.
R, 12/8/2017: 4.75 treadmill miles in 38:50 (161 vertical feet).
Su, 12/10/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 21.55 miles.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

11/27/2017 through 12/3/2017

M, 11/27/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 11/29/2017: 5.85 treadmill miles in 47:58. 305 vertical feet.
Su, 12/3/2017: 9.5 miles, Mountain Lion Loop in heavy snow for first half.
Total for week: 19.8 miles.

11/20/2017 through 11/26/2017

M, 11/20/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 11/22/2017: 5.25 miles on Le Grande.
R, 11/23/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch Bike Parking.
Su, 11/26/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 21.45 miles.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11/13/2017 through 11/19/2017

M, 11/13/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 11/15/2017: 5.65 miles on Le Grande. Red Fox near top of Panhandle Trail.
Su, 11/19/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant. Northern Flicker (red variant) in Great Northern Town Center parking lot on the way out, another (orange) a couple blocks from home.
Total for week: 19.25 miles.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

11/6/2017 through 11/12/2017

M, 11/6/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 11/8/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch bike parking.
R, 11/9/2017: 5.4 miles, treadmill, in 45:15 (indoor shoes).
Su, 11/12/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run. An eight-point buck and four other deer.
Total for wee: 21.6 miles.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

10/30/2017 through 11/5/2017

M, 10/30/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 11/1/2017: 5.75 miles, Treadmill Test, in 47:53 (indoor shoes).
Su, 11/5/2017: 9.5 miles, Mountain Lion Loop (variant). Fog throughout and moderate snow on Show-me-the-horse. One hunter near the ridge.
Total for week: 19.7 miles.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

10/23/2017 through 10/29/2017

M, 10/23/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 10/25/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 10/26/2017: 5.25 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 10/29/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 21.25 miles.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10/16/2017 through 10/22/2017

M, 10/16/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
R, 10/19/2017: 5.65 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 10/22/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant.
Total for week: 19.25 miles.
Year to date: 1002.2 miles.
Blue shoes at 294.95 miles (red shoes have 46.2 on them).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

10/9/2017 through 10/15/2017

M, 10/9/2017: 4.45 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 10/11/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 10/12/2017: 5.25 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 10/15/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 21.25 miles

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

10/2/2017 through 10/8/2017

M, 10/2/2017: 5.0 miles, Centennial Park Loops.
R, 10/5/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 10/8/2017: 8.15 miles, An entertaining run on Mount Ascension.
Total for week: 19.3 miles.

9/25/2017 through 10/1/2017

T, 9/26/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch Bike Parking
W, 9/27/2017: 6.1 miles on Le Grande
Su, 10/1/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 17.85 miles.

Friday, September 22, 2017

9/18/2017 through 9/24/2017

R, 9/21/2017: 5.0 miles, Centennial Park Loops.
Su, 9/24/2017: 6.55 miles on Le Grande.
Total for week: 11.55 miles.

9/11/2017 through 9/17/2017

Su, 9/17/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills. Snow on the first hill.
Total for week: 4.45 miles.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

9/4/2017 through 9/10/2017

9/6/2017: 3.75 miles, two street hills and three hard blocks.
9/7/2017: 3.0 miles, to Centennial Park, including nine hard blocks.
9/11/2017: 26.2 miles (+ 0.019 on two trips to the bathroom; red shoes), Treadmill Marathon at the Wave in Whitefish. Two Bear Marathon had been canceled due to wildfire smoke. 4:19:26.
Total for week: 32.95 miles.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

8/28/2017 through 9/3/2017

M, 8/28/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 3 x 1600 (6:52, 6:40, 6:42).
W, 8/30/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
F, 9/1/2017: 7.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 7.0 miles in 52:47 (7:11 downhill, 45:00, 52:47 uphill).
Sa, 9/2/2017: 10.0 miles, A Trial in the Desert (92 - 95 degrees), in 87:27 (41:00 out).
Total for week: 28.25 miles.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

8/21/2017 through 8/27/2017

W, 8/23/2017: 5.0 miles on the Night Treadmill, including 4.0 miles in 29:14.
R, 8/24/2017: 5.05 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 4 x 800 (3:09, 3:13, 3:08, 3:09).
Su, 8/27/2017: 14.35 miles, Sleeper's Funeral, in 2:05:43.
Total for week: 24.4 miles.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

8/14/2017 through 8/20/2017

M, 8/14/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
W, 8/16/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 5.0 miles in 36:45 (6:55 downhill, 14:31, 21:53, 29:20, 36:45 uphill).
R, 8/17/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch Bike Parking.
Su, 8/20/2017: 20.0 miles, to Ten Mile Creek twice, in 3:09:46 (46, 94 [4.9], 2:20:30 [5.1]).
Total for week: 35.0 miles.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

8/7/2017 through 8/13/2017

W, 8/9/2017: 6.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 5.0 miles in 36:55 (6:54 downhill, 14:22, 21:44, 29:14, 36:55 uphill).
R, 8/10/2017: 4.2 miles at the track, including 12 x 400 (1-4 average 91.5, 5-8 average 91.5, 9-12 average 90.75).
Su, 8/13/2017: 15.0 miles on the Smoke Treadmill. 6.7 miles in 60 minutes; no time after that due to operator error. (Red shoes.)
Total for week: 26.1 miles.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

7/31/2017 through 8/6/2017

M, 7/31/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
W, 8/2/2017: 8.2 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 7.95 miles in 62:32 (11:20, 50:30).
R, 8/3/2017: 6.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 4x1600 (6:59, 6:52, 6:51, 6:43).
Su, 8/6/2017: 20.0 miles, to Ten Mile Creek twice in 3:06:37 (43:45, 92, 2:15:45).
Total for week: 39.55 miles.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

7/24/2017 through 7/30/2017

W, 7/26/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 5.0 miles in 37:05 (6:55; 29:25).
R, 7/27/2017: 7.5 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 8x800 (two untimed on the road and six timed at the park: 3:24, 3:21, 3:19, 3:19, 3:14, 3:16).
Su, 7/30/2017: 15.0 miles on Le Grande in 2:29:45.
Total for week: 28.4 miles.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

7/17/2017 through 7/23/2017

M, 7/17/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
W, 7/19/2017: 4.35 miles on the track, including 12x400 (1-4 average 94; 5-8 average 93, 9-12 average 92).
R, 7/20/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 3.0 in 21:43 (7:33, 14:44).
Su, 7/23/2017: 18.15 miles, An Entertaining Run on Mount Ascension, plus to Ten Mile Creek, 3:19:41.
Total for week: 32.85 miles.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

7/10/2017 through 7/16/2017

W, 7/12/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loop, including 3 x 1600 (6:56, 6:45, 6:46).
R, 7/13/2017: 13.0 miles on Le Grande in 1:51:00 (1.5 out to 14:30, 5 more to 56:30, 5 more to 1:38:15, 1.5 home)
Su, 7/14/2017: 9.9 miles, to Ten Mile Creek, in 80:08 (38:45; zigged on the way out, but forgot to zag on the way back).
Total for week: 28.8 miles.
Red shoes retired after 645.05 miles.
Year to date: 661.05 miles.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

7/3/2017 through 7/9/2017

M, 7/3/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
W, 7/5/2017: 8.2 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 7.95 miles in 62:46 (11:50 for 1.5 out, 38:50 for 4.95 there, 12:06 for 1.5 back).
R, 7/6/2017: 6.4 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 7 x 800 (3:27, 3:21, 3:17, 3:13, 3:21, 3:14, 3:13).
Su, 7/9/2017: 17.1 miles, Ten Mile Creek (44:25, 92:40) plus South Hills Road Run (2:48:04).
Total for week: 36.15 miles.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

6/26/2017 through 7/2/2017

M, 6/26/2017: 3.8 miles on the track, including 10x400 (102, 98, 98, 94, 97, 97, 97, 101, 98, 96).
W, 6/28/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 5.0 miles in 37:14 (7:17 downhill, 14:44, 22:05, 29:36, 37:14 uphill).
R, 6/29/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
Su, 7/2/2017: 15.0 miles on Le Grande in 2:13:56.
Total for week: 29.15 miles.

6/19/2017 through 6/25/2017

W, 6/21/2017: 6.0 miles at the Libertyville Centre Club, including 5.0 in 35:58 (blue shoes).
R, 6/22/2017: 5.0 miles at the YMCA Foglia in 42:15 (alternating between 1.0 and 2.0 approximately every 0.25 miles; blue shoes).
Su, 6/25/2017: 14.2 miles, South Hills Road Run x 2 (69:15 including 52 seconds water; 68:09 including 60 seconds bathroom; each loop includes a 500' hill and a 130' hill).
Total for week: 25.2 miles.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

6/12/2017 through 6/18/2017

M, 6/12/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 3x1600 (6:54, 6:49, 6:45).
W, 6/14/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 6/15/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 3.0 miles in 21:23 (7:22, 7:10, 6:51).
Su, 6/18/2017: 10.0 miles to Ten Mile Creek in 82:58 (41:08).
Total for week: 26.25 miles.

Monday, June 5, 2017

6/5/2017 through 6/11/2017

M, 6/5/2017: 5.9 miles, including 6x800 (3:25, 3:31, 3:15, 3:22, 3:09, 3:18).
W, 6/7/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 6/8/2017: 7.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 7.0 in 54:23. 7:21 downhill, 8:13 uphill.
Su, 6/11/2017: 13.0 miles on Le Grande in 1:56:09 (59:08)
Total for week: 31.25 miles.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

5/29/2017 through 6/4/2017

M, 5/29/2017: 4.3 miles, Capitol Building Claws, including 4 x 1200 (4:59, 5:09, 4:53, 4:57).
W, 5/31/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 6/1/2017: 7.9 miles, including 5.0 miles in 37:18 (last mile 7:11).
Su, 6/4/2017: 12.2 miles on the Mount Helena Ridge Trail, 2:03:44. Last 2.2 in 18:14; last mile in 7:04. Approx 1,400' elevation gain.
Total for week: 28.85 miles.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

5/22/2017 through 5/28/2017

M, 5/22/2017: 5.3 miles, including 8x400 (10). (91, 91, 87, 91, 91, 91, 91, 93, 83, 88).
W, 5/24/2017: 4.45 miles, Two Hills.
R, 5/26/2017: 5.9 miles, Centennial Park Loops, including 3.0 in 22:21 (7:40, 7:33, 7:08).
Su, 5/28/2017: 10.0 miles to Ten Mile Creek in 83:34 (40:50 out; see elevation profile).
Total for week: 25.65 miles.

Monday, May 15, 2017

5/15/2017 through 5/21/2017

M, 5/15/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 5/17/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
F, 5/19/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant.
Total for week: 19.8 miles. Marathon training starts next week.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

5/8/2017 through 5/14/2017

M, 5/8/2017: 4.65 miles on Davis Gulch.
W, 5/10/2017: 5.7 miles on Le Grande. Mountain bluebird.
R, 5/11/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
Su, 5/14/2017: 8.15 miles, An Entertaining Run on Mount Ascension.
Total for week: 23.0 miles.

Friday, May 5, 2017

5/1/2017 through 5/7/2017

M, 5/1/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 5/3/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
R, 5/4/2017: 12.2 miles on the Mount Helena Ridge Trail. The sound of grasshoppers. Stella orangetip butterfly. Swallowtail butterfly. Arrowleaf balsamroot and others.
Total for week: 22.55 miles.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4/24/2017 through 4/30/2017

M, 4/24/2017: 4.65 miles on Davis Gulch.
W, 4/26/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
R, 4/27/2017: 5.7 miles on Le Grande.
Su, 4/30/2017: 10.45 miles, An Entertaining Run on Mount Ascension, plus extra. Some Arrowroot.
Total for week: 25.3 miles.

Monday, April 17, 2017

4/17/2017 through 4/23/2017

M, 4/17/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 4/19/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
R, 4/20/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant. Western meadowlarks, red-winged blackbirds, and mallards.
Total for week: 19.8 miles.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

4/10/2017 through 4/16/2017

M, 4/10/2017: 5.45 miles on Le Grande.
W, 4/12/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
R, 4/13/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
Su, 4/16/2017: 7.45 miles around Mount Helena. Pasqueflowers and others on Diretissima. A very close deer on Davis on the way out.
Total for week: 22.05 miles.

Friday, April 7, 2017

4/3/2017 through 4/9/2017

M, 4/3/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 4/5/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
R, 4/6/2017: 9.45 miles on the Oro Fino Skyway.
Total for week: 20.1 miles.

Friday, March 31, 2017

3/27/2017 through 4/2/2017

M, 3/27/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
W, 3/29/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande. Male mountain bluebird.
R, 3/30/2017: 4.65 miles on Davis Gulch.
Su, 4/2/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Total for week: 22.1 miles

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

3/20/2017 through 3/26/2017

M, 3/20/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 3/22/2017: 12.2 miles on the Mount Helena Ridge Trail, via McKelvey and Mini-Ridge. Mountain bluebird. Seven mule deer near Show-Me-the-Horse. Three more farther on. Carcass on Mini-Ridge. Another on Grizzly Gulch.
R, 3/23/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop. Two moles removed later in the day.
Total for week: 22.85 miles.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

3/13/2017 through 3/19/2017

M, 3/13/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
W, 3/15/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
R, 3/16/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run. Mule deer on Lime Kiln Road.
Su, 3/19/2017: 4.85 miles, Double Moab! Mountain bluebird on Little Moab.
Total for week: 22.45 miles.

3/6/2017 through 3/12/2017

M, 3/6/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 3/8/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
R, 3/9/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant.
Total for week: 19.95 miles.

Monday, February 27, 2017

2/27/2017 through 3/5/2017

M, 2/27/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande. Robins and Waxwings.      
W, 3/1/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
R, 3/2/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Su, 3/5/2017: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop.
Total for week: 22.1 miles.

2/20/2017 through 2/26/2017

M, 2/20/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 2/22/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
R, 2/23/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant.                  
Total for week: 19.95 miles.

2/13/2017 through 2/19/2017

M, 2/13/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
W, 2/15/2017: 4.5 miles Centennial Park Loop.                                
R, 2/16/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run.
Su, 2/19/2017: 4.65 miles, Three Schools Run.
Total for week: 22.1 miles.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2/6/2017 through 2/12/2017

M, 2/6/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 2/8/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
R, 2/9/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant.                  
Total for week: 19.95 miles.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

1/30/2017 through 2/5/2017

M, 1/30/2017: 5.85 miles on Le Grande.
W, 2/1/2017: 7.1 miles, South Hills Road Run. Red Crossbills (more orange) in tree on Panoramic Gulch Road just after Martinez Gulch Road.
R, 2/2/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch.
Su, 2/5/2017: 4.65 miles, Three Schools Run.
Total for week: 22.25 miles.

Friday, January 27, 2017

1/23/2017 through 1/29/2016

M, 1/23/2017: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.                                      
W, 1/25/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch
R, 1/26/2017: 8.15 miles on Le Grande.
Total for week: 18.95 miles.

Friday, January 20, 2017

1/16/2017 through 1/22/2017

M, 1/16/2017: 5.15 miles, treadmill, in 40:02. Bad air outside.
W, 1/18/2017: 7.3 miles, treadmill building to 2.0 incline, in 60:00. Bad air outside.
R, 1/19/2017: 5.45 miles on Le Grande. Seven mule deer going uphill near the top of the Panhandle Trail.
Su, 1/22/2017: 4.55 miles, treadmill building to 1.5 incline, in 35:56.
Total for week: 22.45 miles.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

1/9/2017 through 1/15/2017

M, 1/92016: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
W, 1/11/2017: 4.65 miles, Davis Gulch. One mule deer.
R, 1/12/2017: 9.15 miles, North to the Sleeping Giant. A duck.        
Total for week: 19.95 miles.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

1/2/2017 through 1/8/2017

W, 1/4/2017: 5.0 miles, Double Moab!
R, 1/5/2017: 7.45 miles around Mount Helena (via McKelvey, Diretissima, and Prairie). Heard the squeals of and then saw a herd of elk, including at least one bull, west of Diretissima.
Su, 1/8/2016: 4.65 miles, Three Schools Run.
Total for week: 17.1 miles.

12/26/2016 through 1/1/2017

M, 12/26/2016: 4.5 miles, Centennial Park Loop, including 6x200 (mostly hard block / easy block).
W, 12/28/2016: 6.15 miles on Le Grande.
Sa, 12/31/2016: 3.1 miles, New Year's Eve 5K in 21:00.22 (6:56, 13:32). 16/324 overall, 2/17 M 35-39, 15/136 all M.
Su, 1/1/2017: 5.0 miles, Hunter's Orchard Park. Ducks, geese, white-tailed deer.
Total for week: 18.75 miles.
2016 total: 1102.75. Weekly average: 21.2 miles.
Blue shoes retired after 479.6 miles.