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  • bearclaw poppy,  hill running,  saint george

    Dirt Road Hill Laps in Saint George Utah

    Sunday, Jan 15 2017 While on a road trip to Las Vegas for a gymnastics competition for my daughter, I had a few hours to kill early Sunday morning in Saint George Utah. The weather was perfect, about 40F and right at the break of dawn I got out to the trailhead, the top of the dirt road behind the condos at the Green Valley Race Loops (MTB race course}. Mountain biking Bearclaw Poppy at Saint George Utah I’ve been on this course a number of times, prerunning the course as a NICA certified Level 2 High School Mountain Bike coach, and then riding the local trails for fun and…

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  • hill running,  kahtoola,  microspikes,  winter running

    Hill Repeats Up Silver Fork Road

    Monday January 16, 2017 After my great adventure just the day before running Long Hill Repeats at Saint George, Utah, I decided to do some more. This time up American Fork Canyon, on the Tibble Fork Reservoir side of the canyon, from the parking up toward the gate near the Granite Flats Horse Trailer parking. I’ve done this repeat sequence before a few times. Run from the gate at the parking lot to the gate at the fork to Granite Flats. That’s right, 10F. Dang cold compared to 24 hours prior in Saint George I wore my New Balance Leadville shoes, and my Kahtoola Microspikes. It was colder than yesterday…