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  • kahtoola,  suunto,  wahoo fitness,  wahoo tickr

    Icy Spikes Running in the Dark

    Had to wear my Kahtoola Microspikes this morning. There was a little bit of snow that started last evening at about 35F and transitioned into a freezing slick surface as the temperature descended with the sun. Check out the pic with my spikes and the frosted sheet of thin ice below. I ran on the recpath as it circled the Cedar Hills Golf Course hill section. It’s a common route for those living within a mile or so. It’s a bit dark back down by the creek and ponds. I love the sounds of the creek rolling over the rocks. Every now and then you see the glowing eyes of…

  • 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…