Training – July 9, 2020

This morning Mel rode in the morning and Doug went for a run. At her PT appointment Mel was cleared to run 9 miles today and 13 over the weekend!!! Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.64 miles Time: 56:52 Elevation Gain: 597 feet Average Pace: 9.1 mph Distance ridden in the last 7 days: 24.7 miles

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Training – July 7, 2020

This morning Doug and I both got out for a run at different times. Once again I didn’t experience and hip or glute pain on my run! After my run I went out for a mountain bike ride as well! Let’s do this! Mel’s run stats: Distance: 7.5 miles Time: 1:14:57 Elevation Gain: 656 feet Average Pace: 9:59/mile Distance run in the last 7 days: 21.8 miles   Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.5 miles Time: 1:10:00 ish – my watch…

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Training – July 6, 2020

This morning I got out for a mountain bike ride before it got too hot. It was fun to see a friend out on the trail. We stopped to chat for a few minutes before heading our own way. The ride was great and I spotted a painted rock in the middle of the ride. I left it for others to enjoy. It’s pictured below. Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.58 miles Time: 1:21:27 Elevation Gain: 702 feet Average Pace: 6.3…

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Training Run – July 5, 2020

This morning I got out for a 7 mile run no walking! The run was great and I’m happy because I didn’t have any hip or glute pain during my run! Mel’s run stats: Distance: 7.33 miles Time: 1:10:53 Elevation Gain: 436 feet Average Pace: 9:40/mile

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San Juan Hike – July 4, 2020

This morning Doug and I got out for a hike on the Colorado Trail before heading off to explore access to Bolam Pass. It was so beautiful. The wildflowers are in bloom! Today’s hike stats: Distance: 3.53 miles Time: 1:30:07 Elevation Gain: 1,062 feet Average Pace: 25:31/mile Photos from the hike

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Training – July 3, 2020

This morning I got out for a mountain bike ride at sunrise before we set off to explore trail access points for support and video crew as we trail run the Colorado Trail. About 5:30 pm we headed out for a trail run on a trail that intersects the Colorado Trail. It looked like it might rain so we packed our rain gear. It was a great choice! We got caught in a rainstorm up on the CT and thoroughly…

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Training – July 2, 2020

This morning Doug got out for a run while Melinda did a mountain bike ride. Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.54 miles Time: 1:05:34 Elevation Gain: 666 feet Average Pace: 7.8 mph Distance run in the last 7 days: 34.5 miles   Mel’s aqua jogging stats: Distance: 1,000 yd. Time: 1:00:08   Mel’s arc trainer stats: Time: 1:00:00

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Training – July 1, 2020

Today we both did a strength training workout at  our coach’s facility. Following that I went out and did a mountain bike ride with my good friend Elisa! It was great to have someone to ride with! Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.5 miles Time: 1:07:48 Elevation Gain: 653 feet Average Pace: 7.5 mph Distance run in the last 7 days: 31 miles

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Training – June 30, 2020

This morning both of us got out for a run. Today I ran 2 three mile stretches with 1/2 miles walks in between! Finally upping the mileage! And again no hip or glute pain today! Lot’s of quad soreness though after running down Tin Cup Pass on Sunday. Mel’s run stats: Distance: 7.01 miles Time: 1:19:18 Elevation Gain: 174 feet Average Pace: 11:19/mile Distance run in the last 7 days: 29.6 miles   Doug’s run stats: Distance: 6.49 miles Time:…

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Training Ride/Run – June 29, 2020

This morning I got out for a mountain bike ride and Doug got out for a run. I could feel my sore quads this morning after running 7 miles down Tin Cup Pass yesterday and I felt a little slow and tired. Overall I had a good training ride.   Doug’s run stats: Distance: 4.14 miles Time: 37:05 Elevation Gain: 289 feet Average Pace: 8:57   Mel’s ride stats: Distance: 8.51 miles Time: 1:10:41 Elevation Gain: 692 feet Average Pace:…

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