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Teton Dam Marathon Review

On the 2nd of June, I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive to eastern Idaho for the Teton Dam Marathon. I did the 5K.

Did I mention I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive. Yeah, not the best idea for legs to be in PR shape. My leggies were stiff and at 1100 more feet of elevation then at home, it was a slow trot for sure. No PR attempt this trot, that's for sure.

I woke up at 4am (my normal wake up time is 8am - 10am depending on the day) so that early is  painful. I had everything all packed and ready the evening before- brekky, post-race clothes, snacks, and a full tank of gas for the long drive. All I had to do was make coffee and head out. I didn't even brush my teeth before I left. Coffee first.

The drive was nice and not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. I don't know the last time I have been to Rexburg, but it was easy to find the race start. I thought the race started at 8am, but that was the 10K. The 5K started at 8:30am and I got there to get my bib at …

At First...

At first, the weather was all, like...

Grey sky. Clouds. Threats of rain. 

And then I was all, like...

Ha! I am actually getting better at this negative split thing.

And then the weather was all, like...

Blue sky! Yay!

Don't have much to say today. Tell me something good about your day today.


  1. I ran at lunch too! It it really December? Sheesh, LOVE IT.

    1. I really loved seeing blue sky today, and the warm weather. I was starting to think that I was in rainy Seattle for the past few weeks!

  2. I got my butt kicked in crossfit. Now all I can think about is a big glass of wine. Hmmm. :-)


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