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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 …

Walking/Running On Ice

Today is another no-workout sick day.

When I was going my miles Saturday afternoon on the greenbelt, I noticed that it was easier to run on the ice then it was to walk. I was confused because running, I am taking more steps and I was going faster.

Thankfully Facebook came to the rescue. A friend posted this link and I had to look at it. And I am sharing it with you because it just made sense to me.

I think running on the ice proves that I can run with my foot landing under my body. A little tough love training method, and I don't recommend it, but I just wanted to share with you all.


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