Summer Outdoor Retailer recap
Roch, Matt and I were able to get out for a couple of beautiful runs over the course of the weekend. Saturday night we did the Desolation Lake Loop with Karl Meltzer and Scott Jurek; a little over 2 hours with some nice climbing, great views of Park City and the best part, good company. We took Sunday off, but this morning snuck up Grandeur Peak and had breakfast before shipping Roch off to work. Grandeur Peak sits right behind Roch’s house; we ran this peak at the winter show (snowy, post holing, cold) so it was fun to see the trail in the warm morning sun. On top (about 8000 ft) you look out over the Salt Lake City sprawl and can see out to Antelope Island.
Tomorrow we are planning a preview of the Soldier Hollow Trail system. Matt is gearing up for the 24 hours of Soilder Hollow Mountain Bike Race and will ride a couple of loops to become familiar with the terrain and course. I might run a bit, but plan on taking it easier the next couple of days. Saturday August 19 is the Where’s Waldo 100km Trail race just outside of Eugene, Oregon which I am looking forward to running.