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November 18, 2018

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Location:

Portland,OR,

Member Since:

Nov 02, 2005

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

5K: 15:41-Portland Track Festival 2010

10K: 31:34-Linfield College (Track) 2012

10 Mile: 51:57-Pear Blossom 2009

1/2 Marathon: 1:10:42-Foot Traffic Flat 2010

Marathon: 2:29:35-Newport 2013

Short-Term Running Goals:

Next Race:

Run the Rock 50 - Nov

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:10 Half Marathon

Sub 2:30 Marathon

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 85.80 Year: 2116.10
Kivara Trail Lifetime Miles: 211.20
Lunar (red) Lifetime Miles: 453.50
2018 Lifetime Miles: 702.00
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 101.00
Altra Lone Peak 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 75.50
Kinvara (yellow/white) Lifetime Miles: 56.80
Hoka Speedgoat Lifetime Miles: 38.20
Kinvara 8 (Green) Lifetime Miles: 3.30
Total Distance
20.20

Lacams Trail at 5:15 this morning. Very dark and foggy for the first 2 hours and then finally cleared up with the sun. I felt ok but never great. Maybe I ate too much last night? I just felt full and eating/drinking throughout was never pleasant. 

I tried running with a new hydration vest and hated every minute of it. With it loose, it sloshed around and with it tight to prevent sloshing, it was difficult to breath. Took it off after 7 miles and figured I'd try something else next week. Only 1 or 2 more long runs to figure that out...I guess if nothing else, I'll just stick with my handheld.

Hoka Speedgoat Miles: 20.20
Comments
From Bob on Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 07:24:41 from 174.221.22.210

I use to run with a Camelback, but I always felt better carrying stuff on my back. I like handhelds as well. Although, in reality all of the options are annoying after a while.

From Little Bad Legs on Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:49:22 from 66.87.139.194

I agree 100% w/ your final sentence. :) None of them are enjoyable.

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