To get to the start of the trail, it takes a decent 10 or so minutes to make your way up the incline and through the park. By the time we got to the trail, my glutes and hamstrings were not so happy. But apparently what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.
I only stopped to walk once so I suppose it was a success (seeing as how I could have walked once every 5 min or so) but man, that run had me thinking I should incorporate inclines into my midweek runs more frequently. It's just so easy to hop onto Pre's Trail around here because of its location and scenery.
So the next time you're feeling like your running is getting stronger, just head out to do some hills to