Today's trail run along the McKenzie River was a definite success! I attribute the great run with all these practice runs on the trail, the Cascade Lakes Relay and the cooler temps.
I've decided that my goals for the McKenzie River Trail Run 50K (Sept. 10) will be: to run as much as I can, stay positive, stop at the aid stations and make sure to fuel appropriately and walk when I need to. This trail mentality makes it easier for me to enjoy these runs. I took a few walk breaks when I needed them both mentally and physically.
I tested out my new Montrail Badrock's today that just arrived in the mail yesterday. Luckily, they worked out really well and I'm very happy with my decision!
They worked great on rocky and soft trail. My feet were happy campers.
Just a peak at the trail - I should have brought my camera on the run because we go past so many gorgeous waterfalls.
Three of us all finished ~21 miles. Now we just need to survive 10 more on race day.
The awesomeness that is the dirt sock line.
Sporting the Cascade Lakes Relay race shirt and a successful post run smile
I hope you're enjoying your Saturday! Happy trails!