Saturday, October 5, 2013

As seen on my run

 

I was a slow getting my camera out to snap a pic of this three foot black snack.

Kind of a dreary day

Trail construction meant I had the trail to myself.

They scrapped the asphalt off all the train bridges down to the original wood. You could really smell the tar.

 

This one was a little tougher to get by :)

 

Knocked out a little over 11 miles. Longest run in about a year. I think Ineed some core work before I go much further.

11 comments:

Kate Geisen said...

Nice miles, Mike! I need to get on core strength too.

Kathy said...

So did you jump that final bridge?

The Unexpected Runner said...

Sweet trail! Shudder....HATE snakes! Apart from that, sounds like a great run!

Teamarcia said...

Ok I did not need to see that first one. A god reason why I cannot move south!

ajh said...

Good job on the distance. No problem being slow on the first picture. The less the better. I would have probably turned around at that point. At least running. I managed to keep going when I saw so many snakes on my bike two weeks ago.

ajh said...

If your wife has any hints for pills and cats I'd love to know. My husband leaves it to me too but I would gladly give it up. The cats will hate me by the time this is over. I've tried pill pockets and the pill throat plunger thing. ONly one of them is still going for the pill pockets. Your wife has my sympathy.

Cory Reese said...

Congrats on the long run! That snake is no bueno. Those bridge pictures are awesome.

Christine Devlin said...

Looks like your trail run turned into an obstacle race!

Raina said...

Nice running, Mike!!!
I would prefer the snakes to stay in the bushes-- away from me :)

Nice to have the trail to yourself! There is one in Eugene I can't use M-F because they have heavy equipment:( working on it and won't let me past the gate. I like how you are going for it anyway!

Jill said...

Did you try your hurdling skills over the bridge? :)

Glad the running's coming along (and why am I so late to responding to this post?)... does it make the brain start thinking to 2014??

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