I returned to a windy Eastern Sierra yesterday afternoon, and squeezed in an early, easy morning half-marathon, heading out around 7:15 am in order to catch a boat to the islands at 9:30 (to help with the yearly California gull chick mortality count--"mort," for short). Brisk, fall run, low pallid light streaming through my salt-smudged sunglasses. The legs felt recovered from Monday's hour-long "marathon pace" effort, but they'll have a day off tomorrow, as I'll be marooned in the middle of Mono for two nights. According to the schedule I'm (loosely) following, this week's to be a recovery week, anyway, so I'll just go with the flow.
And off we go:
13 mi, 91 min; Dechambeau loop plus O+B on Cemetery Rd toward County Park, and an add-on in Mono City
Wednesday, 9/8: 9 mi, 63 min; early morning run around PV, including Deer Path Trail
Tuesday, 9/7: AM: 10 mi, 70 min; to Woodside and back, a classic PV run
PM: 5 mi, 35 min; Hidden Valley Rd and Georgia Ln