So what does one do, when you are in the middle of a three week Agatha Cristie Stage Production? Sign up for a trail marathon the same day as a performance right?
As I journeyed over to Hebron only about 40 minutes away from the house, with coffee in hand it was a chilly but beautiful day for running. Temps started in the low 40's and ended upper 50s. I arrived to get my packet and waited on the school bus to drive us to the start line as I prepped my gear.
As always I have my staples. My UltrAspire Spry with 1lt bladder and my Squirrels Nut Butter anti-chafe. I was sporting some great accessories as well. My UltrAspire arm sleeves and buff were just what I needed to take the chill off. It's so nice to have companies like #UltrAspire and #squirrelsnutbutter who make the best products at what they do. Runners making gear for runners!
The Oregon Trail run is a point to point Marathon and 1/2 Marathon 98% of which is on gravel country roads. As I started out the race, my goal was
I wish I had more exciting tales to share, but as Inspector Craddock and Miss Marple suspected, this case truly was an easy one. Great weather, pretty countryside, smiling and friendly aid station volunteers and happy trail runners. The best warm up for a night on the stage!
|Picture with a covered wagon..aid station mile 6 uhhh yea!|
Enjoy a few pics I took along the way!
|Mile 1-8 Straight and flat|
|Pony Express and Oregon|
|What a great day!!|