morning - 9.5 North Desert. Didn't want to do the workout I probably should have. My knee hurt a lot from yesterday's trail and I just didn't feel like it. So just kinda looped into the desert and ran a cool little loop I have up there a few times. Too bad it will all be gone in a few years. Have I ever mentioned that I really don't like people. (Pace 230.25)
Ended the year with the fewest miles since I started fully blogging. (In 2006, most of my blogging was done at the end of the year off sporadic paper records.). I am not really too bummed by it - I am surrounded on the mileage board by the likes of Riley Cook, Jake Krong, and Paul Peterson. Three dudes that I have the upmost respect for and wouldn't mind being lumped in with. I didn't really love my running this year. Most of that was due to the dissolving of The Circle of Trust. I just never really enjoyed training and a lot of running seemed like a grind. And I love this life too much for it to be a grind, so my main response was to just cut back and let whatever happen happen. As such I didn't run nearly as much. Did have some good stuff: really enjoyed XC season this year (excepting the absolute bull that happened at State to the girls, but even that was countered with Hell Raiser's title), it has been fun coaching a great group of kids including my own daughter, got to run with James a touch more, and I'll never forget the awesome adventure that was Steve, Logan and my's Virgin Rim Trail Run (that thing was what running and life is all about - just getting out there and doing something amazing and crazy). Thanks for letting me have more chances to grow 2015 - peace out.