Leadville Training Log
Kat'cina Mosa 100K Training:  I decided to enter in April 2007
I would use my performance at Kat'cina Mosa to decide if I had a chance at about Leadville.
5/10/08 – Gulf Coast Triathlon – Half Ironman distance
5/18- Oak Mountain Run 2:40
5/24- Y Tri Triathlon
5/31- Oak Mountain Run 4:40
6/7- Xterra Trail Race - Oak Mountain Run 13.1 miles
6/13- Ran in Houston – Paschall’s ->Memorial Park and back – 3:25
6/20- Lookout Mountain Stage Race, Chattanooga – 1st stage 22 miles 3:40
6/25- Swam at Oak Mountain lake – 2100 yds
6/25- Oak Mountain Run – 6 hill reps – Green Trail 3:25 – 3,950 ft gain
7/02- Swam at Oak Mountain lake – 2100 yds
7/04- Peavine Falls Run - Oak Mountain – 8.2 miles – 1:04 -  And bike 35 miles
7/10- Oak Mountain swim – 900 yds
7/13- Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon – Olympic Length 2:25:21
7/17- Oak Mountain Run – 2:30
7/23- Oak Mountain Run – 2 climbs – Red Trail – North Trail Head -
  Ran in Severe Thunderstorm & Tornado.  Trees down everywhere during the run –   It was a little scary.
7/26 - Oak Mountain Run – hill reps- 1:53
8/02 - Kat'cina Mosa 100 K Run – ram 40 miles 14,000 feet gain, 14 hours.
8/05- Decided to enter the Pinhoti 100 mile run.  I have to run a lot more miles.
8/06- Oak Mountain Run – 2:30
8/09- Oak Mountain Run  - 2:55
8/12- Oak Mountain Run – 2 hours
8/16 - Oak Mountain Night Run – 5:50 – Park police were chasing me!
8/18 - Spain Park – 1:00
8/20 - Spain Park – 2:00
8/23- Oak Mountain Run - 6:00
8/24- Spain Park - 1:30
8/27- Spain Park – 2:00
8/30- Oak Mountain Run – Easy - 3:00
9/02 - Hike and run in Telluride - 2:00
9/03- Hike and run in Telluride – 3:00
9/06- Imogene Pass Run – 3:48 – 10 miles up to 13,200 ft, 7 miles down to Telluride
9/08- Telluride – Ran up Bear Creek Trail & Wasatch – 1:55
9/13- Pinhoti Training Run - 5:35 - I20 to Cheaha-up to top-down to Lake. 25mi
9/16- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater – 2 laps - 13.5 miles 3,100 ft climbing.
9/18- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater – 1 lap – 7.5 miles 1,560 ft climbing
9/20- Pinhoti Training Run – Adams Gap to Cheaha Lake & Back –Return at night. 5:30
9/23- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater 1 lap 1:15
9/25- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater 1 lap
9/27- Oak Mountain Run – 2:00
10/04- Stump Jump 50K - Chattanooga – 6:48
10/07- Spain Park – 1:50
10/09- Spain Park – 1:10
10/12- Oak Mountain Run – 7:18
10/14- Spain Park – 1:00
10/16- Spain Park – 2:00
10/19 - Oak Mountain Run – 3:50 Taper run
10/21- Spain Park – 1:00
10/23- Spain Park – 1:30
10/26- Oak Mountain Run – 2:00
10/28- Spain Park – 1:00
10/30- Spain Park – 1:20
11/05- Spain Park- 1:00
11/08- Pinhoti 100 Mile Trail Run – 100.5 miles – 29:00
11/09- Decided to enter the Leadville 100 mile Trail Run - 8/22/09





11/13- Spain Park – 1:00 Very Slow!!
11/16- Oak Mountain Run – 2:20 (Legs not working very well)
11/18- Spain Park – 1:00
11/20- Spain Park – 2:08
11/23- Oak Mountain Run – 3:35
11/29- Memorial Park – Houston – 3:08
12/5- Weight Workout!!! – Gold’s Gym.  My one weight workout this year.
12/07- Oak Mountain Run – 3:48
12/09- Spain Park – 1:48
12/13- Oak Mountain Run – 5:00
12/16- Spain Park – 1:00
12/18- Spain Park – 2:00
12/20- Oak Mountain Run – 3:00
12/23- Spain Park – 1:00
12/30- Spain Park – 1:00
1/01/09    – Spain park - 2:00
1/02/09 – Register for Leadville
1/03- Oak Mountain Run – 4:05
1/11- Oak Mountain Run – 4:08
1/13- Spain Park – 1:15
1/15- Spain Park – 1:00
1/17- Oak Mountain Run – 2:00
1/21- Spain Park – 1:00 Easy
1/24- Mountain Mist 50K – Huntsville, AL - problem with cramps last 5 miles.
1/27       - 2/3 Telluride CO – 7 hours of Plyometrics Every Day. (I ski un-groomed runs only)
2/5 - Spain Park 1:00
2/8 - The Pinnacle – 3:00 Anniston, AL.  6 Hill reps 700 ft climb each -Pinhoti course, mile 75
2/11- Spain Park - 1:30
2/14- Oak Mountain Run – 3:00
2/21- Oak Mountain Run – 2:00 Easy
2/24- Spain Park - 1:00
2/28- Mt Mitchell Challenge – 40 miles (20 up & 20 down) Black Mtn. NC, by Asheville
    They closed the top just as I reached the Blue Ridge Pkwy.  Blizzard conditions on top.
3/03- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater – 1 Lap – 1:11
3/05- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater – 1:50  I have named this run “Hell Run”
3/08- Oak Mountain Run – 4:48
3/10- Spain Park – 1:00
3/12- Oak Mountain Bike Ride – Tri Bike – 2:11
3/15- Oak Mountain Run – 2:07
3/21- Oak Mountain 50K – 6:12 – 36th out of 125 starters.
3/25- Spain Park – 1:00
3/27- Oak Mountain Lake Swim – 1st swim since July – 30 minutes in wetsuit-cold water
3/28- Oak Mountain Tri Bike Ride – 4 laps 4:08 – about 72 miles. – Sore butt!
3/31- Oak Mountain Lake Swim – 1:00 Wetsuit
4/02- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater – 1:50 (1.5 laps)
4/04- Oak Mountain Park – Vulcan Tri Club Practice Duathlon. 2:55
4/07- Spain Park – 1:12
4/09- Oak Mountain Lake Swim – 55 min. 1warmup lap, 5 laps nonstop. 300 yd laps
4/11- Oak Mountain Run – 4:56
4/19- Alabama Powerman Duathlon – 3:06 1st Place Age group (8K run 55K bike 8K run)
4/21- 5/07 Biking and Swimming at Oak Mountain.  I Did not record training.
5/9- Gulf Coast Triathlon – 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run. – 5:56:09
5/12-5/21 – Only running, but did not record workouts. 
5/23 - Xterra 21K trail race. 1:32:48 – First Place age group.

Leadville is Next – Signed up for Training Camp June 27, 28 and 29
5/26- Spain Park – 1:15
5/28- Oak Mountain Run & Swim –Swim 1:00, Run 1:30
5/30- Oak Mountain Run – 5:12
6/02- Spain Park – 1:02
6/04- Burned right Foot 3 second degree and 1 third degree burn. – not good timing. - 3 weeks to training camp
6/4 to 6/10 could not do any running or biking. Kept burns covered with “Silver-dine” cream
6/11- Oak Mountain Bike Ride 1:00 – burns getting smaller.
6/14- Oak Mountain Bike Ride 1:00
6/17- Spain Park Run – 1:00 Foot a little uncomfortable but OK
6/19- Spain Park – 1:20
6/20- Oak Mountain Run 2:20 – First test - No problems with my foot.  Tape held up.
6/24- Spain Park – 50 minutes – 2 laps.  Now my foot bothered me so I stopped.
6/27- Leadville Training Camp – 26 miles May Queen to Twin Lakes 6:55 – Should have       
                           been about 6:00 but me and 7 or 8 others missed a turn and did a little extra.
6/28- Leadville – 21 miles Twin Lakes over Hope Pass to Winfield and back – 6:23
6/29 - They had a 12 mile night run but did not stay.  I wish I had!
6/30- I realized I had to do a lot more hill repeats and a lot more miles!
6/30-  Spain Park – 1:00
7/02- Spain Park – 1:30


7/04- Peavine Falls Run - 1:02:57


7/05- Oak Mountain Run - 4:30
7/07- Neighborhood Run – Bridgewater - 1:15
7/09- Spain Park – 1::45
I continue to run Tuesday and Thursday at Veteran's Park (Spain Park) but did not list.
Hill reps. are from Magie's Glen up to top of 3rd rock step on white trail. (about .8 mile w/ 550ft of elevation gain)
7/11- Oak Mountain Run – 7:07 - 6 reps, 3 hrs,> one lap (Blur>Peavine Falls>Pk Headquarters>Red>NTH
7/18- Oak Mountain Run – 7:18 - 7 reps 3:30,> one lap (Blur>Peavine Falls>Pk Headquarters>Red>NTH
7/28- Oak Mountain Run – 7:48 - 8 reps 4hr, >one lap (Blur>Peavine Falls>Pk Headquarters>Red>NTH
Taper runs
8/01- Oak Mountain Run – 6:10 - Ran Oak Mtn 50 K course (mostly & backward)
8/08- Oak Mountain Run – 3:30 - 2 hill reps, 1 hr then 2:30 of easy trail running (except 1st mile of Blue)
8/15- 1:50 at Spain Park -