It has been a very long time since I updated this blog. I have been running very little, biking very little; just drifting a bit in my physical activities. I struggled through a slow White River 50 run at the end of July. My August log has 34 miles of running and 223 miles of biking - with 150 of that in the Hot August Days ride. September had 61 miles total of running and 44 biking with the biking being done in a spinning class. For the month of October, I had a total of 46 miles of running, including the Baker Lake 50k. Four spinning classes yielded a total of 45 miles of biking. November saw similar totals with 57 miles of running and 42 miles of spinning.
Needless to say, my fitness and endurance levels are very low. I am signed up for Chuckanut in March and will need to start increasing the miles if I hope to run respectably there. On the plus side, I did get to run some with my daughter and a friend at the Seattle half marathon. Kelsey is also looking forward to running one loop at the Western Washington Fat Ass run on January 6th. This will be her first experience with a longer trail run and I am looking forward to it as much as she is. Hopefully, I can pick up my running enough to consider myself a runner once again. - KRK