Saturday, April 25, 2015

Saturday Clear Creek/Canal Zone/Chimney Gulch Run

On Saturday I ran something simple and near the city, as I had some work to do. I did a few laps on trails west of Golden, next to US6 and CO93. The routes that hug the creek and the cliffs are a little more interesting than the busy paved paths. I did four laps.


Ahead is an official climbing area, along the cliffs:


These birds were all facing the same direction, pointed up towards the sun. Enjoying the warmth? Or is this the best way to see flying insects?



Balance.



Distance was 12.12 miles, time 2:55:14 (moving 2:34:31), avg. pace 14:28, moving pace 12:45, max pace 0:42 min/mi, elevation gain/loss 1,292 feet.