Doonst runs up Mono Cliffs 5Peaks

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Doonst runs up Mono Cliffs 5Peaks

Postby Doonst » Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:16 pm

Hills hills hills. Big hills small hills, slight hills and steep switchbacks. Grass hills, gravel hills, sandy hills and rocky hills. Mono Cliffs 5 Peaks trail race was 11.2 K of, mixed hills. The biggest one was 50 M up in 600 M distance, totally runable. That was my only split over 6 minutes, most down from 5:02 to 5:30. These short races can be brutal too, the pace never lets up. I was bagged at 5 K. But that's when I hit my stride, so I turned out to be fine. It was a mostly narrow course too, single or double track. People would ask or at least warn when passing. A relatively young, and competitive crowd. I swear the 10 K marker was at about 9.3 K, tough last stretch before switchback downhill and 600 M slight downhill to the finish. I passed a woman who I had been running behind or ahead all race after the steeps, she yelled out (only half kidding) "you b*stard" as I took off.I ended up at 59:35 or so, results weren't up yet. I think I placed well for me, be interesting to see. They can take days though.
There was another notable thing about this race for me. My tenth race of the year, it was the first one where there were no other Maniacs! You get to take it for granted, as part of the race scene, I missed you guys! I'm sure you all had good excuses.
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Postby Kelodie » Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:33 pm

Congratulations on a great race! Wow, you're fast! :shock:
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Postby mlazenby » Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:39 pm

Thanks for the report. I've been looking for the lowdown on some of these 5 peaks. Nice run Sheldon. By the way, I'm leaning towards Haliburton. Maybe I'll see you there....
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Postby Madame Bourette » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:06 pm

Well done, ****. :lol:
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Postby Marg » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:17 pm

Sounds like quite the race! well done... next time take our cardboard cut outs :lol:

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Postby dwayne_runs_far » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:27 pm

Sounds like a great race! You're going to have a blast doing the Fall Tour!

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Postby trixiee » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:27 pm

Good Job, Sheldon!

I know what you mean about no Maniacs! I'll be "duing" one of those tomorrow! I plan on wearing the orange, though, and doing some recruiting!
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Postby ChrisL » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:53 pm

Good Job Sheldon
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Postby HCcD » Sat Aug 12, 2006 3:21 pm

Nice runnin' Sheldon ... :P
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Postby Agent Provocateur » Sat Aug 12, 2006 3:34 pm

Congratulations. Sounds like a neat race. Not that I want to run it, but it sounds cool nonetheless.
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Postby The Donald » Sat Aug 12, 2006 4:53 pm

Well Done!!!
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Postby kpoire » Sat Aug 12, 2006 6:53 pm

Well done. :clap:

Thanks for the report.

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Postby Jo-Jo » Sat Aug 12, 2006 7:08 pm

Good race Sheldon...I am so impressed with you trail runners...you're in a league of your own :D

And I am very happy to hear that you missed having other Maniacs there...this means you did drink an extra dose of kool aid at The Wolfe...and I thank you :wink: :wink: :D

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Postby Ed Fizz » Sat Aug 12, 2006 7:31 pm

Well done Doonst. I just checked and the results are partially up. :?

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Postby RonPerth » Sat Aug 12, 2006 7:38 pm

My excuse is I can't run 11k of hills at all . I have trouble to run 11k flat in 59 minutes.
There you go, just not young and competitive like Sheldon.

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Postby Nicholas » Sat Aug 12, 2006 8:35 pm

Nice run in the hills, Sheldon. I'm jealous, I like hills. You must have had those little wings on your shoes.....
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Postby Doonst » Sun Aug 13, 2006 8:22 pm

Ed Fizz wrote:Well done Doonst. I just checked and the results are partially up. :?


I see what you mean! They're missing a hundred racers in the middle??? 30 seconds faster I'd be on there.

http://www.chiptimeresults.com/results/2006/fpMCEndura.htm
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Postby bunsontherun » Mon Aug 14, 2006 12:23 am

Congratulations Sheldon. Hey you could print out photos of us and carry them in your wallet for those times you miss us :lol:
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Postby Dani » Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:39 am

Congrats Sheldon!
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Postby MINITEE » Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:43 am

Way to go Sheldon... you are going to be SO READY for the fall tour. 8)

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Postby RA. » Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:56 am

Good job, Doonst!
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Postby dgrant1 » Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:58 am

Well done, buddy! :wink:

Too bad we didn't make it - Jane and I went up there the previous Saturday, to have a trial run on the course... as you mentioned, it's a great, rolling, scenic course with lots of variety. Unfortunately, Jane took a very nasty spill on the run, and is still recovering from numerous scrapes, cuts, bumps, bruises and twists. :shock: :cry: Spooked us both a bit, so we decided to pass on the race, since we didn't want to risk our goal races for later in the fall.
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Postby Doonst » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:02 am

dgrant1 wrote:Well done, buddy! :wink:

Too bad we didn't make it - Jane and I went up there the previous Saturday, to have a trial run on the course... as you mentioned, it's a great, rolling, scenic course with lots of variety. Unfortunately, Jane took a very nasty spill on the run, and is still recovering from numerous scrapes, cuts, bumps, bruises and twists. :shock: :cry: Spooked us both a bit, so we decided to pass on the race, since we didn't want to risk our goal races for later in the fall.


Wow, I sure hope she's ok. I know what you mean about risk/ goal races; I'm pretty sure that I am going to bail on the ITT next weekend so as to be fresh and healthy for the start of the Fall Tour.
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This broken wing will fly again
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This blackbird's mute gonna sing again
One fine day

So all you sinners come out
And all you drunkards crawl out
Come into the light of one fine day

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Postby pts » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:06 am

Way to go Sheldon- speedy as always! I was thinking of that one, but with the ankle and RFTT training run... it was a pass in the end.

Denis, hope Jane is OK. I fell on the trails last week too and am a bit shaken up and bruised, but sounds like her fall was really nasty- sending good vibes her way :(
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Postby BJH » Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:24 am

TracyW wrote:Way to go Sheldon... you are going to be SO READY for the fall tour. 8)


Good thing at least one Tourist will be! ;)

Great race Doonst. :)
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