Day 18 – Sunday, August 2

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Good morning. It’s day 18!!!! So excited to cross that finish line and accomplish our goal today. Heading out. We will see you at the Junction Creek trailhead in Durango…

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Day 17 – Saturday, August 1

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We just complete day 17 – early! Ran 19.52 miles in 6 hours and 56 minutes. Our elevation gain was 4,186 feet, and the descent was 2,922 feet. We did…

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Day 16 – Friday, July 31

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Today was a big day – 32.44 miles in 10 hours and 4 minutes. And we finished before dark! I left it all on the trail today and am exhausted.…

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Day 15 – Thursday, July 30

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Despite having only a 22.38 mile run today, it was a hard day. The last 7 miles were mentally challenging. We were tired physically as well – the cumulative effect…

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Day 14 – Wednesday, July 14

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Overall, a great day today, full of beautiful scenery. The day started with us covering 5.27 miles in an hour. We went by a cell tower and stopped to take…

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Day 13 – Tuesday, July 28

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Today was a much better day – NO RAIN!! Our feet felt the best they have in four days. Having a dry day has helped a lot. We completed 27.56…

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Day 12 – Monday, July 27

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We are tired but had a really great day. Doug’s ankle was sore on today’s run, which unfortunately slowed him down. Part of what made this an enjoyable day was…

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Day 11 – Sunday, July 26

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This was probably our most brutal day yet. Spent most of the afternoon in the rain – 14 miles with soaked feet. Total of 35.45 miles that held 5,751 feet…

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Day 10 – Saturday, July 25

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We had a great day today! The first five miles were slow climbing with big rocks and shale. The trail then opened up to be very runnable for the remaining…

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Day 9 – Friday, July 24

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We are now halfway to the finish line! 253 miles behind us and 237 miles in front of us. We had to dig deep today as we encountered the hardest…

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Day 8 – Thursday, July 23

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We had a great day today with lots of amazing scenery. We completed 26.62 miles in 11 hours and 16 minutes, so a long day. Fatigued legs by the end…

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Day 7 – Wednesday, July 22

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Started out our day with a great 7.7-mile morning run with our daughter, Alison. That was a special treat for us. Enjoyed lunch at Twin Lakes. During our afternoon run,…

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