Running in the Wild, Wild West

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

I’m still smiling from my wonderful trip out west to Utah for EVO ’10, The Evolution of Women in Social Media. Since I’m in training (I love saying that – it sounds so official) I had to get some runs in while I was there. I originally flew in early to take part in their 5K race but it was cancelled, so I decided to get up that morning and still get my run on.

I didn’t want to mess with the altitude on the first day so I found the Fitness Center

They had plenty of treadmills and Sportscenter on the flatscreen

I did my own 5K

My classic post run pic

After a couple of days I adjusted to the altitude and couldn’t dream of leaving Park City without a quick run through The Canyons.

Yup, I hit High Mountain Road

And saw this was the gorgeous view

And this

And this

I even saw a moose

Beautiful, right? It’s a far cry from running through my Atlanta suburb. Much more scenic, although, I did see someone get arrested on my 4.5 mile trek today, but, ahem, that’s a whole other post.

Winks & Smiles,
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julie diaz-asper July 13, 2010 at 8:27 PM  

Such a great place for a run. And to take a break to really appreciate nature.

Rachael July 14, 2010 at 10:16 AM  

If I were better I would run more! You are amazing! And seeing someone get arrested is just as cool - it's like Cops - LIVE :)

Black Girls Run! July 14, 2010 at 2:08 PM  

Looks like an amazing place to run!

workout mommy July 14, 2010 at 2:16 PM  

awesome!!! i love utah, it's so pretty! Good for you for getting your run done! :)

Unknown July 14, 2010 at 4:00 PM  

Thanks, Ladies! And, Rachael you are too funny!

Mammatalk July 14, 2010 at 7:06 PM  

Gorgeous place to run. What adventures you have!

Ms. Wanda July 15, 2010 at 7:30 AM  

You always go to the best places:) Love the pic's! xoxox

Anonymous,  July 18, 2010 at 8:03 PM  

Awesome! i'll get to run in buffalo ny later this month. must remember to take camera :)

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