Category Archives: Matin’s Dairy Trail Conditions

My Current Status

I wish I could say that I ready and gunning for a gnarly season in 2014, which is what I was planning at the beginning of the 2013 season, but it just isn’t going to happen, and I’ve been avoiding … Continue reading

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Florida Summertime Brutality

Headed out of the house today for a ride at Martins Dairy. After a fairly long run there on Monday, I basically knew what was in store, but I still underestimated. For about the first couple miles of my run … Continue reading

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Training Report – June 18-22

With the Whitewater Xterra looming on the now nearing horizon, I’ve started to shift my training slightly. My goal is to decrease volume slightly and increase intensity. My hope is that since the race is not quite as long, this … Continue reading

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Training Report – April 22-28

For Monday through Thursday, I really tried to take it easy. I did quite a few long, mellow rides with Lily around the neighborhood and followed these with lots of stretching and some workouts with body weight at home. Since … Continue reading

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Report – April 15-21

Apr 15 Monday started early with a Swim. I planned to get in more, but work got in the way, so I eked out a fairly easy 30 minutes. I felt sluggish with heavy legs. Later in the day, I … Continue reading

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Week of April 8-14 – Training Report

On Monday 8 April, I started the week with a much-needed rest day. Though I’m not getting in quite the volume I want, I have moved up the intensity and the many other aspects of life have been really taxing, … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to Spiderwebs and Sweat

It’s here… April 2013 has brought with it an early blast into summertime, and a reminder to all why my blog is titled as it is. This week on the trails exemplified this boldly. On Wednesday (17 April), I headed … Continue reading

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Dairy after the Rain

We had another good bit of rain. The boys and I hit up the trails for a little creative route this morning. We poached it backwards to midway through Face and then cut off and took a connector over to … Continue reading

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Another Good Week

From Tuesday, 12 Feb. to Sunday, 17 Feb., I had another good run of training. I didn’t get in any travel, not even local, but it certainly isn’t bad having a competition pool across the sidewalk from my office and … Continue reading

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Get to Martin’s Dairy – It Rained

We had a great day of rain. The trails are in good shape – easily the best conditions in months. We had first tracks this morning, and even then, it was significantly faster and more flowy. Get it while you … Continue reading

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