Thursday, February 28, 2008

My favorite run loop...

My favorite run is a great little spot (that I won't say the name because we get too many tourists on it) but it is a 6.5 mile loop (I know, all the locals reading this are shouting ____ _____!!).

It is a gradual 2-4% grade up for 3.25 miles and then a gradual 2-4% grade down the 3.25 miles... BUT the best part is that it has side streets on the mauka side that lead up... up to grades that are painful.... grades that hurt.... grades that make you LOVE a 2-4% grade.

So, coach gave me a 70 min run with hills and I hit ____ _____. As I ran the 3.25 miles up I also went up each of the side streets, then back down, then on the 3.25 miles down I ran up all the side streets and back down.

Kainoa and I decided to go back and take photos of this awesome run spot... it is not only a beautiful neighborhood but a hilly adventure.


Blogger kerrie said...

ha, i know exactly where that is :)...beautiful!
i was just noticing that you updated your margin and you are going to be doing IM jpn? fun.... you are going to be one busy mama!
i also love that you added danielle's pic - i have to figure out how to do that!!

February 28, 2008 at 8:50 PM

Blogger alison said...

ooh..I miss that run!!!

February 28, 2008 at 9:30 PM

Blogger Beth said...

Nothing like a few hills to get the heart beating!!! Your run course looks beautiful. If I ever make it to Hawaii I will beg you to let me know where it is! :)

Have a great day Bree!

February 28, 2008 at 11:59 PM

Blogger Marni said...

awesome! How bout you send me there and I'LL take pics for you..and make you a recovery smoothie. I think it sounds like a good deal???? :) hehe Looks amazing!!! I miss Kona :(

February 29, 2008 at 12:54 AM

Blogger TB said...

Looks awesome!

Maybe you could lead a group run for all of us sometime.

Signed up for Kona Lottery yesterday...nothing ventured, nothing gained...

February 29, 2008 at 2:20 AM

Blogger James Cotter said...

I miss that road, and I also miss my old man's house on that road.

February 29, 2008 at 2:25 AM

Blogger UntPawGal02 said...

Looks like great place to run! Stinks that where I am there's nothing that scenic!

February 29, 2008 at 3:39 AM

Blogger Chad Holderbaum said...

If I were to send you pics from my favorite 6 mile course all you would see is snow, slush, and more snow!!!

February 29, 2008 at 4:07 AM

Blogger Eileen Swanson said...

HA Wee! I know where that is ;-) JK! Love ya, see ya in less than a week ;-)


February 29, 2008 at 4:37 AM

Blogger Mel said...

That looks like the road coming out of town....we stayed at a condo there in 2006..BUT now I think about it...the scernery looks that beautiful I could be wrong!!..

WAAAAAAHHHHHAAAAA...quit posting all these tropical photo's...I am getting in a rut with the MORE snow we got are just mean :)

February 29, 2008 at 5:12 AM

Blogger Mel said...

OOOHHHHH I love the hoomie photo :)

February 29, 2008 at 5:17 AM

Blogger Brooke Myers said...

Wobble n Gobble!!!
Turkey Day Run.....

February 29, 2008 at 7:41 AM

Blogger TATI said...

:( i wish i could jump into the picture(s) and be running there right now!

February 29, 2008 at 10:17 AM

Blogger Kellye Mills said...

OHHHH I can't WAIT!! I saw these pictures and thought I don't care how blowed out my legs are from the race, I will be sure to run there before I have to come back to reality!! Thanks for the pictures!

And btw: I would LOVE for you to email me any recipes you like... esp. the dessert ones! I have a pretty powerful sweet tooth!!

February 29, 2008 at 2:57 PM

Blogger Bruce Jones said...

You probably do more damage on those roads then cars. :)

March 2, 2008 at 10:36 AM

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