Things have been so busy lately that I just haven't had a lot of time to maintain a consistent running schedule. Last week was one of my longest training weeks, not in mileage, but in number of consecutive days running. I actually got to run every day from Monday to Friday. While not all of it was on trails (Mondays I can't run until after 8pm, so I generally just run roads around my house), I did have a couple that were just absolutely fantastic.
One of which was on a regular trail that I do nearly every week, a run up View Benchmark with Scott. It has snowed the day before and while we knew there would be a bit of snow on the trail, we simply weren't prepared for the 2 feet of snow that had drifted near the top. Nothing like post-holing your way for 200 yards to reach a tiny summit.
Then on Thursday Scott and I, once again, teamed up and completed a course I attempted a couple of week ago, but got rained out on. We ran a loop that Davy Crockett discovered years ago; 25+ miles of dirt road that winds through the city along irrigation canals in South Salt Lake valley. I can't even express how cool of a run this was, to be able to run that far and rarely touch pavement, yet being right in the middle of a suburb community. It was amazing and something I will definitely go back and do a few times.