Monday, January 24, 2011

Gotta get me some Iron Legs!

So...I decided it's about time to lay down a goal...and it's a big one...I just registered for my first 50 miler baby!! The Iron Legs 50 miler! It's close to home...about 45 mins from Calgary...and I think it'll be just the 3rd running of this race but I do believe I have run part of the course in the Powderface 42 I raced in 2009...recap here. That was a tough race so I can't imagine what the 50 mile might be like in that location!! Yikes! It's not until mid August so I think with all the trailrunning I do in Kananaskis in the spring/summer I should be good to go by then I hope!

I'm also hoping to get in a 50km sometime before that...maybe in June. I might go back and do the Scorched Sole 50km I raced back in 2009...recap here and pics here. I've heard this year they have a new course in a new location so that sounds good. And I think my bro is potentially doing the Scorched Sole 50 miler again this year so it'll be cool to be out racing at the same time!

Now that I have a real goal set down, i'm pretty excited!


  1. Hey Deb,
    Iron Legs is an awesome race You're right that the first part of the course is the same as Powderface but then you get to run Jumpingpound Ridge & Cox Hill. The Tom Snow Trail that completes the loop is generally really muddy but it's fairly flat. Really low key race but truly awesome course. I'll see you there!

  2. Mike, sounds fun, i'm pumped! What other races are you doing this year?