I reached the halfway point (the northern-most end) in a little over an hour and gladly helped myself to the water bottle I had stashed on that end. At that point I was hoping to run a negative split back to the car. The first half of the trip was done mainly in fog.
This part of Wisconsin has been littered with enormous windmills...I didn't even realize one was about 100 yards away and was wondering what that "whoosh" was. I tried to photo it...without much luck.
After turning around I wanted to finish in under 2 hours. While I didn't bonk as hard as last time I ran this road, I didn't make it in under 2 hours, either, thanks to a 10 minute mile 15 and a 9 minute mile 16 to finish. It got warm towards the end too, burning off the fog and exposing the
At one point I decided to sprint (relative term, at that point in the run) up one of the hills to see how hight the HR would get. Garmin Sez 185. I think I've got more than that in me, so I'll be back out to this road again soon, hoping to break 2 hours. Before that, I need to review some hill running tips.