1/30/2011 -Mulholland Hwy and Las Virgenes Rd to Calabasas - 15 Miles Trail Run
Running review is below with some tips for those of you who consider to run this path, more than half a marathon (trail run), in the future:
Distance: 14.93 miles
Course:Start and finish the run on the intersection of Mulholland Hwy and Las Virgenes Rd. Run on a trail east of Las Virgenes Rd to Calabasas and run back south to the starting point.
Elevation profile: The trail run has a net elevation gain of ~0 ft,start and finish of the run at ~601ft above sea level, run up to a maximum of 1,377ft and total run elevation climb of 2,217ft
The easy part: Moderately technical on a sunny and dry day
The challenging part: Muddy and slippery on a rainy day
Food, before: Breakfast, eggs, bread, coffee
Food, after: Chili
My 2 cents: I ran the trail on a rainy day. The rain made the trail much more technical and challenging. It is a great exercise and I would definitely do it again. Do it only if you are ready to deal with sliding downhill due to low to no traction and the added weight of the mud that will stick to your shoes.
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