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PEEC Offers Second Hike in Fire Recovery Series

on September 6, 2012 - 7:58am

The Upper Crossing at Frijoles Canyon. Courtesy photo

PEEC News:

Chick Keller will lead a “Frijoles Canyon Devastation and Recovery Interpretive Hike” Sunday, Sept. 16. The hike is free and open to the public, with no registration required. 

Participants should meet at 8 a.m. at Ponderosa Campground, near the intersection of N.M. 501 and N.M. 4. 

The hike will first go about 1.5 miles to the rim of Frijoles Canyon, through moderate burn damage and one badly flood-damaged site.

Bob Weeks Top Predictor in Weekly Pace Race

on September 6, 2012 - 6:46am
Bob Weeks was only 3 seconds off his prediction at Tuesday's pace race.
There were many good predictions in the weekly Tuesday pace race in Pajarito Acres. There were 28 people who competed. The course was a fairly-flat one mile paved-loop mainly on Estante Way.
One could run any number of loops but with a requested predicted time of 45 minutes or less. All distances from 1 to 5 miles were done. Most did 1 or 3 miles.
The fastest for 1 mile were Duncan Fuehne (6:49), Sue Kinkead and Lynn Kluegel (both 13:43). The faster 3-mile runners were Roxana

Running Technique, Posture and Pain

on September 4, 2012 - 9:14am

Column by Jessica Kisiel

There are no sports beyond our body's capability! When we have pain playing a sport though, it is easy to blame the activity for our pain.

Running, the primary functional movement our body was designed for, has a reputation for being hard on or even bad for the body.

It is often the first sport we are advised not to do if we have any lower extremity pain. If running were the problem then everyone who runs should hurt as a result of participating, right?

The fact is, some people suffer while others are pain free. Why?

The difference lies in the physical body that

Los Alamos Singletrack Assoc. Hosts First Time Trials

on August 31, 2012 - 11:19am

LASA News:

The Los Alamos Singletrack Association (LASA) held its first mountain bike time trials Wednesday evening. A course was setup northwest of the Diamond Drive/San Ildefonso Road roundabout. LASA plans to hold more Wednesday evening time trials. For information, contact Scott Weiss at 661-4499. Visit the group's Facebook page at:

Randy Flores on the time trail course Wednesday evening. Photo by Greg Kendall/

Marcus Leibrecht moves along the route of the time trail course Wednesday evening.