Running in Palm Springs

When ever I travel for work, I make it a priority to run in the new environment.  My recent travels to Palm Spring California was a new experience.

The first day I ran the streets of Palm Springs.  Surrounded by mountains, the visual was inspiring.  I was able to get in 7 miles before heading out to dinner that night.

The second day I heard about a trail head just up the road.  It was called the Museum Trail, which started right behind the art museum.

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Looking up at the trail, I soon discovered that I would not be running this trail…

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I went ahead and started going up.  I have never climbed a mountain before so, I thought this would be pretty cool.

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Making it half way up, I decided to head back down, so I would have enough time to get ready for my conference that morning.

I got another 2.5 miles in. Two of that was running. The other half was the hike. Not a huge workout for the day…