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Location:

Spanish Fork,UT,USA

Member Since:

Jan 15, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

Lifetime PRs:

Marathon: 3:07:59 2013 Big Cottonwood Marathon 

1/2 Marathon: 1:24:30 2008 St. George Painters

10K: 38:39 2008 SLCTC

5K: 18:44 2009 Nestle Art City Days 

50-54 AD PRs:

1/2 Marathon: 1:42:33 2016 Nebo

10K: 46:10 2016 Speedy Spaniard

5K: 21:30 2016 Anything for Auni

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2017 plans: 

  • Work on core strength
  • Lose 5 lbs
  • Run a marathon and feel good about the results afterward
  • Have fun!

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Consistently place in the top 5 of my age division as long as my body will allow it.

Beat Terry Bean at any distance at least one time before I depart this earth.

Take care of mind and body so I can be in it for the long haul. Don't do STUPID THINGS!

Run until I'm 99 with Kim by my side and remember that EVERY RUN IS A GREAT RUN!

Peace of mind by striving to live like this

 

Personal:

I've been married to the lovely Kimberly for 31 years. We have 5 great kids.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 105.30 Year: 1730.40
Hoka Stinson #1 Lifetime Miles: 343.35
Saucony Fastwitch #1 Lifetime Miles: 64.50
Asics Gel Exalt #1 Lifetime Miles: 516.30
Asics Gel Exalt #2 Lifetime Miles: 263.80
Asics Gel Exalt #3 Lifetime Miles: 169.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
30.000.000.000.0030.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 18.00Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 12.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Got out with Kim and the early morning crew for some nice & easy miles. Great weather for a November morning, gotta enjoy it while it lasts.

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Went out with Kim in the early morning to get 'er done and run a few hill repeats. Ended doing 9 60s repeats. Felt pretty good I like how the legs have recovered from the steep downhill run on Saturday.

Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Had a dial-in work meeting from 7am to 11am so didn't get out the door until just before lunch.  Had a nice easy run including the river trail in the bright sunshine and quite warm-for-November temps.  

Still seem to be about 20-30 seconds slower per mile than I was all summer for the same perceived effort level and HR so not sure what that is all about. Maybe it's due to pre-election stress and it will now go away. Unless of course it's replaced by post-election stress. 

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Six nice & easy in the early morning then later to the gym for 30 min XT + core.

Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Six easy miles in the early morning on a blustery day. Got a bit wet on this one but temps were in the 50's so it wasn't too bad. I was actually too warm with how I was dressed.

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
30.000.000.000.0030.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 18.00Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 12.00
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