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Location:

Woods Cross,UT,USA

Member Since:

May 01, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

Current Running Life:
5k: 17:50 (2010 NSL)
10k: 38:20 (2007 Des News)
1/2 Marathon: 1:23:30 (2009 Provo Half)
Marathon: 2:53:46 (2007 St George)

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

 

Personal:

Daddy to 3 great kids - 16 year old son and 11 year old twin daughters

I do not know what tomorrow will bring but I do know it will start with a run.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Saucony Grid A2 Lifetime Miles: 125.40
GoRun2 Lifetime Miles: 53.70
Adrenaline 2014 Blue (1) Lifetime Miles: 442.70
Adrenaline 2014 Red (1) Lifetime Miles: 429.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

I have absolutely no motivation to run right now.  I guess it is the post marathon blues.  Never felt like this before.  Kind of strange. Thought about taking the week completely off.  Even had the thought of not running anymore cross my mind.

Adrenaline 2010 5 Miles: 5.00
Comments
From timp on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 12:34:05 from 136.182.2.25

I think it is good to take a few days off to recharge the mental batteries.

From timp on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 12:34:18 from 136.182.2.25

What's up next Andy?

From Andy on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 12:37:21 from 199.190.170.30

I think my issue is that I do not know what is next. For 3 or 4 years I have been at the same level - good but not great. Do I want to get serious about training and take it to the next level or just become a recreational runner? I guess that is what this time of year is to be used for.

From timp on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 12:47:02 from 136.182.2.25

I hear you - that's the same place I'm at.

From Smooth on Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 15:06:23 from 67.41.235.104

Lots to think about especially when you are capable of taking it to the next level and win at the Master division when you turn 40.

I don't have that *problem*. I am a recreational runner and signing up for races motivate me to keep on keepin' plus I still have soooo much to learn!

BEST to you as you take this post marathon time to sort it all out.

From DonGardinero on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 03:56:27 from 152.216.7.5

It's funny what the mind does when all is said and done. I'm already planning my races. Of course, my plans change on a daily basis.

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