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January 2010

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Location:

UT,USA

Member Since:

Feb 27, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

(2008) 5k Magna Classic (15:18)

(2007) Ogden Marathon (2:29:31)

(2007) St George Marathon (2:25:18)

 

 


Masters PRs:

17:09-2nd place Masters-

    Draper Days 5k (2013)

 

1:16:58-2nd place Masters-

    Utah Valley Half Marathon (2013)

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 2:40 at Deseret News Marathon. Never quite conquered that beast yet.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run a good marathon again in the future.

Personal:

 

    
 

 

 

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 3.00 Month: 97.50 Year: 571.50
Brooks T-7 Lifetime Miles: 1193.31
Brooks T-7 Lifetime Miles: 1031.20
Saucony Fastwitch A-5 Lifetime Miles: 617.50
Skechers Go Run Lifetime Miles: 496.50
Saucony Kinvara 3 Lifetime Miles: 816.50
Brooks T-7 (used) Lifetime Miles: 1113.00
Saucony Kinvara 4 Lifetime Miles: 542.50
Brooks T-7 Lifetime Miles: 922.90
Brooks T-7 Lifetime Miles: 1051.50
Saucony Fastwitch Blueberry Lime Squeeze ) Lifetime Miles: 788.00
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 1008.10
Reebok Running Shoe Lifetime Miles: 442.35
Under Armour Black Micro Lifetime Miles: 463.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
63.002.006.000.0071.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

It's nice to be away for a while and get a new perspective on things for a change you know.. 

 

3 miles untimed today./  Woefully out of shape but who cares I am just happy to be out there again!

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Easy 4 miles today just out to spin the wheels today.  No time.   Body is feeling good after taking a break and there is a fresh feeling to it that I can't describe.  It's like getting a new engine that hasn't broke in yet.   Anyway, I'm just glad that i'm done with my most recent project now which has given me some time to get out on the road.   Now I just have to figure out how to make everything groove better with my class and work schedule now.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Easy 5 mile jog tonight.

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Easy 5 miles again tonight.  

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Very easy 4 miles this morning.   30 sec pickups at the end. 

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8.000.000.000.008.00

Longer tonight but slower with a slow almost walk like last mile.  8 miles total.

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Easy 4 miles before school this afternoon.

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2.000.003.000.005.00

Very stressful day today.   Between school, work, and making a renewed attempt to tow back towards God it seems like the very gates of hell intend to swallow me up.  Happens every time..

But at least I recognize it now and know why.   However it still amazes me every time and only thing I can do is stay strong and know that God's will trumps all.   5 miles at SLCC  fitness center with 3 miles at LT effort.    

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3 miles easy after work.  It's all I had time for today.

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Medium effort 5 miles at 80% mhr at SLCC center after class.  Unfortunately my boys had crashed  by the time I got home this evening.  I was planning to get out the RC helicopter and fly it with them. 

 Oh well, I had some good downtime tonight any how.  Darkhorse out..

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Very easy on the SLCC indoor track this evening.  I just came across a new radio for rehab and this is really a nice one on the outside which is rare for age 73.  Unfortunately it needs some real TLC on the inside including replacement of a very hard to find ballast tube.   Needless to say it had my mind preoccupied during the run on how to come up with a solid state fix for this one.

Simple really, It's either two big ugly high heat, high wattage power resistors or it's find the golden ballast tube somewhere.    Sorry, its a bug I caught years ago but which now has come into full swing lately.  I can't decide which hobby I love more...   I think the antique radios are winning by the looks of my blog wouldn't you agree?    Darkhorse out.. 

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Six miles on the treadmill with a progressive challenge run at the end.  Nothing too crazy just fast enough to feel some burn again and maybe activate some fast twitch fibers.  

Last two miles felt pretty good at around 5:45 pace.  Short one mile cool down after.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Easy 4 miles this evening to just loosen up.   Some stretching afterwards.

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2.000.000.000.002.00

Easy 2 miles after work.   Feeling a little burned out and tired. Spent all night doing doing merchandise resets.  Is today really Friday?   I get turned around some days..

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8.002.000.000.0010.00

Easy-medium 10 miler at high aerobic effort.  70-85% mhr. Edged things up intensity wise towards the end.   Hit some decent sub six minute splits on this one today and it seems like the fitness level is maybe starting to come back a bit.   Good.. I needed a run like this today to pull me out the mental/physical funk I've been in lately :)

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