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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: 13.00 Month: 84.50 Year: 558.50
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
17.002.001.001.0021.00

Long run of just over 21 miles with Sasha and Jeff today, It was supposed to be a nice and easy 15!  Oh well it was fun and we were feeling good and so decided to go longer while Sasha suggested we throw in some faster stuff to mix things up.  What the heck.. I'm feeling better today I thought to myself so I guess I'm game.  The faster sections turned out to be around 5:20 pace and then with longer intervals at around six minute pace at the end of the run.  These early morning runs can be a little draining, particularly as they come at the end of my day just as everyone else is starting theirs.

 All in all it was fun and with no significant fuel issues this time but there is still some work to be done however.  The really good news is that I am starting to bounce back now from the higher volume/intensity weeks that I undertook earlier.   I'll just have to keep the daily runs nice and slow no matter how awkward they feel while managing the harder days in less frequent and in more incremental steps.  Maybe jog later for a bit. Out..

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Barry on Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 23:28:31 from 67.61.235.198

Great run my friend. Plus, it is always nice to run with someone...

From steve ash on Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 23:31:42 from 174.52.96.106

Hi Barry! Thanks buddy.

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