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May 2014

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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:

 

    
 

 

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 212.20
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
129.0018.007.000.00154.00
Brooks T-7 Miles: 115.00Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 5.00Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 19.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM-Easy/medium 6 miles. 7th/parkway trail.

PM-Easy 4 miles tonight after work.

Looking for an entry into the Ogden Marathon.  If anyone is cancelling I'd be happy to buy and transfer your entry from you.  Thanks!

Brooks T-7 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.004.000.0010.00

AM-10 miles steady with last 4 pretty hard.. 7th/9400s/parkway trail.

PM-No run.  Tired from moving  furniture all evening at work..

Brooks T-7 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.005.000.000.0020.00

AM-10 miles easy with speed changes to loosen up.  River parkway course. 

AM2-10 miles with last 5 at MP effort. 9400s/7th east.  Took a rest and stopped at Starbucks for a mocha and water then took it out to finish hard.  Not quite the same as a long run but similar results probably.

Just got an e-mail.  Ogden is a go!

 

 

Brooks T-7 Miles: 20.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.003.003.000.0016.00

AM/PM-10 mile heathen run with progression in pace up and down Ft Union blvd and Big Cottonwood Canyon road. I keep breaking the speed limit on these daily runs!  I don't know I guess I may have a rebellious streak going on or something lately.. I didn't even go to church this morning.

I saw a sign while running on the course advertising the Vigor race event. Looks like it would be kind of fun even if it is a bit of a parachute drop. One of these years I may just run that to see what I might have left speed wise in the tank.

PM-6 miles easy-medium.  Ft Union loop./7th east.

Brooks T-7 Miles: 16.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM-5 mile recovery run. 7th/9400s.

PM-3 mile jog with Ian. 7th east. We tossed this one back and forth on whether we should go. The clincher was after I asked him if he felt up to going out tonight. As he could plainly see that I was dragging this afternoon he replied; DO You.. really want to go?  Cuz I know your getting older and how tired you are from your canyon run yesterday..  I remarked; Ok smart guy just go get your running shoes on!  

Brooks T-7 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM-Easy 7 miles. Ft Union Blvd/13th east.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM-4 miles easy. 7th east.  

PM-6 miles easy before work. Easy jog pace.. 7th/Quarry bend loop.

Brooks T-7 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM-6 miles easy. 7th.

Brooks T-7 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM-6 miles easy. 7th/13th east.

Brooks T-7 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

No run. Hurt the back on the right side lifting at work.  Really? This close to the race..

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM-very slow 8 miles. Stiff and sore with a shooting pain in right lower back at times going down stairs or hills.

Brooks T-7 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM-Easy 4 miles./parkway & 7th.  Popping IB like skittles lately..

Brooks T-7 Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM-Easy 5 miler/Ft Union blvd/7th east. Somewhat better but still like a dull ache with a twinge at times. Time to go get some Alleve and a hot pad..

Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.002.000.000.008.00

AM-Frustrating.. pain and no range of motion, feel like I'm 90 years old. Man I wish I could just catch a break once in a while.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

Easy 4.5 miles 7th east. Hip and and back still bothersome but the pain subsides quite a bit after a good slow warm up and about 600 mg of IB. I am kind of unsure about even running this race.. The marathon can be a cruel mistress, revealing and attacking any weak spots that may present or lie underneath the surface.  However someone really went out of there way to help get me into this event and to which I have great amount of respect and grattitude for.  Add in the fact that I have to be to a physically active job afterwards, it makes for a really tough call. I have totally enjoyed this race in gthis past and would be totally bummed if I were to have to miss it:(      What to do...

Brooks T-7 Miles: 4.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.008.000.000.008.00

DNFed the Ogden Marathon with injury.  Should have heeded good advice including my own but I thought I should at least try and give it a go. Time to cut way back, heal up and regroup for another day. For now I think I'll go look into a new gym memebership and start working on weights for a while.  Overall it was a tough day and it's getting old.. but I need to stay pragmatic and optimistic somehow because the alternative won't get me anywhere.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

Easy 2 mile jog this morning.  Had a big breakfast and settled in to watch the movie "Lincoln".  One of my favorites:)

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 2.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Easy 4 miles jogging.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 4.00
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0.000.000.000.000.00

No run.. But.. I will be back..

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Easy 5 miles on 7th.  It's becoming so regular the UPS guy waves and talks to me now.  And I got my pushups and crunches in for the day now.  Baby steps.

Another reason for moderation...    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NwHNHNXsg0

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

AM-Easy 4.5 miles. Still severely tight and sore on both sides.. Obviously dealing with a compensation injury of some sort.  Went home and drowned my sorrows in some good Stella Artois and Hank Williams. Yeah.. I know, but I'm only human.. Gimme a break today.  Im not one to sugarcoat my blog. I tell it how it is..

PM-Time to devote more energy towards other priorities in life.

 

Brooks T-7 Miles: 4.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM-Easy 5 miles slow. 7th east. 8-8:30/mi. Slow progresss with both upper hamstring/back areas but some days are better than others. weird.. 

Brooks T-7 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

AM-Easy 3 miles on the treadmill at 8/min pace.  Then some free weights including bench and some triceps work. Followed up with ab crunches and planks.  

Increasing calorie intake overall and trying to focus on some weight and muscle development.  My metabolic rate is so high I don't really have to be picky on the types of foods. Just getting it in is a challenge especially at work. Not to mention the cost!   Example, consumed an entire Little Caesars pizza last night right after work.  Ton of  calories, protein and yes, lots of fat...  But cheap and effective for a scrawny runner type:)  I did have some carrot sticks with it...

Brooks T-7 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
129.0018.007.000.00154.00
Brooks T-7 Miles: 115.00Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 5.00Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 19.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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