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Member Since:

Feb 27, 2006



Goal Type:


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.






Miles:This week: 5.00 Month: 55.70 Year: 393.50
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

AM-Easy 12 miles this morning on the JRT. Saw my old neighbor on his bike and said hi. Brought back memories of Des News when he would run up to mile 20 and pace my Dad into the finish line. I remember the massive blood blisters now just like I get on that same race. I was remembering his times and mileage levels and it struck me how amazing it was that he could run that course in 2:50 and some change on 30-40 miles a week. Dad always wanted to run more to run faster but he was always busy with career, kids, and helping Mom get the projects she needed done. I think with years of 100 mile weeks he would have easily broke 2:20. He was 5'8, 126 lbs with very quick turnover and a high forefoot stride. He had what it took mentally and physically to be so.

And in my mind he always will be. Darkhorse out.

PM-Easy-medium hard 10 miler up Wasatch blvd and back. Rolling hill terrain. 70-80% mhr. Body is starting to be in chronic glycogen depletion mode. Good.. That is exactly what I want in order to bring some adaptation in that area not to mention increased blood volune.

B-Wife brought home bacon! Huge weakness. Had bacon and eggs for breakfast. Grape juice and bananas on the side.

L-Peanut butter toast on whole wheat with milk.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Robert on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 15:35:13 from

Cool, reflections like those is what I love most about running. I don't want to sound goofy, but it feels like entering a time capsule of sorts.

From air darkhorse on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 17:41:00 from

Robert, Some days it does indeed. I have some pretty good memories of carrying water for my Dad on the bike when he was grinding out those 16 milers in the late afternoon heat.

Up to City Creek and then back down. Back then I was on a bike and I marvelled how he could do it. Way cool..

From Robert on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 17:51:56 from

Hang onto those memories when the going gets tough bro! That's what I do.

From RivertonPaul on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 18:01:41 from

Good gene pool.

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