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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 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
From Josh E on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 14:41:30 from

I like my Hank Williams with straight bourbon. Sorry you are struggling.

From Rob Murphy on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 15:18:43 from

I'm with Josh. Some straight up whiskey or a more blue collar beer with my Hank.

Here's what sometimes works for me Steve. It's rare when all the areas of my life are gelling together in perfect harmony. Running, family, job, all are occasionally out of whack. Sometimes all three at once. So what I do is focus on the one area that's easy to fix at the moment. For example, a good 10 mile trail run always helps. Also, any positive time spent with my wife or son or daughter helps too. Know what I mean? When I 'm playing put-put with Andy it doesn't really matter if my job sucks at the moment.

He loves put put more than Disneyland!

From Jake K on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 15:29:13 from

That's some good advice. Do one thing well, and the others will tend to fall into place.

From steve ash on Thu, May 29, 2014 at 06:46:22 from

Thanks, just a blah day is all. Tough to find motivation when your injured half the time. Realistically, things are slowly getting better with a chiropractors help. I think it's just the body trying to find a new balance and rebuild strength.

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