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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

NO run today. Feeling overtired and just plain lousy on all fronts.  Maybe a day off will help..  Darkhorse out.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
From Barry on Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 20:45:16 from


I wanted to ask you a question, if that is ok with you? I am feeling a little over whelmed. I am running the Salt Lake 1/2 marathon next week and I would like some advice on keeping a positive attitude toward reaching my goal of running a 1:28 half which is like a 6:45 pace. I am having a hard running at that pace and I need some advice on keeping a positive attitude. Any help would be great. I hope this makes sense.



From air darkhorse on Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 22:56:04 from

Just remember that no matter your time, Your family will not look at you any differently as long as you give best efforts. Start out at a pace that is still somewhat conversational, It should feel comfortably hard. Understand what I'm saying? Do not attack the uphills and flow efficiently on the down. I always practiced my goal pace every other day for a mile or so at the end of the run and this helped me tremendously in my confidence. Is this goal realistic? And have you come close to this anywhere else?

From air darkhorse on Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 23:10:14 from

If so, You will do really well Barry..

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