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Snow Canyon Half

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Location:

Cedar City,UT,America

Member Since:

Oct 27, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Highschool Champ

Running Accomplishments:

3 mile-15:50 (cedar, region, 2.95) 11th in 3a state (16:26)

Short-Term Running Goals:

improve pr's win state xc as senior ( team and individual)

Long-Term Running Goals:

run some good marathons

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Total Distance
104.54
Total Distance
5.60

Just a normal run with coach harris and one other guy from canyon view, but i felt horrible. I woke up feeling sick today and I definitely did'nt start to feel better on the run. 6:41 average.

Total Distance
6.60

Easy trail run with coach harris and 2 guys from canyon view part of the time. Still didn't feel great. 7:22 avg.

Comments
From Harris on Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:26:14

You're running well right now even if you dont feel great every day.

Golf course run today. Tell any varsity guys or Salas to meet at 3 like usual.

From Harris on Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 21:23:42

Meet at practice tomorrow (Friday) even if you cant stay to talk about the trip. I am going to talk to Langford and Blackner and decide if we need to cancel the trip. I'm not liking where it is heading right now.

Total Distance
5.10

Pretty good run around my neighborhood. Started out pretty slow but picked it up after awhile. 6:42 avg.

Total Distance
5.00

Different route than yesterday but still just ran around my neighborhood. Started out slow just like yesterday and picked it up later in the run. 6:51 avg.

Total Distance
5.25

Ran from my house to CVHS track (probably less then .5 miles). Ran until I got to 1 mile, then decided to pick it up for a mile and did it in 5:25, jogged another mile in 7:36, then did another 1 mile pickup in 5:15. Stopped after the second hard mile and walked for awhile then jogged another 1.25 miles. Overall, felt good and felt like I could have even gone a little harder on the hard miles. 6:52 average for the first for miles. Pretty good considering I didn't stop in between any of them.

Total Distance
13.46

This was the hardest workout I have done in a while. Me and coach harris ran up main street, then ran up the canyon to the start of the summer games 5k then ran the course at the pace greg's aiming for at the Snow Canyon half next week. Our first mile was 5:44, then 5:35, 5:32, and the last .1 in 31 so 17:23 for the 5k and 16:52 at 3 miles. Felt pretty good but was still very hard. 5.22 miles to the start of the 5k and 2.14 easy miles after the 5k. Got bored this afternoon and wanted to run 2 easy miles to get up to 40 for the week but I was almost done and didn't feel like I had gotten a workout at all so I did 1 more mile in 5:39.

Comments
From Harris on Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 17:01:34

Good run today. Check out my comment on Logan's blog.

From Harris on Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 12:36:26

You just had to beat me on distance didnt you. :) Anyways I think he will run a 1:09

Total Distance
6.30

Jogged about .7 to CVHS track then did 5 mile repeats in: 5:42, 5:16, 5:29, 5;21, and 5:17, then jogged about .6 back to my house. Tough workout for me.

Comments
From austin on Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 09:59:57

Mile tempos already? you hitting up nike cross??

From ben on Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 14:13:34

No, I don't actually think we're (Canyon View) is going to go to nike cross mostly because 4 of our varsity runners are playing basketball including myself. I did that workout because I think I am going to run the Snow Canyon half this weekend.

From Austin on Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 20:22:37

Really? the half, that will be awesome. im going to be running an aid station there. so i might see ya.

Total Distance
5.05

Just 5 easy miles today. Started out really slow and picked it up a little bit as I went on. 7:29 avg.

Total Distance
5.09

Went pretty fast today, first mile was 7:17 but my slowest after that was 6:32. 6:32 avg.

Total Distance
7.95

Ran with coach harris today. We started from my house and went up to the trail that is ran on in the summer games. We ran pretty easy until the bridge at the top of the trail, then picked it up for 1.5 miles on the way down. First mile in 5:45 and the next .5 in around 2:50. Felt pretty good. Then jogged about 2.5 mile back to my house. 6:55 avg. and didn't feel too hard.

Race: Snow Canyon Half (13.06 Miles) 01:13:51, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
15.00

Warmed up a mile with greg and logan.

1. 4:53 very fast but felt easy because of the steep downhill.

2. 5:07 still fast but felt good.

3. 5:36 still feeling good 15:37 3 mile split.

4. 6:10 mostly up hill mile.

5. 6:04 still a pretty hard mile.

6. 5:47 still feeling pretty good, starting to get a stomach ache.

7. 5:54 little bit slow, but still doing good.

8. 5:41 still feeling good.

9. 5:36 thought I'd be getting tired by this point but still felt good.

10. 5:44 good mile, pretty bad stomach ache now,

11. 5:53 I think this mile was mostly up hill, trying to keeping going stomach really bothering me.

12. 5:31 pretty fast mile still not feeling that tired.

13. 5:34 good mile, legs still feeling good.

.06 16 seconds on SC track.

Overall felt really good about this race. I think I'm still learning how to race this long of a race, but big pr and really didn't feel that tired. Legs never tightened up like they did in the only other half I've ran. Cooled down around a mile with greg and logan.

 

Comments
From dave holt on Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 18:09:00

Nice job Ben. It was quite a surprise to see you coming in when you did! You did great. Keep it going this winter.

From Austin on Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:52:52

Dude!!! I cant even believe you!!! holt told me how well you did and i was impressed. Ill have to do this one next year with you! :) have fun at basketball!!!

Total Distance
0.00

Didn't run today. Had basketball tryouts and they went o.k. I was suprised at how easy the sprinting felt. Probably won't run for a couple months, take some time off and hopefully start running some easy miles towards the end of basketball season or after basketball ends.

Total Distance
0.00

Still haven't been running because of basketball. Already getting bored of not running and wanting to start again. I love basketball, but its not the same and feel like I'm getting out of shape.

Total Distance
2.50

Ran on treadmill at the gym it wasn't accurate on distance but I would guess about 2.5 miles in 20 min. Not much of a run but its basketball season so I don't mind

Total Distance
2.50

Probably ran a little more than this but I'll just guess. Ran a few min. on the treadmill at the gym then 2 miles after. Real slow 8:07 avg. on the 2 miles after.

Total Distance
19.14

Ran 2 hrs. on the treadmill at the gym today. I like running on the treadmill I think partly because I get in a good rythym i'm not sure why, I just seem to not get that tired. I think that my 2 longest runs ever (time and probably distance too, at least for this run) have both been on treadmills. The treadmill I was running on isn't accurate, but I would guess that I averaged at least 7:00 pace for the entire time so that would put me at 17.14 miles. Did another 20 min. on the treadmill real slow but probably still at least 2 miles. Good workout especially considering that I'm not really training right now.

Comments
From Harris on Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 00:29:33

And why did you run so much last Friday? You are crazy man. Langford would freak out if he knew.

From austin on Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 10:02:13

Your an idiot!!!

Total Distance
104.54
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