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Member Since:

Jun 01, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Ran for SUU on their Cross Country/Track and Field teams

2015 Alta Track Athlete of the Year

Short-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and and build mileage

2022 goals:

Sub 18 5k

Sub 38 10k

Sub 5 mile

Massage gun and calf raises every day

2023 goals:

5k sub 17

10k sub 36

Half marathon sub 1:20

Sub 3:00 fall marathon

Sub 4:40 mile

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running

Run the Boston Marathon at least once

Make a glorious return to spartan racing

Personal:

I ran for Alta high school and was trained by Coach Murphy, he is a great coach, one of the best there is. I ran for Southern Utah University for a year or two. I am currently a doctoral student at Bowling Green State University studying industrial organizational psychology. Right now my main goals are to stay healthy and run consistently.

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Miles:This week: 11.50 Month: 55.25 Year: 337.65
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Walked barefoot on the infield for a lap while doing warm ups.

Tried out my new insoles, I also got some gel inserts. Today I just used the insoles though. They felt pretty good, a little soreness in my upper achilles/calf but nothing too bad. I was planning on starting out pretty slow but I just naturally started picking up the pace and just went with it. Miles went

6:20

6:08

6:19

My right achilles/calf was feeling a little sore so I slowed down and ran a couple laps at a slower pace which didn't feel too much better.

Then I took off my shoes and walked a lap or two on the in field and then ran another half mile barefoot at somewhat of a light jog, that felt great. Walked some more after I got to 4 miles. My last mile was a 8:10. Next time will try with both the new insoles and gel inserts and see how that goes.

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Beautiful day. Did my barefoot warm up lap and then started running. Did 2 miles on the track and then went out to the fields/abandoned golf course behind the track. Last time I went behind the big hill there was a ton of goose crap so it's been a minute, but this time I made an amazing discovery.

There was a cross country course behind there! There was a lot of course, I ended up getting 3 or 4 miles in back there and then finished up on the track. Also walked some more barefoot to cool down.

Wanted to do more today but I decided it would be prudent not to.

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