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Member Since:

Jul 27, 2010



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

PR's -

Mile - 4:38    (High School)

2 Mile - 10:12 (High School) 

3 mile - 15:51 (High School)

10k - 35:19 (High School)

Marathon - 2:59 marathon (London -2013)

Half marathon - 1:25:18 (Deseret News 2013)

Ran 5 of the World Marathon Majors (NY, Chicago, Boston, London & Berlin) at least twice.

6 x Boston Marathon

10 x NYC Marathon



Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue to enjoy running and racing as long as my body permits me.  


Old guy - (grandfather even) been running for 40+ years.  

Favorite Blogs:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 41.25 Month: 124.45 Year: 1905.91
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

PM - Had another pretty solid workout on the treadmill today at lunch.  2 mile warm up then 3 x 5k at 6:31 pace with a 1k recovery at 7:20 pace and then a short cool down.  I had thought about doing another 5k rep, but the last two miles or so of the last 5k had me pressing a bit more than I wanted to, so I thought better of it and wrapping things up.  

From Bam on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 03:00:15 from

Nice session. Seems that you've got your mojo back. I think you've picked the right pace, as you seem comfortable working in and around the 6:30 mark.

Not long now, keep at it and I'm sure the work will be rewarded with an excellent PR.

From Bret on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 08:41:12 from

Thanks Bam - appreciate you dropping in. Your input and encouragement are always a welcome aspect to my training.

From Jason D on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 16:47:39 from

It's a great workout, especially as a lunch workout. Which marathon are you doing again?

From Bret on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 07:06:26 from

Doing NYC Jason.

From Jason D on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 08:31:58 from

That's what I thought. Going to be much cooler than Palm Harbor!

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