I am one with the levee and the levee with me

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Location:

North Salt Lake,UT,

Member Since:

Dec 12, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

1500m - 3:59.9h (2014)

5000m - 14:53.45 (Portland Track Festival 2014)

8k XC - 25:09 (Sundodger 2011)

10k XC - 31:31 (WWU Invite 2011)

HM - 1:10:19 (Houston 2018)

Marathon - 2:28:39 (Houston 2019)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Personal:

Married, working, training. While my wife has nixed all future attempts to grow glorious mustaches, she has been supportive of my crazy running dreams. Life is good.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 42.10 Year: 765.10
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 260.15
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 535.40
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 506.05
Flyknit Streaks Lifetime Miles: 313.05
Saucony Zealot 3 (green) Lifetime Miles: 520.60
Flyknit VFs Lifetime Miles: 72.00
Saucony Zealot 3 (green X 2) Lifetime Miles: 399.25
Nike Zoom Fly Lifetime Miles: 215.00
Saucony Ride Iso Lifetime Miles: 678.55
Saucony Ride Iso (grey 2) Lifetime Miles: 583.50
Reebok Run Fast Lifetime Miles: 150.00
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8 easy

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I did the most amazing run today. I finally got up into the Chuckanuts and did a 14 miler out to Lost Lake and back. Despite all the amazing trails around here, I end up doing the same 3 runs over and over and over, since most of the team doesn't head up into the mountain areas during the week. 

It was beautiful! The trail climbed 800-900 feet and then followed a canyon wall for several miles before the lake. I actually stopped about .1 miles from the lake... I got 57 minutes out and started to wonder if the trail actually dipped down to the lake shore or just kept going, so I turned around. 1:50:59 total time.

I was also interested in how the hills would feel on my knee. Everything felt really good, up and down. So I hope this is a good sign. I think I'll head back there Thursday and actually go look at the lake. 

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14 up to Lost Lake again. This time I actually made it to the lake. It was literally less than a minute from where I'd stopped before.

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5 easy

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