Clyde's Comeback!

Week starting Feb 12, 2012

Previous WeekRecent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesSuperfly's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageMonth ViewYear View
Graph View
Next Week
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!


St. George,UT,U.S.A

Member Since:

Apr 02, 2005



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

97th at Boston

1:09:40 Half Marathon

2:25:50 Marathon


Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy enough to enjoy a run again.

Long-Term Running Goals:

To be able to do it... long term. 


"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift" -Steve Prefontaine

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll be... ever again.

Favorite Blogs:

Click to donate
to Ukraine's Armed Forces
Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Baby Jogger Lifetime Miles: 623.95
Kinvara Lifetime Miles: 313.32
Asics TRI Lifetime Miles: 610.65
Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 520.90
Kinvara2 Lifetime Miles: 350.20
Ghost Yellow Lifetime Miles: 374.25
Kestrel Bike Lifetime Miles: 1883.75
NB- Rainbow Lifetime Miles: 57.80
Red Cumulus Lifetime Miles: 594.95
Neon Launch Lifetime Miles: 533.40
DS Trainer Lifetime Miles: 467.77
Green Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 479.75
Lunerglide Lifetime Miles: 276.70
Blue Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 528.06
NoosTri Lifetime Miles: 283.07
BlueKinvara Lifetime Miles: 216.60
Innov Lifetime Miles: 58.50
Ride Lifetime Miles: 207.45
NavPeg Lifetime Miles: 162.50
Green K5's Lifetime Miles: 88.00
Total Distance
Mirage Miles: 21.20Cumulus Blu 1 Miles: 22.70Cumulus Blu 2 Miles: 12.40Pulse Red Miles: 10.20
Total Distance

13.5 in 1:33:30 or a 6:55 avg. Not bad for a Monday. I think my hernia/ groin pain is sitting constant at around a 2 and basically what it was before the big flare up two weeks ago. That's very good news for me. Sad it's not gone completely but at this level I can run through the discomfort and live a semi normal life. So I'll keep monitoring it and see how things go. Glen Tucker (Littlebadlegs on the blog) told me some very useful information. That he had a similar pain and symptoms and found out it was linked to having tight hammies. That could very well be the case with me as my hammies have been tight for years. Sounds funner to work with than surgery in my stomach. 

Anyways the run was just so so. Out around the park the long way then over to the freeway and around the DC home through B-hill and the secret street. 38 F and kind of foggy with a chance of rain. I'm going to plant peas, broccoli and other cooler temps veggies today in the garden. 

Mirage Miles: 13.50
Add Comment
Total Distance

Bigger workout: 14 miles at a 6:11 avg. Hit the first mile in 7:22 then Tinman tempoed the next 10 miles to hit 11 total in 1:06:40- So around 59:20 for the 10 mile tempo section (5:55 avg). Then three miles back home slower but not at dead cool down pace. 

Started out heading straight out to the freeway then down into Bloomington onto the trail at Man-o-war bridge. Up the river trail all the way to River road then back down the inner river trail all the way down to where it climbs the steep section by the cliff. There I ended the tempo. Then the 3 miles back were through B-hills and back out to River Road. 

Kept it cool and loose trying to hold a pace that I could keep for 3+ hours. Every time I would get going down around 5:45 I'd loosen up and slow down a little. Ran all the uphill sections EZ and really only pushed the last mile just because it was the last mile so I hit a 5:35. Then because the legs were already "moving" the cool down miles were all sub 6:30. Felt ok but not super. Groin pain is stable but it sucks not being able to do any sit ups or core work. Could really feel it around the 8th tempo mile. Feel flabby in the mid section.

Total Distance

Normal club morning run from my house with the lads. No watch but we kept it honest. I felt pretty good all morning in the legs and the groin. Did have some pretty good stomach pressure which finally needed a porta potty stop. 

Tacked on another park loop at the end. 

Cumulus Blu 1 Miles: 12.60
Add Comment
Total Distance

A.M. Ran the DC/ Secret street loop early. Lots of fog. It was kind of cool because you don't see that in STG very often. It rained hard most the night and the temp said 35 F but it felt much cooler. Chilly to the bone kind of reminded me of living over in England. Calves are pretty tight from Tuesdays little temp. I wore some lower profile shoes and it's apparent I'm not used to that kind of platform. No watch just kind of drug it around today. 

Noon: 7.7 miles around the middle B-hills loop then a little extension around Little Valley on the way in. 6:52 avg. Didn't feel like I had the Sprite in me on this one... maybe I should go get a Coke.

Mirage Miles: 7.70Cumulus Blu 2 Miles: 12.40
Add Comment
Total Distance

DC loop. Felt really achy and the groin pain was back up around a 4. Just did the basics this morning before driving down to LA to take the little family to Disneyland for the weekend.

Pulse Red Miles: 10.20
Add Comment
Total Distance

Loops around a 2 mile block here in Anaheim. Just a little business before heading to the beach and other festivities.

Cumulus Blu 1 Miles: 10.10
Add Comment
Total Distance
Mirage Miles: 21.20Cumulus Blu 1 Miles: 22.70Cumulus Blu 2 Miles: 12.40Pulse Red Miles: 10.20
Debt Reduction Calculator
Featured Announcements
Recent Comments: