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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.

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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
Other Bike Miles: 55.00Neon Launch Miles: 18.60Red Cumulus Miles: 7.00Blue Pegasus Miles: 31.20DS Trainer Miles: 10.20Lunerglide Miles: 14.30Pegasus Miles: 10.20Green Pegasus Miles: 10.20
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55 mile bike ride. Was going to get on the trainer today inside and ride for like an hour or so. 20 miles to loosen up the legs. But as the day rolled on and temps got up to around 67 F I couldn't stand it anymore. So I went outside for a ride. I didn't plan on going this far but I couldn't get enough of how nice it felt. Actually got a little farmers tan line on my arms. Kept the pace super ez and think I only hit like a 17.8 mph avg. So effort wasn't hard at all. I'm not sure if this was a good, bad or neutral choice as to help the legs recover. But it was a fun ride.

Other Bike Miles: 55.00
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.6 on the treadmilll while I tried to wake up. Then 6 miles around the inner b-hills loop extened through the secret st. Legs are JACKED up. Like marathon trashed. Oops. I did not want to do that on Saturday. Did not want a big recovery phase. I've only got three weeks until PHX and I might have to spend one of them in recovery mode.... stupid, stupid, stupid. On the flat my legs are super sore and hurt, on uphill they hurt but I can kind of stride it out. On any downhill grade... Fugetaboutit. Usually when I'm sore like this I can run a few miles and kind of loosen up. But today that didn't happen.

8 miles on the treadmill this afternoon. It was 67 F outside but I had kids home and had to hit the machine up. Quads were killer for like 4 miles. Just painful to even run. But by the closing miles things seemed to loosen up just a little. Enough to take the edge off at least.

Neon Launch Miles: 14.60
Total Distance

DC loop at daybreak. Quads are still crazy sore and any downhill is trouble. But the legs were more runnable than yesterday. Pace was EZ and it seemed to take forever just to make it around the loop.

7 miles tonight. Quads were painful. Feel like crap.

Red Cumulus Miles: 7.00Blue Pegasus Miles: 10.20
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DC loop with Logan and Stephen. Blah morning. Legs are still effed up. Like hurting. I'm just trying to keep the mileage up enough to not go into a premature taper. Really actually feel like crap overall. Kind of sick the last few days. No sleep. And quads that are epiclly thrashed. FML.

10.2 miles tonight. DC loop again. Legs felt crusty out of the box but as the run progressed I started to feel better than all week. Still way too much pain for the liking but maybe coming out of the run induced coma.

DS Trainer Miles: 10.20Lunerglide Miles: 10.20
Total Distance

DC loop again. Didn't want to even run today. Feel like crap and have been pretty stressed/negative. Decided to just go out and maybe do like 4. Ended up just staying out and thinking. Quads are still lame. IDK... just ready for this crappy week to be over.

10.2 this afternoon. DC loop again. Just grinding it out. One mile, one run, one day at a time.

Pegasus Miles: 10.20Green Pegasus Miles: 10.20
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4 miles on the treadmill. Feel so burned out and sickish. It makes the normal pains and aches seem way worse. 1.5 more days and this week is over.

4.1 miles around the inner b-hills loop without going around the schools. Just another blah run. Ate lunch too late and about barfed up the chicken fried steak and mashed taters with gravy. Anything else...

Neon Launch Miles: 4.00Lunerglide Miles: 4.10
Total Distance

Big MTL this morning with the Circle of Trust. I kind of felt that rather than doing a 11 mile warm up then trying to hammer the last 10 that... maybe today we'd just put it in "uptempo" gear from the start and keep it there all day. The guys were good enough to agree and accept my terms. So that's what we did. Right out of the car kept it honest all day without going into the tank and trying to hammer anything. Ended the run at a 6:25 avg for the 21 miles. At mile 17 or so I kind of started getting antzy and thought about hammering it in... Hit a 5:40, then a 5:45 and both felt way too hard. So I slowed back down and rejoined the guys. Pushed it a little more on the last mile in chasing Logan and hit one more 5:45 but other than that pace was pretty even.
Legs were still super tight. Quads and calves both have some serious knots that I'll have April work out later today. But overall I did feel better than I have all week. Really looking forward to resting and having April work out my issues. Hoping to get some mojo back next week.

Blue Pegasus Miles: 21.00
Total Distance
Other Bike Miles: 55.00Neon Launch Miles: 18.60Red Cumulus Miles: 7.00Blue Pegasus Miles: 31.20DS Trainer Miles: 10.20Lunerglide Miles: 14.30Pegasus Miles: 10.20Green Pegasus Miles: 10.20
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