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December 2009

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Location:

Logan,UT,United States

Member Since:

Apr 08, 2005

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Former Course Record Holder (it was a good run while it lasted...)

Logan Peak Trail Race

Completely addicted to trail running

 

 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2016 Race Schedule

TBD...

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Who knows?

 

 

 

 

Personal:

Link to my Wife and I's Photo and Running blog

 

 

 

 

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Microspikes Lifetime Miles: 408.50
PI EMotion Trail N1 Lifetime Miles: 357.00
MT1010SA Lifetime Miles: 120.50
Rapa Nui 2 Lifetime Miles: 305.50
Altra Olympus Lifetime Miles: 555.80
PI Emotion Trail N2 Lifetime Miles: 312.50
PI Emotion Trail M2 Lifetime Miles: 328.50
2015 Trail Miles Lifetime Miles: 2047.50
2015 Road Miles Lifetime Miles: 490.00
2015 Mtn Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 58.00
Altra Impulse 1.0 Lifetime Miles: 46.00
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 242.00
Altra Paradigm (blue) Lifetime Miles: 102.00
LP 3.0 Tester Lifetime Miles: 64.50
Altra One2 Lifetime Miles: 14.00
Altra Paradigm 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 92.00
Altra LP NS HT Lifetime Miles: 95.00
Altra Torin 2.5 Red Lifetime Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
237.0013.00250.00
Burn Red-Blue Miles: 44.75Landreth 4 Miles: 108.50Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 40.00Cascadia 4 Miles: 33.75Fastwitch Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.505.0010.50

Small Workout - 

Young Ward Loop at not quite Tinman tempo pace.  Hard, but not real fast.  It was a great morning to be out as it was clear with a full moon to light the way.  

T- 1:09:32 (6:37) 164

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 10.50
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8 Slow and easy.  I really needed an easy day today, so I took it.

400W route

T-63:00 (7:52) 145

Landreth 4 Miles: 8.00
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.500.0012.50

Trail run by moonlight - 

Today's run was an adventure.  Ok, not really, but it was different from the norm.  It could've been the 7 degree temperature, or the moonlight, or the fact that my headlamp batteries die easily when the moon is full, or it is 7 degrees outside, or I am on a trail and can't see.  Either way, it was an adventure.  Center Street to Dry Canyon, Deer Fence Trail over to Providence Canyon, down the canyon and home.  I felt really slow today, but was 5 seconds faster than last time I did this run.  Either way, it was fun.

T-1:34:55 (7:36) 155

Landreth 4 Miles: 12.50
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 slacker treadmill miles

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 5.00
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
21.250.0021.25

Trail Run - 

Today Jon, Paul and I braved the snow and cold temps to experience The Bonneville Shoreline trail from Paul's house to Logan Canyon.  It was a success.  The snow started to get deeper and slippery by the second half and that really slowed the pace.  That and the slowness, right.  Nothing makes a run slower than adding some slowness.  Nevermind.

We dropped Paul off at his warm and dry home while we ventured back out for more miles.  We headed up his street to the canal trail.  Followed that a while, ran down a street and voila, we were at the mouth of Birch Canyon.  We ran on the dirt road up the canyon for about a mile, but it got progressively slippery-er (is that a word?).  After a while, it was a pure ice sheet covered with an inch of new snow.  It was a minefield.  I feared for our lives.  We attempted a random trail off-shoot but was quickly deterred.  Lets get out of here.  During our escape, I decided to test the grippiness of my shoes, but was quickly humbled as I slid on my hip a few feet down the road.  That road is not runnable until you get a thick layer of snow over that ice.  Anywho, we added on more mileage on the canal trail until Jon was satisfied with our run. 

T-3:06 (8:43) 21.25 miles

Cascadia 4 Miles: 21.25
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

8 Treadmill miles in an hour.  Watched some classic Bond and part of an Incubus Concert.

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 8.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

8 Treadmill miles - 58:00

Today was a good day to hit the treadmill.  Quite nasty outside. 

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 8.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.003.008.00

Treadmill again - 

Started at 7.5 mph bumped it up to 9.5 in increments of .1 every min.  Worked back down to 8.0 then back to 9.0 then back to 8.0.  Ended up averaging 7:01 overall.

Fastwitch Miles: 8.00
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- 10 F

5 Miles on Treadmill

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 5.00
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

-9 F today.  

Didn't even have to debate about it.  At 5:30 AM I am not going to kill myself slipping on the ice and freezing my butt off when I have a perfectly good treadmill in the basement. 

T-73:00 (7:18)

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 10.00
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12.500.0012.50

Trail Run with Jon -

Ok, to be honest, it was a snow run and only 3 miles of it was on a trail, but at least it was something.  We did the River Heights to Dry Canyon to Providence Canyon via Deer Fence and home via Providence.  It was warm (about 30 degrees warmer than yesterday) but still only 20 degrees.  Slow going but a tough workout. 

T-1:41 (8:09) 157 ave

Cascadia 4 Miles: 12.50
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

It was warm (32) but the slushy roads were pretty icy and that made for some slippery miles today.  I tried out the Planet Walk, but it was not plowed and nasty.  I decided to stick to the roads and took the 400 W route.

T-1:07:50 (7:32)

Landreth 4 Miles: 9.00
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5.005.0010.00

Tiny Workout  - 

Providence Hills with Millville short extension.  I ran the flats at 6:45 pace with the hills hard both up and down.  Roads were cold (3 degrees) but clear so no complaints. 

T-1:07:25 (6:45) 163

** Yes I am aware my blog is boring.  Tough beans.

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 10.00
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

Snow + Tired + Easy Day = Treadmill

PM: A solid hour of basketball.  2 on 3 gives you a great workout.  I haven't played in a year and it showed.  

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 7.00
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8.000.008.00

Today's harder workout was thrown out the window when I stepped onto the roads this morning.  It was too icy to get any traction and my push-off was not happening.  I was fortunate to maintain 7:30 pace as it was.  

T-59:50 (7:29) 

Landreth 4 Miles: 8.00
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 sleepy miles.  The bed was calling my name VERY loud today.  It was a battle....

Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 5.00
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
17.000.0017.00

Long run with Paul and Jon.  I'll be honest.   I was cold and they ran me into the ground.  We ran up to the Millville/Providence bench to try and locate the sun.  I was sure the Sun was up there somewhere and yep, it was.  Once we dropped back down into the soup, I was once again miserable and whiny.  I am sure that I will not be invited to run with them again.

T-2:02:00 (7:09) 154 ave 

Landreth 4 Miles: 17.00
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AM: Sick.  The whole family got it this time.  Yuk.  Instead of running, I slept for 10 hours.  That was nice.

Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.000.007.00

Feeling better today.  The headache is gone, the sinus issue is better and the throat is better.  I have sure enjoyed sleeping in, but now it is back to the normal routine.  

I hit the treadmill watching Dirty Jobs for 7 miles in the evening.

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 7.00
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8.000.008.00

8 easy - 

Between the cloud cover and the snow covered ground, there was a ton of reflected light and it was pretty bright out this morning.  Pretty cool.

Landreth 4 Miles: 8.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

Took the day off today from work.  Slept in till 7.  Spent time with the kids, went running, packed then left town.   Now I am in SLC for the weekend.   Its close to double Logan's temperature right now here.  Nice.

Today's run was cold (single digits) and slow.  Providence Millville loop. Once my snot froze things went much better.  

T-1:27:12 (7:16) HR monitor either froze or died.

Landreth 4 Miles: 12.00
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Christmas with Family

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16.000.0016.00

Jordan river parkway with my ipod and a new Pearl Jam album for company.  I started at 6200 S and headed north for 8 miles then turned around.  I thought I was feeling pretty decent keeping the pace under 7 on the way out.  Turns out that I had a tailwind.  I decided to try and keep it up and kept the pace moderate the whole way.  I figure that I am finally over my cold as I finally felt my strength return today.  

T-1:49:47 (6:52) 

-Today mostly salvaged a bad week of training.  Hopefully next week will be better.

Landreth 4 Miles: 16.00
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
11.000.0011.00

AM: Back in Logan - 4 F, bad air, tired.  I guess I didn't feel like running outside today.  I will get out for more tonight.  Not sure if it will be in or out...

PM: I stayed in - 5 More

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 6.00
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13.000.0013.00

AM: 5 Treadmill

PM: 8 Young Ward short loop.  It was snowing, but it had warmed up to 20 degrees so I took advantage and hit the road.  

T-56:00 (7:00)

Landreth 4 Miles: 13.00
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10.000.0010.00

Broke out the old (& mostly unused) NB800's to run in the snow today.  They worked like a charm and I didn't have to sweat through another session on the Dreadmill.

PM: A good hour + of full court basketball.

Landreth 4 Miles: 5.00
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.250.003.25

Didn't feel like running today, so I did the bare minimum to hit an even 2900 miles for the year.

Done and Done.

Burn Red-Blue Miles: 3.25
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
237.0013.00250.00
Burn Red-Blue Miles: 44.75Landreth 4 Miles: 108.50Cumulus 10 Silver Miles: 40.00Cascadia 4 Miles: 33.75Fastwitch Miles: 8.00
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