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Location:

Preston,Id,USA

Member Since:

Mar 09, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:


2009 TOU Half Marathon 1:25:06

2010 St George Painter's Half Marathon 1:25:24

2011 Jan. St George [Painter's] Half Marathon different course 1:25:28

2011 Apr. Boston Marathon 3:03:24

2011 May Ogden 5K 18:18

2011 July 4th 15K Freedom Run 58:53

2011 July Deseret News 10K 37:12

2011 Oct St George Marathon 2:58:18

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 18 min. 5k

1:24  Half

 Sub 3 at St George in Oct.

Get injury free and stay that way

Set new PRs at all distances now that I'm 50

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

17:30 5K

2:50 marathon

Personal:

I was born in 1960

I started running in 2006

I am married with a 16 year old son [that lives with my wife and I] and a 30 year old step son and 25 year old step daughter

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.001.000.000.008.00

I guess I'm going to do the 5k down at Ogden this weekend. I wanted to do the 1/2 mar. but because of my earlier injuries I delayed getting signed up and when I went to sign up a month ago it was already full. My son was planning to do the 5k and still really want's to. I have barely done any speed or tempo running so this morning I ran 6 miles with 2 fartlek miles in the middle with 8x200m at 6:00 pace w/200 rec. at about 8:05 pace. Overall ave.pace for the 6 miles was 8:01. I'm not expecting much at the race. I'll be happy if I can break 20 min.

PM   Ran 1 mile with my son in 10 min. then 1 more in 8:48

Comments
From JeffC on Wed, May 14, 2008 at 13:32:32

Good luck to you and your son with your 5K. Sub 20 is a good goal, one that I still need to reach. I hope to be coming in about 3:30-4:00 (if all goes well), probably long after you are done. If you are still around I would love to meet you.

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