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Member Since:

Mar 09, 2008



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


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

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     We had a lot of rain last night so I had to stick to the pavement this morning. I rode a total of 42 mles on my road bike. I had a close call with a car. I was going somewhere around 20 mph and came around a left curve in the road. I usually cut the corner [the road dosen't have much traffic and has no center lines] but I saw an oncoming car and made sure to stay on my side of the road. As I was coming out of the curve she turned right across in front of me to pull into a driveway on my side of the road. I locked up both wheels, skidded and was able to miss hitting the side of her SUV by a foot or two. I yelled out something I won't repeat as I got past her. Her husband was in the front yard and saw the whole thing and appeared to get upset with her as I was heading down the road. I'm sure she never even saw me and was only looking at the driveway she was turnig into.

     PM   Ran 2 miles in five fingers as a massive thunder storm was moving in. It was awsome to see the leading edge of the storm come right over but there was lots of lightning and it started getting too close so I came in. I was planning to run 5 but it has rained hard ever since.

From jtshad on Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 17:54:03 from

Glad you did not get hit, great reflexes and way to be alert! I almost got hit by a car while running this morning by someone driving while on her cell phone and obviously not paying attention...dang drivers!

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