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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,United States

Member Since:

Oct 15, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

Favorite Marathon: St George

Favorite Half Marathon: Cottonwood (Revel)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Overcome 2020!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Finish a marathon in under 3 hours.

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 405.75
ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Lifetime Miles: 626.66
Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Lifetime Miles: 1520.56
Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Lifetime Miles: 1396.48
Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Lifetime Miles: 718.09
Total Distance
2625.49
Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 577.46Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 426.80ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 125.00Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 965.14Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 527.79
Weight: 156.00
Total Distance
13.50

Started at 7.5mph. 0.75 mile intervals, each one 0.1 mph faster than the last one. The last segment was at 9mph. The builder was 12 miles, with a 1.5 mile cooldown. First successful workout in a while. A great way to start 2020! Breakfast was grits with black pepper, overeasy runny eggs, and nutritional yeast. Yum! (13.5 in 1:38:31)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

Sore from yesterday, but I actually welcomed the feeling, as it's been awhile since I felt that normal healthy soreness from a good workout. (6.8 in 0:53:32)

Very quiet day at work. Lunch time treadmill. (3.2 in 0:25:01)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.80ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.20
Weight: 157.00
Total Distance
13.50

Easy long run. (13.5 in 1:45:16)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

Another good long run. This makes one entirely good week of running! (14 in 1:44:58)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.90

Regular morning run. Actually woke up to my alarm. (6.9 in 0:52:36)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

Easy treadmill. (7 in 0:53:22)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.10

Small builder. Just enough to sweat a little. (7.1 in 0:53:10)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

Good 50 minute push. (7 in 0:50:53)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

80 minutes of incline, then some easy miles, then a fast final mile. (16 in 2:07:02)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.50

Easier run, but felt pretty hard being tired from this week. (13.5 in 1:42:33)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.00

Got to bed really early last night. Felt so good to wake up. (9 in 1:09:32)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

Ran a little fast to squeeze in 7. (7 in 0:51:45)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.20

Built up to marathon pace. (7.2 in 0:52:04)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.40

Woke up early. Easy treadmill. (10.4 in 1:20:40)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 10.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

Woke up early again. (10.9 in 1:24:15)

Treadmill at work with and climbing. (3.1 in 0:24:56)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 10.90ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

Easy long run. (14 in 1:49:21)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.50

Easy treadmill. (8.5 in 1:06:39)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.60

Easy treadmill. (9.6 in 1:15:13)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 9.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.50

Easy treadmill. (10.5 in 1:21:24)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.50

Easy treadmill. (8.5 in 1:06:40)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

Easy treadmill. Did this while fasting, because this morning I have my annual blood work. Can't wait to eat! (14 in 1:48:59)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

Long run with 8 strides. It's been quite a while since I last did strides. My body is not used to running at a pace that hard. (16 in 2:03:50)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.00

Felt pretty tired on this one. (8 in 1:01:48)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.90

8 strides (6.9 in 0:51:53)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.60

Early treadmill. Woke up almost 50 minutes before my alarm. (11.6 in 1:30:44)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.00

Early treadmill. (11 in 1:28:00)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.50

Getting better self control over my diet and sleep. Feeling a little better each day. (11.2 in 1:25:44)

Easy lunch break treadmill. (3.3 in 0:24:59)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.20ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.30
Weight: 154.00
Total Distance
14.00

Little tired. (14 in 1:48:23)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.70

Finished my run, then found out the highway was closed due to weather. (12.7 in 1:38:47)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 12.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.60

10 strides. Woke up nearly at the normal time! (7.6 in 0:57:28)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.50

Early treadmill. Got hit by a bout of nausea very suddenly 5 minutes after stopping. Not sure why, but it wasn't fun having to keep going anyway. Had to catch the bus. (11.5 in 1:27:36)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.90

Small aerobic builder. (6.9 in 0:51:36)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Mostly easy with some moderate splits. (15 in 1:54:05)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.40

Tired from yesterday, but tried to push still. I am fatter, lazier, and slower than I usually am 17 weeks before a marathon. The biggest problem though is that I don't even care that much! (15.4 in 1:55:50)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.20

Woke up at my normal alarm time and whipped out a small but good aerobic builder. 7.5 to 8.8, increasing by .1 at half-mile intervals. (7.2 in 0:53:08)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.10

Easy 80 minutes (almost). (10.1 in 1:18:43)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 10.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.20

10 strides. This felt really good. I think my body is readjusting to a hard pace, even if it is for short durations.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From aswasw on Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 07:17:20 from 125.164.221.250

Total Distance
13.00

Light and easy long run. (13 in 1:40:19)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 13.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.10

Early treadmill. We went out for a special Valentine's dinner last night. BJs Bayou is by far the best place I've eaten around here. Everything we had was nice and they made the bananas foster right in front of us! I could feel the weight of southern comfort this morning while running though! (9.8 in 1:16:20)

Easy lunch time treadmill at work (3.3 in 0:25:21)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 9.80ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.30
Weight: 157.00
Total Distance
16.00

Excellent aerobic builder. Feeling pretty strong. After my pacing job in 2 weeks, I'll start marathon-specific training. (16 in 1:57:14)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.90

Easy treadmill. Traveling to Charleston SC for work through the last half of the week. Going to be very busy and not sure if I'll get much running in. (9.9 in 1:16:10)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 9.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

10 strides on the treadmill. Strides are feeling very comfortable now. Time for repetitions.  (7 in 0:52:14)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

10 miles at race effort. Felt pretty good! Fueled by Laffy Taffy. Will be traveling all day to get to Charleston, SC. (14 in 1:41:07)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.67

Wetlands run. (8.67 in 1:13:50)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 8.67
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.90

Hotel treadmill. I guess I brought the bad weather with me to Charleston... (11.9 in 1:31:05)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.36

Ran out to Fort Sumter National Monument, by the old US Customs building, and past the Battery in Charleston. Timed it so I'd be in the east beach when the sun rose. Beautiful! (16.36 in 2:22:27)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.36
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.40

Treadmill with some incline. 5 days until Zions. (10.4 in 1:19:59)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 10.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.20

Small workout to shake the holidays off before this weekend. 3 sets of 1 mile at threshold pace with 2 minute rests. All at incline. (7.2 in 0:51:39)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.40

Treadmill with incline. Got started a little late. (6.4 in 0:49:40)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Started this one too early... easy long run. (15 in 2:00:00)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.85

Easy shakeout run through Cottonwood Heights. I am definitely a little more tired from yesterday's run than I should've let myself get with a pacing gig tomorrow... (6.85 in 1:00:11)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.85
Weight: 0.00
Race: Zion National Park Half Marathon (1:50 Pacer) (13.109 Miles) 01:49:32
Total Distance
13.82

This run is almost entirely uphill, and I thought it would be harder than it was. I had a pace partner this time, and I hardly thought about the effort the entire time. Many good conversations. The rewarding feeling want as great here as when pacing the St George marathon last October. Nobody is shooting for a BQ when you're pacing a half marathon. The views were majestic running towards Springdale, and I bet they're a little prettier when you don't have to pay the $145 entry fee!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.82
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.00

10 strides on the treadmill. Went really well until I hit some kind of nausea attack right after the 10th stride. Out of the blue after feeling good for 45 minutes. Very strange. (8 in 1:00:22)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.80

Easy 90 minutes. Didn't have to get up terribly early today as I'm working in town this week, hooray! (11.8 in 1:30:34)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.20

Almost race effort. Little tired to start with and all the way through but I pushed myself. (15.2 in 1:52:50)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 15.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.50

Easy pace, but tired from yesterday. (11.5 in 1:30:44)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.70

Short quick run. (6.7 in 0:51:25) also, I signed up to be a 3:35 pacer at the Ogden marathon!

25 minutes of calisthenics. Pretty short, but I'll probably still be sore since I don't do this enough.

 

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
20.00

Long run on the treadmill.Running 20 miles is the only healthy way to watch a documentary about Christina Tosi... What delicious looking desserts 😋 (20 in 2:32:56)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 20.00
Weight: 156.00
Total Distance
11.50

Tense run on the treadmill. Tense because I’m still sore from Saturday, but more because I really had to go to the bathroom for the last 30 minutes. (11.5 in 1:29:35)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.60

Very relaxed today, opposite of yesterday. (11.6 in 1:30:18)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 11.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.50

2x(2T,2min),2x(3minV02max,2min).1.5minV02, builder. It started as a great workout. Had to tone it down halfway through. I just haven’t been doing enough hard paces lately and need to transition. I am content with half a good workout, as it is much better than a full workout that takes too long to recover or causes injury. (12.5 in 1:30:15)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 12.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.80

10 strides (6.8 in 0:51:13)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.80

Small builder in the AM. (9.8 in 1:13:14)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 9.80
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Mike on Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 06:35:14 from 168.213.5.162

Ugh, I don't know how you nail all these runs in the AM like this! I really have to work on my mental capacity for waking up before work. Nice run!

From Donald on Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 07:34:33 from 99.203.12.195

Itís been slow progress towards this habit. But I really honestly have no other good time to fit quality running into my day now. Fridays are the only good days to run at work, and I get home at 5:30 after not seeing my family since the night before. So I would say my main motivation is necessity!

Total Distance
16.60

3 easy miles, then 7 at race effort. Got tired earlier than planned on that, so I did a pyramid workout after that to get the mileage I wanted. (16.6 in 2:01:50)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.70

Long treadmill run. Right Achilles' tendon is a little sore after this one, so I might dial back this week. (13.7 in 1:47:34)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 13.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.30

Easy run. I almost didn't run at all. My Achilles was fine today, but I did have some right hip pain. (6.3 in 0:48:47)

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 6.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.00

Tested out the right hip and it is still not feeling good enough to start running again. (2 in 0:16:00)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 14:03:57 from 75.174.22.68

Hey, are you ok? No posting for about a week thought I would check in.

From Donald on Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 14:07:19 from 24.119.22.216

Hey Jeff, thanks for checking in. Nothing tragic, my hip has just been uncomfortable enough for me to choose not to run. I think it's bursitis, and I'm trying to give my hip the proper rest. As far as I can tell, however, it isn't getting better, and I'm always walking with a slight limp. I'm kind of hung up on this, because it's not impacting my life in any other way except for in running. I am wary of going to the doctor during this shelter order for something like this.

From Martin on Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 01:54:12 from 212.88.157.202

Get well soon, Donald!

Total Distance
0.03

20 second run today. I was going to see if I could do a mile run around the neighborhood. The first 5 seconds felt fine, then the back of my pelvis started to get painful.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.03
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Kenny the Apache on Wed, Apr 01, 2020 at 16:36:09 from 65.48.74.201

Hope your hip begins to heal Donald! Injuries can be difficult and frustrating. Are you implementing any cross-training, such as cycling or rowing? I know right now it is tough, because of gyms being closed down.

From Donald on Wed, Apr 01, 2020 at 16:38:17 from 24.119.22.216

I hope so too! I have been doing some pretty simple calisthenics in my home before anyone else wakes up. Besides that, nothing. I've been taking advantage of this time to get ahead in school, and also transition to this 50% work-at-home situation. It is still a tricky balancing act for me and my kids.

From jtshad on Thu, Apr 02, 2020 at 14:22:48 from 141.221.191.225

Sorry about the continuation of the injury hope you can get it resolved soon. Hard when you cannot necessary go get help for it right now either.

I am 100% telework from home, much harder than I thought with 4 adults stumbling over each other 24/7. Home used to be my time away from work, now they are on top of each other which sucks. Plus I truly miss the face to face interaction (I am old, and old school on this topic). Tough telling my children that I am working when they want to come ask me something or spend time when they are free.

From Donald on Sat, Apr 04, 2020 at 06:56:46 from 24.119.22.216

Jeff, my work is very difficult to do from home, so I am still on-site more than most (50%). The other 50% has been a big transition for everyone in my home. My 1 y/o toddles around the house calling my name on the days I am in the office, since he is thinking I might be hiding somewhere. My 4 y/o gets very sad sometimes when I'm unable to play with her. I also don't have a space to use for a personal office. All in all, however, things are improving every day as we get used to this.

The hardest part for me is blending work life with home life. The hour long bus ride has always effectively divided those two parts of my life, and one never had to worry about the other. Now it is much more confusing.

From jtshad on Sun, Apr 05, 2020 at 13:08:12 from 75.174.22.68

I hear you about the work/life balance while working at home it has been a challenging for me with a 20 and 17 year old, can only imagine how more difficult it is with younger children.

Praying for your hip recovery, safety and sanity to help find patience and grace and and end to this challenge in our world. God's blessings for you in the upcoming week.

From Donald on Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 16:10:06 from 99.203.12.156

Kinda late, but I wish you the very best.m this week as well. Hopefully I can get a mile or two in this week, but if not, then thatís more time with family!

Total Distance
0.25

Test 2. Ran down the block and back. Took it slower. Less sensitivity than last time, but it is still there. My hamstring was very tight this time, but it might be from a combo of soreness from calisthenics and not running for 3 weeks. Quarter mile!

I think I will start testing more often.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.24

Took longer than yesterday to feel my hip, but I ended up hurting just as much as yesterday.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.24
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.22

Test 4.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.22
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.50

Definitely the best test so far. I think this situation is slowly improving.

2 tests today. Not much change from the first test today.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.27

Test 6 (or 7, depending how you count it). My best test to date. At this rate, I'll at least be able to pace at the Utah Valley marathon (assuming it takes place).

This break has been a great motivator to do some quality strength training for the first time in years!

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.27
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.97

Test 7. Ran twice as far and still takes longer to start feeling pain. And the pain is less. I think I still want to see a PT about this.

Test 8. Ran the same distance as earlier today, making about a mile today! Feeling pretty hopeful!

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 0.97
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.26

Test 8. Ran over a mile this morning at a 10 minute pace. The speed is still awkwardly slow, and I know it's not the proper form for an efficient trot, but I am able to do it without my hip getting too sensitive. My hip always feels a little tense after these runs, not things are continuing to improve.

Test 8.2. Same thing as this morning. Felt about the same.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 2.26
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.25

Test 9. This is the farthest I have run since going out of commission. There really isn't any pain. It feels like my hip is either not responding as well or is just really stiff. Either way, the situation is getting better every day. Based off my experiences the past few days, I am still thinking this is a sciatic nerve issue, caused by a strained muscle.  

3.18 in the late afternoon. There are definitely 1 or 2 muscles around my right glute that are functioning at 10%. Running is awkward and slow, but doesn't hurt! Still going in to see a PT next week.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.00

Test 10. Sore from yesterday. I did a lot of squats and calf raises yesterday as well, but I am definitely not used to being this sore after a little bit of easy running. It's amazing what 4 weeks off can do.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.28

Test 11. It seems weird to keep calling these tests, but I'm not 100% sure I'm okay yet. Just slowly putting more work in and seeing if things get worse.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 7.28
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.72

Test 12. A full 90 minutes. Muscles are much less tense than Saturday. Still feel something weird under my left glute. Still suspecting piriformis syndrome. My cadence is still really low. I think the biggest struggle will be getting back to good form.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 9.72
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.25

Test 13. Slowly improving my cadence. Still some tenseness in what I assume is my right piriformis. Excited to learn from the PT tomorrow.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.50

Test 14. Tired and sore, but otherwise pretty good. Improving.

Went to see a PT about my issues today. Turns out my right SI joint was misaligned, and one of my muscles on my right side just wasn't able to function with the position my pelvis was in. It was pretty neat to see strength returning to my thigh after 30 seconds of the PT making me do specific exercises. I was given a list of stretches and exercises to do until my next appointment on Tuesday. The PT wants to make sure that my SI joint is staying properly aligned. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 16:44:07 from 174.27.32.203

I am glad Steph and her crew are able to help you out. A great group there at Performance Therapy!

Total Distance
4.01

Went to the PT this morning. They did dry needling and gave me some new exercises. There are some small muscles around my right hip area that area knotted up. I was given the green light to run up to 3 miles at a time. Woot! 1.5 miles before lunch.

Another 2.5 in the afternoon. It was slow, which is just fine right now, but it was also very sloppy. I think I got too excited about getting to run today...

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 4.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.10

Being gentle. Yesterday was too much (2.1 miles in the early AM). Nice temperature!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 2.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.21

Easy treadmill run for just 10 minutes. It is noticeably less stressful than running on the road for some reason. Drove out to work this morning. I'm not a big nay-sayer to all these public health precautions, but I will definitely be relieved when the buses come back. 

Easy 2 miles on the road at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 2.01Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 1.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.30

Treadmill again. Felt wobbly up through 1.5, then everything seemed to straighten up. Very nice!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 4.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.80

Took it slow, but it felt very nice. Doing the PT's exercises right after running really made a difference too.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 9.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles on a very flat road at work today. Felt very good and the weather was great.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.00

7 miles on the treadmill. Third PT visit later today. Strength exercises have done wonders!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.10

Easy treadmill. The PTs assessment yesterday was very positive. She couldn’t find tension in any of the muscles that she found it in last week. I was given some more strength training routines to perform daily. This has been an amazing learning experience. What I thought were some small aches and pains that I’ve felt for years were actually all connected and are due to my lack of maintenance (strength training and stretching). I’m really glad I had these 3 appointments.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.40

Limiting this week to very simple runs. This was the fastest I've gone since my legs went out of commission. 8:03 per mile. Now to enjoy a day at home.

Next week is my last week with significant time worked at home. Hoping to convert some of that commute time into some easier long runs. Also, I will try going back to the road.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.24

3 easy before leaving for work.

3.24 on a very flat street at work. I've definitely been more tired and sore after simple runs like these. It's been awhile since I was like this. I had deja vu of one of my first 6 mile runs that I ever did. I was quite sore afterwards!

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.24Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.20

Light run on the treadmill. Feeling less winded during each run. Gradually restoring cardiovascular function that I certainly lost being away from running so long. Next week I'll try running on normal uneven surfaces (i.e. outside!). Still doing lots of strength maintenance daily. Focusing on specific motions that use the hips and pelvis.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 9.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.10

Started out tight and slowly loosened to a slow pace with decent form. Then the best thing happened for me: a guy ran past me like it was nothing, and he didn’t even seem to be running very fast! Whether or not it was a good idea, I tried to keep up with him. It felt great and I think it was just what I needed to be kicked into a higher gear. I was kind of achy/sore after it, but I think this “rabbit therapy” was helpful in recovery.

Went on a nice walk later with the family.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.51

Short run on the treadmill before leaving to work. I now refuse to set my alarm earlier than 4am!

Nice jaunt at lunch time.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.21Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.10

My first half since my pelvis twisted like a Rubik's cube!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 13.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.10

Early treadmill before leaving for work. Went a little too fast on this run, and consequently I was pretty achy the rest of the day. I definitely need to give my muscles more time right now to recover between runs.

Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 4.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.64

Short early treadmill run before driving out to work. One episode of Nadiya's Time to Eat. Not my favorite cooking show, but it's enjoyable. (2.4 miles)

A really great run at lunch time. Ran on a 0.4 mile loop that is very flat. Sped up along the way. I was pushing myself a little bit at the end, but it wasn't intense. Averaged 8:15/mile, which is amazing right now. The best part is that I'm writing this the next morning and I still feel fine!

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.23Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 2.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.70

Still feeling good! I went just far enough to hit 50 for the week.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.61

Easy early run on the treadmill, but apparently not easy enough. Felt uncomfortable the rest of thte day. (6.8 miles)

Tried a little lunch run, and was unstable even with a very easy pace. (2.81 miles)

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 2.81Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 6.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.35

Easy run with perfect weather. Stiffened up a little bit in the second half of the run, but it wasn't bad, especially after doing some PT exercises afterwards. It seems nearly impossible to predict how I'm going to feel each day. Yesterday I was guessing that I wouldn't even run today. Then I woke up and felt great so I went out.

Teleworking today. Almost transitioned all the way back to 0% telework.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.35
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.86

No morning run. Forgot to set my alarm.

Easy afternoon lunch run. The recovery time made this run feel really good.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 2.86
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.90

Easy run before leaving to work. Got sucked in by what I was doing at work, and didn't get around to running at lunch time. Oh well, data analysis/management is a fun mental exercise for me.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 4.90
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.05

Easy 90 minute run west of Idaho Falls. Through some neighborhoods and county roads. Only two unleashed dogs (which is pretty good for Idaho...).

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.05
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.30

Woke up to 30 degrees and snow. Treadmill day. And Memorial Day is still forecast to be warm and sunny.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 12.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.01

Tried to get 14 miles in under 2 hours. Got pretty close. This is the perfect time of year for running past all the farms. They look really pretty at sunrise!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 14.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.60

Early treadmill. 

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 4.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.09

Couldn't sleep for some reason. Got up, ran, then went back to bed before getting up again to leave for work.

A quick 1.5 miles in the middle of the day to keep the legs loose. 

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 1.59Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Early treadmill. Rest for the rest of the day.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

Was able to maintain a pace through the end by pushing hard the last 2 miles. There was some discomfort so I might regret this later

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.24

Second attempt at 14 miles in under 2 hours. Slowly and steadily getting better. Also, I wanted to check out Community Park because apparently Ellie really likes it. Playground, jogging path, and too many dogs. Everything my family needs/wants in a park.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 14.24
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.24

Easy run before driving out to work.

Ran right before lunch at work. Started out kind of stiff, but this was one of the few times that I've felt running get easier the longer I go. Maybe that means things are becoming "normal" again?

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.05Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 4.19
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.55

Had enough time to run for 20 minutes before leaving for work.

Lunch time run went almost EXACTLY the same as yesterday, but felt even better.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.05Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.50

Long run on greenbelt and in surrounding neighborhoods. Really good run, and now I am very tired. (14.5 in 2:00:25)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 14.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Fri, Jun 19, 2020 at 18:50:12 from 65.129.150.102

Hey, doing ok noticed you have not posted in a while.

From Donald on Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 12:55:48 from 65.222.251.100

Hey Jeff, doing pretty good. I got behind with keeping FRB updated is all. I ignored it during my recent vacation.

Total Distance
2.50

Easy pre-work morning run.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.68

Easy pre-work morning run.
 

Lunch time run at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.01Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.67
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.01

Pretty good run. Took it fairly easy and was seeing some good mile times considering.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.36

Went to Cottonwood Heights this weekend. Did a good climb all the way up Bengal Blvd. It eventually goes into a neighborhood and out onto a trail. By the time I got to the trail I only had a few minutes before I had to turn around to get back in time to watch the kids. Next time I will get up earlier so I can go further. About 700' climb with this route.
 

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.36
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.53

Easy pre-work morning run.

Lunch time run at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.01Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.51
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.83

Pre-work morning run.

Lunch time work run. These runs seem to be much better than my morning runs, even with higher temps and the occasional traffic to wait for.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.12Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 3.71
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.06

Pre-work morning run.

Lunch time work run.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.11Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.95
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.23

Pre-work morning run.

Lunch time work run. Pushed it a little harder on this one. It is my first run averaging sub-8:00/mile since before I took a break from running.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.16Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 4.07
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Probably the best run I've had so far. Things just keep improving slightly ever week.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.92

We flew down to Texas to stay with my parents and siblings. Did an hour run this morning. The humidity is a big shock for me, even though I grew up with it. Grateful for Idaho's weather.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 6.92
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.55

90 minute run through lots of old childhood memories. A lot has changed since I moved away in the summer of '09. So much more construction.
 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.55
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.67

Light running just near my parents' house. My shin is bugging me. I've never had shin splints (that I've known of) and I wonder if this is it.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.67
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.72

Easy 30 minute run in the morning, anticipating a challenging hike with Cheyenne and my parents later. (3.65 miles)

We went on the hike. It is a pretty awesome course. Behind a lot of these large neighborhoods is about 3.5 miles of gravel road that follows the powerlines. This seems to be the convenient place to do trail-running, as I saw a lot of them here. I had a great time and even tried running some of the hills. Very different from road-running, and I'll have to get more used to it. I want to go back before this vacation is over. (8.07 miles)

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 8.07Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.65
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.05

Easy running, staying in the neighborhood

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.05
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.10

Well, I went back to the gravel road with my mom and her friend. This time I "ran" the whole thing. I felt really good and in control until the last 10 minutes. Good thing that part was downhill. Got about 1700' and finished 60 miles in a week for the first time since I took a break from running. Progress!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.03

Easy running, but I probably shouldn't have done it at all. My shin is bugging me a lot more after Saturday's trail run.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.03
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.00

4 miles on the treadmill at Gold's Gym. 1000' in elevation change. This didn't bother my shin, but even a slight quick step towards a jog created a noticeable discomfort.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.03

Easy lunch time run at work. I took some time off for my shin and I think it is paying off. Today felt great and in control.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.03
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.69

Easy 20 minute run before leaving for work.

Lunch time run at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.19Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 2.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.91

Easy treadmill run before work. Started watching The Mandalorian.

Lunch time run at work. Fastest I've gone in a while. My body is not used to it.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.21Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.80

Easy pre-work run around the neighborhood.

Lunchtime run. Did some fast(er) repetitions today. The course I typically run on is basically a 0.4 mile loop in the shape of a rectangle. I sped up on the long sides of the rectangle, which are only slightly longer than the short sides. Probably about .11-.12 miles each, so with recovery distances of .8-.9 miles each. It felt good to try something different out.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.27Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 2.53
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.64

Easy pre-work run.

Lunchtime run. Feeling a little sore from yesterday. My body is no longer used to this!

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.12Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.52
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.86

Good run several times around the temple loop portion of the greenbelt this morning. I didn't feel like waiting for traffic to pass so I could cross Broadway. I wish there was some kind of pedestrian bypass over or under Broadway. The end of my middle toe is pretty swollen now a few hours later. It didn't hurt at all during my run and I haven't had any issues with it before now. Weird.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.86
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.06

One hour running within the neighborhood. I think the neighborhood fireworks went up 10x this year since the local show (Melealeuca Freedom Festival) was cancelled. I am a real crank when it comes to fireworks being launched near my house... I was still excited to celebrate the 4th however!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.06
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.30

Fast paced lunch time run. Getting some strength back.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

Very breezy lunch time run. I planned on an easy run, but sped up a little to get in 3 miles.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.13

Early morning run. I am finally able to get these in again, since my house isn't packed with visitors!

Easy lunch time run, and it felt great!

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.12Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 3.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.98

Easy morning run. I am having to get up earlier and earlier to make sure I get a seat on the bus.

Same as my fast run last week and it wasn't even planned. I felt much better doing it this time, and wasn't huffing at the end.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.30Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.68
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.30

Solid 10 miles this morning. It was a moderate effort, but the focus was really on consistent good form and cadence.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.51

Good long run that went farther and faster than planned. We were supposed to go hike Hell's Half Acre this morning too, but our visitors slept in...

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 13.51
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.09

Got in 5 miles before work.

Easy lunchtime run at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.07Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.02
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.09

Easy double loop before work.

Easy lunch time run.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.07Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.02
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.20

Slightly longer morning run. Had a couple minutes extra. I guess I just woke up faster than usual.

Easy lunch time run.

 

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.10Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.79

Easy run before work. I took a later bus, so I got another 20ish minutes in. 

Easy lunchtime run. 

First time running over 10 miles on a work day in a LONG time.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.09Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 7.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.62

Easy early morning run. 

What started as an easy lunch time run, until I saw a runner ahead of me at the end. The last 0.3 was fairly fast.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.11Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.51
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.50

Long morning run. Basically a big square around Idaho Falls, with my house at one corner, and Sunnyside-Hitt on the opposite corner. Now I know about how far I'd need to walk to pick up food at Tandoori Oven :)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.01

Easy hour before work. The bus schedules have changed now, so I may be able to start running about an hour AND catching the bus I want.

Easy lunch time run. I tried really hard to pay attention to my form during this run. Without pushing harder, I notice my pace improve significantly. It was a confidence-building experience.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.16Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.85
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.64

Easy morning run. Easy lunchtime run.

 

 

 

 

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.10Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.54
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.68

Easy morning run.
Easy lunchtime run.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.15Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.53
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.20

I had a dentist appointment this morning, so I had some more time this early morning. I did the same run as on Saturday, but a little further. This is the longest I've gone since getting injured! 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.20

Tired legs after yesterday.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.01

Ran in Twin Falls today. Tried to do rim to rim in the canyon. I went down the south rim, and then I spent a while unsuccessfully trying to find the bridge that crosses the river (it was still dark). I saw too many skunks, and probably ran on the golf course more than the owners would have liked. I actually felt really good during this run, even after tripping on a lip in the sidewalk, followed by a glorious dive and slide on the cement. Got and kept running relatively unharmed and grateful that nobody was there to hear me yell "Holy crap, stupid city!"

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.07

Easy 8 before work. My left leg is feeling a little gimpy today. Can't run quite as smoothly as I'd like. Just took it easy.

Easy lunchtime run at work. Basically felt the same as this morning. Lunges with knee raises afterwards felt VERY good!

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.07Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.65

Morning run before work. Cut it a little short because of increase discomfort in my quad/hip.

No lunchtime run. Raining and my hip and ankle are asking for a break.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.65
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.63

Short easy run before work. Kept it short so as to not reaggravate anything, but I felt okay.

Lunchtime run. Everything felt pretty normal.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.07Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.56
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.35

Slightly longer morning run than yesterday. Playing it safe. Almost no pain.

Easy lunchtime run at work. Feeling better.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.05Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.77

Longer morning run. Took the later on-time bus.

Easy lunchtime run at work. Feeling fine. Will shoot for a long run tomorrow.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.05Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 9.72
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
17.07

Long run around Idaho Falls. I've been doing this longer route once each week for the past 3 weeks. Each time I add a little more. The only race I have left this year that hasn't been cancelled is STG. With the current trajectory, I don't see it happening. I'm thinking if it does get cancelled, then this will be the one race I do not defer and choose the virtual option (if available). This is the one race that I really don't want to see go out of business, and I do want at least one more goal race to train for this year, even if it is virtual...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 17.07
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

No running today. Just my standard strengthening exercises given to me by the PT. My left knee is sore in a way I have never felt before. It is in one small location that I can touch and feel. It gives me no irritation at all walking on level surfaces. I immediately begin to notice it going up or down stairs. It is better this morning than yesterday. Fingers crossed that this is a matter fixed my a little time off.

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.34

Back at it. My knee is mostly better. This run didn't seem to irritate it at all.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.34
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

Opted for an early morning 5-mile walk instead of a run, just to be cautious with my knee. I was pleasantly surprised that I couldn't feel it by the end of the walk, nor at our family's hike a couple of hours later at Hell's Half Acre.

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
18.00

Long run. Knee doesn't bother me after the first half mile (same thing as Thursday's run). We'll see if it gets sore later. I kinda fell apart towards the end, and started pushing harder.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 18.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.19

Based off observations of my knee on Saturday's run, and a 5-mile walk on Sunday, I betted on a relaxed 1 hour run today. It was noticeably slower than similar runs at first, but I slowly got more efficient and comfortable. My knee felt stiff through most of the run, but really loosened up in the last 2 miles, and I finished with a really good final 0.2 miles. This discomfort in my knee seems to be getting better with USE rather than REST. I am saying that because I took almost all of last week off and it didn't help at all.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.19
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.05

I went into this run not expecting much, but my knee actually loosened up within the first mile. I also felt more energy than usual and felt good about this run. It's been many months since I could comfortably jog 11 miles in 90 minutes. I also slept in a little bit today, which might have helped. I started this run at 5:30am-ish, as opposed to 3:15am.

My work has begun requiring us to telework 50% again. We got the announcement yesterday late-morning when I was in the office. I decided to take today off instead of spending all my time yesterday in the office getting materials prepared for working at home. I'll be in the office Wednesday/Thursday and hopefully by then have meaningful telework figured out for Friday...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.05
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.75

Morning run

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 6.75
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.72

Morning run.

Lunchtime run at work.

ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 3.01Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 6.71
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.61

Telework day. Easy 90 minute run.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.61
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
19.01

Added another mile to my Saturday loop. If I continue to add a mile each Saturday, then I'll complete a marathon on October 3rd, which is when STG would've happened. I should be out of town only one of the weekends before then, so sticking to my schedule should be fairly smooth.

Regarding today's run, very smooth. I went at a calmer pace, and was in control the entire time. I could've added a little more, but I am happy with this slow weekly progression.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 19.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.57

Telework day. 

This morning I discovered that the Mesa Falls Marathon is still a go for this Saturday...I am really close to making the most impulsive decision of my life!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 13.57
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.13

Some faster intervals mixed into this one. I'm excited about Saturday. A little scared, but mostly excited.

Broke open ISO Pair 3 today to start walking around in. Hopefully they're ready by Saturday.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 7.13
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.76

Very easy effort, staying inside the neighborhood. Telework day, so didn't have to get up in the middle of the night.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.76
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.59

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 4.59
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.41

First run in pair 3. 24 hours remaining.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 4.41
Weight: 0.00
Race: Mesa Falls Marathon 2020 (26.219 Miles) 03:27:09, Place overall: 8, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
27.00

What a fun day! Ashton really puts on a good small town race, and it draws a high percentage of vacation racers from across the country (even in the middle of COVID-19). For having decided to do this race 5 days earlier, it went surprisingly well. Some minor hiccups were chafing on the skin around my left Achilles tendon began at mile 10 and continued through out the race, and I got a rock in my shoe at mile 3 and couldn't get it out unless I wanted to completely untie my shoe (which I chose not to do). I paced pretty decently, but I also was pushing myself very hard. I did not expect half of the race to be low-maintenance gravel/ATV trails (I did not read the course description closely enough I guess). I spent a good part of the race chasing people, and I caught a lot of them on the big climbs in miles 17-20 (at the end of the race, I found out a lot of them were actually relay runners, oops!).  Mile 26 definitely had that "holding on for dear life" feeling. I went straight to the medical tent afterwards for some help with my chafed ankle. My sock and shoe had both soaked up quite a bit of blood (2nd time I've done something like that). If STG ever gets cancelled again, I'll definitely consider doing this race again.

Note to self: PB&J sandwiches are a pretty nice snack for carb-loading the day before.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 27.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Martin on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 13:03:14 from 109.42.115.80

Great Race Donald! Congratulations!

Total Distance
1.81

I planned to just walk this morning, with some short intermittent jogs, as that is what my legs have usually permitted in past marathon recoveries. This is the first time I've been able to go out and do a very consistent slow slow jog the whole time. It felt really nice. This is the first recovery where I haven't felt any deep muscle pain too. Does this mean all my marathons should be planned 5 days in advance??

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 1.81
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.26

Had surprisingly normal run. This is the best my legs have felt 3 days after a marathon. I've signed up as a pacer at the new Beaver Canyon Marathon on October 3rd. It is basically someone cashing in on the big September/October races being cancelled in Utah. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.26
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.30

Wow this recovery is going great. Took some time off today for my daughter's second 1st day of preschool. Used the early morning to test out a 15 mile run. 

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 15.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.20

Wasn't sure about the weather, so opted for the treadmill. Made it 2 miles, then went outside and just stayed close to home.

9.2 more outside. The weather was actually perfect.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Easy miles before work.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
21.05

Felt adventurous and went for 21 today. I brought a Wasatch Nectar gel packet and a small gatorade I got in a hotel COVID breakfast bag several weeks ago. Wasatch Nectar is a relatively new company down in Utah that makes gel packets that have only honey, water, and electrolytes. They are less viscous than GUs, and I think I prefer them. I've never actually bought any gel packets though, since I just use whatever I get from my previous races. So...I'm not sure this comparison has any value to me. On long runs like these, as long as it isn't a moderate or hard effort, I am usually content just carrying a traditional CLIF bar. Anyways...the run went great, and I kept a steady pace the entire time. Floating around 8:20/mile.  

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 21.05
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.80

90 minutes. Decided to attempt some strides. They were pretty sloppy. My legs just won't move really fast right now, but that's probably because I haven't done any real speed work in months.I have another race on October 3rd, so I'm not planning anything crazy, but it is about time to start putting some more effort into my runs occasionally.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.15

Easy 6 before work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.15
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.01

Relaxed long run on a telework day.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 16.01
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.00

More relaxed than usual on a day at home. Planning a big run tomorrow.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Race: Utah Valley Marathon 2020 (Virtual) (26.219 Miles) 03:40:50, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
26.60

I decided to finish another marathon this year, since I forfeited my entry to the Utah Valley marathon for a virtual race, rather than defer to next year. I think I was technically supposed to do this before the end of June, but oh well. This is my first virtual race, and I can confidently say that this is not for me. It is not a race, and there is no motivation to shoot for a good time. The logistics for this were a little interesting. I mapped out a loop inside my small neighborhood that is about 1.1 miles. I placed anything I thought I might want in my mailbox and left it open. I passed by the mailbox on each loop, so it was just as good as normal aid stations. I'm glad I did this, as I was unsure if I had the grit to actually go out and run a marathon without any hype of race day. Well now, I know and don't really want to prove it to myself again :)

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 26.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.02

Pleasantly surprised with how easy this felt.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 5.02
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.83

Today was my 5th annual half marathon with my mom. This is the first time we haven't been able to participate in a race for our Mother-Son run.We parked at Snake River Landing and we each ran paths of our choice. We celebrated with Jamba. It was a good day with mom!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 16.83
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.66

The days have been back and forth with my SI joint dysfunction. Some times I feel a constant nagging on a nerve. It is not quite pain, but is darn irritating. It's like someone has got a strong grip right on your most ticklish spot, and your leg can't move right because of it. This morning was not one of thos times, and this run felt great. After about mile 7, my legs suddenly loosened up a lot, and running became very easy and efficient.

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 10.66
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.02

In Cottonwood Heights today and tomorrow. Ran up to Ferguson Canyon. The last bit was very steep, and 100% on hands. Kind of fun. I missed a turn on the way down, and spent some time on "Top of the World Drive". That's a pretty good street name. Later, I hiked with the entire family on the "Living Room" trail next to the U of U. We had a few who weren't cut out for the hike. Some in our crew were just either too young (21 months) or too old (83 years). We all had a good time exploring the parts of the trail that were manageable. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 10.02
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.50

Returned to the Living Room with just my parents. My mom and dad often plan to hike when they are visiting from Texas, and their plans are usually thwarted by a million other plans, as well as by the responsibilities that come with having 3 autistic children. We went extra early in the morning, and only my two kids and Grandma had woken up before we got back. They are the early-risers.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 2.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

Turned around after a block. 20 minutes later, I'm glad I did. My eyes already feel slightly irritated...

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
20.10

Poorly planned long run. Made poor choice of bringing a protein bar on my run. Also didn't read the ingredients. There was a lot of shaved coconut that I had to spit out. It doesn't swallow very well. Hit the wall before mile 16, which I did not expect. Slogged home.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 20.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.72

Took my parents to hike Table Mountain today. We ran out of time and turned back after 4 miles up Huckleberry. This was my first time hiking in the Tetons. I will have to come back soon!

Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 7.72
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.30

Very smoky. Not good for running. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

Simple 10. My parents and siblings leave this weekend. We've had a great time.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
17.00

First long run on the treadmill in a long time. The AQI was pretty bad today when I got up. Funny, because when I was done with my run I saw that it was raining, and the rest of the day was very nice.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 17.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.75

I had limited time today so I decided to go a little faster. I actually felt pretty good!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 5.75
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.29

Tried to go fast again today like yesterday. "Fast" this year is very different from last year, but I am grateful I can still run. I honestly wasn't sure what was going to happen back in April/May.

Had in-town training for work today. Rode my bike there. It was nice, but I am not used to it and am pretty saddle-sore.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 11.29
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.61

I almost didn't go out this morning. I felt very sluggish for the first few miles, but for some reason I was going much faster than usual. I even have the path measured where I ran, so I know it wasn't a GPS fluke. Anyways, I got pretty excited about that and held it for an hour. Easily one of my best shorter runs this year, considering how easy it felt.

Biked to work again today. Still saddle-sore.

 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 7.61
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.65

Good easy miles. First day back into the office for awhile after a long stay-cation with my parents/siblings here and then in-town training. Catching up on work was a little stressful today.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 5.65
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

Decided to use this morning for school work instead. I don't have any time to run on work days anymore after 4am unfortunately.

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
17.00

Treadmill. Just some maintenance until next Saturday when I'm pacing the new Beaver Canyon Marathon (3:30). Plus I need more time/energy for my school work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 17.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
9.08

6 on the treadmill before work.

3.08 at lunch time.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

6 on the treadmill before work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.00

8 on the treadmill. Going on a mini-vacation this week, and ending it with pacing the new Beaver Canyon marathon. It will be in the low 20s at the start line. Brr.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.16

An hour in Cottonwood Heights

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 7.16
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.33

An hour in Hurricane

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 7.33
Weight: 0.00
Race: Beaver Canyon Marathon (26.219 Miles) 03:30:24
Total Distance
26.33

I paced the Beaver Canyon Marathon today. This is the first year of the race and there were 270 people. The course is beautiful. This is definitely Beaver's kept secret. The road coming down from Eagle Point Resort is very deep between the mountain sides. The course had an overall drop of almost 4800 feet too, which I have never come even close to before. Writing this two nights later, my legs are still completely chewed up. I may go through this entire week without attempting to run. I missed my pace time by 24 seconds unfortunately.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 26.33
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 15:03:15 from 141.221.191.225

Wow, what a drop! How are the legs doing? Good job, sorry about missing the mark slightly.

Why the name change to Derneld?

From Derneld on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 15:33:48 from 24.119.22.216

Yeah, the course is definitely worth seeing though. The pacing group I volunteered with is pretty relaxed. I don't think it's going to be an issue with them.

I went on a light scrub of my online presence. I tried to make some of my personal details a little more difficult to find for strangers. Hence the "Derneld". It actually was a funny way my wife used to say my name when we were dating.

Total Distance
3.50

Rested all week, then had one short tired run on the treadmill

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.89

Just a little bit of running in the afternoon. It actually was with Ellie in the stroller. We went to Albertsons to get some ice cream for our Monday night tradition (homemade pizza and ice cream). It was the first time in over a year that I've run with Ellie. She is getting too big for the stroller but we still had fun. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 2.69
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Slow easy run on the treadmill. My energy levels are very low right now.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.10

Still feeling tired. I have been supplementing with iron for about 2 weeks now. The doctor at work needs me to get my hematocrit, WBC, and hemoglobin up. This has been a long post-marathon recovery, but without injury!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.20

More easy treadmill.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.13

Starting to feel more energy. Got a little over 8 miles in an hour.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 8.13
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.80

Felt even better today. I kept ramping up the speed on the treadmill today and I'm pretty happy with where I finished.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

I have been feeling better every day. I'm starting to wonder if low iron has been plaguing me for awhile...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.00

I was about 3 minutes into this run before I realized I had accidently left it at 8mph, faster than I would go on a planned "easy run". I felt pretty good so I just left it there. 90 minutes later, I was surprised how good I felt. Definitely going to keep taking iron. The doctor says I still need to go see a hematologist to see if I have a genetic predisposition to anemia.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

6 on the treadmill before work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.40

Treadmill.

0.1,0.2,...0.8 miles at LT, broken up with 1 mile recoveries.
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Wednesday night at 5:30pm I started getting the chills. By the time I went to bed around 9pm I was shaking uncontrollably and starting to feel warm. Slept terribly. Felt completely fine by 6am yesterday! That was quite a trip!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 12.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.70

Treadmill. Was going to go farther, but got a suspicious twinge in my shin. Have I finally learned when to stop?

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 8.70
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.10

12 miles at marathon pace, then a fast 1.1 to make it a half.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Treadmill. Very relaxed effort, but still kind of tired from yesterday. Had my blood drawn for testing for the 6th time this year yesterday...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.60

Easy 90 minutes with a fast finish. Besides being a little tired, it's been a good 3 days of running so far. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

6 easy on the treadmill before work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

6 at estimated marathon pace, with a fast finish. Still getting used to this again. I also have this weird discomfort in my right shoulder area whenever I breathe in deeply or lay down.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Treadmill. Watched part of the Ted Bundy documentary on Netflix. Quite terrifying.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

Slept in yesterday...until 4am! Didn't have time to run, so I felt a lot of energy this morning. 15 miles at 8mph, then a fast finish. Finished the Ted Bundy tapes, then Netflix automatically transitioned to a drama about Ted Bundy (starring Zac Efron)...lots of Ted Bundy.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Easy run before leaving for work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.52

Easy 90 minutes. Watched "13th" on Netflix.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 11.52
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

Several repetitions at LT for a total of 5.3 miles at LT. This kicked my butt. The cooldown took more dedication than anything else.

At my doctor's appointment today, I was told that I should get both upper and lower endoscopies. I guess 2020 isn't over yet. And darn, I almost made it to 30 without getting those...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.27

Did 9 strides somewhere along the way.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.27
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

Short run before the bus.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.50

10 mile aerobic builder, then 3.5 cool down.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

Easy treadmill before the bus.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

Dirty Money docuseries. Wells Fargo, Najib Razak, and then Jared Kushner....wow!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.50

I meant to go longer, but some unusual pains in my right knee and quad today. Walked 1.5 miles immediately after because those areas were stiff.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 12.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

Just some walking today. My knee is swollen and I really have no clue as to why.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

Easy run before work.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.10

A decent workout with LT sets. My knee started to feel a little bit off again, and I stopped before it got as bad as Friday. Walked another 1.1 immediately after. The knee feels okay now (12 hours later). 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 13.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.20

Treadmill before work. Gradually sped up throughout. These short runs do not seem to bug my knee.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Just not very motivated today.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.50

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.00

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 13.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2.00

Run and then a walk after my body said NO

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.00

Opposite of yesterday. Felt great throughout and coasted at a decent pace all 16 miles. Happy Thanksgiving!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.30

Grateful for another day where I can run!

Journey of an African Colony on Netflix is pretty interesting. In some ways a little more memoir-ish than I like from an educational series, but lots of world history that doesn't really fit into the grade school curriculum on this side of the pond.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 12.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.40

Three good days in a row! This is certainly my week. Now for a day off, then my procedure, then who knows what. 

Netflix came out with a drama adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy. The movie is alright, but the book is excellent!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 13.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

A good aerobic builder after taking yesterday off. The doctor thinks I may have Crohn's disease, but he's testing a few tissue samples for further consideration. This may explain the joint pains I've been experiencing. Hopefully this gives some light on how to improve things! 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

Easy treadmill run before work. Felt tired from yesterday.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.00

I was shooting for about 2 hours, but I got more and more tired very fast. Very little energy today. 

Taking the kids to an indoor trampoline park today for my son's birthday. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
0.00

Body said no this morning

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.80

Just glad that I could get some strides in. 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 12.80
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

The first few minutes are always the worst. The pain seems to go away after that and today I felt actually pretty good afterwards. Had a fast finish that I was satisfied with. 

Almost done with "Wild Wild Country" on Netflix. I had learned about some of this story before, with my wife being a Public Health major, but it is a crazy story indeed (just like most of the things that Netflix makes documentaries about). 

 

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.40

Fast finish.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 12.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.20

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

10 strides.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.00

A Year in Space!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
12.10

Aerobic builder. Went better than expected!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 12.10
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.25

11 miles at goal marathon pace.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.30

My achilles still feels tight when I stretch, but I was surprised that I can't feel it at all when I run. My iron and ferritin levels are still dropping. The doctor says I should be exhausted right now, and that I should get IV iron soon. Apparently a 2 shots of iron costs over $1000! Phew.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 15.30
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
17.40

Alternating between good and bad days for running. Today was a really good day.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 17.40
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.60

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
19.00

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 19.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.75

I woke up pretty stiff from yesterday. The percussive therapy yesterday may have contributed as I'm not very used to it yet.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 13.75
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
17.60

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 17.60
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
11.25

Merry Christmas FRB community!

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 11.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
15.00

A good builder. It's been a good week.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 15.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
13.50

Went to bed with a headache and then slept in. Felt much better. Did a 50 minute builder, followed by a long cool down.

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 13.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
14.00

Some soreness seems to be returning...

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
6.50

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
16.50

Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 16.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
2625.49
Saucony Guide ISO White Noise Miles: 577.46Saucony Guide 10 Miles: 426.80ASICS GEL-Contend 4 Miles: 125.00Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 2) Miles: 965.14Saucony Guide ISO (Pair 3) Miles: 527.79
Weight: 156.00
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