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Idaho Falls,ID,United States

Member Since:

Oct 15, 2016



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

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

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

Lunch workout: Warmup outside where it was quite windy, and then to the gym to use the treadmill. Short re-warmup on the treadmill, then 2 sets of 2 miles at lactic threshold with a 2 minute jog in between. The first set was set to 8.9mph (6:44/mi) and felt pretty good, so I did the second one at 9mph (6:40/mi), kicking the last 0.2. I am feeling pretty excited about the upcoming St George marathon! 
3.28 with Ellie in the evening, until she got bored and fussed until I took her home. Did a little more on the treadmill before dinner.

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From Tom Slick on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:14:42 from

Donald Davis - Thanks for the attaboy! The Full Monte is quite the marathon and it's full of downhill running, thankfully it's gentle downhill without a bunch of hills to negotiate along the way. I see your doing the St George Marathon in 15 days and 23 hours. I'm sure that you know what a technical run the St George Marathon is! It seems as though your always running uphill to run down more severe downhill at St Geo. Remember to start St Geo slower for the first 3 to 5 miles and then pick it up to attain a negative over all split in the marathon. Run the second half faster than the first and don't kill yourself on the Veyo hill!

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