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January 2021

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Location:

St George,

Member Since:

Mar 10, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Best 10K:  2013 Spectrum 10K 40:34

Best Half Marathon:  2012 Dog Town 1:29:57

Best Marathon: 2013 St George 3:12:15

Best 50-miler 2012 8:36

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep running!!!!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep Running!!!

Personal:

I am married with eight children.  All of them are ours. My wife is so awesome!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 34.40 Year: 167.40
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
161.900.005.500.00167.40
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

easy evening run before yoga

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Great Day!!!  My brain surgeon gave me the okay to run again.

I'm signed up for the St George Marathon this year in October. My goal is to see how close I can get to 4hr

Comments
From Burt on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 13:42:10 from 98.161.146.237

Brain surgeons. What do they know?

From ben on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 20:31:39 from 24.49.167.143

lol

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

easy run with cathy. 4:1 running

Comments
From Burt on Thu, Jan 07, 2021 at 13:38:00 from 98.161.146.237

Hey bro! You're back! How are you feeling?

From ben on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 20:33:37 from 24.49.167.143

Feeling Better. I don't feel like I have restrictions.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

Ran to weight lifting and back

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

5 in the morning and 3 more that evening to yoga

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

Before and after yoga

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

3 to the gym and 1.5 home

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.002.000.002.00

TM ladders and then yoga afterwards

Comments
From Burt on Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 09:12:21 from 98.161.146.237

Sweet, sweet zen

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.003.500.007.50

Did more TM ladders (assorted)

And an easy run that evening

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

easy run

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

lunch run. First one in a long time at work.

Comments
From Burt on Tue, Feb 02, 2021 at 19:56:46 from 98.161.146.237

I'll bet everyone's glad to have you back. "Good ol' Ben. It's great to see you!"

From ben on Tue, Feb 02, 2021 at 21:26:39 from 24.49.167.143

thanks... i hope everything is back to normal

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.700.000.000.004.70

run/walk to yoga and back

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.600.000.000.005.60

Easy run/walk tonight. Would have added yoga but the class was cancelled.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

Lunch time run. Nonstop this time

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.200.000.000.004.20

Run to the gym, lifted weights, did one ladder on the TM, and then I ran home afterwards.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Walked 10+ miles. I was out all morning so who knows how far I walked. I did make it to Carls Jr by the end for a burger and diet dr.pep

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.600.000.000.004.60

Ran to gym, ran 2 ladders on the TM, and ran home.

Yoga tonite!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.400.000.000.004.40

Lunch time run. Did a short walk at the top of my turn around. Last mile was ruff!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Hard core roller skating. Im down 10 pounds. I double checked the next day... still down 10 pounds.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

Out walking with cathy and the grand kids in a stroller. After mile 6 I had to run home to not get wet from the rain storm coming. I sweated more than what I rain would have done!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

Ran to yoga with extra miles and ran home afterwardds

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

Lunchtime run. Bloomington loop. Took very small walk breaks after each mile. Not a bad run... best 5 miler yet!!

Comments
From Burt on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 07:48:29 from 98.161.146.237

Keep it up!

From ben on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 08:53:09 from 209.33.248.15

Thanks!! Next time your in St George we should run together

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.100.000.000.004.10

Run/walk this morning. I thought it was going to be cold... I over dressed!!! I Feel the tightest today!!

Going walking again today with cathy and the grand kids.

Comments
From Burt on Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 10:38:17 from 98.161.146.237

How many grandkids you got now? I'll have 3 soon.

From ben on Mon, Mar 01, 2021 at 08:02:01 from 209.33.248.15

We have 3. Maybe another one or two in 9 months. Grand kids are the best!! Last night two of them played on my drums while I played the guitar for them

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

Early morning with cathy on the virgin river.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Did my first swim in a long time. Estimated close to half mile after I finished my warm up. I will start doing drills in the future swims.

Went to yoga after with my 3 yr grand daughter. Everyone loved her energy and moves in the yoga class!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.300.000.000.004.30

evening run with 5 sprints and 10 pushups after each sprint

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

swam laps and then hit yoga

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.800.000.000.002.80

Over 4 miles of walking because my truck broke down. got to the rec ctr to run the TM with ladders

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

yoga

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.500.000.000.002.50

TM ladders at the rec ctr tonite. Afterwards I jumped on the lifetime vibe for 10 min

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

swim laps after work. (1600 yd) a mile is 1760 yds. Yeah!!

4 wu, 4x25, 4x50, 4x75, 4x100, 2x200, 4 cd

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Went walking early this morning with cathy. (7.4 mi)

Went walking again late this evening. (5k)

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Lunchtime run. At mile 4 I ran into Vince, Matt, and Randy at different spots but close by to each other. This would have been a 45 min run total, but the last mile was a 45 minuter!

Evening weigh lifting

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

yoga. Lots of core work

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Swimming laps (200 WU, 500 legs, 600 arms, 4x100 free, 100 cd)

1800 yds. just bearly over a mile. ggod work oput

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

Ran bloomington loop for lunch.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Hiked Gunsite loop on red mtn. One of my favorite hikes. I always get a few kids jumping on this one!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.700.000.000.005.70

For lunch I ran the Bloomington loop plus one loop of the park for a drink.

Plus yoga tonight with my granddaughter

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Laps at the pool

100 WU, 10x50, 2x250 legs only, 10x25 with start my lap every 30sec.

 

Did an evening walk. Almost 5 miles

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Lunch run. Bloomington loop and a park loop, plus 0.3 mi at the end to make it an even 6.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Bloomington loop plus two loops at the park. a walk break at mile 2.5 and 5. Overall, a good run.

After work I hit the lap pool. 200 WU, 10x25 on 30 sec interval, 600 legs with fins (small free kicks across and dolphin kicks back), and 6x100 free style.

Yoga this evening with wife! Aaaaahhh.....

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Lunch time out and back run

Lap swim after work. 200 WU, 12x25 on 30sec intervals, 12x50 on 1min intervals, 3x100 on 2min intervals. Feeling tired on the 100's. I quit after my third one. Overall, good workout!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Rode my bike to work. It was freezing along the river!

It will be nice to ride home this afternoon

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Lunch time run. Bloomington loop and two loops at the park. I always run the loop clockwise. Today I ran it counter-clockwise. It felt like a new run! Legs were tired too; probably from my bike ride yesterday.

Comments
From Burt on Sat, Apr 03, 2021 at 16:59:41 from 98.161.146.237

Woah, now. Don't get too crazy.

From ben on Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 08:15:24 from 209.33.248.15

hahahaha!!! Can't help myself. :D

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Only counting 4. I was out for a long time. I ran early and also did six 150 sprints with walks in between. My run finally turned into a walk and lunch at Carl's. The grandkids and I did a fun hike in the later evening.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Lunch run. Bloomington loop and two loops at the park. Ran the first 5 miles nonstop for the first time in a long time. I stopped after 5 for a drink and a short walk. Its getting hotter out too!!

After work I made it to the lap pool. 200 WU, 100, 150, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, & 100 CD (2050 yds)

Yoga in the evening, Ready for bed now!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

Run and walk. Made it to yoga half way through it. 

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Lap pool. 200 WU, four 10x25 on 30 sec intervals. rested 1 min between each group, and 200 legs CD (1400 yds)

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Lunch run. Bloomington loop plus two loops at the park. Ran solid for 5.2 miles. Feels better!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Lap Swim - today is saturday. I know I lap swam but I cant remember my routine. Oh Well!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Lap Swim - 200 WU, 4x(4x25, 2x50, 1x100), 100 cd (1500 yds)

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.900.000.000.007.90

Run/walks. every 1 mi run was under a 8:00 pace. Maybe too early. Maybe sore too!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
161.900.005.500.00167.40
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