Little Buddha

August 2011

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Location:

La Verkin,UT,USA

Member Since:

Feb 17, 2005

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Post College

10K- 33:49 (Enterprise 09')

Half Marathon-1:16:29- (Hobblecreek 06')

Marathon 2:44:59 (St. George 07')

Personal:

I live in La Verkin, Utah. My wife, Sunny and I have 3 boys and 1 special little girl
I teach 7th grade Utah History at Hurricane Intermediate School and Driver's Education at Millcreek High School.

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Miles:This week: 21.00 Month: 62.00 Year: 439.00
Hoka Torrent Orange Lifetime Miles: 217.00
Black Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 83.00
Hoka Rincon 2 Red Lifetime Miles: 158.00
Hoka Mach 4 Teal Lifetime Miles: 94.00
Hoka Mach 4 Black Lifetime Miles: 144.00
Black Nike Pegasus 37 Lifetime Miles: 35.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
146.500.0027.000.0035.50209.00
Defyance Miles: 20.00Red Speedstar Miles: 60.00Black Five Fingers Miles: 9.00Black Landreth 6 Miles: 23.00Equation 3 Miles: 16.00Launch Miles: 24.50Kinvara Miles: 18.00
Weight: 161.37
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.000.005.00

5-Ran over to Hurricane City Park and back.  It felt nice to be out running again.  My legs felt like bricks and I've gained a few extra pounds.  I was able to do most of the run with only minimal coughing which is a good sign, and now a few hours later I'm not coughing too much which is also a good sign.

Defyance Miles: 5.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.500.000.000.000.007.50

7.5- Ran over to Wal-Mart along 600 North.  Cough wasn't bad, breathing felt good, but my legs were dead.  I'm still feeling sluggish.  Also I got out late, so it was hot.

Red Speedstar Miles: 7.50
Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.004.009.00

Basketball this morning. 2 mile run after

3-La Verkin Loop pushing Jarren in the stroller, then did 30 minutes on the exercise bike.  Riding the bike turned into a pretty good workout, I was really sweating toward the end.

Black Five Fingers Miles: 2.00Black Landreth 6 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 163.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.500.000.000.006.0014.50

3-Ran from the highway up to the Overlook and then back down to my truck.  I didn't feel very good during this run.

Did 30 minutes on the bike when I got home.

Did another 30 minutes on bike, then went to club run

5.5- Pretty hot out this afternoon.  Ran with Mike the entire run, and Bill the last mile.  Cough was bugging at first, but then things settled down.

2 hours of basketball this evening.

Equation 3 Miles: 3.00Launch Miles: 5.50
Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.002.005.00

3- La Verkin Loop pushing Jarren in the stroller

30 minutes on the exercise bike

Kinvara Miles: 3.00
Weight: 163.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.500.000.000.001.509.00

7.5-Ran out to Wal-Mart again on 600 North.  I felt a little better tonight, than I did the other day when I did this run.

Did some time on the exercise bike.

It was nice to get back to exercising this week, after a week off to try to get over the bronchitis.

I hope to be able to increase the miles a little the next few weeks and get back to feeling like I was earlier in the spring time.

Red Speedstar Miles: 7.50
Weight: 164.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.003.0011.00

Basketball this morning

4-Ran over to 400 North and then back, still not feeling very good.  Also I've gained some weight and I'm wondering if some of it is a result of taking the steroid inhaler?  I would expect to gain some weight by taking an entire week off of exercise, but this seems strange like I'm retaining water or something.

20 minutes on the exercise bike.

4-Overlook Sub Loop.  I felt pretty good tonight.

20 minutes on the exercise bike

Equation 3 Miles: 4.00Launch Miles: 4.00
Weight: 165.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.003.008.00

5-Ran over to Hurricane City Park and then back home.  I felt ok on the run, listened to the scriptures on my ipod this morning, which was something I don't usually do.

Did 15 minutes on the exercise bike.

10 mile bike ride this evening

Black Landreth 6 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.005.008.00

3-Ran over toward the gravel pit, then home on the highway.

Rode the exercise bike for 40 minutes tonight.

Equation 3 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.500.001.500.000.005.00

Today was my first day back to work.  Things weren't too bad, just lots of meetings.  Anyway I got away from school around 2:30 and got home to find my new Garmin 205 Forerunner waiting for me.  It took a little while to get it all programmed, like I wanted.

5- My schedule called for 2x1 mile repeats @ 5:39 pace with 800 rest.  Anyway, that didn't happen.  I did 1.5 miles warm-up around Hurricane and then hit the new track.

1-6:03 (1600m) I was basically struggling from the beginning, didn't help that is was 101 degrees outside when I was running at 4:00 pm

Did the 800 recovery, very slow

2-3:04 (800m) I struggled to do two laps, and stopped after the second lap.

1.5 mile cool-down.

Red Speedstar Miles: 5.00
Weight: 161.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

4-Easy 4 miles this morning around La Verkin

4-Overlook Sub-division Loop.  I didn't have much time.  Felt ok, not great still hot out

Defyance Miles: 4.00Black Landreth 6 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.003.000.000.0010.00

10- I had planned on going over and doing the club run, but then decided against it.  I'm was worried about not being able to go 19 miles.  I haven't done any long runs since the Utah Valley Marathon.  It also didn't help that Jarren was up a few times during the night and the shuttle was leaving at 4:30 am (I don't do early mornings very well)  Anyway, I ended up sleeping in and then did a run from the start of the old Hurricane Half Starting Line back to my house.  Started late 9:00 am, so already hot.

1-7:13

2-6:35-

3-6:41

4-6:46- these were three pretty good miles

5-7:43 struggled on the hills..stopped and walked a little

6-8:38 a little more walking

7-8:30

8-6:31 Start of the downhill La Verkin Twist

9-6:08

10-7:14 backed off the last .5

1:12:07 average 7:13

This was a good run and test of where I'm at.  Lots of work to do.  Having bronchitis really sat me back the last few weeks.  Anyway, I guess we'll just see what happens the next few weeks.

Red Speedstar Miles: 10.00
Weight: 159.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

3-La Verkin Loop this  morning

3-Ran from Sky Mountain down to Wal-Mart.  I didn't feel very good, coughing most of the way.

Defyance Miles: 3.00Launch Miles: 3.00
Weight: 164.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.500.002.500.000.006.00

Did an ok workout this afternoon over at the Hurricane Track. I did a 1.5 mile warm-up, it was 102 when I started.  After the warm-up I did

5 x 800 at Yasso Pace with 400 meter recovery

1-2:56 (5:53 pace)

2-2:55 (5:52 pace)

3-2:58 (6:03 pace) measured a bit short of  .49

Took 5 minute break to get water and cool off.  Sign at the high schol now said it was 106

4-2:59 (6:01 pace)

5-3:01 (6:03)

The first three felt ok, but the last two were a struggle.  Probably a combination of the heat and being out of shape.

1 mile recovery

1 mile cool-down

Kinvara Miles: 6.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.002.005.00

3-Ran over to the cemetery with Jarren, walked around there for awhile, then ran over to the cow field and back home.

30 minutes on the bike.  I really didn't feel like running much tonight.  My PF was hurting pretty good.

Black Five Fingers Miles: 3.00
Weight: 163.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
9.000.000.000.000.009.00

3-Did the La Verkin Loop, was nice to get up and run when it was still cool out.  I had to stop at Farmer's Market early in the run to use the bathroom, but besides that a nice way to start the morning.

6- Did the Bloomington loop with the club.  I felt pretty good.  I started on the steroid inhaler again today.

Black Landreth 6 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.003.009.00

Basketball this morning, planning on an easy 6 this afternoon and then hopefully 15 miles tomorrow.

6-Ran over to Hurricane City park, ran into some of my students hanging out at the park, (just what I didn't need or want on a Friday afternoon, especially these kids, they were a rough bunch)  After getting a drink at the park I then struggled the rest of the way home.  I did another mile in the garage on the treadmill to make it 6.  PF was hurting some and still coughing up stuff. 

Equation 3 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.0010.000.000.0015.00

15- Really good run down the marathon course for me today.  I haven't done any long runs, since the Utah Valley Marathon back in June.  Last Saturday I ran 10 and averaged 7:12 pace, today I felt much better hit 15 miles with an overall average of 6:49.  I kept it easy the first 4 miles, then gradually picked up the pace, and a few miles were I backed off, but overall a pretty good effort.

1-8:03

2-8:01

3-7:25

4-6:58

5-6:35

6-6:13

7-5:56

8-6:08

9-6:13

10-6:23

11-7:33- Still struggle with Winchester Hill

12-6:35

13-6:19

Half split 1:29:10

14-7:16

15-6:29

1:42:17 (6:49 avg)

Glad I got out this morning and always nice to run some miles with Mike, Bill, and Cody.  I'm still feeling nervous about the marathon, hope to get in a few more long runs.

Red Speedstar Miles: 15.00
Weight: 159.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
9.000.000.000.002.0011.00

30 minutes on the bike this morning.  Pretty rare for me, I went to play basketball and there were 9 guys so to make it even I came home and rode the bike.  I probably would have stayed and played, but my thumb is still really bothering me from jamming it last Monday.

9- Ran 9 miles this evening, still pretty hot out.  I ran out on 600 North, then cut down through the wash and made it to McDonalds.  I had to stop and use the bathroom there, then I ran over to the high school and watched a little of the football practice and then finally made it home.  My legs were pretty sore tonight, I think the run on Saturday really worked them.

Kinvara Miles: 9.00
Weight: 161.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.002.000.000.006.00

6- Did 4 x Pah Tempe Hill Repeats.  I haven't done these repeats for a long time, but I've changed my training up a bit and plan on doing these more often along with the Yasso 800's. I plan to alternate between the two each week. It just seems like I was running better a few years ago, when I was doing both hill repeats and 800's.  I'm planning to do a weekly tempo run also.

Anyway did a 2 mile warm-up, started at 5:00 pm , but still really hot outside.

Pah Temple is like .31 in distance

1-2:21-legs feeling pretty tight

2-2:17- felt better

3-2:23-starting to hurt

4-2:34- stopped and walked for a bit

Did 2 mile cool-down.  I actually ran down to the river and swam for a bit, then made my way home.  My legs are dead, they were still sore from the run Saturday and today's workout probably didn't help.  I plan to take it easy tomorrow, and maybe do a tempo run Thursday or I may put it off until Friday.

 

Launch Miles: 6.00
Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

3-La Verkin Loop this morning.

I didn't run this evening, had a pretty busy evening and didn't feel very good.  Hope for a better workout tomorrow.

Defyance Miles: 3.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.000.005.00

5-This was a struggle this afternoon with the heat.  I did 5 over to the Hurricane City Park and back, then went to Jordan's football game, then to the temple to clean at 9:45.  My mom, Jodee and Grant came down today.

Defyance Miles: 5.00
Weight: 158.00
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3.000.000.000.002.005.00

Basketball this morning.

3 Miles this afternoon, did the La Verkin Loop, it was super hot outside.  Also my birthday today, so not a lot of time after school for a run.  My family had lots of things planned, which was fun.

Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.005.000.000.0010.00

2.5 Warm-up

5 mile tempo run from Anderson Junction.  I rode out to the freeway with my mom, Jodee, and Grant as they were leaving town.  It was already pretty warm, so I knew that might be an issue.

1-5:59

2-5:53

3-6:11- had to stop for a bit and rest

4-6:20

5-5:56

This wasn't the best workout I've had on this route, but still nice to get in a little speed work, even though I should probably have gone for a longer run.

2.5 Cool-down this was a struggle.

Red Speedstar Miles: 10.00
Weight: 159.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.000.000.000.002.004.00

Basketball this morning

2-Just an easy run pushing Jarren in the stroller, didn't have much time.

Black Landreth 6 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.003.000.000.009.00

4-Ran over to 400 South and then back.  Interesting I listened to the live version of Two Steps by DMB and in the time it took for the whole song to play I had ran 2 miles.  I turned around and started the song over and listened to it again on the way home.

Really good workout this evening on the track under the lights while the football team was practicing

1 mile warm-up

5 x 800m with 200m recovery

1-2:47- I was just hoping to be close to 2:50

2-2:47- Still feeling good

3-2:48- Another good one

4-2:51- A little tired, but still hanging in there

5-2:51- Good one to finish with

1 mile cool-down

Black Five Fingers Miles: 4.00Red Speedstar Miles: 5.00
Weight: 160.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

3- La Verkin Loop this morning

3-Ran over to Domino's this evening, not much energy or desire

Launch Miles: 6.00
Weight: 162.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
146.500.0027.000.0035.50209.00
Defyance Miles: 20.00Red Speedstar Miles: 60.00Black Five Fingers Miles: 9.00Black Landreth 6 Miles: 23.00Equation 3 Miles: 16.00Launch Miles: 24.50Kinvara Miles: 18.00
Weight: 161.37
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