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Location:

Orem,UT,United States

Member Since:

Mar 25, 2020

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

High school bests

Track:

800m: 2:02 (altitude - 4500 feet)

1600m: 4:26 (altitude - 4500 feet)

3200m: 9:27 (altitude - 4500 feet)

Cross Country:

3 mile: 15:14 (altitude - 4500 feet)

5k: 16:04 (footlocker west)

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: 950.30
Total Distance
250.80
Total Distance
6.50

Real slow. But my legs felt really good. 

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Race: CSI invite (4.3 Miles) 00:23:30
Total Distance
8.30

It was a little tricky trying to fuel right because the race started so late but I think I fueled well. I actually had a great start and got in great position. We went out in a 4:45 and honestly I wish I didn't hear them calling that split because my first thought after that was that it was gonna be real hard not to fall off. I felt good a mile in, but around a mile and a half I think i started to fall off the front group. I tried going with Ethan for a little and he dropped me too. Honestly after that I feel like I got stuck at around an 80 percent effort. I didn't give up, but I had an extra gear I just didn't drive into. I'm a little disappointed about that. I feel like I'm in better shape than my time showed today. But I will just have to be better in workouts about holding on for longer and longer, and also having secondary goals that keep me locked in and giving my very best when and if  I do fall off. I need to want it more. I see how bad Justin Hartshorn hurt after today and it showed me that even though I was hurting at the end of the race, there's more pain that can be endured than I did today. So I wasn't happy with today but it was a good learning experience for me that will help me run faster in the future. 

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Total Distance
10.70

7:09 pace. Today my legs felt tired but they weren't overly tired.

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Total Distance
0.00

HR: 48

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Total Distance
10.00

7:25 pace, 156 hr. 

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Total Distance
9.30

800 splits: 2:31, 2:18, 2:23, 2:20, 2:22

Hill splits: 1:30, 1:25

2 mile warm up and cool down. My stomach was feeling pretty weird last night but it didn't affect me at all on the workout today which was good. I was happy with my effort and especially glad I forced myself up front on the hills so I wouldn't fall off. 

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Total Distance
8.30

Today didn't feel very great, I just felt very tired. 

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Total Distance
10.00

Felt better than yesterday! Not sure on the pace.

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Total Distance
9.00

Mile repeats: 4:50, 4:54

1k repeats: 3:08 (I accidentally went a little far on this rep), 2:53, 2:54. 

Today was a little frustrating. Honestly my legs felt great and fast! But my breathing wasn't good. I just felt like I ran out of breath really quickly and it was really hard for me to stay locked in because of it. I tried focusing on my arms to shift my attention away from my lungs. 

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Total Distance
13.00

7:16 pace. 174 avg hr. I was pretty tired from yesterday and didn't get as much sleep as I should have last night. I want to do a better job of getting good sleep and recovery in. I also want to improve my mental game. I wonder if me worrying about getting through a workoout actually shortens my breath more and makes it harder. I feel like I have greatness within me, I just need to figure out how to find it and use it more during workouts and races! 

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Total Distance
10.30

Today didn't feel good at all, my stomach was feeling pretty bad and I felt like I couldn't find a good rythmn for my breathing today. 

Morning HR: 54

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Total Distance
9.00

Today's workout didn't feel great. My legs felt pretty sluggish today but it was fine, I was able to stay with it and I did try to stay as relaxed as I could. 

600 splits; 1:53, 1:50, 1:53, 1:48, 1;47, 1:50. 

Morning HR: 56

 

 

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Total Distance
10.10

Morning run in the rain, I was a little tired but my legs felt good.  Braething felt better today. 

Morning HR: 59

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Total Distance
10.00

Today felt so good! My energy was great and I was really happy about it. I wrote down all the foods I ate today so that I can hopefully start to see some patterns on days I feel great and know what  I can keep doing. 

Morning HR: 55

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Total Distance
5.80

Today I didn't feel great but it was a good to to not feel good cause it was a shorter run. 

Morning HR: 56

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Total Distance
12.50

The race was good! 15:35 5k. The pack went through the 2 mile at a 9:25. I had fallen off a little on lap 7 so I was probably more like 9:30-9:35ish through two miles. My high school 2 mile pr is 9:27 so that was good. The last mile was really tough. I wish my legs and energy felt a little better today but I was very happy with my mental game today. Around 3 laps in it was already starting to burn and I felt like I did a good job of cutting it into shorter pieces and staying in the moment and forcing myself to hang on and just be fine with it hurting a lot. I do wish I was a little more committed on staying with Justin the last few laps but I did try my very best to stay mentally checked in and go as fast as I could. 

Around a 7 mile cool down and I was pretty tired but it was good to do a good distance run while I was feeling pretty fatigued. I felt like that was good for building up my strength. 

Morning HR: 58

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Total Distance
10.10

My legs were tired but they honestly felt better after the run than before and I got a good stretch in. 

Morning HR: 47

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Total Distance
10.00

8x600s. My legs were tired but I was happy with the workout today. I did a good job of staying in the moment, and expecting it to hurt a lot and being fine with it. Today was confidence building that my fitness is getting better and that I am faster than I think I am as long as I am willing to be tough. 

Splits: 1:52, 1:52, 1:46, 1:45, 1:42, 1:42, 1:41, 1:39

Morning HR: 51

 

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Total Distance
10.20

Legs felt good except for the calves. My achilles on my left foot starting bothering me a little bit on the last few miles though. 

Morning HR: 52

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Total Distance
8.30

Early morning run with Cameron, Brennan, and Justin because I drove down to see my sister run at State. Today I was tired. But the pace was slow so it was fine. Calves are really sore but besides that my legs are feeling mostly recovered from the 5k effort last Saturday. 

Morning HR: 54

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Total Distance
10.00

2 mile tempo in 10:13 (5:06, 5:07). 

Half mile hill rep splits: 2:16, 2:24, 2:25, 2:21, 2:25.

Honestly today I felt like my mental game was strong but for whatever reason I felt like my body didn't have as much to give as I hoped. The tempo left me feeling more tired than I thought I should have and so the hill reps were rough! The 3rd rep I fell off really bad from the leaders. I sat out then ext one then came back in and fell of a little at the end of the 4th rep. The 5th rep hurt really bad but I found it in me to not fall off. 

I felt like my lungs weren't super strong today. On the downhills I couldn't breathe at all but I didn't have enough energy to put in the effort to slow down. I actually was happy with my mental game but today is another reminder to be more diligent on the little things so I can get myself in better shape physically. Today was the hardest workout for me since school statrted.

HR: 49 

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Total Distance
12.00

Legs were tired but the pace was more relaxed. I felt happy with the run and am excited to have a day off and rest my legs! 

Morning HR: 60 

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Total Distance
0.00

Morning HR: 60

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Total Distance
9.00

No watch but it was a feel good run. 

Morning HR: 52

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Total Distance
8.50

1k repeats. I didn't feel great today and I was a little frustrated about it. 

Splits: 3:09, 3:08, 3:02, 1:52 (600m this rep), 3:02

HR: 44

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Total Distance
7.00

Feel good run. 

HR: 54

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Total Distance
6.90

I actually felt terrible today! I just wasn't hydrated and it was a good reminder I need to stay more on top of my nutrition. Legs felt good though. More of just an energy issue today. 

Morning HR: 50

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Total Distance
6.00

Feel good run. 

Morning HR: 54

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Total Distance
10.00

7k race in 22:26 (5:10 mile pace), no idea on the splits. 

The first mile I felt relaxed and I think around the mile mark the front group got a little on me and Mark and Justin. I was okay with it because I knew Mark and Justin would help push me, and I felt like I was still in a good spot. Kept our eyes on Bridger, I thought he was gonna come back to us for a minute there. Looking back I wish I had surged to get up to him. On the 2nd uphill part it hurt alot. There were a few times I wanted to fall off during the 2nd half of the race and I surged when I felt that to keep myself locked in. Honestly I kind of just let Mark and Justin go with 1k or 1.5 k left. I was happy with today but not super happy. Honestly I think if I wanted it enough I could have stayed with Mark and Justin the whole way. 

This race was a lot better than CSI so that was good. I feel like my mental game from then to now is night and day difference. 

But I still feel like I overthink races and can get more out of myself even when it hurts really bad.I just need to want it more. I need to do a better job at making more surges and doing them at the right times. I have it in me, sometimes I just decide it hurts too much.  I'm happy to have a week off, more for the mental aspect than the physical part of it. I want to be top 7 but I know I am going to have to do some things differently to get there. 

Morning HR: 58

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Total Distance
250.80
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