The Perils of Self Betterment

January 2021

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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

yearly mileage totals (actual running miles, not crosstraining etc)

2008 - 1,317

2009 - 2,654

2010 - 2,578

2011 - 2,618

2012 - 3,083 (ran everyday this year. PR's in half and full marathons, at age 48!)

2013 - 1,177

2014 - 1,716

2015 - 1,060

2016 - 951

2017 - 786

2018 - 1,058

2019 - 1,211

2020 - 1010

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

reacquaint myself with my long lost running freak, and then proceed to get my running freak on

run faster

increase mileage in the Spring 

keep running

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

run

 

Personal:

born in 1964. married 24 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

"Engaging in a little suffering — however self-imposed, arbitrary and contrived — before breakfast each morning tends to demand some humility and injects some marked relief into the rest of the day, making things sharper, more inspired, more immediately aware of the powerful presence of being. And that seems really worthwhile." A. Krupicka

 

 

 

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: 7.70 Month: 7.70 Year: 428.70
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 507.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 542.90
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 580.20
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 521.60
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 422.00
Vapor4's Lifetime Miles: 9.00
Kinvara5 Lifetime Miles: 239.50
Switchbackblack2 Lifetime Miles: 56.00
Kinvara11 Lifetime Miles: 188.20
Kinvara11(2) Lifetime Miles: 83.10
Total Distance
36.50
Switchbacksblack Miles: 6.50Graynine Miles: 8.00Kinvara9painted Miles: 12.00Kinvara9 Miles: 4.00Kinvara5 Miles: 4.00Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles - pole line trail at snowbasin (good packed snowy single track) w/ G-Smarmy - 15:27. great new year’s day run

11:40am - mostly sun, low 20’s

WT 8 miles

 

Switchbacksblack Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - gordon loop - 9:24/9:06(5)

1012am - sun, mid 30's

WT 8 miles

Graynine Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - campustache - 9:07/9:05(3)

906am - sun, mid 20’s

WT 11 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - lobster/wasatch - 9:32/8:58(4)

924am - sun, mid 20's

WT 12 miles

Kinvara9 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - gordon loop - 9:20/8:50(4)

1025am - polluted sky, upper 20's

WT 11 miles

Kinvara5 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - gordon loop - 9:25/8:53(5)

946am - sunaze, low 30's

WT 13 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - campustache - 9:10/9:00(3)

924am - sun, upper 20's

WT 16 miles

Graynine Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.50

3.5 miles - snowbasin trails heading towards Sardine peak w/G-Smack great winter running snow packed trail relatively clean air - 

1240pm mostly sun, mid 30’s 

WT 15.5 miles 

Switchbacksblack Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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0.00

hurt my back a couple of days ago, not even sure what happened but yesterday it was really bad and spasms - today i tried to get out for a run but the second i started jogging my whole core would tighten up and the spasm would come back. so i guess i'll try again in a week.

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2.00

2 miles - treadmill - testing out the back, feels better but still nigglin' - already out of shape and taking the last 10 days off made today's 2 miles feel very rough.

2pm - tm

WT 2 miles

Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 2.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loops - 9:41/9:33(1,2)

854am - overcast, low 40’s

WT 6 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
36.50
Switchbacksblack Miles: 6.50Graynine Miles: 8.00Kinvara9painted Miles: 12.00Kinvara9 Miles: 4.00Kinvara5 Miles: 4.00Stillnotmads (2) Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
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