The Perils of Self Betterment

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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: 11.40 Month: 11.40 Year: 432.40
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: 63.10
Kinvara11 Lifetime Miles: 188.20
Kinvara11(2) Lifetime Miles: 83.10
Total Distance
69.60
Kinvara11 Miles: 45.10Kinvara5 Miles: 7.00Graynine Miles: 11.00Switchbacksblack Miles: 2.50Kinvara9painted Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles - campustache - 9:23/9:07(3)

935am - sun, low 40’s

WT 24.9 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.30

4.3 miles - golden loop w/3x30sec hill reps on golden - 9:17/9:09(3)

912am - sun, mid 50's

WT 21.7 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 4.30
Weight: 0.00
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7.00

7 miles - shepherd loop - 9:58/9:47(4)

855am - thinly cloudy, 60f-ish

WT 24.3 miles

 

 

Kinvara5 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loops - 9:16/9:03(2)

914am - sun, low 40’s

WT 18.4 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - campus loop - 9:23/9:22(3)

843am - sun, mid 30’s

WT 18.3 miles

Graynine Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - crestview/lobster - 9:22/8:51(4)

847am - sun, upper 40's

WT 19 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loop - 9:01/8:50(4)

920am - sun, very north windy, mid 40’s

WT 16 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - rio grand from smiths south out and back - 9:18/8:58(3)

914am - overcast post rain 40f

WT 17 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.20

5.2 miles - campus loops - 9:13/9:01(3)

848am - sun, mid 40's, perfect?

WT 14.2 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 5.20
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - cemetery from home - 9:23/9:03(4)

907am - sun, mid 50's, good breeze out of the south

WT 18.2 miles

Graynine Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.50

3.5 miles - rio grande from smiths north out and back - 9:22/9:19(3)

747am - sun, low 30's

WT 17.7 miles

 

Kinvara11 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.10

4.1 miles - campus loops - 9:09/8:58(3,4)

832am - sun, low 50’s

WT 16.8 miles

Kinvara11 Miles: 4.10
Weight: 0.00
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2.50

2.5 miles - snowbasin/sardine peak trail w/G - 17:51

355 pm - overcast, upper 40’s

trail was some slush and hard packed snow with plenty of dry stretches along the way

WT 14.1 miles

 

Switchbacksblack Miles: 2.50
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loops - 9:01/8:47(4)

858am - mostly sun, low 40's

WT 10.6 miles

Graynine Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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7.00

7 miles - shepherd loop - 9:28/9:19(3,6)

810am - sun, mid 40’s

WT 17.6 miles 

Kinvara11 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.00

4 miles - campus loops - 9:26/9:02(4)

857am - sun, 60f (felt warm)

WT 17.5 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
69.60
Kinvara11 Miles: 45.10Kinvara5 Miles: 7.00Graynine Miles: 11.00Switchbacksblack Miles: 2.50Kinvara9painted Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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