The Perils of Self Betterment

June 2016

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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

2021 - 1064.9

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 one dog

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

 

"I cruised down hills, churned up hills, and floated over the asphalt, existing in a world that seemed to lack the confinements of such ubiquitous rivets as time, obligation, or pain. I knew then that this was destined to be one of those serendipitous runs for which so many of 
us strive yet so rarely achieve." J. Nevels

 

 

 

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: 8.50 Month: 73.90 Year: 73.90
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 596.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 525.60
Switchbacksblack Lifetime Miles: 176.50
Kinvara11 Lifetime Miles: 336.90
Kinvara11(2) Lifetime Miles: 248.60
Kinvara11blue Lifetime Miles: 149.90
Rincon2 Lifetime Miles: 84.40
Spg 4ís Lifetime Miles: 41.10
Total Distance
99.00
Virrata 2 Miles: 5.00Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 15.00The Gloria Steinems Miles: 53.00Virrata 1 Miles: 4.00Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 16.00Virrata Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.00

5 miles baptist/golden

sunny, mid 60'sF

WT 21 miles

Virrata 2 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - easy st out and back. 9:12, 8:34, 8:05

sun, mid 60'sF

WT 24 miles

Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 miles - crestview/golden loop

sun, 70F

WT 23 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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nice mini-epic hike this morning on the Bair Creek trail. probably only covered about 3 miles round trip but was out for a couple of hours. this is a running blog so i don't count hikes as running mileage -

WT 23 miles

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8.00

8 miles - crestview/hill reps on golden

overcast, low 70'sF

WT 23 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 8.00
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3.00

3 miles - 8:12 avg. easy/golden. i tried to run faster than usual.

splits: 8:30, 8:07, 7:58

WT 18 miles

Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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10.00

10 miles - red lobster/crestview/valeria

overcast, low 70's

WT 21 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - 8:45 avg. red lobster/wasatch loop

pc, mid 60's

9:10, 8:52, 8:46, 8:10

WT 25 miles

Virrata 1 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - 8:54 avg. red lobster/crestview/wasatch

sunny, mid 60's

WT 22 miles

Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles - red lobster/baptist/crestview

sun, mid 60's

WT 28 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - 8:10 avg - crestview loop

8:21, 8:12, 7:57

sun, upper 60's

WT 28 miles

Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - 8:13 avg - from home/campus loops.

8:14, 8:04, 8:14, 8:22

WT 22 miles

Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - 8:44 avg. - red lobster loop with a golden dip.

8:55, 8:57, 8:44, 8:23

sun, upper 70's

WT 17 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 mile jog - golden/diamond/wasatch

sun, low 70's

WT 15 miles

 

Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 miles - owens/red lobster/crestview/onyx/church/slo-mo hill reps on golden/wasatch

sun, 79F

WT 23 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - church/rainbow/rite aid loop/wasatch

sun, 79F

WT 25 miles

Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.00

10 miles in park city with Chandra. great run in a great location with great company. good weather too.

sun, low 70's

WT 31 miles

The Gloria Steinems Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - 8:20 avg - crestview loop

8:40, 8:17, 8:02

sun, mid 70's

WT 30 miles

 

Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 miles - crestview/golden/wasatch

overcast, mid 70's

WT 25 miles

Virrata Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
99.00
Virrata 2 Miles: 5.00Pebblegripper 3 Miles: 15.00The Gloria Steinems Miles: 53.00Virrata 1 Miles: 4.00Von Schrebels 4 Miles: 16.00Virrata Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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