The Perils of Self Betterment

August 2020

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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

 

"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: 20.70 Month: 5.00 Year: 953.80
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 587.50
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 521.60
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 444.10
Kinvara5 Lifetime Miles: 261.80
Kinvara11 Lifetime Miles: 307.60
Kinvara11(2) Lifetime Miles: 209.20
Kinvara11blue Lifetime Miles: 115.80
Rincon2 Lifetime Miles: 37.20
Spg 4ís Lifetime Miles: 41.10
Total Distance
108.50
Graynine Miles: 30.00Switchbacksblack Miles: 26.00Kinvara9painted Miles: 21.00Kinvara9 Miles: 7.50Kinvara5 Miles: 14.00Vapor4's Miles: 6.00Mt101 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 164.80
Total Distance
6.00

6 miles - commute to work - 9:00/8:45

812am - sun, upper 70's

WT 18 miles

Graynine Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - church/campus - 8:36/8:17

816am - mostly sun, mid 70’s

WT 18 miles

Switchbacksblack Miles: 3.00
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5.00

5 miles - davis lots/campus loop - 8:57/8:54

747am - sun, upper 60’s

WT 19 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 5.00
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3.00

3 miles - campustachio - 8:31/8:22

758am - sun, 69F

WT 17 miles

Kinvara9 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loopstache - 9:33/9:24

753am - sun, upper 70’s

WT 21 miles

Kinvara5 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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6.00

6 miles - fort lane loop - 9:13/8:31(6)

814am - sun, low 70's

WT 21 miles

Switchbacksblack Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - campus loops - 8:46/8:37(3)

757am - sun, upper 60’s

WT 23 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - campustache - 8:33/8:17(2)

816am - partly cloudy, slight breeze combined for a comfortable 70F

WT 21 miles

Kinvara5 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - cemetery/campustache - 9:16/8:50(2)

750am - sun, upper 60’s

WT 23 miles

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4.00

4 miles - campus loopstache - 9:02/8:50(2)

753am - sun, mid 60’s

WT 23 miles

Graynine Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.50

4.5 miles - lobster/golden/wasatch - 9:08/8:48(2)

925am - sun, mid 70's

WT 21.5 miles

Kinvara9 Miles: 4.50
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles of form work in the vapor 4’s - 9:21/9:02(1)

1203pm - giant grass field near my house - sun, upper80’s

WT 24.5 miles

Vapor4's Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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4.00

4 miles - campus loop - 9:34/9:27(3)

808am - sun, low 70’s

WT 23.5 miles

 

Kinvara5 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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7.00

7 miles - shepherd loop - 9:34/8:58(1)

735am - partly cloudy, mid 70’s

WT 18.5 miles

Graynine Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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3.00

3 miles - campustachio - 8:35/8:26(3)

805am - hazy sun, mid 60’s

WT 21.5 miles

Switchbacksblack Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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6.00

6 miles - fort lane loop - 9:33/8:56(6)

808am - hazy sun, low 70's (humidity 33%)

WT 23 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 6.00
Weight: 164.80
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4.00

4 miles - treadmill - 9:26 - i had to come into work this afternoon and i keep a treadmill here so i got in a little early for a jog.

130pm

WT 24 miles

Mt101 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles - commute to work - 9:43/9:21(5)

8am - mostly sun, mid 70’s

WT 25 miles

Graynine Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.00

5 miles dropped the van off at work and ran home 

9:31/9:01(3)

831am - sun, mid 70’s, humidity 44%

WT 23 miles

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3.00

3 miles - campustachio - 8:40/8:28(2)

840am - sun, upper 70’s

WT 23 miles

 

Kinvara5 Miles: 3.00
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5.00

5 miles - campus loops/grass/Lloyd’s- 9:26/9:20(1) 

8am - sun, mid 60’s pretty much 10 to 15 degreescooler than yesterday

WT 28 miles

Kinvara9painted Miles: 5.00
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4.00

4 miles - lobster/crestview - 9:53/9:34(1)

833am - partly sun, low 70's, 43% humidity

WT 26 miles

Switchbacksblack Miles: 4.00
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3.00

3 miles of form fun on the grass field near home - 9:20/9:05(3)

1109am - sun, low 80’s

WT 25 miles

Vapor4's Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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8.00

8 miles - shepherd loop + campus - 9:23/9:11(1)

805am - mostly high thin clouds, upper 50’s - really nice break from the heat

WT 33 miles

Graynine Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
108.50
Graynine Miles: 30.00Switchbacksblack Miles: 26.00Kinvara9painted Miles: 21.00Kinvara9 Miles: 7.50Kinvara5 Miles: 14.00Vapor4's Miles: 6.00Mt101 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 164.80
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