Kerry's Running Blog

June 20, 2021

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Location:

Cedar Hills,UT,USA

Member Since:

Apr 08, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

5K: 21:39 (2006) Half marathon: 1:33:45 (2006) Marathon 3:31:49 (2006)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Lose some weight and get back into racing shape. Run more races this year.

 Next race: St. George Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and in good enough shape that I can more or less keep up with my youngest daughter.

Personal:

My wife Laureen got me into running. She went into the St. George Marathon Ten Year Club last year and I should go in this year. I have two daughters (15 and 21).

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Cumulus12 Lifetime Miles: 10.65
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

I haven't been feeling the usual aches and pains after a marathon, but I still wanted to give them some time to recover. I went out for a short run late this afternoon when temperatures were about 80 degrees. In many ways my legs felt better than I expected. At least some of the time I felt a little spring in my step, but it was still a bit of a struggle to get through the workout. I pushed it a little harder than I normally would after a marathon, just to see where I'm at. I'll probably take Thursday off and then go a little longer on Friday. This is such a pleasant time of the year to run.

Comments
From rivertonpaul on Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 13:10:46

Glad it looks like you are recovering well.

From Tom on Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 21:44:03

Always nice when the aches and pains are less than expected. This is certainly a pleasant time of year to run, fall and spring seasons in Utah are so nice.

From Brent on Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 22:40:07

Kerry, given your good shape, another marathon this year or early next year? Vegas baby?

Stay Kool, B of BS Rools out

From Kerry on Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 13:14:23

Thanks, guys! It's kind of amazing how quickly you forget about recent marathon pain and start thinking about doing it all over again. Last Saturday just seems like a distant memory now :)

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