Kerry's Running Blog

June 15, 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
1.002.502.000.005.50

Ran indoors at the AFFC because of the cold (around 9 degrees) and the icy roads in our neighborhood. The track was fairly crowded this morning, but there was enough room to get around people. I caught up with and shadowed a couple of guys that wore matching Moab shirts for a couple of miles. I started to tire and fell off their pace just as they were ending. It really helps me to push the pace when I try to keep up with the faster runners that just jump in for a few miles. Felt good about the run, but I'm having a little soreness in my knee afterwards (usually after I sit down for a few minutes). It goes away before long, however. I need to get my mileage up in preparation for Boston, but I don't want to do it so fast that I get hurt. It's that old balancing act.

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