Kerry's Running Blog

June 23, 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).

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Cumulus12 Lifetime Miles: 10.65
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.003.805.200.0010.00

Ran with Greg. Met at 7:00 am. Were a little surprised that the temperatures were so pleasant after hearing the forecasts. Took it fairly easy for the first three miles (8:05, 7:38, 7:35) before we turned the corner and headed north on the long uphill stretch. Pushed a pretty good pace. I was feeling more sluggish than usual, possibly because of the hard run on Thursday. It was helpful to be running with Greg and just trying to keep up. Ran fast down the hill to the mouth of American Fork Canyon and then cruised for a a mile or so before pushing it to the end. when I weighed myself later I was happy to find that my weight has finally started to come down. I've lost an average of pound a week for the last seven weeks (now at 157). I'd like to get down another ten to twelve pounds.

Comments
From Sasha Pachev on Tue, May 30, 2006 at 13:36:33

Good work. Do not worry about the weight too much. If you are running faster, things are going well.

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