Sep 01, 2008
Started running in 2001. Have completed over 100 marathons and ultras since then.
Marathon PR 2:56:04 (2005 St. George)
New PR 2:53:24 (2008 Tucson)
Finished 2nd Overall in 2005 Utah Grand Slam to Paul Peterson. He beat me by 30 min in every race.
1/2 Marathon PR 1:23:56 (2008 Just Cuz Half Marathon)
Completed the Utah Grand Slam 10 consecutive years (2003-2012). I don't know if anyone else has done that.
Short-Term Running Goals:
Be consistent in my Riding. Build to 135 miles a week.
Drop a few lbs.
Long-Term Running Goals:
Maybe Run again someday.....if my knee allows it!
I'm in the 55-59 Age Group.....Yikes!
I have been married for over 37 years. We have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.
"Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far they can go" T.S. Eliot
"Putting miles in your training log (blog) is like putting money in the bank. You begin to draw interest on it immediately." Hal Higdon
First ride of the year. Got out about 2:15pm. Temps were OK (mid 50's) but the wind was Nasty (20-25mph).
20.36 Miles on the MVC Paved Trail North to 5400 S and back.
My butt is gonna be sore tomorrow!
*****New Bike*****Had to try it out!
The bike shop called last night and said my new bike was ready. Picked it up today.
Went for a ride after work. 20.11 miles on my new Trek Emonda' Road bike.. First time on a Carbon frame bike.
A beautiful late aftenoon ride. 75 degrees! 35.11 miles on the MVC path up to California Ave and back to South Jordan. New bike doing well.
20.11 Biking miles this afternoon in VERY Windy conditions.