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Location:

Pocatello,ID,USA

Member Since:

Sep 01, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

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:

2021 Goals:

Be consistent in my running.  Find Balance.

I do half my running in Idaho and half in Utah due to my work.

Run a couple marathons this year.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy winning my old-man Age Group (55-59)!

Personal:

I'm in the 55-59 Age Group.....Yikes!

I have been married for over 36 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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 86.99
Hoka Arahi Lifetime Miles: 457.37
Asics Kayano 26 Lifetime Miles: 189.46
Asics 2000-8 (UT) Lifetime Miles: 23.46
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
86.990.0086.99
Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 38.31Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 25.22Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 23.46
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.090.005.09

5.09 miles out and back on Hiline.  17 degrees.

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 5.09
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.030.006.03

6.03 miles in SoJo.  Temps low 30's...not bad!

Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 6.03
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.040.006.04

6.04 miles in SoJo.  Temp 29 degrees.

Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 6.04
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.060.0010.06

10.06 miles out to the PWC and back.  31 degrees and overcast with a small skiff of new snow.

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 10.06
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.580.007.58

7.58 miles out and back on Hiline.  29 degrees and overcast.

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 7.58
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.020.008.02

8.02 miles in SoJo.  It was 35 degrees this morning so I actually ran in shorts!

Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 8.02
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.020.005.02

5.02 miles out and back on Hiline.  Temp 20 degrees.

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 5.02
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.130.005.13

5.13 miles in SoJo.  Temp 38 degrees, not bad.

Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 5.13
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.140.005.14

5.14 miles in SoJo.  43 degrees and overcast with a few raindrops.

Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 5.14
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.150.005.15

5.15 miles in SoJo this morning.  Temp 34.

Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 5.15
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.560.007.56

7.56 miles out and back on Hiline.  Temps low 40's, but pretty windy.

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 7.56
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.080.008.08

I had an early appointment in Utah this morning so I ran this afternoon after I was finished.  It was 65 degrees, but SUPER Windy this afternoon in SoJo.  8.08 miles.

Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 8.08
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.090.005.09

5.09 miles this morning in SoJo.  Temps low 30's with a few snowflakes.

Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 5.09
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

My right knee has been bothering me for about 2 weeks now.

Trying to rehab on the eliptical.  3.00 miles

Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
86.990.0086.99
Asics Kayano 26 Miles: 38.31Asics 2000-7 (UT) Miles: 25.22Asics 2000-8 (UT) Miles: 23.46
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