A Runner at Heart.....Riding a Bike

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Location:

South Jordan,UT,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:

2023 Goals:

Be consistent in my Riding.

Drop a few lbs.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Maybe Run again someday.....if my knee allows it!

Personal:

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

I have been married for over 39 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

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Biking 2024 Lifetime Miles: 146.53
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
50.8341.4792.30
Asics 2130 (Blue) Miles: 16.27Asics 2110 "Bolt" Ice Runners Miles: 10.17Mizuno Elixer 3 Miles: 24.47Asics 1130 (Red) Miles: 15.28Asics 2120 (Gold) Miles: 22.23
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No running today....rest day.

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17.153.0020.15

Morning:  I don't have to work today so I waited until it was light to run.  It was 30 degrees with light winds this morning.  I ran 16.27 miles nice and easy.  I wanted to get a few extra miles in as I am going to California Tues-Thurs for work and don't know how many miles I can get in.  I am, however, looking forward to running in warmer weather :-)

Afternoon:  Sue and I drove up to the Nordic center outside of town and went cross-country skiing.  We went 3.88 miles and worked pretty good.  It was fun.

Asics 2130 (Blue) Miles: 16.27
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10.170.0010.17

Morning:  It was 20 degrees this morning, snowing, and the wind was blowing 20mph.  I only had time for 10.17 this morning as I need to get to the airport for my flight.  More comfortable running the next 2 days :-)

Asics 2110 "Bolt" Ice Runners Miles: 10.17
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0.0012.2212.22

Morning:  It was 40 degrees with light winds in Anaheim, CA this morning.  The 85% humidity made it feel cooler but I was in shorts and a light shirt and I did not care.  I don't know weather it is the temperature, light clothing, or the sea-level air but I was quick this morning.  I ran 12.22 miles with nothing worse than a 7:13 mile! I get 1 more day of this before I am back in the real world of winter.

Mizuno Elixer 3 Miles: 12.22
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0.0012.2512.25

Morning:  It was 46 degrees with light winds and 99% humidity (it had just finished raining) in Anaheim this morning.  The temps were perfect.  I ran the same route as yesterday, 12.25 miles, but I was 2 1/2 minutes FASTER!!!  I kept all but the first 2 miles under 6:55 and felt awesome.  I fly home tonight so back to the snow....

Mizuno Elixer 3 Miles: 12.25
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7.288.0015.28

Morning:  It was 6 degrees this morning.  I'm definitely back home.  That is 40 degrees colder than my run yesterday!!!  I ran 15.28 miles and actually held a good pace the whole way.  Maybe I am getting faster....who knows?

Asics 1130 (Red) Miles: 15.28
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16.236.0022.23

Morning:  It was 20 degrees and snowing lightly this morning.  I ran 22.23 miles and it was un-eventful compared to last Saturday.....thank goodness.

Asics 2120 (Gold) Miles: 22.23
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
50.8341.4792.30
Asics 2130 (Blue) Miles: 16.27Asics 2110 "Bolt" Ice Runners Miles: 10.17Mizuno Elixer 3 Miles: 24.47Asics 1130 (Red) Miles: 15.28Asics 2120 (Gold) Miles: 22.23
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