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
57.310.0057.31
Asics 2150 (Blue) Miles: 8.11Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 33.99Mizuno Nexus 5 Miles: 15.21
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.110.008.11

It was 13 degrees and calm this morning.  My daughter left her phone at our house last night after the Super Bowl and she needed it this morning so I ran it over to my mother-in-laws house because she will be watching Paige today.  That way Jenny could pick up her phone when she drops off the baby.  

I ran the 2.5 miles to her house on E. Alameda, then ran up Monte Vista, down Booth, up Satterfield, then on my trail before looping home.  It added 1 mile and an extra hill climb, which was good after all the junk I ate last night during the game.  Total 8.11 miles.

Asics 2150 (Blue) Miles: 8.11
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.260.0010.26

It was 12 degrees and calm this morning.  I ran 10.26 miles easy.

Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 10.26
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.150.007.15

It was 24 degrees this morning.  I ran 7.15 miles.

Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 7.15
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.360.009.36

It was 30 degrees and a bit windy this morning.  I ran 9.36 miles.

Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 9.36
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.220.007.22

It was 28 degrees and snowing this morning.  It was pretty slick in some spots.  I ran 7.22 careful miles.

Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 7.22
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
15.210.0015.21

It was 28 degrees with areas of freezing fog when I left this morning.  There were a couple of slick areas but it wasn't too bad.  I ran the fairgrounds loop and then did all of Fairway to get the rolling hill work.  I headed up Pocatello Creek Rd. and then up Satterfield.  When I was about halfway up the hill I ran in to Lowell and Suzette running down the hill.  I had already put 5.5 miles behind me and was planning around 10.  I asked them how far they were going and they said down to the hospital.  I agreed to run to the top of Monte Vista with them and then I would turn around and finish home.

When we were running on Monte Vista I thought "what the heck" and decided to just go where they went.  We headed to the hospital and then climbed Buckskin hill and ran down the back side to Parks Rd and then down Pocatello Creek.  They dropped off at Perkins to have breakfast and I ran the rest of the way home.  I ended up with 15.21 miles with some really good hill work.  I was a bit dehydrated when I got home but all-in-all a good Saturday run.

Mizuno Nexus 5 Miles: 15.21
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
57.310.0057.31
Asics 2150 (Blue) Miles: 8.11Asics 2150 (Gold) Miles: 33.99Mizuno Nexus 5 Miles: 15.21
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