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Oct 27, 2007



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Running Accomplishments:


50M : Squaw Peak '10 12:59:57
50K : Buffalo Trail  '10   5:50:24
26.2: Ogden           '08   3:30:39
25K : Buffalo Trail  '09   2:25:10
13.1: Phoenix         '09   1:34:55

Ultra Relay:
2008 WBR Swamp Donkey's 2nd Place 23:30 hrs
2009 WBR Swamp Donkey's 3rd Place 24:32 hrs


 Marathons   Completed
 Ogden 26.2


 St. George 26.2


 Mid Mountain 26.2 (Park City)



 Ultras                   Completed
 Squaw Peak 50M


 Buffalo 50K


 Red Hot 55K


El Vaquero Loco 50K  1

Short-Term Running Goals:

'More Fools. I am done speaking. Witness.'



The expectation of peace and safety on public land outweighs dog owners' rights. You don't have to have a dog, but you do have the right to free travel. The bigger responsibility falls on the dog owner.

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Miles:This week: 3.50 Month: 43.80 Year: 456.75
Adrenaline Light Black Lifetime Miles: 700.30
Cascadia 14 Aqua Lifetime Miles: 297.35
Adrenaline 21 Black Lifetime Miles: 380.95
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Adrenaline Blue Miles: 43.60Cascadia 5 Miles: 48.28
Race: St. George Marathon (26.2 Miles) 04:07:07, Place overall: 2416, Place in age division: 308
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Ugh...'bout the only thing I have to say about this race.

I knew my training had been seriously lacking in the speed, distance, and consistency catagories..So, I was pretty sure my only goal going into this would be to try and break 4 hrs. Nursing two ITBS injuries didn't bring much to the table either... Ok - now that I set up some positive race mojo here's the breakdown (literaly)..haha.

Got to the start after a nauseous filled bus ride with HD G'doc and Jamie. I knew I was going to be in trouble when we stepped off the bus and the first thing I hear is -- "it's the warmest start temp ever - in 34 years".. seriously...ugh.

Stomach never quite settled down and with the lines a mile long for the Porto's.. I slunked off into the dark..

The race started and I knew I was in for it! Ran the first 1-1.5 miles with Jamie and then tried to get into a rythem, but I was already sweating like a hog before christmas. I bounced around between 8:15 - 9:30's for the first half, but never really found the groove I was hoping to. I had to hit a porto at mile 13 and never quite recovered from this point. Saw G' pass me about here too - he stalked off up the road with his new Kinvara red soles klip klop klip klop He got a PR - sweet...

As I started to feel the heat bearing down on me I started drinking way to much "warm" water and gatorade at the aid's because I knew I was starting to dehydrate. When I hit mile 25 and saw that I was around 3:57-8 I knew I wasn't going to keep the under 4 hr streak alive, so I pretty much walked the last mile. Almost 30 minutes slower than last year!!!! How weak is that..

Anyways - always a good time, but definitely paid for not prepping right!!! After the race I gave back all the gaterade I had drank along the way - sorry took me about 3-4hrs to start to feel normal again from the dehydration...

The breakdown 'o doom: 8:56, 8:53, 8:32, 8:28, 8:17, 8:30, 8:04, 9:28 (Vejo), 9:03, 8:53, 8:57, 8:57, 8:23, 10:52 (port'o doom), 8:16, 8:47, 8:26, 9:50 (Wheels fallin off), 11:07, 11:01, 8:52, 11:23, 11:01 (talking to myself at this point), 8:54 (couldn't walk to many people..haha), 10:14, 12:34 (afraid and alone...), not sure last two didn't stop the watch..

Good times..

Adrenaline Blue Miles: 26.20
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Did some Mtn Biking up the coldwater trail from Snowbasin. Got pretty dark before I made it to the saddle so, I turned it around...Legs feeling aight - tired, but no real pain...

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A sweet a' columbus day run. After laying 18 pallets of sod on Sat. My hammies, inside leg, and back muscles were screaming - in fact they hurt worse yesterday and today than after the 26.2! So,, missed Rock's adventure hope it was a good one!! Decided to start from the N.A. trail head and head off based on how I felt - first run since the STGM. Got to Wind surfer and was feeling aight legs tight tight though - went on Skyline just over a mile and then turned it around. Body felt wasted, but running felt awesome - perfect temps, trail, and tunes...

Cascadia 5 Miles: 8.27
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After work climbing session with the HairDog.. tough one!

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Lunch time bench run! Need to enjoy these last few days of fall! Met HD at 29th and did the old loop! That hill was a killa had to walk a couple times....Must be outta shape - to many treats I guess... Good times.

Cascadia 5 Miles: 5.22
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Great early morning run! Headed out and needed to get the old dam road in (this is the old highway covered by Pineview Dam, but in the fall it resurfaces) so, looped around Eden and then hit the dam road up to the yatch club and back along the North Arm trail. Added on the little extension over to Snowcrest. Perfect Morning!! Even a couple miles under 8! Avg 8:28

Cascadia 5 Miles: 6.21
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No dam run today, but a Sweet A' lunch run on the BSL trail. Started from the top of 29th and did the loop again (up the beater climb) with extensions of Beus and Taylor to tack on a little bit more...Ah - enjoy the good things in life...

Cascadia 5 Miles: 6.00
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Got out for another lunch time run on the BSL trail. Hit the same loop as yesterday minus a skosh.. 1 dog attack...why can't these damn owners just be good law abiding citizens. If the  sign says keep your dog on the leash, keep the damn dog on a leash... Why is that so hard for people....

Cascadia 5 Miles: 5.85
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Arrghh. please remind me to NEVer run an hour and a half after eating an In-n-Out Animal style burger...A bunch of guys hit it for lunch today and then HD said he was hitting a little bench run, so I of course opted to go.. Three stops and a side ache later I completed a 5 mile loop. The only bright spot was the Weber State Girls xc team attacked me coming around a corner.. and no they don't need to be on a leash..

Cascadia 5 Miles: 5.00
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Early Morning Eden loop with Jwoman. Temps about perfect, but some seriously ominus black clouds sweeping down from the North "Winter is Coming".

Adrenaline Blue Miles: 5.00
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Lunch time jaunt on the Pig Farm trail out-n-back! A little chilly, but tried pushing in places and warmed right up. Actually felt aight...

Adrenaline Blue Miles: 6.20
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Got out for another PIG farm run for lunch today. The air was a tad bit warmer than yesterday. No one really out on the trail which is nice. Felt good throughout so, that a good sign. Avg yesterday for the run was 8:18's or something today avg was 7:50's...

Adrenaline Blue Miles: 6.20
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Suhweet - After work run on the BST. Started from Rainbows and headed South - had decided earlier it was a Malans run after seeing the pics posted by Bryce. Went up to the first switch back past the overlook...Wanted to finish it off but was running outta time. Perfect temps, trail, and tunes..Let the good times roll..

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Cascadia 5 Miles: 6.48
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After helping out at the Up-n-Over 10k - props to G' and Bryce for representing!.. I needed to sneak in a little ol' dam run. Nice loop around Eden and out the ol' dam to the Hwy and back on the North Arm. Trick or Treat?

Cascadia 5 Miles: 5.25
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Adrenaline Blue Miles: 43.60Cascadia 5 Miles: 48.28
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