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June 21, 2024

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Location:

Salem,Ut,USA

Member Since:

May 06, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

2006 Ogden Marathon 4:19:33.

2006 St. George 4:05:31

2007 Riverwoods 1/2 Marathon 1:34:47

2007 Speedy Spaniard 10K 43:20

2007 Riverwoods 10 mile race 1:12:38

2008 St George Marathon 3:43:37 

2012 Spectrum 10K 43:54

2012 St. George Marathon 3:42:17 PR!

2014 St George Half  Marathon 1:40:34 C/PR

2019 American Fork Half Run Against Cancer 1:40:31 C/PR

2019 Nebo Half Marathon 1:38:09 2nd in my Age group 55-59.C/PR

Short-Term Running Goals:

 2024:

I'd like to just run more overall. 

Be more consistent.

Work on Speed.

Cross Train.

Run More races.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and keep running until I'm really old, and maybe get a Boston Qualify.

Personal:

I am Married and my wife Cindie and I have 5 kids. I am an insurance agent and have been for over 30 years.

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Miles:This week: 21.71 Month: 99.31 Year: 563.80
Kayano 29 Red/Blue Lifetime Miles: 136.15
Nimbus 25 Blue MS Lifetime Miles: 199.18
Nimbus 25 Blue New Lifetime Miles: 167.26
Nimbus 26 Dark Blue Lifetime Miles: 153.75
Nimbus 26 Grey Lifetime Miles: 60.26
Cumulus 26 Lifetime Miles: 21.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.009.150.000.000.0011.15

I ran Payson canyon this morning with the SF running club, ran most of the way with Alan and we kept the pace pretty upbeat. Warmed up for a mile (8:12) and then started to increase the pace a little each mile, 7:56,7:37, 7:37, 7:38, 7:27, 7:27, 8:02 slowing at beer can and dropping off Alan, 7:32, 7:15, 7:33. The last 3 felt pretty good so the miles that are sub 8 I'll count as MP miles, my average pace for the run was 7:40 with a total time of 1:25:17 my calf held up really well so that was a positive. That will be my last Payson Canyon run before St. George so I feel that I have had better downhill training this time around and I have also ran Mt Loafer canyon a few times, up and down,  so I should be ready for it. I hope anyway... I wish I would have had a few more long runs but with my calf injury those have been lost but I'll just have to make do with what I have done. I will try and get in a 15 to 16 miler on Saturday and then I will start to taper about 10 days out, I finished up with some lower body weight training: Squats, leg raises and calf raises.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 13 Black & Red New Miles: 11.15
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