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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

21 marathons (2 DNFs)

6 Bostons (2007-2011, 2017)

3 Half Ironmans

2 50 Milers

1 Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim

Marathon PR:

     2:59:00 St. George 2008

     2:58:03 Boston 2010

 1/2 Marathon PR:

     1:25:41  Havasu Half 2009

     1:24:09 Painter's St.George 2010

 Half Ironman PR:

      5:25:02  HITS Havasu 2014

5K PR:

       18:23  LHC Turkey Trot 2014

        18:22  LHC Turkey Trot 2017

50 mile PR:

        7:56:14 Avalon50 2016

Short-Term Running Goals:

Break 3 hours again

Doing it a Boston would be sweet!

It was sweet!

Run healthy and far.

UPCOMING RACES

May 22-My 50th birthday. Jemez Mountain 50 miler

November 13-Big Bear Marathon 

May 7, 2023- Ironman St. George 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 22.00 Year: 1014.00
Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 389.00
Pegasus 36 Lifetime Miles: 413.00
Salomon Sense Pro 4 Lifetime Miles: 243.00
Salomon Ultra Pro Lifetime Miles: 309.00
NB 1500 V6 Lifetime Miles: 81.00
Adizero Pro Lifetime Miles: 40.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Altra Instict 3 Miles: 20.00Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 19.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

I wasn't planning on running today since I am out of town with the family for Labor Day weekend and I figured it would be good to have an extra day of recovery from the 26 miles 4000+ ft climb then descent I did Friday morning.  We have been in Phoenix since Friday and we went to the BYU/UofA football game Saturday. We had a blast! 

Anyways this  morning my boys wanted to go to the resort gym and workout so I went with them.  I decided to stick with not running but instead set the TM to 15% incline and 4.0 mph and walked for 3 miles while they did their thing.  Let me tell you, walking at that incline for that long is tough but I figured it was pretty good training for climbing out of the Grand Canyon.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

Half mile of running drills and sprints, then 7.5 trail miles with Blake. It was actually cool this morning.  75 degrees and dry air.

Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

It was warmer and muggier this morning, 85 degrees.  7 very hilly trail miles with Blake.

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

I felt tired this morning so I dialed it down a bit and did a slower shorter TM run than normal.  7 miles 8:30 pace, max HR 132.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Today was one of those really tough runs that felt hard from the start. It was way hot. I think I was dehydrated from the start. We started abou an hour and a half later than normal and I hadn't fueled well. It was just not a fun run. I don't remember the last time I bonked on a run that hard. Anyways I barely survived a 12 mile trail run. I was very happy Blake was with me to mentally help. 

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

After such a tough run yesterday, I was planning on taking the day off today, but I awoke around 4:45 and felt like going for a run.  It was cooler and less humid this morning than yesterday and I decided to keep my run on the road today.  I ran up Cherry Tree which is a 5 mile run with a little more than an 800 foot climb, then turned around for 5 more miles back down to my house.  The first 5 took 49 minutes, the second 5 took 35 minutes. I felt much better today and am glad I got a run in.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Altra Instict 3 Miles: 20.00Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 19.00
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