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Apr 24, 2020

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

I ran for three years in high school, first for Pleasant Grove, then for Lone Peak. My times were never very competitive, but I enjoyed the feeling of being in good shape and the distance running camaraderie. 

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Complete an Ironman Triathalon
  • Stay fit throughout my life!

Personal:

I'm an undergraduate student studying Economics at Utah State. I enjoy reading and basketball. 

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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: 0.00 Year: 395.04
Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Lifetime Miles: 92.05
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 1.80
Brooks Ricochet 2 Lifetime Miles: 487.79
Saucony Kinvara 11 Blue Lifetime Miles: 9.20
Brooks Ricochet 2 Green Lifetime Miles: 28.60
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Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Miles: 20.00
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Went up to Lambert. Did a few loops. The trails that I went on were High Bench, Spring, Middle, Ruin, and Corkscrew. I've decided that High Bench is the prettiest trail at the park. Unfortunately, it's probably the most trafficked as well. I've realized that I need to get more than just my lungs in better shape, my legs have a long way to go as well. 

Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Miles: 5.15
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I work from 12-8 on Wednesdays, so I was able to run this morning. The temperature was perfect, in the high 50's. It rained for a little bit, which felt amazing. Went out to Art Dye. Good times. 

Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Miles: 4.95
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Ran to the mouth of the canyon, then up to the start of the wall, then did mountain run backwards. I did about 2/3 of the trail before turing around. I had forgotten how much I love that trial. Sometime next week I will probably do the loop from legacy. On the way down the dirt road by the canyon I was turing a bit too fast and started to land weird on my ankle. This moment kind of happened in slow motion haha. I picked that foot up so I wouldn't roll my ankle. I ended uop falling down and getting a fair amount of scratches on my leg, but I will take that over a bad rolled anke any day. It was quite warm out, even though the sun was set for 3/4 of my run. During the last few minutes of my run I saw some lightning down by Orem. 

Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Miles: 5.50
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Ran up to Horsetail falls and back. I've realized in the past week that my legs have a long way to go, so I decided to get a good hill workout in. There were masses of people at the beginning, even though it was just after 7am. Thankfully, within a half mile we were almost by ourselves. We had the falls all to ourselves, which was suprising but I enjoyed. There was about three times the amount of water in the falls from what I'm used to, but I guess I should expect that in late spring. 

Saucony Breakthru 4 Blue Miles: 4.40
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