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St George Half Marathon (2:10 pacer)

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Location:

Spanish Fork,UT,USA

Member Since:

Jan 15, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

Lifetime PRs:

Marathon: 3:07:59 2013 Big Cottonwood Marathon 

1/2 Marathon: 1:24:30 2008 St. George Painters

10K: 38:39 2008 SLCTC

5K: 18:44 2009 Nestle Art City Days 

55-59 AD PRs:

1/2 Marathon:???

10K:???

5K:??? 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

2021 plans: 

  • Work on core strength
  • Lose 5 lbs
  • Overcome lingering injuries
  • Have fun!

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Consistently place in the top 5 of my age division as long as my body will allow it.

Beat Terry Bean at any distance at least one time before I depart this earth.

Take care of mind and body so I can be in it for the long haul. Don't do STUPID THINGS!

Run until I'm 99 with Kim by my side and remember that EVERY RUN IS A GREAT RUN!

Peace of mind by striving to live like this

 

Personal:

I've been married to the lovely Kimberly for 34 years. We have 5 great kids.

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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: 55.50 Year: 55.50
Saucony Fastwitch #1 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Asics Gel Excite #6 Lifetime Miles: 387.52
Asics Gel-Nimbus23 #1 Lifetime Miles: 135.55
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
115.900.000.000.00115.90
Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 64.10Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 46.30Hoka Stinson #1 Miles: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Nice sloppy slippery snowy run with Kimi to start 2017. Actually only ran about 4.5 miles with the rest coming in the form of walking and furiously shoveling snow. But at the end the Garmin said 6.2 miles so I'm calling it 6.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 6.00
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Lots and lots of snow shoveling.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.000.000.001.00

Lots and lots of shoveling snow. And I ran around the block a couple times so I'll count 1 mile.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 1.00
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Elliptical

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Woke up to 4 degree temps. Very tempting to stay in bed but Dan and Dave and Kelly all texted and said they were going so we bundled up and ventured out. Since the wind behaved it actually wasn't too bad.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Very strange morning woke up to 50+ temps. Put on shorts and 1 long sleeve shirt and puddle-jumped with Ludlow and Dan. 

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.00
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Elliptical

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Nice morning run in St George with Kimi.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 6.00
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Race: St George Half Marathon (2:10 pacer) (13.1 Miles) 02:09:45
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.100.000.000.0013.10

Had a great time pacing the 2:10 with Kim. Wonderful morning for a run even with the clouds most of the race. Sun made an appearance right near the end.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 13.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

A bit nippy!

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 6.00
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60 min on the elliptical.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.00
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40 min on elliptical

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Winter wonderland run on a peaceful snowy morning.

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 10.00
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60 min on the elliptical.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

Early morning slippery slidy slusshy run with Kimi. 5.5 miles in 60 min but should be worth 7 miles with all the effort to make it down the messy roads.

Hoka Stinson #1 Miles: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.00
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60 min on the elliptical.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Cold but beautiful morning. Enjoyed the run with Kim, David, Dan, and Kelly.

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.300.000.000.006.30

Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 6.30
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
115.900.000.000.00115.90
Asics DSTrainer21 #1 Miles: 64.10Asics DSTrainer20 #3 Miles: 46.30Hoka Stinson #1 Miles: 5.50
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