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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.

http://lyndybutler.com/track/at-the-end-braydons-song

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
57.503.000.000.0060.50
Brooks Launch Miles: 6.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 6.00Asics DSTrainer Miles: 27.50Asics Gel 2150 #2 Miles: 11.00Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Early AM: Ran 6 with Kim in our awesome 10 degree weather that has become typical for this Jan 2011.

Late AM: No good roads near work so had to make do with 3 more miles on the dreadmill. I actually didn't hate it as much as usual and it was nice to not have to wear so much gear. But I'm glad I was only doing 3.

Brooks Launch Miles: 3.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 6.00
Comments(6)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.003.000.000.0011.00

Stinking cold day!!! This morning it was 0 degrees with wind chill making it feel 10-20 below! That is stinky!! Luckily it was my work from home day and had the option of going later. So Kim and I did just that and didn't get out the door until around noon. I ran with Kim for about 5 miles and did her drop-down speed workout (1 mile, .75, .50. 25, .25 rests - she did good!). Then I did 6 more miles with a bunch of hills. Felt pretty good today after getting warmed up. It was still only 11 degrees when we went at noon. It may have warmed up to 13 or 14 by the time I was done. Downright balmy.

8:15

Asics DSTrainer Miles: 11.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

AM: 6 miles with Kim on a quiet, crisp morning. Temps around 16-18, possibly the warmest morning of the year yet. Tomorrow morning it appears we may even see the 20's. Don't-care pace today, just under 9:30 I think.

Noon: 3 more at work. Temps around 26 or so with occasional sun. Felt kinda warm actually! I celebrated by wearing shorts and mocking all the people in the gym as I went out the door.

7:57

 

Brooks Launch Miles: 3.00Asics Gel 2150 #2 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM: 7 miles solo. Thought it might get to the 20's this morning but it was not to be. But 17 degrees was ok. 8:28/154

Noon: 3 miles at work. 7:58 pace. These short 2nd runs later in the day are relaxing to me. Although today after the 1st mile I had the annoying chorus from this Les Mis song going through my head over and over. Posting the youtube here in the hope I can exorcise this song that invaded my exercise.

 

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Well Mother Nature finally gave us a morning with temps in the high 20's or maybe even 30. Of course there was a catch - along with the warmer temps we got rainy/sleety/slushy conditions that made for not the best roads to run on. Thankfully neither Kim or I was in any big hurry and were able to take it easy and avoid any slips or falls. Ended up running 5 miles.

9:35/134

Later at the gym did 25 min XT split between stair-stepper, elliptical and bike.

Asics Gel 2150 #2 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.0016.50

Long run on a foggy morning, temps in the low 20's. Ran 8 with Kim, then 3 with Chad, Kay, Hal, and Doc L, then the rest solo. Misjudged the length of the last loop and ended up little longer than I had planned on. But no problem as pace was on the pretty easy side and I still felt pretty good by the end. Looking forward to St George next week and forecasted temps in the 50's and sunny.

8:45/147

Asics DSTrainer Miles: 16.50
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
57.503.000.000.0060.50
Brooks Launch Miles: 6.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 6.00Asics DSTrainer Miles: 27.50Asics Gel 2150 #2 Miles: 11.00Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 7.00
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