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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
39.008.005.000.0052.00
Asics DSTrainer #2 Miles: 10.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 7.00Asics DSTrainer #3 Miles: 22.00Brooks Launch Miles: 7.00Asics DSTrainer Miles: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Ran just over 3 with Kim then the rest solo.  Brain was off in lala-land today I hardly even remember the last half of the run.  Nice day again but a little more January-ish in the high 20's.

8:44/143

Asics DSTrainer #2 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

8:18/148

Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.005.000.0010.00

Went out with Kim around 11am. Fairly nice day, sunny in the low 30's.  Ran with Kim just shy of 3 miles then she turned around while I did a tempo run.  Plan was for 4-6 miles @ 6:40-6:50. But Mother Nature decided to give me a head wind most of the whole way so I slowed my goal pace to 6:45-7:00. 

Dang wind made it harder than I wanted but I was happy to get in 5 miles and keep them (barely) under 7 min pace. 

Splits/aveHR: 6:51/162, 6:55/179, 6:59/183, 6:56/186, 6:51/189.

Overall: 7:39/161/190max

Asics DSTrainer #3 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

8:23/143

Brooks Launch Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Asics DSTrainer Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.008.000.000.0012.00

Got up at 5:30 with Kim and wasn't so excited about it being 13 degrees with wind chill down to 4. Just not so used to the morning winter running I'm afraid I was a bit grumpy.  Starting to taper the miles before SG half next week but wanted to get some MP miles, hard to do when temps are in the teens.

Met up with the SF group and headed out.  Decided to go west to avoid the wind at least for a while.  I ended up feeling pretty zippy today and ended up running mostly solo. Probably looked like I was unsociable but some days I just like to run alone a few miles. 

I was pleased the MP miles felt easier today than they've felt for a while, even with the sub-20 temps, although I did take a ton of walking breaks.  Looking forward to a week taper and then racing next Saturday.

7:50/162

Asics DSTrainer #3 Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
39.008.005.000.0052.00
Asics DSTrainer #2 Miles: 10.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 7.00Asics DSTrainer #3 Miles: 22.00Brooks Launch Miles: 7.00Asics DSTrainer Miles: 6.00
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