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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: 95.00 Year: 1088.22
Saucony Fastwitch #1 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Asics Gel Excite #5 Lifetime Miles: 433.70
Asics Gel Excite #6 Lifetime Miles: 195.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.000.000.000.0051.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 27.00Asics DSTrainer #4 Miles: 16.00Asics DSTrainer17 #1 Miles: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Easy 8 miler on a nice cool & comfy (but breezy) morning.  I've had a bit of tightness and soreness in my right achilles the last few days so for this week I'm bagging all the hilly stuff and we'll see how it goes.  If it stays the same or gets worse I'll decrease the mileage and/or add rest days.

8:30/150 

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Similar to yesterday, maybe a bit cooler and breezier.  8:32/152.

Asics DSTrainer #4 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Did a bit of exploring on the run this morning checking out the new section of trail.  Very nice, about 1 mile of new trail with another mile still needed to connect up to the trail on the other side.

Later went to the gym for 30 min XT plus some core. 

Asics DSTrainer17 #1 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Yes I'm stuck on the 8 miles a day schedule but it seems to be working for me, I've been enjoying these morning runs and the nice cooler temps all week.

8:26/154

Later to the gym for 30 min XT + core. 

Asics DSTrainer #4 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.000.0019.00

Maybe my longest run of the year so I was very glad it was at a relaxed pace with plenty of walk/drink breaks.  Ran with a variety of people and it was great to run 4 or 5 miles with Mark Shelley who I used to run with frequently a few years back before he moved to California.  

Felt bad that Kim wasn't feeling the love so much on this run. She has been a bit under the weather the last part of the week. But she hang tough and finished out her 20 miler. Nice job!

 

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 19.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.000.000.000.0051.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 27.00Asics DSTrainer #4 Miles: 16.00Asics DSTrainer17 #1 Miles: 8.00
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