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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
38.002.000.000.0040.00
Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 17.00Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 23.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Easy 4 mile recovery run with Kim. Back was giving Kim troubles again. For a long time we've been trying to figure out what triggers the back problems but it's been tricky to nail down for sure. Of course the Saturday race could have something to do with it this time. We've also noticed the day after wearing high heels the back seems to complain more. Hopefully we can figure out how to keep that one under control.

Planning on 40 miles this week plus a bit of cross-training. 

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.001.000.000.006.00

Walked a 1/2 mile, ran 6 then walked another 1/2. Kim is at the condo taking care of a few things yesterday and today so I was solo. I got a little rambuncious the last mile or 2 when the wind hits you in the back and accidentally ran the last 2 miles under 8 min, 7:40 on the fastest one so I'll call that one MP even though it felt more like 5KP by the end.

8:16/166

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 6.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Nice and easy 9-miler with Kim. Finished up with .75 mile walk. Nice morning today, a little cooler than the last couple days.

9:36/144

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 9.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Nice and gentle 6 miler with Kim. Her ITB is threatening to act up again so we avoided the hills and backed off on the pace and hopefully we can nip this one in the bud. I'm thinking we should have run the Saturday race a bit more leisurely or made this week more of a rest week. Our Friday runs are always optional so we may play that card and maybe shorten the Saturday long run as well. Dang injuries always seem to be lurking around the corner, just waiting for us runners to make a single wrong move or bad decision.

9:47/135

Did 45 minutes various XT at the gym: elliptical - 15 min, bike - 10, stairs - 15. Legs feel really good after the XT, I need to remember to do these 2 or 3 times a week for the time being.

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 6.00
Comments(8)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.001.000.000.004.00

Ran 4 solo miles around 7am. Kim made the wise move I think and decided to take a rest day. Being up for an hour or 2 before starting the run sure makes a difference in how the legs feel and in general level of perkiness. Just for Terry toward the end I decided to try and catch the overall ave pace 8-min man and ran a 7:05 for mile 4.

7:59/159

Later did 45 min XT at the gym.

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 4.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

Nice little early morning 11-miler with Kim and SF Running club.

9:25/142

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 11.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
38.002.000.000.0040.00
Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 17.00Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 23.00
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