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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: 21.00 Month: 87.00 Year: 1080.22
Saucony Fastwitch #1 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Asics Gel Excite #5 Lifetime Miles: 425.70
Asics Gel Excite #6 Lifetime Miles: 195.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
50.000.000.000.0050.00
Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 32.00Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 13.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Enjoyed sleeping in this morning and doing the easy 6-miler in the sun on a cool, crisp almost-fall morning. I think Kim especially enjoyed the sleep-in after being up past midnight wrestling with my youngest daughter's pesky loose tooth! See Kim's blog for details.

We both seemed to have recovered very nicely from the 20-miler on Saturday. Still can't exactly pinpoint exactly why that run went so well compared to most long runs, hopefully a sign that all the earlier consistent training has kicked in and Kim is approaching a peak at just the right time for SGM. We'll be doing a similar run this Friday so we'll see if it was a fluke.

My inside-leg-below-knee discomfort is nearly gone. I'll stay conservative this week just to not push my luck, also then we'll have the last of the 20+ runs out of the way.  All other areas of the legs/feet are feeling fabulous.

Did 4 conservative strides during today's run. My fast-twitch endowed partner was kind and kept things mellow this time. Have a good Labor Day everyone!

9:28/136

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Ran our streets-of-SF hills 10-miler. Pretty chilly and very windy!! BRRRRR!!! Quite enjoyed the long hot shower afterward, didn't want to ever get out.

9:38/138

 

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 10.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Six nice and easy in the morning. Much warmer than the last couple of days but mega-windy!! Later went to the gym for 40-min XT.

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

Today was an optional day. Didn't set the alarm or anything but woke up around 5 and couldn't seem to get back to sleep so got up. Noticed it was pretty warm and no wind so decided to go out and do 3 miles. Later went to gym at work for standard 40 min XT workout.

8:08/163

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 3.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

Ran a repeat of last Saturday's 20-miler down Provo Canyon with Kim and a friend/co-worker of hers. Another great run. Check out Kim's blog for more details. Always nice to have the last 20+ miler out of the way and start thinking taper. Should be a fun time down in SG!

9:20/142

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 20.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Brrr chilly morning! Felt more like late October or November. Kim and I helped with the SF 1/2 marathon but managed to get in a few miles during quiet times.  Ran 3 with Kim and 2 solo. Can't believe how good my legs feel today after the 20 yesterday. Not much different than any other day. This is a GOOD thing.

 

Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
50.000.000.000.0050.00
Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 32.00Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 13.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 5.00
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