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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: 9.00 Month: 69.60 Year: 1177.82
Saucony Fastwitch #1 Lifetime Miles: 65.50
Asics Gel Excite #5 Lifetime Miles: 463.10
Asics Gel Excite #6 Lifetime Miles: 236.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.302.000.000.0053.30
Brooks Launch Miles: 3.00Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 22.00Barefoot On Grass Miles: 3.05Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 2.25Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 23.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.300.000.000.0010.30

AM: Ran 6 miles mostly solo but last part with Kim who I 'ran' into surprisedly just past mile 4. I thought she was going to sleep in and run later in the morning and didn't realize she wanted to get er done early today.

8:30/151

Just before noon: Ran just over 4 miles including 1.3 barefoot on the grass. Also did 6 strides just to try and keep the legs from forgetting completely about sub-7 pace. These sunny fall days are sure nice.

7:59/161

Brooks Launch Miles: 3.00Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 6.00Barefoot On Grass Miles: 1.30
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM: Ran 6 with Kim on a pitch black but peaceful morning. Starting to get chilly in the AM hours but still quite pleasant for October. Hope it's still a little while before the first freeze comes.

9:35

Late AM: 20 min various XT at the gym and 2 more run miles outside as I couldn't resist the near perfect weather.

7:55/154

My weight dropped below 140 today for the first time since May. All my PRs have been when I've weighed in the 135-140 range.

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 2.00Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Slept in a bit this morning after getting home late from a play at the HCT. One of the benefits of having gobs of vacation time at work I need to use-or-lose by the end of the month. Pretty much I am just working 4 hours a day this entire month. I think I could get used to a 20-hour work week.

Anyway this made it so Kim and I could go out for the run around 11am. Beautiful fall day, sunny and bit nippy to start but warming up pretty good by the end. Did a warmup mile or so with Kim then I started doing an up/down/up/down/up/down...etc.. hill workout while Kim did her run. I'm going to try and do a hill workout most weeks to build strength and to serve as my poor-mans-speedwork and get the HR up without pounding the legs.

Not sure what the deal was today, I felt fine for a while but then I just really ran out of gas the last few miles and dogged it home at SP ("Snail Pace" :)). Guess I need to ease into the hills a bit more gently.

8:36/155

Been enjoying watching the Chilean miner rescue.

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM: 6 8:15/163

Late AM: XT 20 min + 1.75 mile BFOG

Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 0.25Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 6.00Barefoot On Grass Miles: 1.75
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles with Kimi Sue Loo in the morning just as the sun was coming up. Another beautiful day we ran down to the bottoms and got a couple miles on the new river trail. Have the full day off today looking forward to a nice day with the family. Camron and Rurika are visiting as well so always good to have them around when they can get a break from the hectic college study/work schedule.

9:20

Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.002.000.000.0011.00

Slept in a bit today again then we went out about sunrise time. Beautiful October day. Ran just over 4 with Kim then 7 more solo. Felt a little more peppy than usual today so I went with the flow and ran a lot of sub-8 min miles with a couple miles down into the MP range between 7-7:30. 

8:16/153

Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 11.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
51.302.000.000.0053.30
Brooks Launch Miles: 3.00Asics Gel 2150 Miles: 22.00Barefoot On Grass Miles: 3.05Asics Gel 1150 (retired) Miles: 2.25Asics Gel 1150 Miles: 23.00
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