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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: 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
40.753.001.250.0045.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 19.50Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 18.50Asics DSRacer Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

Wasn't too excited to return to dark/cold morning runs after all the nice sunny St George runs last week.  Fortunately there was little wind and temps weren't too bad (high 20's?) so it wasn't so bad afterall.

Later went to the gym for 30 min XT + core. Legs are feeling pretty good lately, cardio is still not quite there but starting to come around. 

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.001.250.006.50

Worked at home today so sleeping in and running before lunch seemed like the thing to do, especially since short/steep hill repeats were on the agenda.  

Headed with Kim around 11am over to heartbreak hill and got it done. I really don't like uphill repeats and I don't think Kim does either. Did the bare minimum required according to the schedule and got in 8.  I think ideally we should be doing this on a bit shorter hill.

Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

Out bright and early on a bright full-moon morning.  Wind was crazy in our neighborhood but for some strange reason and fortunately for us is didn't seem to be blowing much anywhere else.

Later went to the gym for 30 min XT + core. 

Asics DSRacer Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

Early morning run with Mr Full Moon. Did half dozen strides toward the end.

8:36/150

Later got to the gym for 30 min XT + core. 

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

9:04/140

Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.003.000.000.0012.00

Another warmer than usual morning to start our December.  Around 45-50 degrees although overcast.  Had a pretty good size group of runners although we're short on the ladies as Kim was the only one from the fairer sex.

In the middle we ran a benefit 5K that ran up/down the river trail from the base of Osborne hill. Hadn't planned on racing and didn't go all out but couldn't resist speeding up and doing some 7-7:30 MP miles. 

Did a few more cooldown miles to get to 12 for the day and 45 for the week. This is probably as high as I'll be going on the weekly miles until a month or so before Boston.

8:41/147 

Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
40.753.001.250.0045.00
Asics DSTrainer17 #2 Miles: 19.50Asics DSTrainer17 #3 Miles: 18.50Asics DSRacer Miles: 7.00
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