"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Canyonlands Moab 1/2 Mary

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Location:

UT,United States

Member Since:

Apr 05, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

"PRIOR PREPRATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Best running times:

5K - 17:45, Nestle, 2008

10K - 43:34, Des News, 2008

1/2 Marathon - 1:32:50, Provo 1/2, 1999

Full Marathon - 3:21:26, St. George, 1999

Best Boston Marathon: 3:29:57, 2006

I  RAN AND COMPLETED MY 12/12/60th BIRTHDAY CHALLENGE. 12 MARATHONS IN 12 MONTHS  (FEB 5,2011 - FEB 19, 2012)

ST GEORGE MARATHON(14)    1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2018

THE BOSTON MARATHON(14)  2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019,

DESERET NEWS MARATHON,(4)  2004, 2005, 2006, 2011

OGDEN MARATHON(3)  2004, 2005, 2011

PARK CITY MARATHON(6)  2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011

TOP OF UTAH MARATHON(4)  2004, 2005, 2007, 2011.

UTAH VALLEY MARATHON(2)  2010, 2011.

THE COWTOWN MARATHON(1)  2011

THE HOOVER DAM MARATHON (1)    2011

THE DALLAS WHITE ROCK MARATHON(1)   2011

THE SURF CITY USA MARATHON(2)    2012, 2013

THE LOST DUTCHMAN MARATHON(1)   2012

THE LAYTON MARATHON,(1)  2013

THE MT NEBO MARATHON,(1)  2014

THE ATHENS GREECE AUTHENTIC MARATHON (1), NOV 8, 2015

THE GREEN BAY MARATHON (1), JUNE 22 2016

THE CIM (1), DEC 4, 2016

THE HUNTSVILLE "FULL MONTE" MARATHON (2), 2017 & 2019

 

62 MARATHONS, From 1998 until 2019  W/ ZERO DNFS

1st Marathon, St. George Marathon, OCTOBER 3, 1998. 

62nd Marathon, The Huntsville Full Monte Marathon, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019. 

161  OVERALL RACES (5Ks,10Ks, 1/2s, Full Marathons & Tris) SINCE JUNE 4, 1998 UNTIL TODAY. (ZERO-DNF'S)

 

"PAY ME NOW OR PAY ME LATER"

Short-Term Running Goals:

RUN A 17:00 5K

RUN A 38:00 10K

RUN A 90:00 1/2 MARY

RUN A SUB 3 HR FULL MARY (I know I will never hit this one, but I will keep on trying)

RUN THE BOSTON MARATHON, AT LEAST ONE MORE TIME IN 2022! 

"THERE WILL BE DAYS THAT I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN RUN A MARATHON, BUT THERE WILL ALSO BE A LIFE TIME KNOWING THAT I HAVE!"

Long-Term Running Goals:

2021 RUNNING RACE SCHEDULE: (STILL SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

1. UTAH VALLEY MARATHON, 5 JUNE '21

2. TBA

3. TBA

4. TBA

5. TBA

6. TBA

                                ------------

 

MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE, ALL RACES CANCELLED FOR  WUHUN CHINA VIRUS)

1. SALT LAKE CITY 5K,  APRIL 18, '20

2. NESTLE 5K, JUNE 6, 2020

3. SANDY CITY 4TH OF JULY CLASSIC 5K, JULY 4. 2020

4. DESERET NEWS 10K, JULY 24,'20

5. HOBBLER 1/2 MARATHON, JULY 11, '20

6. HUNTSVILLE "FULL MONTE" MARATHON, SEPT 19, '20

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K, SEPT 26, '20

8. SANDY CITY VETERANS DAY / TURKEY TROT 5K, NOV          2020

9. MIDNIGHT MADNESS 5K / BEAT THE NEW YEAR CLOCK,              DEC 31, '20

 

GOALS.....My goal is to be an Age Division Winner and a Boston Marathon Qualifer & Participant as long as I can run this short, fat, tired old man body down the road!!!  This gettin' old crap isn't for the weak of heart, mind, body or spirit!

 

 

 

 

Personal:

 

"IMPROVISE, ADAPT & OVERCOME"

I'm still alive after all these years, All "70 yrs" of them and I'm continuing to live my dreams and I'm doing it my way! Retired Former State of Utah Police Criminal Investigator & United States ARMY O&I Sergeant! Two former wives, three former kids (two former boys & one former girl) and three former cats and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.....

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 50.50
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 797.47
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 368.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 414.75
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 295.79
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 153.55
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 93.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 46.31
IBQ15 Lifetime Miles: 23.00
Race: Canyonlands Moab 1/2 Mary (13.1 Miles) 01:42:26, Place in age division: 5
Total Distance
13.10

Twas a very fun day at the Moab 1/2 Mary. I got up at 2:am and made my way to Moab.....Got there just in time to pick up my bib and head over to the bus, load up and get up the canyon so I could wait an hour and a half to start the race! At least it wasn't a really crumby cold wet day!! It was a windy day, 20 mile per hour in your face crap!!!!

But, I went into the race just wanting to have a pretty fun run, somewhat competitive for my old man age division.....and that's what I got...

1.  7.36

2.  7.30

3.  7.34

4.  7.34

5.  6.19

6.  6.36

7.  7.33

8.  8.07

9.  7.30

10. 8.08

11. 7.53

12. 7.53

13. 8.11

.5. 4.

Unofficial Garmin time: 1:42:26, AP 7.46, 5th place M 60-64

That's all she wrote...........say good night Dick! 

30 days till "The Boston Marathon"!!!!!!!

 

 

 

Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 13.10
Comments
From Smooth on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 21:17:42 from 67.2.72.18

GOOD JOB slicksters!!! Another race under your belt, another check off your 60th birthday-gift-to-self list! You're AWESOME!!! :)

Onward and upward to Bostob!

From RAD on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 22:51:22 from 208.88.9.225

Nice work Slick! Hitting those paces with a 20 mph headwind isn't easy!! I also can hardly believe you got up at 2AM!! I would drive down and sleep in my car before I got up that early. Are you staying tonight or did you drive right home?

From Tom Slick on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 22:58:42 from 69.171.160.190

Yo RAD-I just didn't feel like staying overnight, before or after the race. I was home by about 5:30p. The getting up at 2:a was easy, it was the going to bed at 6:p to get some sleep that was rough!!!!

From Teena Marie on Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 10:57:23 from 74.211.10.13

You are NOT 60!!!!!!!!

Very nice race!!!

Btw, how is your Vette?

From Tom Slick on Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:16:47 from 69.171.160.88

Teena - Oh thank you so much for the compliment. I rolled over last month and ran into the bathroom and looked in the mirror and said, Who the hell is that old man looking back at me??? I may be 60 but I certainly don't feel like it? And I'm fighting it tooth and nail scratching at the wind. Sure glad I've got some hair left on my head!

The '63 Vette should be ready for paint mid summer and sunny, sunday rides...

From Bill on Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 13:09:45 from 71.219.132.8

If you're in SLC next weekend come run our 5K. Running of the Leopards 5K.

From Andy on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 13:25:16 from 199.190.170.28

Excellent race. I saw you coming in as I was running back on the course and you looked as strong as ever. Well done.

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