"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

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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

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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
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PC2-2 Miles: 70.00
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21.00

21 mi during my mid morning long run on my hardest course! 2 times around from home base up Dimple Dell over the top and down Wasatch Blvd back to the home base. I really feel good about my training getting to this point in my training cycle headed to The 118th running of  The Boston!!!!  42 days till showtime! With 6 full weeks of training left,my training focus will now shift from endurance to speed training...

PC2-2 Miles: 21.00
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11 speed miles @ 3:am in the foot hills.

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10 mi doing hill repeats and speed training @ 3:am. 30 degrees in the dark of the cold morning, light winds.

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10 easy mi @ 3:am

PC2-2 Miles: 10.00
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11 mi @ 1:pm today.....53 degrees in the sunshine w/just a little wind.

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7 mi easy run w/o a garmin @ 8am, 39 degrees, no wind, lotsa blue sky and puffy clouds...35 days and a wake up and it's show time in Boston!!!!!!! All you Boston Bound Runners remember it's Patroit's Day, so remember to show your patroitism by  displaying your "USA" flag!

Wow, it's a tough bunch of runners on this blog. I turn in my longest mileage week in many many years and I'm just bearly able to stay on the front page of the Mileage Board......(-: . Just fell off the front page! Oh well, on to next week...

PC2-2 Miles: 7.00
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PC2-2 Miles: 70.00
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