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Location:

Santa Clara,UT,

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

Swiss Days(5k)--19:47.5

Zion Centennial Fun Run (10k)--42:19 

St. George Half Marathon--1:36:45.4 

St. George Marathon--3:22:29

Short-Term Running Goals:

I want to work on building up my base again and taking a crack at my 5k and 10k PRs.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Run to live. Live to run.

 

Personal:

I'm married with 3 cuties and a buddy. When I don't run, I'm ornery.  So for their sake--It's all for them--I run.

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: 10.00 Month: 30.25 Year: 1601.00
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 446.26
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 246.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 260.50
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 558.00
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 381.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 529.76
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 533.00
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 475.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 364.00
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 238.50
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 320.25
STB Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Nike LunarEpic 2 Lifetime Miles: 134.50
Brooks L5 Lifetime Miles: 273.25
Desert Canyons Lifetime Miles: 86.00
Books 2021 Lifetime Miles: 46.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 125.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 66.50
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 75.25
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 182.75
ASICS Cumulus 23 Lifetime Miles: 47.25
Brooks Glycerin 18 Lifetime Miles: 17.75
Total Distance
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pm--3.75 Tuweap w/ Abigail, Aspen, and James. It felt a little harder today. I've backed off my mileage to "build" w/ the kids, but my body feels better w/ a few more miles a day. 
 

I will finish To Love as God Loves by Roberta C. Bondi. She is one of my favorite spiritual authors. Her work follows the thinking of the desert monastics from the early Christian era. Good stuff and a pretty quick read.

Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 3.75Books 2021 Miles: 1.00
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Total Distance
3.00

pm--3 An easy run to the ball fields and back. Kip work before and fresh-swing-speed strides after.

Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 3.00
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3.25

pm--3.25 First day of track. Small group of the commits. It's suddenly chilly in the afternoon.

I finished Art Spiegelman's graphic novel MAUS for the first time. Like a few other graphic novels, it felt a bit loose on plot and character. 

Hoka Clifton 6 Miles: 3.25Books 2021 Miles: 1.00
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10.00
Hoka Clifton 6 Miles: 3.25Books 2021 Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 3.00Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 3.75
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