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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: 5.75 Month: 150.00 Year: 1373.75
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 424.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 246.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 260.50
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 553.00
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 376.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 525.76
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 524.25
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 470.25
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 335.75
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 226.50
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 303.25
STB Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Nike LunarEpic 2 Lifetime Miles: 127.75
Brooks L5 Lifetime Miles: 262.75
Desert Canyons Lifetime Miles: 86.00
Books 2021 Lifetime Miles: 39.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 111.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 53.75
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 168.50
ASICS Cumulus 23 Lifetime Miles: 12.50
Total Distance
143.00
Brooks L5 Miles: 7.75Desert Canyons Miles: 12.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 18.00Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 29.00Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 3.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 26.75Hoka Clifton 6 Miles: 4.00NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 26.75INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 18.50STB Miles: 1.75Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 3.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
5.00

am--5 Old morning route w/ about 10 minutes of tempo pace. Felt good once I got going.

Brooks L5 Miles: 5.00
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7.00

pm--7 Anasazi w/ a loop and Cholla. I went in the afternoon when it was supposedly 89 degrees. It didn't feel too bad. There was a breeze. I was thinking that, other than the vaccine for some loved ones, running in the dirt has brought more peace of mind during this pandemic than anything else. I'm grateful for health and where I live and an encouraging wife. 

Desert Canyons Miles: 7.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.25

am--6.25 Anasazi w/ Tom. Nice chat about creative tension, fact psychics, and the Edge skiing at Sundance.

Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 6.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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6.00

am--6 Barefoot on the grass w/ 8x striders. Perfect morning temperatures. 

Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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6.00

pm--6 Anasazi w/ the Chipmunk. Just me and nature.

Hoka Clayton Miles: 6.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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4.00

pm--4 Around the new river loop w/ my neighbor. Nice chat, nice night.

Hoka Clifton 6 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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7.00

pm--7 Anasazi w/ Cholla. Dirt w/ The Pixies. Mid-80s isn't as bad as I remember.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 7.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.00

pm--6 Anasazi from the bottom parking lot w/ Andrew. It was fun catching up w/ him.

Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 6.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.25

am--6.25 Anasazi to the homestead w/ Tom. Decided that Sanskrit might be a language to learn. The weather was beautiful.

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 6.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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8.00

pm--8 Anasazi, basically from trailhead to trailhead, w/ Cholla extension. I took it easy and enjoyed the heat and the 1k of climbing.

Hoka Clayton Miles: 8.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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5.50

pm--5.5 Anasazi w/ a mini-loop on Chipmunk. I saw an old runner from PVXC. That was fun.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 5.502021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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4.75

pm--4.75 Some grass miles w/ 4x striders w/ my neighbor. My current eating habits have allowed me to run sooner after eating than I can ever remember.

Brooks L5 Miles: 2.75
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5.00

pm--5 Grapevine/Prospector w/ Beattie. Fun to catch up. 

Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 5.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.50

am--6.5 Anasazi w/ Tom. Beautiful morning for a chat about Sanskrit and music.

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 6.502021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.25

pm--6.25 Anasazi to the homestead via the lower trailhead. Nice run.

Hoka Clayton Miles: 6.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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4.75

pm--4.75 Grass miles and striders w/ my neighbor.

STB Miles: 1.75
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7.00

pm--7 Anasazi w/ Cholla. Little slower today due to what I think is a bruised rib due to an awkward fall in a wiffle ball game last night. There is some ache at the edge of inhale and exhale.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 7.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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5.00

pm--5 Mustang Pass w/ Beattie, talking about teaching and college running. My ribs are still pretty achy. This will probably be the norm for a few weeks. Running a bit slower seems to help.

Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 5.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.75

am--5.75 City Creek from trailhead-to-trailhead w/ Grant. It was fun to catch up w/ him. We talked maths and philosophy. The rib felt a bit better.

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 5.752021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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7.25

pm--7.25 Anasazi w/ Chipmunk and Cholla on a perfect breezy, overcast afternoon. My rib is feeling a bit better, maybe 70%.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 7.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.50

pm--6.5 Front half of the Rim Trails from the bottom. The vehicle access to the trailhead is closed, so I hoofed it from the road. I love the desert after a rain. Hit 4K of vert for the 2nd month in a row. Not going to lie, the quads were a little tired today.

Hoka Clayton Miles: 6.502021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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5.25

pm--5.25 Grass run w/ my neighbor w/ 8x striders. 
 

I finished The Alchemist today w/ my sophomores. It's a cool read.

Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 3.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.00
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5.25

pm--5.25 Anasazi in the heat. Pretty empty on the trails today. Summer might become my favorite season if the tourists stay home.

Desert Canyons Miles: 5.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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6.75

pm--6.75 Anasazi w/Cholla via Fishhook. It was pretty hot--mid-90s--and my body is pretty beat after a somewhat stressful week at school.

Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 6.752021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
143.00
Brooks L5 Miles: 7.75Desert Canyons Miles: 12.252021 Trail Runs Miles: 18.00Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 29.00Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 3.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 26.75Hoka Clifton 6 Miles: 4.00NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 26.75INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 18.50STB Miles: 1.75Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 3.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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