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November 30, 2021

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Santa Clara,UT,

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2008



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.



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: 0.00 Month: 160.25 Year: 1564.25
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 440.51
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: 529.25
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 475.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 357.75
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 235.25
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: 44.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 123.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 66.50
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 72.25
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 182.75
ASICS Cumulus 23 Lifetime Miles: 39.00
Brooks Glycerin 18 Lifetime Miles: 11.25
Total Distance

am--10 Suicidal Tendencies. Lots of people at the trailhead w/ their sprinter vans and other high-dollar vehicles just to schlep their bikes a mile up the road. The clientele of this trail has changed over the last decade. Can't blame anyone for wanting to be on these trails, though. I took it easy and enjoyed my first double-digit run in a while. I also spotted Andrew and Jared, 2 good dudes.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 10.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
From Rob Murphy on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 18:00:57 from

I struggle with my occasional anger at mountain bikers.

From Vis on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 18:34:15 from

I used to see them in singles or pairs. Now, they come in dozens. Relative to road bikers, they’re pretty friendly folks. I struggle with being squeezed out of space that’s felt like mine for years.

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