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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: 39.50 Month: 94.25 Year: 1318.00
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 418.75
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: 464.75
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 323.50
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 221.50
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 300.00
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: 105.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 47.75
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 163.25
Total Distance
Memorial To Labor Miles: 46.00Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 10.50Nike Lunarglide 4 Miles: 3.00Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch Miles: 6.75NB 1400 Miles: 7.25Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 4.50Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 8.00
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am--10.5 Meandering long run in Pine Valley w/ some pick-ups. Nice run once I got warmed up. (For some reason, what feels good for the legs doesn't for the lungs in PV.) The weather was almost chilly at the beginning, and smoke was hanging in the valley--the fire is supposedly 45% contained. I love how the legs get to go during the pick-ups. Every pick-up was refreshing except the last one, which was uphill. Good start to the week.

Memorial To Labor Miles: 10.50Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 10.50
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am--5 Back to practice w/ grass loops and 6x striders. It's good to be back w/ the kiddos. La Limpia told me that it was quiet without me. Not sure how to take that. RHR--48. 

pm--1.5 Harts+ after weights. It's great to see kids work hard in the summer. I got home and erged (5x 500m of varying intentsities w/ 2:00 rest between). 

Nike Lunarglide 4 Miles: 1.50Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 2.00Memorial To Labor Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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am--6.75 Tortoise Road out-and-back. Of course, I added a Urie loop. I felt ok today. The body is a bit fatigued after the swoldier work yesterday. On another note, it's good to have some girls pushing to stay w/ the varsity girls. RHR--51. 

Brooks Launch Miles: 6.75Memorial To Labor Miles: 6.75
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am--7.25 Dirt-mile Tempo. Today was a good day. In the warm-up, it seemed like girls were struggling a little, but once we got going, the group tightened up. Girls stepped up and did really well. Maycee, Carli, and Brianna did really well. There is some real desire among this group. They are doing cool things. RHR--55. 

pm--1.5 Shakeout after weights. When I got home, I hit the erg for 30 minutes (2:15 pace). Now, I'm all bored out.

Nike Lunarglide 4 Miles: 1.50NB 1400 Miles: 7.25Memorial To Labor Miles: 8.75
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am--5.5 BHNP Loops/River Trail and 8x barefoot striders. I could really feel the accumulation of the week, especially yesterday's work, in my legs this morning. And the heart rate tells me I need to be better about recovery. RHR--56. 

Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 4.50Memorial To Labor Miles: 5.50
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pm--8 Fast-finish distance run. Felt pretty good after feeling pretty cruddy yesterday. I ran later because the kids were up a few times in the middle of the night. Also, I went to the wedding of a pvxc alum. It's one of the blessings of coaching that these wonderful young people involve us old guys in some of their major life events. 

Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 8.00Memorial To Labor Miles: 8.00
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Memorial To Labor Miles: 46.00Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 10.50Nike Lunarglide 4 Miles: 3.00Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch Miles: 6.75NB 1400 Miles: 7.25Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 4.50Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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