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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: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 916.75
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 404.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 246.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 260.50
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 533.50
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 376.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 508.51
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 514.75
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 443.75
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 302.00
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 186.25
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 292.00
STB Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Nike LunarEpic 2 Lifetime Miles: 100.25
Brooks L5 Lifetime Miles: 243.25
Desert Canyons Lifetime Miles: 78.75
Books 2021 Lifetime Miles: 30.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 89.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 24.75
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 1.75
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 38.50
Total Distance
24.00
Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 7.75Red White & BLue 2 Miles: 5.50Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 3.50
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Total Distance
10.50

am--8.25 Long Run w/ 4 x striders. We looped up on the Highland Mesa and looped back around to the school. I felt decent until we came up Telegraph, then my legs really flattened out. I was reduced to a few bouts of walking. Then I tapped out at the minimum on striders. It seems like something like this happens every year. I'm not sure if it's dehydration or the low-mileage week last week. We had some good discussions about visualization and mindset prior to my collapse. Now I feel like I need more than anyone else. 

pm--2.25 A nice short run. The legs felt better but not profoundly better. I picked up a Gatorade that I've been nursing all day. 

Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 7.75
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Total Distance
3.50

am--3.5 Grass Loops w/ kid's club. Felt decent. The girls really do have a little quicker pace on the easy days than they have in the past. Didn't get in an afternoon run because I drove to Vegas to pick up my wife at the airport. 

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Total Distance
6.50

am--6.5 Dirt-Mile Progression w/ 8x Striders. We had a smaller group today, but the girls stuck together really well. We had some girls really fight to get back w/ the pack, and others who led strongly for the duration. That being said, they were toasted and cut after 3 today. RHR--54. 

Red White & BLue 2 Miles: 5.50
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Total Distance
3.50

pm--3.5 Got back later from the lake and got a little run in. Another tough week for me, running-wise. I've had trouble getting my head in the game. We did do some hiking at the lake--Rainbow Bridge--totally beautiful--and the giant sand hill. Good to be back home. 

Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 3.50
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Total Distance
24.00
Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 7.75Red White & BLue 2 Miles: 5.50Nike Pegasus 30 Miles: 3.50
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