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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: 125.00 Year: 1196.50
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 415.00
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 246.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 260.50
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 547.75
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 376.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 518.01
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 516.75
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 456.50
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 317.75
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 207.25
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 296.00
STB Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Nike LunarEpic 2 Lifetime Miles: 112.00
Brooks L5 Lifetime Miles: 257.50
Desert Canyons Lifetime Miles: 86.00
Books 2021 Lifetime Miles: 36.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 101.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 36.75
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 29.50
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 151.75
Total Distance
Adidas Rocket Miles: 7.00NB MR10 Orange Miles: 7.25Altra Instinct Miles: 5.00Brooks Ravenna 3 Miles: 9.50Brooks Ghost 5 Miles: 11.25
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am--7 Did a tough workout--4 x 30 sec. w/ 1 min. recovery, 3 x 800 w/ 2 min. recovery, and 3 x 1000 w/ 1 min. recovery. The progression through the intervals was unexpected and difficult. The 800s may have been a bit slack, but the 1000s were very honest. All of this was sandwiched between PH warm and cool. 

pm--3.25 Nice easy miles to loosen up the legs. 

Adidas Rocket Miles: 7.00NB MR10 Orange Miles: 3.25
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pm--5 Warm-up and cool-down w/ the girls at the time trial. I added a mile after that. I fully intended to add a few more when I got home, but I ended up carry alcohol out of a gas station. 

Altra Instinct Miles: 5.00
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am--6 Nice Starbucks run w/ the girls w/ PH before and after. We had a Mrs. Threet sighting. It was eerie. 

pm--3.5 Hot nails w/ the girls. I'm getting pumped for Friday's race. 

Brooks Ravenna 3 Miles: 9.50
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am--5.25 Truncated usual morning run. It was very nice out. I'm not complaining when I say that it was almost chilly. The other interesting part of the run was a bright bit of smoke or exhaust in the air shaped like the diminishing zig-zags we all used to put under important words in our middle-school years. Not sure what it was. 

pm--4 Run to Sandberg's pond--that's for  you Baggs--and finished off w/ 4 x 200. I was flat as flat can be today on the 200s. 

NB MR10 Orange Miles: 4.00Brooks Ghost 5 Miles: 5.25
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am--6 The usual morning run on a beautiful autumn day. Nothing more really to say. 

Brooks Ghost 5 Miles: 6.00
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am--10 I got out a little later, and it wasn't too hot. Went w/ a buddy on a little trail run up Santa Clara Hill--the new trail off of Barrel Roll. 

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Adidas Rocket Miles: 7.00NB MR10 Orange Miles: 7.25Altra Instinct Miles: 5.00Brooks Ravenna 3 Miles: 9.50Brooks Ghost 5 Miles: 11.25
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