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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
Nike Structure 20 Miles: 10.50Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 9.50Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 6.00Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 5.00Brooks Black & Electric 4 Miles: 11.50Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 7.25Books 2017 Miles: 1.00
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am--8.5 Sugar Loaf out-and-back w/ 8x 100m hills. What a great run. First off, it's feeling cooler in the morning. Second, the group was fantastic. Lots of girls found some new confidence over the weekend. This bodes well for the team. RHR--50. 

pm--2 Some grass loops w/ shoes. Both ball fields were unavailable. We talked about naming ponies. Goofy but fun. 

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 10.50
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am--3.5 DI/Weights/Harts. The morning was whatever. My heel was pretty sore, and I'm trying to figure out how to make reading and writing more meaningful to students. RHR--48. 

pm--6 Telegraph w/ Sandberg'sish on the way back. We still have work to do with our group. Erged 1k after.

Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 9.50
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am--6 DI-Lutheran/Bank/Stg. Running Center. I know I won't be able to run this evening, with the meet and all, so I did some extra work this morning. The girls seem happy, and some nervous (excited?). And finally, the morning was cooler. RHR--48.

Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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am--5 Didn't run w/ the kids at all today. It's good for them to run without the goofy old guy telling them to run faster all the time. But my neighbor texted about a run this evening, and, because I was feeling guilty, I went. Actually ended up feeling pretty good. RHR--52. 

Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 5.00
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am--5 Harts/Bank/STG Running Center Loop. It was what I would call autumnal this morning for the first time in a long time. We had summer Wednesday, rain Thursday, and fall today. RHR--54.

pm--6.5 Dirt-Mile Progressive Power Run. I ran w/ the second group of girls--Jenessa, Pyper, Jada, Alli Br., Jenna, and Macey. For 15 minutes we worked from 45 seconds above 5k pace down to 5k pace. The girls did awesome stuff. The future is bright, and the old man held up.

Brooks Black & Electric 4 Miles: 11.50
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am--7.25 Hell's Hole w/ a good group before the car wash. It was fun to see a group operate at a quick fairly easily. Jacey is ready to do some damage. The car wash was awesome, singing, dancing, and chatting, all while we worked together. RHR--49. 

I also finished Originals by Adam Grant. It took me a little longer than it should have because I didn't devote much time to reading. (There's lots on the brain right now.) That being said, Grant always exceeds expectations. I expected to hear how innovators innovate, but the last few chapters dealt with motivational concerns that really seem pertinent. Plus, he does more than ride the coat tails of other thinkers; he actually conducts some of his own experiments, mostly soft sciences, but that's fine with me. Now on to Frankenstein and, perhaps, a Pink Floyd bio.

Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 7.25Books 2017 Miles: 1.00
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Nike Structure 20 Miles: 10.50Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 9.50Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 6.00Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 5.00Brooks Black & Electric 4 Miles: 11.50Nike Pegasus 31 Miles: 7.25Books 2017 Miles: 1.00
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