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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: 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
29.50
Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 8.00Brooks L6 Miles: 2.50Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 4.50Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.00Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 4.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 2.00INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 4.50
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2.00

pm--2 Easy afternoon. I slept in a couple hours to give my body a chance to fight the runny nose I had over the weekend. 

Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 2.00
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5.50

am--2.5 Lava Flow w/ a good crew. 
 

pm--3 Won the scavenger hunt w/ Jax, Addy, Carys, and Abi.

Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 3.00Brooks L6 Miles: 2.50
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5.00

am--5 Old morning route before heading up north for pre-state. Felt decent.

Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 5.00
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4.50

am--4.5 Sandy route by my lonesome, running on low sleep because of a cluster headache. It was fun to see the new state course, and, as usual, some kids were up, some were down.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 4.50
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8.00

am--4 Heights w/ the level 2 boys. It's nice to mix it up once in a while. 
 

pm--4 Anasazi to the top w/ the hound. She did great at double the mileage of the last outing. She did balk once because she needed a potty break. It's fun to have a trail buddy. 
 

I finished a great book today, Clint Smith's How The Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America. Very thought provoking and more evenhanded than Coates's book. It's a must read for history buffs and humans in general.

Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.00Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 4.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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4.50

am--4.5 Bear Claw Poppy from the bottom. Decent morning. 100th trail run of the year.

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 4.502021 Trail Runs Miles: 1.00
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Total Distance
29.50
Nike LunarEpic 2 Miles: 2.00Brooks Launch 5 Miles: 8.00Brooks L6 Miles: 2.50Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 4.50Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.00Hoka Speedgoat 4 Miles: 4.00Books 2021 Miles: 1.002021 Trail Runs Miles: 2.00INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 4.50
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