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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: 19.00 Month: 119.75 Year: 1343.50
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: 470.25
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 330.00
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 226.50
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 303.25
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: 108.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 47.75
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 51.00
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 168.50
Total Distance
Yellow & BLue 2 Miles: 9.00Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 0.50Red & BLack 3 Miles: 10.00NB Fresh Foam Miles: 11.00Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 8.00NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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am--5.75 Harts/AC/Sandstone-Costco Loop. Good weather and an antsy pace. RHR--49. 

pm--3.25 Did the warm and cool w/ the girls. They ran a mile time trial today, followed by a fast 200. Awesome. 

Yellow & BLue 2 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
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pm--3 Grass Loops at Sandstone. Just the varsity girls. We had a nice chat today about goals. 

Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 0.50
Weight: 0.00
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am--5 DI/AC. Good group. Good weather. Good run. RHR--49.

pm--5 Ran around Bloomington Hills Park while the varsity kids did a workout. I even jumped into the tempo a few times, which felt pretty good. 

Red & BLack 3 Miles: 10.00
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am--5 DI/Scary Bushes/Mini-Costco Loop. Had a good time listening to the girls yell, "Slow down" at each other for 20 minutes. RHR--50. 

pm--7 Green Springs to Alli J's house w/ 8x striders. On the way back, Caroline jumped in the fake blue pond. The girls have a ton of fun together. 

NB Fresh Foam Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
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am--4 DI/Stop Sign. I love the mornings this time of year. The end of darkness and the beginning of light. The temperature is normally 5-10 degrees cooler, but I'll live. RHR--51.

pm--4 Sunrise Hills. I mostly kept time for the girls. My legs were feeling the week at the beginning. 

Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 8.00
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am--10 Santa Clara Mountain (Suicidal Tendencies). I decided to finish this week w/ a good effort. Perhaps it'll put something into the cosmos to give the kids a little more power on Tuesday. I didn't feel especially great starting off, but I got going. The bigger week was apparent when I failed to pick up my feet and almost biffed twice and also when I had to power hike up a section of the trail that climbs to sidewinder. RHR--59.

NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
Yellow & BLue 2 Miles: 9.00Red, Yellow & Black 3 (Apr. 6, 2015) Miles: 0.50Red & BLack 3 Miles: 10.00NB Fresh Foam Miles: 11.00Red & Black 3 (Dec. 4, 2014) Miles: 8.00NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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