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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: 160.25 Year: 1564.25
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 440.51
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 246.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 260.50
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 558.00
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 381.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 529.76
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 529.25
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 475.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 357.75
Hoka Clifton 6 Lifetime Miles: 235.25
Bike Miles Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Erg Ks Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Hoka Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 320.25
STB Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Nike LunarEpic 2 Lifetime Miles: 134.50
Brooks L5 Lifetime Miles: 273.25
Desert Canyons Lifetime Miles: 86.00
Books 2021 Lifetime Miles: 44.00
2021 Trail Runs Lifetime Miles: 123.00
PV Speedgoat 4 Lifetime Miles: 66.50
Brooks Launch 5 Lifetime Miles: 72.25
Brooks L6 Lifetime Miles: 182.75
ASICS Cumulus 23 Lifetime Miles: 39.00
Brooks Glycerin 18 Lifetime Miles: 11.25
Total Distance
Brooks Launch Miles: 32.25Adidas Rocket Miles: 4.25INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 9.00(NB)STS Miles: 3.50NB 790 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 161.50
Total Distance

pm--7 Came home w/ a headache and nearly wrote off the running for the day but ended up hopping on the tready and banging out some miles, watching Lennon NYC. What an interesting dude!

Brooks Launch Miles: 7.00
Weight: 162.00
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am--6.75 Nice morning run w/ a buddy up and around Santa Clara. 

pm--4.25 Once again, some tready miles. Hit a few fartleks--4 x 30 sec. @ 10k pace followed by 30 sec. @ 5k pace. Feels good lately to pick it up. Twas also good to run after a weird bummer day.

Adidas Rocket Miles: 4.25Brooks Launch Miles: 6.75
Weight: 163.00
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am--10.5 Nice long(er) run this morning. No watch. No worries. Just headed out w/ nothing for breakfast but a glass of water. (This accounts for the weight loss.) Twas very enjoyable. It feels like the running is really coming back. 

Brooks Launch Miles: 10.50
Weight: 159.00
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am--9 I went out for a nice holiday run on the Barrel Roll and Sidewinder trails. Hit them backwards. There were nearly 3 times more runners than I've ever seen out there combined. In fact, I saw Logan w/ some of his kids and an old neighbor from Pine Valley Town Homes. All the climbing--~1,000 feet accumulated--about did me in, but I was able to keep it pretty even overall. I love running out in the hills.

I almost forgot. Happy Thanksgiving. I'm thankful for family and friends, the beautiful area where we live, including the glorious trails, my wonderful daughters, and a wife who puts up with all of my idiosyncracies. 

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 9.00
Weight: 161.50
Total Distance

am--8 Out-and-back on the old Swiss Days course out to the old highway. On the way back, I hit 4 tempo miles. This is my 2nd week running an out-and-back like this. I think it is beneficial. The back miles were a little quicker than they needed to be, but I was feeling it. 7:40 average for the whole run. It feels like I might be breaking on through. 

pm--3.5 Late-night recovery miles on the tready. Left achilles is pretty tight. 

(NB)STS Miles: 3.50Brooks Launch Miles: 8.00
Weight: 162.00
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am--5 Easy tready miles. The body is wasted from the quicker miles yesterday. 

NB 790 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Brooks Launch Miles: 32.25Adidas Rocket Miles: 4.25INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 9.00(NB)STS Miles: 3.50NB 790 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 161.50
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