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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.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 94.75 Year: 659.75
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 202.00
Altra Torin 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 303.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 228.00
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 171.50
Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Lifetime Miles: 475.75
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 285.50
Nike Structure 20 Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 137.75
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 137.25
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 113.00
Hoka Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 105.25
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 91.50
Brooks Levitate Lifetime Miles: 111.00
Books 2018 Lifetime Miles: 18.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 13.50
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No run. I did do some cleaning and mowed the lawn. I also finished A Sense of Where You Are by John McPhee. McPhee is an engaging writer who makes you interested in subjects you would’ve previously never pursued. This book is about Bill Bradley and his playing days at Princeton. What a phenomenal read! A few great passages follow. 

“After watching Bradley play several times, even when he was eighteen, it seemed to me that I had been watching all the possibilities of the game that I had ever imagined, and then some. His play was integral. There was nothing missing. He not only worked hard on defense, for example, he worked hard on defense when the other team was hopelessly beaten. He did all kinds of things he didn’t have to do simply because those were the dimensions of the game.” (7-8)

“One effect that Bradley has had on Princeton has been to widen noticeably the undergraduate body’s tolerance for people with high ethical standards. ‘He is a source of inspiration to anyone who comes in contact with him,’ one of his classmates says. ‘You look at yourself and you decide to do better.’” (41-42)

Books 2018 Miles: 1.00
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Total Distance
4.50

am—4.5 Pretty much the same loop as yesterday w/ the addition of Grant. Another good day at state.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 4.50
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4.75

am—4.75 Ran around Provo before State Track. Some good-to-great performances today.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 4.75
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6.00

am--6 Looped through the neighborhood. Nice, steady run. RHR--52. 

Nike LunarEpic Miles: 6.00
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9.00

am--3.5 DI/Whale. Good morning. RHR--52. 

pm--5.5 Sullivan out-and-back. It was warmish and the pace was warmish as well. Good push by some girls at the end. Added 2k on the erg later.

I just finished A Clean Pair of Heels: The Murray Halberg Story by Garth Gilmour. Halberg was a Lydiard guy. I love reading about the Kiwi’s adventures and training, although as an insight to training the book would come up short. Nonetheless, the mentality of these guys was amazing.

Brooks Levitate Miles: 9.00Books 2018 Miles: 1.00
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5.50

am—2.25 Harts/track while some of the girls did a 1600 time trial. RHR—51.

pm—3.25 Out-back to Dixie Dr. w/ my neighbor. It was good to get out again even though the mileage wasn’t much.

Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 3.25Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 2.25
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Total Distance
29.75
Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 3.25Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 2.25Brooks Levitate Miles: 9.00Books 2018 Miles: 2.00Nike LunarEpic Miles: 6.00Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 9.25
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