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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: 36.25 Month: 121.25 Year: 1440.75
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 202.00
Altra Torin 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 311.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 232.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 180.25
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 310.50
Nike Structure 20 Lifetime Miles: 321.50
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 145.50
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 204.25
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 168.25
Hoka Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 194.75
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 153.50
Brooks Levitate Lifetime Miles: 151.50
Books 2018 Lifetime Miles: 39.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 23.50
Brooks L3 Lifetime Miles: 227.00
Brooks Black Oct. 2018 Lifetime Miles: 79.25
Total Distance
141.00
Brooks Levitate Miles: 3.50Books 2018 Miles: 5.00Brooks L3 Miles: 76.00Nike Structure 20 Miles: 4.75Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 10.75Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 6.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 4.50Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 3.50Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 7.75Nike LunarEpic Miles: 5.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.50

pm—3.5 Tready Miles but felt better. The groove is coming back. On another note, I'm trying out the One-Punch-Man workout—100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, and 10k of running. We’ll see what it does. I already feel stronger even though I didn’t quite hit the running numbers.

Brooks Levitate Miles: 3.50
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Total Distance
3.50

am—3.5 First day of practice. Quite a few kids out. Erged after. 

I also finished The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle. I thought it would be a par-for-the-course discussion about getting people to work together, but it was so much more. I recommend it for anyone trying to build something great with other people.

Books 2018 Miles: 1.00Brooks L3 Miles: 3.50
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Total Distance
4.25

am—4.25 First Urie loop of the summer w/ some barefoot grass loops and 6x striders. Kids Club after. Great start to things.

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 1.50
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5.25

am—5.25 Alton, UT. Good run w/ Mat. He kicked my rear. Between my lack of fitness and the elevation, I had some struggles. Elevation really hits me, not sure why.

Brooks L3 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.50

am—4.5 Out-and-back towards Grapevine w/ 6x barefoot striders after. I felt much better in STG than on the mountain.

Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 3.75
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Total Distance
5.75

am—5.75 Nice run around Shinob Kibe w/ a small but great group of kids. Saw some very encouraging things. We had a nice push the last 2 miles.

Brooks L3 Miles: 5.75
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.25

pm—4.25 Run w/ 3x 3:00 pickups. Felt dece.

Brooks L3 Miles: 4.25
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Total Distance
6.00

am--6 Dirt-Mile Tempo. Had some girls step up and others struggle w/ the tempo. Not sure how to help w/ that. It's fun to see the next group begin to fill in the gaps left by graduating seniors. 

Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.00

am--4 Urie and grass loops w/ 6x barefoot striders. I had a nice chat w/ Macey (sic) today. 

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 1.75
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.50

am--5.5 Telegraph out-and-back, including the Coral Canyon Hill. For some reason, it was rough coming back. Jada ran well today. 

Brooks L3 Miles: 5.50
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Total Distance
7.50

am—7.5 Green Springs-Telegraph loop. By the end, I was tired, and, somehow, I deleted the workout from my watch. We had a small group w/ youth conference and everything going on.

Brooks L3 Miles: 7.50
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

am—5 Nice, chill run in the desert above Middleton w/ 8x striders after.

Hoka Clayton Miles: 4.50
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
3.00

pm—3 Didn’t have the means to get up and go this morning, so my run didn’t happen until later. Basically, just a run.

Brooks L3 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
8.00

am—8 Nice run in the north desert w/ 4x 1-min. pickups. Light crew again.

Brooks L3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.75

am--4.75 Urie w/ grass after. The achilles heel was bugging a bit by the end. It's funny how it ebbs and flows. Weights after, but I didn't lift because I came out loser from my tangle w/ Decker and have some kind of kinked neck. 

Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 1.75
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Total Distance
6.00

am--6 Out-and-back on the Grapevine road. I love this run, and even though the crew was light again today, kids were doing cool things. 

I also finished Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien. It's a Vietnam novel w/ a nice dose of Magical Realism. The basic premise of the novel is that Cacciato deserts and decides to walk from Vietnam to Paris. His squad goes after him. Near the end of the book, I found a great quote:

"Peace of mind is not a simple matter of pursuing one's own pleasure; rather, it is inextricably linked to the attitudes of other human beings, to what they want, to what they expect. The real issue is how to find felicity within limits. Within the context of our obligations to other people. We all want peace. We all want dignity and domestic tranquillity. But we want these to be honrable and lasting. We want a peace that endures. We want a peace we can be proud of. Even in imagination we must obey the logic of what we started. Even in imagination we must be true to our obligations, for, even in imagination, obligation cannot be outrun." (320-321)

Books 2018 Miles: 1.00Brooks L3 Miles: 6.00
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5.25

pm--5.25 Got a run in later. Did some travelling over the last two days to see Belle and Sebastian at Sundance. It was a great time, but travelling kills my motivation. It's a win that I got a run in. 

I finished a book of essays, Maps and Lengends, by Michael Chabon. He's a good writer who uses lots of $100 words. This book tackles the underestimation by the literati of genre fiction--Sherlock Holmes, comic books, horror stories, etc. It also gave some insight into his writing process and research. Probably not a book for everyone. 

Books 2018 Miles: 1.00Brooks L3 Miles: 5.25
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5.75

am—5.75 Nice run from Confluence Park to the park in Green Valley w/ barefoot striders after. Hopefully, next week will bring a bigger crew. Not that today’s crew was lacking anything.

I’m officially back on the reading wagon. Just wrapped up I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier. It’s quite a dark, interesting read.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25Books 2018 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.75

am--7.75 A slow burner but just what the body needed. 

Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 7.75
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.25

am--8.25 Sand Hill Run. This was the first for me. I really didn't know what to expect. It went pretty well. We have a decent pack of girls, but they're still the second pack. How to get it together? 

Brooks L3 Miles: 8.25
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

am—5 Urie Loop and grass w/ 8x barefoot striders.

Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 1.75
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.25

am—7.25 Good dirt-mile tempo. We had a group of 7 that stayed compressed the whole time.

Brooks L3 Miles: 7.25
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.50

am—7 Green Springs out-and-back. Holt ran w/ us, so I used this run as an opportunity to run w/ some different girls today. It was nice.

pm—1.5 Obligatory run after weights to get used to the heat.

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 1.50Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

am--7 Coral Canyon to Walmart distribution and back w/ 6x striders after. Good run even though I feel bored out. 

Brooks L3 Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.50

pm—5.5 Decent run, progressively dialing in the pace. I sweated a lot, and it was glorious. 

I finished Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen. The book pulled me right along and stoked my desire to go to Alaska and live somewhere with mild summers. 

Nike LunarEpic Miles: 5.50Books 2018 Miles: 1.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
141.00
Brooks Levitate Miles: 3.50Books 2018 Miles: 5.00Brooks L3 Miles: 76.00Nike Structure 20 Miles: 4.75Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 10.75Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 6.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 4.50Altra Torin 2.0 Miles: 3.50Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 7.75Nike LunarEpic Miles: 5.50
Weight: 0.00
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