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November 18, 2017

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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: 48.50 Month: 132.00 Year: 2162.00
Nike Lunarglide 4 Lifetime Miles: 475.00
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 185.00
Altra Torin 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 282.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 208.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 171.50
Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Lifetime Miles: 379.75
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 242.00
Books 2017 Lifetime Miles: 52.00
Nike Structure 20 Lifetime Miles: 186.75
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 81.25
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 30.50
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 8.50
Total Distance
7.75

am--7.75 Anasazi Trail from trailhead to trailhead w/ Tom and Andy, the Cosmic Bros. It was a nice jaunt and beautiful out. The dirt is a nice reprieve every once in a while. RHR--51. 

I finished a couple books the last few days—Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Like someone said this week, the first was “a lot better than I expected.” I wasn’t drawn to Austen’s book before I first read it but have learned to love the satiric voice. Card’s book has become an October tradition. Its insight into leadership is magnificent. If I could’ve talked my wife into it when we had our son in May, I would be one of those nerds with a son named Andrew, nicknamed Ender. So sci-fi.

Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Miles: 7.75Books 2017 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Glory in the long run on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:26:15 from 67.2.84.252

Love your personal reason for running. How would you rank Ender's Game compared to other sci-fi? Is that the one the movie was based on? Is the book better?

From Vis on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 08:08:01 from 204.113.55.59

I've actually never seen the movie, but the book is great, right up there with Dune for me. What sci-fi books do you enjoy?

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