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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: 8.00 Month: 73.00 Year: 171.00
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 195.75
Altra Torin 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 295.00
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 228.00
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 171.50
Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Lifetime Miles: 416.25
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 263.75
Nike Structure 20 Lifetime Miles: 237.25
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 116.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 79.50
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 45.00
Hoka Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 59.75
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 30.00
Brooks Levitate Lifetime Miles: 33.00
Books 2018 Lifetime Miles: 9.00
Total Distance
29.25
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 4.50Books 2018 Miles: 4.00Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.25Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25Nike Structure 20 Miles: 6.00Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 9.25
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
4.50

pm--4.5 I took a little break to see if anything would heal or if I would mentally want to get back at it. The aches seemed to slumber for a few days, but they are tossing and turning now. I went up the big hill on the way to the turkey farm and flipped to make the run 35 minutes. Wanted to go farther, but it felt like I forgot how to run, and my legs never really loosened up. RHR--49. 

Last year, I kept track of the books I read and ended up with 62, a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. Since the turn of the new year, I've finished 4 more. 

Totto-chan: The Little Girl at the Window by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi was a pretty quick read about a curious, fun-loving girl who gets expelled from school and the fantastic experience she had subsequently at a nontraditional school. Helped me see what can happen when we seek to understand others. 

Beartown by Fredrik Backman tells the tale of a desolate hockey-loving town and how people choose to handle a criminal act by the star player of the junior team. Made me think a lot about how we are more willing to make concessions for those we see as extraordinary. 

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare an Elizabethan hit. Proof that those who seem insane often have the sanest perspective. 

The Self-Made Olympian by Ron Daws recounts a self-admitted average runner's pursuit of Olympic glory. My favorite quote:

No runner is so untalented that he cannot improve vastly enough to beat the more talented ones whose approach is less intense. I'm not claiming that any runner with club feet and asthma can, by scheming and whipping himself in training, beat those of world-record caliber who combine great natural talent with stone-hard discipline, but that in fully extracting his innate capabilities he may venture into worlds never dreamed of. (9)

Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 4.50Books 2018 Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
4.25

pm--4.25 Dino Tracks. I really got the sparkling new Christmas shoes dirty. But the trail is nice when some rain has fallen. I felt rough when we started but perked up a bit and really felt handsomely good when we finished. That's good. The frustration was high throughout the day. I even thought about things that go w/ spandex and zip shirts. Shame. RHR--58. 

Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.25
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Total Distance
5.25

pm—5.25 Varied pace work on the track. I went light with those coming back from injury. I felt better today, and the pick-ups were nice. RHR—57.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

pm--6 Foremaster w/ the return on 2450. Nice run except for the fact that it felt like everyday before today was leg day. That's okay. I'm getting back into it. On another note, I'm excited to do some learning this weekend. RHR--57. (Sickness is hanging out in my head.)

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 6.00
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5.25

pm—5.25 Some running around Boulder to see the sights before the 1st day of a sweet conference. My legs and lungs are still coming back.

Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.00

am—4 Some miles along the Boulder Creek, followed by a big day of cool info. We had lunch with Doug Soles. That was pretty cool.

Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
29.25
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 4.50Books 2018 Miles: 4.00Nike Pegasus 34 Miles: 4.25Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 5.25Nike Structure 20 Miles: 6.00Hoka Clifton 4 Miles: 9.25
Weight: 0.00
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