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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.

Miles:This week: 28.50 Month: 69.00 Year: 1784.50
NB 790 (Feb. 2015) Lifetime Miles: 202.00
Altra Torin 2.0 Lifetime Miles: 314.75
Altra Lone Peak 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 232.75
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 180.25
Nike LunarEpic Lifetime Miles: 323.75
Nike Structure 20 Lifetime Miles: 335.50
Hoka Clayton Lifetime Miles: 154.00
Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Lifetime Miles: 233.75
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Lifetime Miles: 189.75
Hoka Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 235.25
Nike Pegasus 34 Lifetime Miles: 188.50
Brooks Levitate Lifetime Miles: 160.50
Books 2018 Lifetime Miles: 47.00
INOV8 F-Lite 195 Lifetime Miles: 35.50
Brooks L3 Lifetime Miles: 227.00
Brooks Black Oct. 2018 Lifetime Miles: 236.75
Total Distance
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 11.00Nike Structure 20 Miles: 5.50Books 2018 Miles: 1.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 7.00Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 3.50Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 8.75INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 7.75
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am--7.5 We looped around the turf farm for a nice run. The group was solid the whole time. Plus, I realized that I've missed these longer morning runs. RHR--51. 

pm—3.5 Easy 30. These runs are always rough on the dad bod, but it’s fun to hit a double-digit day. 

Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 11.00
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am--Weights. RHR--50.

pm--5.5 Looped over by the mall and finished with some hill circuits. OK day.

While proctoring the ACT, I finished Bob Schul's In The Long Run. I was most interested in the training he did with Mihaly Igloi, and, while the book didn't go into great detail about the training, it is apparent that Schul feels like he owes a lot of his success to the training Igloi introduced to him. On another note, there were a few quotes I enjoyed.

"Many things could have stopped me if I had looked on the downside of circumstances and perpetuated the negative. I would never have gotten to this point of running with the greatest athletes in the world. It is important, of course, for healthy thinking to feel and discuss injustices and disappointments, but the mind takes in as many thoughts as it is given and we must let the negatives go as quickly as possible.

"This includes, most importantly, self-esteem. All those disappointments in life are just that--disappointments. They are not because 'I am a bad person and deserve bad things to happen,' but because that is the way life is." (103)

"I now fully believed in myself. It was a long, gradual process that came one small step at a time. It wasn't enough that I just mouthed the words. I had to believe, deep within my soul, completely. I dispersed all doubts and replaced them with the knowledge that what I had done to prepare myself had placed me in a position where I knew I could overcome any obstacle. I found ways to build a solid wall of knowledge, confidence, and self-esteem; and if that wall should become cracked within the final months of preparation, I could repair it quickly with my strongest block. That block, the one that I mention so often in this writing: the resurgence of positive thinking and its domination over self-doubt." (110)

"There is a big difference in the pain levels among athletes and while some are able to continue driving even when their bodies are hurting, others will succumb to the pain and slow down. In my training I brought my body to the pain threshold and forced it through time after time. In the process I conditioned my mind to handle more and more pain." (162).

Nike Structure 20 Miles: 5.50Books 2018 Miles: 1.00
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am--2.5 Bank and back. Small pack broke a bit. :( RHR--51.

pm--4.5 Sandberg's w/ a little extension. Not my favorite. Prefer to play after all of the work is done. 

Hoka Clayton Miles: 7.00
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pm—3.5 Warm and cool around the Kosmin. Kids looked good today. RHR—52.

Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 3.50
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am--2.5 Good run to the bank and back w/ a nice group. We have some committed freshmen. RHR--52. 

pm--6.25 Green Springs past the churches. We got to hear Upsy's impressions. Pretty funny stuff. 

Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 8.75
Weight: 0.00
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am--7.75 Zen to Moe's w/ Andy in some of my favorite shoes. (They are the envy of nearly every CrossFit dude.) The climbs had me beat today, but I still had something left as we finished. Getting fitter. Climbing on the trails would work wonders for me right now. RHR--52. 

INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 7.75
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Total Distance
Nike Vomero NXR '17 Miles: 11.00Nike Structure 20 Miles: 5.50Books 2018 Miles: 1.00Hoka Clayton Miles: 7.00Nike Lunar Epic Oct. 2017 Miles: 3.50Brooks Anthracite & Red 4 Miles: 8.75INOV8 F-Lite 195 Miles: 7.75
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