Rhett

San Diego Trail Marathon

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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

21 marathons (2 DNFs)

6 Bostons (2007-2011, 2017)

3 Half Ironmans

2 50 Milers

1 Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim

Marathon PR:

     2:59:00 St. George 2008

     2:58:03 Boston 2010

 1/2 Marathon PR:

     1:25:41  Havasu Half 2009

     1:24:09 Painter's St.George 2010

 Half Ironman PR:

      5:25:02  HITS Havasu 2014

5K PR:

       18:23  LHC Turkey Trot 2014

        18:22  LHC Turkey Trot 2017

50 mile PR:

        7:56:14 Avalon50 2016

Short-Term Running Goals:

Break 3 hours again

Doing it a Boston would be sweet!

It was sweet!

Break 3 hours again, but now as a masters runner. It's been 9 years since my last sub 3. I better do this soon as I'm not getting any younger.

 

UPCOMING RACES

April 27 Mt. Charleston Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 18.00 Month: 146.00 Year: 542.20
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 552.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 411.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 101.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 159.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Race: San Diego Trail Marathon (26.2 Miles) 04:20:00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
26.200.000.000.000.0026.20

Since I hadn’t been to Blake’s new home yet, we thought it would be fun for me to come spend the weekend at his house and run the San Diego Trail Marathon together. It has been a great weekend, so fun to see him, his family, and his new stomping grounds. 

It rained all night Friday night and was still raining hard when we got up Saturday morning and drove to the race, but by the time the race started, it had stopped raining. It was very muddy though. We had determined to not race this race but instead to just run together and enjoy running together and we stayed with that the whole race. At one point Blake’s leg was tight so we walked together. Likewise when I felt a little nauseous he walked with me. It was just about doing this together. We weren’t fast, but we had fun. It was a great weekend.

Now it is time for me to get serious about running a fast marathon in April.

 

Altra Superior Miles: 26.20
Comments
From Tom Slick on Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 13:53:20 from 173.117.203.70

Outstanding race plan and execution!!!!

From Martin on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:32:03 from 212.88.157.202

Sounds like you had a lot of fun, great!

From Burt on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:06:48 from 70.176.85.97

Bro time!

From Tom K on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:05:56 from 47.206.60.114

Besides the rain before the race, this sounds like a great trip and race! Congratulations, Rhett!

From I Just Run on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 16:06:16 from 199.38.187.9

Nice warmup for a FAST marathon!!!

From Addie on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 04:38:16 from 67.164.200.49

Hey Rhett! I'm so glad you got to go visit Blake and very cool that you decided to just have a fun trail marathon by running together. It definitely makes running more fun when you have someone to run with. :)

From Dan on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 15:51:55 from 104.36.5.74

Sorry I am late to comment. Nice to run some just for enjoyment and with the mud a good decision. You'll crush April.

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