Rhett

August 24, 2019

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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

November 9th-  Big Bear Marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 9.00 Month: 72.00 Year: 976.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 533.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 153.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 260.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 8.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 70.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

Recovery week #2

I didn’t do my speed work last week because I was skiing Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, so I started this week off with a short version of speed work even though this is  my recovery week. 

2 mile mile warm up

3 x 1 mile at 5:56 pace with 1/2 mile recovery 

Total 7 miles 

This seemed more difficult than it should have but I guess that is what happens when you ski hard, eat horribly and sleep poorly for a few days. Now I can spend the rest of the week really recovering and getting my body and mind ready for my final 3 week training block before taper begins. 

NB 1400v6 Miles: 7.00
Comments
From Tom Slick on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 16:44:55 from 174.148.94.173

Rhett - When do you think you'll be returning to Boston?

From I Just Run on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:14:48 from 199.38.187.9

I'm still in that recovery mode too but finally kicked myself out the door yesterday for a short run.

From Rhett on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 09:58:54 from 66.185.237.66

Slick, while I like to BQ annually just so I can say I could go to Boston, I don't see myself returning to Boston in the near future. There are so many races I have not done and I feel like I have done everything there is to do in Boston. I just want to see and do different things.

IJR, you had a great race so the downtime is well deserved. I'm just on a built in recovery week for my upcoming marathon. Fortunately it came after my ski trip because my legs are still shot from that.

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