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June 28, 2017

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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

19 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

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 7 years since my last sub 3. I better do this soon as I'm not getting any younger.

 

UPCOMING RACES

Sep. 16 Huntsville Full Monte Marathon

Oct. 27 Javalina Hundred(K)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 20.00 Month: 179.00 Year: 1308.20
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 24.00
Sketchers Sprint Lifetime Miles: 371.00
Altra One Lifetime Miles: 230.20
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 288.00
Salomon Sense Pro Max Lifetime Miles: 134.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 15.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.900.000.000.000.0010.90

Another amazing morning!  The weather is not supposed to be this cool at this time of year in Havasu, but I'll take it.

Progression run:

4 miles warm up

7:21, 7:15, 7:05, 6:47, 6:18, 5:53

0.9 mile cool down

Total Run 10.9 miles

My best run I've had in a long time!!!

Nike Free Miles: 10.90
Comments
From Mack on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 13:46:11 from 50.39.193.169

Glad you had a great one. I'm impressed at how you are able to maintain your level of running fitness even though you have had to cut way back on your runs. Cross training helps, but I still think it's impressive. I've often wondered if it is purely a function of physiology or if their is some innate genetic component to it that allows one person to maintain fitness better than another. I probably ought to ask Cougar what he thinks. Sorry to ramble on...

From Kelli on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 14:05:51 from 71.219.96.115

My house was 62 degrees when I got up! I had to turn the heater on!!! To go from 95 in Phoenix to snow in Utah a few days later----CRAZY!!!

Glad you are out enjoying the weather.

From DaleG on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 14:25:00 from 174.52.230.9

Nice run, Rhett.

Mack, I for one, lose fitness very quickly, even if I cross train. If I miss even a few days of running, it shows and I feel like I'm starting all over again.

From Mack on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 18:58:00 from 50.39.193.169

Dale, I hear ya. I'm the same way.

From Doone on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 19:14:34 from 184.10.158.177

I think you ran so well because you had to borrow MY compression sleeve - i told you it was awesome....just like you are. I am SO SO SO glad you had a great run.

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