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Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008



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.



November 9th-  Big Bear Marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman




4 kids



Favorite Blogs:

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Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 529.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 149.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 260.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 8.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 70.20
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Got out for a run this morning.  My calf was a bit tight at first, but then loosened up.  After getting to the track I did 5 100m strides to ensure that I was warmed up and that my calf was feeling fine. Everything seemed to be good, so I started a 1600m repeat with 800m jog recovery work out.  The first mile went great.  I ran it a bit faster than I wanted to 6:21, but it felt really easy.  The second mile was going great until I had about 200m left to go when I could tell my calf was about to do its thing.  I immediately stopped as to not to cause too much damage.  I walked the last 200m then stretched a bit then ran home very cautiously.  I iced the calf when I got home.  It is now sore to walk on, but will probably feel fine by tomorrow.  I think I'm going to have to cross train the rest of the week and then give it another try on Monday.  I can't believe I'm going to have to try and BQ with mostly just cross training, but I think if my calf holds up, I'm in good enough shape to do it.  I'll just have to trust my cross training.

 Total run- 7 miles


PM- 1 hour deep water running

HyperSpeed3 Miles: 7.00
From Burt on Thu, May 26, 2011 at 13:44:39 from

Wow! Good luck!

From Kathie on Thu, May 26, 2011 at 18:45:19 from

Trust that you know your body best! I think you can do anything you put your mind too even BQ with only cross training.

From Smooth on Fri, May 27, 2011 at 15:55:28 from

Seriously what is the deal with the calf!?!?!

Your fitness is in tip top shape though and anything is possible for you, bish!!!

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