Rhett

August 21, 2019

Recent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesRhett's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageWeek ViewMonth View
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

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: 5.00 Month: 68.00 Year: 972.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 533.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 149.20
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
3.001.000.000.000.004.00

Final track day before UVM

1 mile warm up

4 x 400m at mp (1:33, 1:33, 1:40, 1:42) with 400m jog recovery

1 mile cool down.

Total 4 miles

I was trying to feel mp and just could not quite get it.  The 400s should have been 1:45.  Luckily I'll have my my garmin on race morning and hopefully that will help me get into the right pace.  I think I will actually just start out with the 3:05 pace group to try and get me off to the right pace and then decide if I should slow down or speed up about 10 miles into the race.

Brooks Summons II Miles: 4.00
Comments
From timp on Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 21:00:30 from 144.189.100.27

I'm trying to figure out the math for those 400s. Do they include the 400 recovery time?

Hey, how many weeks until uvm?

From Rhett on Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 21:44:42 from 184.12.165.189

No Tim, it's just my special ability to type the wrong time. Usually I make myself world record fast with my errors, this time I made myself turtle slow. Those should all read 1 minute not 3 minutes.

From timp on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 07:00:07 from 99.110.188.230

ah-- much more sense :)

good luck this Saturday! I like the idea to go out with the 3:05 group and then re-assess after 10. That gives you 16 miles to crank it up a bit if you are feeling good enough to go for the sub 3.

From Smooth on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 09:31:51 from 69.54.63.225

I was confused with those split times too! :)

If I remember right mile 9 is uphill to the dam, then it is downhill fromthen on until you hit Bridal Veil Falls. It is a smart move to start with the 3:05 and pick it up after the dam. I am certain you will get a nice negative split! Can't wait to see how you do! See you real soon! :)

From fly on the Wall on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 11:03:32 from 204.113.19.47

I hope to see you Saturday at o-dark-thirty. I won't be running with the 3:05 group, so cheer me across the line!

Good luck.

From Rhett on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 18:08:20 from 38.73.137.152

Fly I will look for you at the start. I'm going to start with the 3:05 group but you might be passing me in the second half. Encourage me as you fly by me.

Add Your Comment.
  • Keep it family-safe. No vulgar or profane language. To discourage anonymous comments of cowardly nature, your IP address will be logged and posted next to your comment.
  • Do not respond to another person's comment out of context. If he made the original comment on another page/blog entry, go to that entry and respond there.
  • If all you want to do is contact the blogger and your comment is not connected with this entry and has no relevance to others, send a private message instead.
Only registered users with public blogs are allowed to post comments. Log in with your username and password or create an account and set up a blog.
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com
New Kids on the Blog
(need a welcome):