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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:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 63.00 Year: 967.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Simutlated speed work today.  Plan warm up, 4x800m with 2 min RI, cool down.

Actual work out on arc trainer.  10 min warm up, 4x3min at 100% effort with 2 min RI, 30 min easy for cool down.  Lots of thinking about how I'd rather be running.

From Kathie on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 14:06:02 from

You will be running soon... how is you foot feeling today?

From DonGardinero on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 14:26:24 from

Be strong. How does the effort feel on the arc trainer compared to actual running?

Have you tried out your Vibram five fingers? I'm thinking of getting some, but I'd like to know how they feel. I wish we could test out shoes.

From Rhett on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 14:40:34 from

I love my Vibrams. I wear them all over the place. They are so comfortable. It's like being barefoot, but with protection on the bottom of your feet. They are great for going down to the lake with the kids. I just wear them in the water. I tried a little running in them on grass one day, but my foot is not quite ready for that yet.

From DonGardinero on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 14:41:58 from

Cool, Rhett!!! I'll have to get me some. By the way, where can they be bought? Also, what model do you have?

From Smooth on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 14:48:25 from

GREAT JOB on the speed work. That's 60 min. on the arc trainer. You are so patient and dedicated. Keep thinking positive thoughts. You will be running soon. You inspire me each day NOT to take my running for granted. HEAL tendon HEAL!!!

From Rhett on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 15:04:54 from

Kathie, my foot is tender today, but not painful like it was last night. I'm hoping to get in a few easy running miles tomorrow if it feels good.

Dale, I have the KSO model. It is more of a full shoe so it Keeps Stuff Out while playing in the sand and water. My wife bought them on-line. I don't know the web site.

Smooth, thanks. I just really want this to go away so I can get back to my normal training. I hope your legs start feeling better.

From RivertonPaul on Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 18:00:16 from

Nice job. I need to look into some vibrams myself.

From Teena on Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:43:41 from

I know that "I'd rather be running" thinking very well. Sorry that you are going through this.

Hang in there PK!!! One of these days very soon things are going to start feeling a lot better ("very soon" is so relative, isn't it?).

From Rhett on Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 19:33:33 from

Teena, thanks for helping to keep my spirits high. I need all the help I can get. I think I'm going to try a few easy miles tonight. My foot is feeling better today.

From Teena on Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:46:46 from

Okay PK ... how are you? Did you decide to run last night? How did it go?

Please, please, please be careful. I worry about diehards like you!!!

From Rhett on Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 12:03:36 from

Teena, Yes I ran, No it didn't go well. I'll blog it. :(

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