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Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

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

        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.



Nov 3 Mt. Lemon Marathon (Tucson)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman




4 kids



Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 20.00 Month: 106.00 Year: 1250.00
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 403.00
Salomon Sense Pro Max Lifetime Miles: 451.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 238.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 298.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 143.00
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5 am, 92 degrees and the humidity was back :(

I ran to the track and met up with Blake. 

5 x 1600 m with 800 m recovery jog. 

I did my first 4 all sub 6, averaging 5:56 and then my legs tied up on me during the last half of the fifth one and I ran a 6:10. 

Then I ran home nice and easy for a total of 12 miles. 

From Tom Slick on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 09:48:39 from

Nice speedie training. Are you ready for some high altitude desert marathon running ? Just a few weeks and it's showtime at the Full Monte! Remember to bring your dancing shoes!

From Dan on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 18:25:14 from

You are one fast runner. Nice workout - and when you say humidity -what was it? :p

From Rhett on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 18:41:05 from

Dan. You are going to laugh when I tell you biut trust me it doesn't take much to make you miserable when normal is 10 %. It was 35%...Stop laughing.

From Rhett on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 18:44:04 from

Slick. There is no way for me to train for high altitude here at 500 ft but I've got the desert thing down. I've read that heat training can help with high altitude. If so, I should be ok.

From DaleG on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 01:08:47 from

Hey Rhett! I'm back. Dang, you're getting super fast. Nice job

From Tom Slick on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 12:29:06 from

Yo Rhett, now just where did you read such a thing like heat training helps high altitude running! And be sure that your ready for a cool start...The historical over night low for Sept 15th is 39 degrees. That's really going to be a radical change from 500 ft of elevation and sizzling hot day and night temps.....just don't forget to keep your body hydrated as altitude and heat effect your ability to breath and run!

From Dan on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 13:35:22 from

Rhett- sorry I did not reply sooner, but I just now stopped laughing :p

Our humidity was down to 82% this morning.

From Rhett on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 18:10:17 from

Slick. Google up "Training in heat to prepare for altitude " and you will find all kinds of articles on the subject.

From Tom Slick on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:46:31 from

Rhett - I'll go check out that heat & altitude site.

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