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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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

Lifted weights today.

I was doing some lat pull downs and had just finished my last set to failure, when a friend walks up to me hands me this bracelet says to put it on on do some more.  I said I'm spent and can't do another, but he urged me to try so I did.  I whipped out 10 more and stopped before failure in amazement.  It was the Power-Balance bracelet.  Have any of you heard of it?  I'm going to order me one I think.  He had me do a couple other things with the bracelet on and with them off.  My balance and flexibility with hugely improved with it on.  It was truely amazing, like magic.  I don't know how it works, but I tell you it did something to me.  I wonder if it will help with running???

From RivertonPaul on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 14:37:10 from

Very interesting -- black magic, perhaps. :)

From Teena on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 15:01:42 from

Do you think they make a power-balance lower body cast (flexible of course)???? I'm in!

From Smooth on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 15:06:47 from

Bracelet? Interesting!

From Rhett on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 15:11:58 from

I swear it was the weirdest thing ever. It made me feel kind of like I do before a race when I all carb loaded and rested with lots of energy. If your interested go to their web sight at powerbalance.net and read there testimonials. A few of them are from runners.

From Burt on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 16:48:46 from

Exactly Paul. A satanic tool, like a Ouija board.

From Kathie on Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 16:56:26 from


From DonGardinero on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 02:21:41 from

Mighty peculiar. I'm gonna check it out. I've never even hear of that.

From MarcE on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 12:11:18 from

If it works for you, go for it! (Unfortunately, my sceptic side will prevent me from ever trying it). Even if it is all mental, it might be worth it!

From Teena on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 13:49:39 from

Looked the bracelet stuff up, but all the cute pendants are out of stock! :(

My hubby had to put a No Soliciting sign are door because I would buy everything! It is hard to say "no" to people who say that they are selling stuff to earn money for college, etc. :)

From DonGardinero on Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 21:04:16 from

That's so funny, Teena!!! I put a no soliciting sing on our door because Amy can't ever say no when the sales people come knockin'

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