Rhett

October 23, 2018

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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

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.

 

UPCOMING RACES

Nov 3 Mt. Lemon Marathon (Tucson)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 6.00 Month: 128.00 Year: 1973.00
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 403.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 396.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 238.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 423.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 342.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 154.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 11.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles easy today. Calf didn't feel too bad, but I don't think I would want to go fast on it yet.  I think I will take this week and log as many slow miles as my calf will allow.  Hopefully it will be back and feeling 100% by next week and then I can finish my last 4 weeks of my marathon plan. 

Kinivara 9 Miles: 3.00
Comments
From Martin on Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 00:35:43 from 212.88.157.202

Sounds like a good plan! Get some stretching and blackroll-training to fix it!

From Addison (Addie) on Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 03:46:44 from 67.164.200.49

Oh dang, Rhett! I can't believe you're having calf issues again. I haven't read anyone's blogs for some time now, but I'm going to do my best to keep up from now on. I hope the slow running helps your calf.

The other day I woke up with some type of injury that I can definitely feel when running and walking. The pain is originating in my left buttock and feels like it's shooting pain down my hammie. I have an appointment in the early afternoon today to have it checked out.

From Rhett on Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 15:14:56 from 66.185.238.62

Thanks guys. It's the exact same thing that I have been dealing with the last few years. Every time I start getting fast again it happens. I thought that with my strict adherence to recovery days this time around I would be OK, but it just popped up again and while I was warming up, not even when I was running fast at all. Oh well, the good news is I have learned that if I just give it a little time it goes away and I'm still far enough out from my marathon, that I think I'll be fine.

From Addison (Addie) on Tue, Oct 02, 2018 at 15:28:43 from 67.164.200.49

That's a good attitude to have. You're right, still plenty of time to heal up.

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