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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.



April 27 Mt. Charleston Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman




4 kids



Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 16.00 Year: 849.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 556.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 500.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 113.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 8.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 70.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

P90X Day 65

Ploy metrics

Since I am hoping to get right into marathon training at the end of my 90 days I figure I need to start incorporating more running into my P90X, so I came up with what I'm calling my Plyo-Run workout. Here's how it goes:

1 mile warm up

5 x 400 m on track with 30 second plyometric jumps between each 400. Then a 400 m recovery walk after the fifth repeat.

Repeat 3 times

My original intent was to run the 400s at 1/2 mp (1:35), but that didn't last long. Looks like I should shoot more for mp (1:42). Doing those plyometric jumps is killer. I picked 12 of the jumps from the workout: squat reach jumps, run stance squat jumps, jump knee tucks, Mary Katherine's, leap frog squats, twist jump combos, lateral leap frog hops, monster truck tires, hot foot, squat jacks, jump shot, and football hero.

This is a killer workout. Total distance 5.5 miles

Brooks Summons II Miles: 5.50
From Smooth on Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 19:24:42 from

That is H-A-R-D-C-O-R-E stuff!!!! WOW!!!! very impressive plyo-run workout!!! Good job, bish!! :)

From Teena Marie on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:40:05 from


Okay ... get this: you have inspired me!!!

As I have been watching you these past several years stay incredibly fit


As I have been going back and forth on what to do my doctoral project on


"Does plyometric training result in better running economy in long distance runners?"

I have already pulled several research articles and am getting super excited to really dig my heels into this one!!

YOU ROCK!!!! :) :) :)

From Rhett on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 22:39:39 from

Thanks Smooth, it was nice to find a way to blend my P90X and running.

Teena, very cool. I'll be excited to read what you find out. I got this workout idea from the Kenyan running coach. I guess it is a workout he has his runners do in the building phase before they get into the specific marathon phase. It was in a recent issue of Running Times.

From DaleG on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 22:45:36 from

I would also like to know the results.

Nice workout, Rhett!!!

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