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
2.500.000.000.000.002.50

I've been gone with the family in Orlando the past week doing the Disney thing.  I can't believe how exhausting it is to do that day after day for a week.  I don't know how people who are out of shape survive it.  I was so tired last night when we got home I was asleep before 7:15.

I got up this morning and weighed in to see what the damage from a week of eating out was.  I added a few pounds.  I'm back up to 170, jikes, my race weight is usually below 155.  I want to get to 160 before heading to Belize in 3 weeks and 5 days, but I don't want to loose any upper body muscle in the process.  I'm going to have to be hard core with my exercise and eating to pull it off.

Gym this morning

10 minutes elliptical

upper body weights

30 minutes elliptical

I think my leg is better, so I'm going to go for a run tonight.  I think I'll need 2 a days until Belize to make my goal weight. 

I have not read anyones SGM report yet.  I look forward to reading them all this week.  I did see some times though and am very impressed with all of you.

 

PM

I ran pain free for the first time in 5+ months!  I only went 2.5 miles and I ran at an easy pace.  I didn't even wear a watch.  I hope to build up a nice milage base nice and slowly before I start into any speed or tempo work.

Addistar Ride2 Miles: 2.50
Comments
From Andy on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 13:51:38 from 199.190.170.24

I was more sore after spending 3 days at Disneyland than after any marathon that I have run. Glad you made it back safely.

From Smooth on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 13:53:15 from 67.41.235.104

WELCOME home! NICE workouts! You are so committed...I am 100% certain that you will succeed in getting your weight down to where you want it and the body to tip top training shape! So excited for you getting back to running!!! :)

Look out here comes Belize-beach-going-buff-cap'n-wonderpant-Rhett!

From Mack on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 17:03:05 from 71.111.190.57

Welcome back Rhett. Amen on your Disney comments. Can't wait to hear how your run goes. Is this going to be your first one since the stress fracture?

From Rhett on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 19:38:09 from 184.10.154.226

Mack, my stress fracture as best I can pin point first happened in April, 3 days after the Boston Marathon. I then ran on it for a month before going to the doc and finding out it was a SF. I did some easy running in August so I could run the second half of the Pocatello Marthon with my wife (her first marathon), but it hurt. I haven't run at all since that marathon (half for me), so it's not really my first run since the SF, but hopefully will be my first pain free run since the SF.

From Doone on Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 13:48:42 from 184.10.153.95

I like the nickname captain wonderpant! It is so great to see you running again (mainly from the fact that I like how you look in your running shorts). You are awesome and I love you babe.

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