Rhett

November 16, 2018

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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

20 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

Jan 12 San Diego Trail Marathon

April 27 Mt. Charleston Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 27.00 Month: 55.20 Year: 2076.20
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 403.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 408.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 250.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 423.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 342.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 169.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 49.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

I like to do a mp run 10 days before marathons. After a 1 mile warm up, I did 8 miles at my original goal mp, then 1 mile cool down. Well, I found out that although my calf is now healthy, so I should be able to finish the marathon, the last few weeks of nursing my injury has caused me to lose my speed. It looks like I will have to change my goal mp from 6:50, which I ran today, to 7:10 if I want to have a good race. Now to get serious about the taper. 

Kinivara 9 Blue Miles: 10.00
Comments
From Tom Slick on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 10:17:35 from 174.148.178.206

Rhett - Don't float that 6:50 MP down the river just yet. Get into your Taper Time and continue to heal up your Mental, physical and spiritual race attitude and then on race day morning reconnoiter your personal situation and then make the decision as to what you want to accomplish. Remember that mental portion of running a marathon is 95% of the effort and the physical & spiritual portion is the other 100%! Get int your taper......

From Toofdoc on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 12:28:16 from 151.112.127.108

I agree with the last post. I have a feeling as long as the calf is feeling good you will be at your peak! I can't wait to see how you do. Nothing is impossible with a little race day magic!

I'm glad Chase is going to get to go with you. That will be a good time for the two of you.

From I Just Run on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 21:02:41 from 199.38.187.9

Race Day Magic That's all I'm going to say!

From Tom Slick on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 21:19:51 from 66.87.126.249

Yo yo yo !!!

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