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Havasu Turkey Trot

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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: 0.00 Month: 181.00 Year: 2340.20
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 403.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 441.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 300.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 446.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 404.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 247.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 54.20
Race: Havasu Turkey Trot (3.1 Miles) 00:18:59, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
1.900.000.003.100.005.00

Today was the annual 5k Turkey Trot here I Lake Havasu City. Our high school cross country runners showed up this year to give us a faster field than usual. Dan of course led the race from the start and ended up finishing around 16:30. He’s only 3 years younger than me and is still blazing fast. One of the cross country kids did his best to hang with him and finished about a minute behind him. Then there was the next group which I was in. I managed to pass them all but one who I was trying to kick and catch at the end but just didn’t have it today. It was nice being able to run with other runners that pushed me.

I ended up finishing in 18:59 which I was both happy about and a bit disappointed in. I was happy to be under 19 but was hoping to challenge my PR of 18:22 which I set last year in this race. I’m guess with only two weeks since running a hard marathon, I didn’t fully have my legs back yet. All I n all it was a fun morning. BTW, the weather was amazing! 50 degrees, sunny, and no wind. 

Kinivara 9 Blue Miles: 5.00
Comments
From Toofdoc on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 09:43:26 from 76.90.41.227

Good run my friend! You can still keep up with all those "younger" kids.

That is pretty amazing weather for that race in Havasu!

From Burt on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 11:28:28 from 70.176.85.97

Ah, so much to say. First Dan is a cop, ergo he is using performance enhancing drugs. Wait, that's City of Mesa cops. Next, Lake Havasu HS always had an elite cross country program. So to hang with them, is a good thing. Unless they suck now. Finally, if there was no wind in Havasu, that is a sign of the apocalypse.

From Yasir on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:04:18 from 99.20.240.16

Great 5k sir. Great to see you still going

From Tom K on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 13:48:54 from 47.206.60.114

Dude, that is fast. Good Job!

From Martin on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 23:46:01 from 212.88.157.202

Well done, Rhett, congratulations! Please be careful such a short time after the marathon!

From I Just Run on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 21:44:19 from 47.149.206.246

Wow, nice race! May not have been a PR but still a great time and effort just coming off the marathon!!!

From Tom Slick on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 10:14:45 from 174.148.90.47

Outstanding race coming off a great marathon just two weeks prior and you took silver in your AG! What's next speedy Rhettman ?

From Rhett on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 13:23:18 from 206.174.163.107

Thanks everyone. The older I get the more I like 5Ks.

From Tom Slick on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 18:03:45 from 66.87.127.128

Rhett - Oh my, You donít know old yet! Your still in your prime!!!! I certainly agree with you about getting older and enjoy the "shorter" races.

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