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November 2012

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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

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.

 

UPCOMING RACES

November 9th-  Big Bear Marathon 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.00 Month: 68.00 Year: 972.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 533.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 149.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 260.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 8.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 70.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
58.150.0022.001.250.0081.40
Nike Free Miles: 16.00Brooks Summons II Miles: 59.40
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
0.000.000.000.000.000.00

P90X Day 88

It was a Yoga day, but I didn't feel like running, so I opted to do Plyometrics.  After a few weeks of doing my plyo/run workout that I made up, plyometrics seemed pretty darn easy today.

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P90X Day 89

Core followed by some extra ab work and some extra pushups.  I made it 89 days without missing a day of P90X!  I did substitute some running (mostly speed work) for some of the cardio and all the yoga workouts, but other than that followed the program as prescribed.  I can say P90X really does transform your body when you push yourself.  

Tomorrow is day 90. I'm supposed to do Kenpo, but I'll be leaving the house about 2 am to catch my flight to the Bahamas, so I'll just have to have Doone help me find a way to get in some cardiovascular work to celebrate the final day of P90X. :)

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Nike Free Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Nike Free Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Nike Free Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
4.000.000.000.000.004.00

Nike Free Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.003.000.000.006.00

It was really hard to get myself out of bed this morning to run, but eventually I made it.  The weather was so nice in the Bahamas and it is cold here.  We had a great trip and I actually ran a number of times. Doone came with me on two of my runs. It was nice to run along the beautiful beaches. 

Anyways, I ran 6 miles this morning. 

2 warm up

3 tempo (averaged 7:05)

1 cool down

I will call that my first training run for the Phoenix Marathon. Hopefully I will be able to train injury free for the next 4 months and run a good race in March.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.000.004.000.000.006.00

Track work this morning

1 mile warm up

4 x 1 mile at half mp (6:35, 6:38, 6:31, 6:34) with 1/4 mile jog recovery

Total run 6 miles, 50 degrees, no wind-- great morning to run!

Brooks Summons II Miles: 6.00
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Ab Ripper X and some pushups

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

10 easy miles.  

That was my first double digit mile run since I ran UVM. I took it nice and easy.  It felt good to out again in the early peaceful hours before the rest of the world was awake.

Brooks Summons II Miles: 10.00
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Core work while watching MNF

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.005.000.000.008.00

Tempo Run

2 mile warm up

5 hilly miles tempo- AP 7:20

1 mile cool down

Brooks Summons II Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.000.000.000.000.005.00

I'm visiting my sister in Lindon for the holiday. I headed out on a runa nd ended up on some trails going up Mt. Baldy. It was fun running on trails. I ended up going about 5 miles.

Brooks Summons II Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
2.750.000.001.250.004.00

Quarter mile hill sprints

A little over 1mile warm up

5 x 1/4 mile all out hill sprints with walk back down recovery

About a mile cool down

Brooks Summons II Miles: 4.00
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Core work

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

I tried to run to the top of Mt. Baldy, but it was too steep so I was too slow so I ran out of time before I had to turn around.  Coming down was pretty exciting though.

8 miles

Brooks Summons II Miles: 8.00
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There is a track around the field where Chase practices so I figured I'd get in some speed work during his practice.

1 mile warm up

5 x 1 mile at half marathon pace (6:24, 6:38, 6:38, 6:40, 6:45) with 1/4 mile walk/jog recovery.

1 mile cool down

My pace was way off on my first mile and that really made the rest of the workout tough. 

Brooks Summons II Miles: 8.00
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Core Synergistics

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
5.400.005.000.000.0010.40

Tempo run

4 mile uphill warm up

5 mile gradual downhill tempo (AP 6:55)

1.4 mile cool down

Brooks Summons II Miles: 10.40
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Ab Ripper X followed by some pullups and pushups

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
58.150.0022.001.250.0081.40
Nike Free Miles: 16.00Brooks Summons II Miles: 59.40
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