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October 16, 2019

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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

Nothing right now.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 8.00 Month: 58.00 Year: 1181.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 343.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 580.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 204.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 330.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 29.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 75.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
39.000.000.000.000.0039.00

I decided to get up early and do a 6 hour run before work this morning. I started running at exactly 3 am. I set me Strava and didn’t use a gps watch so I only new what time it was. I didn’t want to be watching the miles tick by on my Garmin. There was a full moon so I could see a long was even without my light. That was nice. Early in the run I had a few bad patches where I just didn’t feel very good, but I seemed to get through it. Four and a half hours in I swung by Blake’s house and he joined me for the last hour and a half. That really helped and looking back at the Strava splits I ran fast over that last hour and a half than the rest of the run. As a matter of fact, my last 3 miles were my fastest miles, all right at 8:30. 

I finished right around 6 hours with a total of 39 miles in an average pace of 8:59. Now I gotta go to work. Tonight I’m taking the Boy Scouts camping. Maybe I’ll actually sleep well. 

Kinavara 8 Miles: 39.00
Comments
From Tom K on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 10:49:28 from 47.206.60.114

dude...

Whoa!

From Burt on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 14:57:25 from 70.176.85.97

That's a long distance.

From Dan on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 17:27:21 from 74.140.172.126

you win. seriously wow. I'll take bets that you sleep well!

From allie on Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 09:35:10 from 172.4.198.186

i can't decide which sentence is my favorite -- #1 or #2 in the first paragraph, or the entire last paragraph.

nice work. wowz!

From I Just Run on Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 20:34:03 from 199.38.187.9

I was expecting 40 ... :-) Just Kidding!!!! This is amazing!!!

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