Rhett

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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
20.000.000.000.000.0020.00

I was up at 4 am to get in a 20 miler before being at work at 8:00.  It was an amazing morning: 58 degrees, no wind at all, clear skies, and a full moon blazing that allowed you to see forever.  I ran along the lake and it was beautiful to see the refleciton of the moon and the silloute of the mountains behind. 

Anyways, to the run. I started with about 3 downhill miles, then the middle 14 miles were very mild rollers (almost flat), then back up the 3 miles to finish. I averaged 7:25 and the best part is, I had a full minute negative split on the run and even ran the last 3 uphill miles faster than I ran the first 3 down hill miles.

Considering 6 weeks ago, I failed to run 3 miles because of a calf injury and had not done any real running for the 6 weeks before that, I have come a long ways.  I don't think I have put in enough miles to shoot for a sub 3 in 2 weeks, but I'm feeling confident in my chances to run at least a 3:15 which I need to BQ.

Adidas Adios Boost Miles: 20.00
Comments
From Tom Slick on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 09:08:41 from 69.171.160.229

Wow Rhett, you have made a great come back. Be careful not to do too much too fast. Looks like you like the am running too!

From Smooth on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 05:01:02 from 121.44.190.249

Sounds like a beautiful successful run!!!:-)

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