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November 19, 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: 0.00 Month: 82.00 Year: 1319.40
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 351.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 580.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 219.20
NB 1400v6 Lifetime Miles: 365.00
Hoka Torrent Lifetime Miles: 98.00
NB 1400v6 #2 Lifetime Miles: 75.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.005.000.0012.00

It was supposed to cool down to the upper 80s overnight but I was sorely disappointed when I got up at 5:00 and it was 95.  I therefore grabbed 2 water bottles and ran a couple miles to the track where I met up with Blake and we did a true Yasso's workout which is 10 x 800 m with 400 m recovery jogs. I haven't done this for years. Anyways, I averaged 2:55 per 800, so according to Bart Yasso I should be able to run a 2:55 marathon...NOT!  I mean that is what he predicts but I really don't think I can go sub 3. Who knows, maybe if I had the perfect day I could but after my Boston disaster, I have no confidence in my marathon abilities.  Back to my run this morning, I then ran back home for a total of 12 miles. 

Sketchers Sprint Miles: 12.00
Comments
From Tom Slick on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 09:47:25 from 173.117.181.228

Great Yasso workout! Bart's plan really works and if anybody can do a sub three hour mary it's you Bro Rhett. And I think that the course at the Full Monte is built just for you and your running style... Forget that last Boston...You can do a sub 3 hr on this course in a mere 82 days!!!! Chow-Boing!

From Rhett on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 19:12:21 from 66.185.237.180

Thanks Slick. I hope you are right.

From Smooth on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 22:44:13 from 97.126.136.17

AWESOME job on the Yasso workout! Hey I see that both you and Slick have signed up for the Full Monte! I've never run that one before! Hmm...really tempted to sign up. I'm a sub-6 marathoner now! haha! :)

From Rhett on Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 09:53:24 from 66.185.238.62

Hi Smooth! It's great to hear from you. It's good to hear you are still running, even if not as fast as you would like. I'm sure you will get back. Give Larry my best wishes.

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