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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

19 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 7 years since my last sub 3. I better do this soon as I'm not getting any younger.

 

UPCOMING RACES

Nov 3 Mt. Lemon Marathon (Tucson)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 147.00 Year: 610.00
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Sketchers Sprint Lifetime Miles: 442.00
Altra One Lifetime Miles: 403.20
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 395.00
Salomon Sense Pro Max Lifetime Miles: 366.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 328.00
Kinavara 8 Lifetime Miles: 492.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 220.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 108.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
48.000.000.000.000.0048.00
Altra Lone Peaks Miles: 12.00Salomon Wings Pro 2 Miles: 16.00Salomon Sense Pro Max Miles: 6.00Kinavara 8 Miles: 14.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 on the trails.  I'm getting the pelvis rotation thing down.  It is actually more of a swivel than a rotation.  It is simply running with your abs not your legs.  Remember when you were a kid and you were running at the local pool and the life gaurd blew their whistle and yelled stop running and you would go into this speed walk leaning forward and walking with your hips?  Well it's running like that with your hips swivelling forward and back.  To do it your core has to be activated so your pelvis is level and then your hips just swivel back and forth and you can feel it in your abs. Your legs are just along for the ride keeping you up so you don't hit the ground. Now I'm sure you're all even more confused.

Then core.

Altra Lone Peaks Miles: 6.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 on the trails followed by core.

I tried to maintiain all the form focuses I've added over the last month and I added a metronome to my running this morning set a 90 beats per minute.  I tried to keep my cadence with my right foot landing on each beat for a total of 180 strides per minute.  That is the first time I've ever run with a metronome.  It was just a smidge faster cadence than I am used to, but it was cool how I could run the downhills fast at the same cadence as I ran the uphills slow.  

Altra Lone Peaks Miles: 6.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

10 on the trails with the metronome again, running at 180 spm. 

Core work. 

Salomon Wings Pro 2 Miles: 10.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 on trails at 180 spm

core

Salomon Sense Pro Max Miles: 6.00
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
14.000.000.000.000.0014.00

14 with Blake. Getting warmer. 

Core

Kinavara 8 Miles: 14.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 climbing up and down Cupcake Mountain. 

Salomon Wings Pro 2 Miles: 6.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
48.000.000.000.000.0048.00
Altra Lone Peaks Miles: 12.00Salomon Wings Pro 2 Miles: 16.00Salomon Sense Pro Max Miles: 6.00Kinavara 8 Miles: 14.00
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