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Location:

Lake Havasu City,AZ,

Member Since:

Sep 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

20 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

Jan 12 San Diego Trail Marathon

April 27 Mt. Charleston Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep on running.

Complete a Full Ironman

 

Personal:

Married

4 kids

Optometrist

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 27.00 Month: 55.20 Year: 2076.20
BareFoot Lifetime Miles: 26.00
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 403.00
Salomon Wings Pro 2 Lifetime Miles: 408.00
Altra Lone Peaks Lifetime Miles: 250.00
Kinivara 8- Grey Lifetime Miles: 423.00
Kinivara 9 Lifetime Miles: 342.00
Nike Pegasus 35 Lifetime Miles: 169.00
Kinivara 9 Blue Lifetime Miles: 49.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Altra Instict 3 Miles: 20.00Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 19.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

I wasn't planning on running today since I am out of town with the family for Labor Day weekend and I figured it would be good to have an extra day of recovery from the 26 miles 4000+ ft climb then descent I did Friday morning.  We have been in Phoenix since Friday and we went to the BYU/UofA football game Saturday. We had a blast! 

Anyways this  morning my boys wanted to go to the resort gym and workout so I went with them.  I decided to stick with not running but instead set the TM to 15% incline and 4.0 mph and walked for 3 miles while they did their thing.  Let me tell you, walking at that incline for that long is tough but I figured it was pretty good training for climbing out of the Grand Canyon.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
8.000.000.000.000.008.00

Half mile of running drills and sprints, then 7.5 trail miles with Blake. It was actually cool this morning.  75 degrees and dry air.

Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

It was warmer and muggier this morning, 85 degrees.  7 very hilly trail miles with Blake.

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.000.000.000.000.007.00

I felt tired this morning so I dialed it down a bit and did a slower shorter TM run than normal.  7 miles 8:30 pace, max HR 132.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
12.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Today was one of those really tough runs that felt hard from the start. It was way hot. I think I was dehydrated from the start. We started abou an hour and a half later than normal and I hadn't fueled well. It was just not a fun run. I don't remember the last time I bonked on a run that hard. Anyways I barely survived a 12 mile trail run. I was very happy Blake was with me to mentally help. 

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 12.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.000.000.000.000.0010.00

After such a tough run yesterday, I was planning on taking the day off today, but I awoke around 4:45 and felt like going for a run.  It was cooler and less humid this morning than yesterday and I decided to keep my run on the road today.  I ran up Cherry Tree which is a 5 mile run with a little more than an 800 foot climb, then turned around for 5 more miles back down to my house.  The first 5 took 49 minutes, the second 5 took 35 minutes. I felt much better today and am glad I got a run in.

Altra Instict 3 Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
47.000.000.000.000.0047.00
Altra Instict 3 Miles: 20.00Sketchers Sprint Miles: 8.00Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Miles: 19.00
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