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Member Since:

Nov 02, 2005



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Running Accomplishments:

5K: 15:41-Portland Track Festival 2010

10K: 31:34-Linfield College (Track) 2012

10 Mile: 51:57-Pear Blossom 2009

1/2 Marathon: 1:10:42-Foot Traffic Flat 2010

Marathon: 2:29:35-Newport 2013

Short-Term Running Goals:

Next Race:

Run the Rock 50 - Nov

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:10 Half Marathon

Sub 2:30 Marathon

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 2138.60
Kivara Trail Lifetime Miles: 211.20
Altra Escalante (Boston) Lifetime Miles: 7.00
Lunar (red) Lifetime Miles: 469.00
2018 Lifetime Miles: 702.00
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 101.00
Altra Lone Peak 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 75.50
Kinvara (yellow/white) Lifetime Miles: 56.80
Hoka Speedgoat Lifetime Miles: 38.20
Kinvara 8 (Green) Lifetime Miles: 3.30
Total Distance
Kinvara (yellow/white) Miles: 15.00Kinvara (white) Miles: 8.20Altra Escalante Miles: 5.00Lunar (red) Miles: 32.50
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Wells loop

Kinvara (yellow/white) Miles: 9.00
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Old Wells Loop

Kinvara (white) Miles: 8.20
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Altra Escalante Miles: 5.00
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Mill Plain to 164 and 34th. 

Kinvara (yellow/white) Miles: 6.00
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St. George, UT.

Goal for tomorrow is to not trash my legs. I don't care about time and will be perfectly happy if I run my slowest time ever for a marathon. With a 50 mile race in 5 weeks, I want to be able to run next week and still get in 3 weeks of long runs on the trails.

SG was the first marathon I ever ran (2007) and I'm excited to experience it once again.

Lunar (red) Miles: 4.30
Race: St George Marathon (26.2 Miles) 02:54:13
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Had a good time running the SG marathon. This was my first marathon in 2007 and every marathon since then I've 'raced.' Today was the first time I didn't race a marathon and just ran for fun. Took it very easy to the bottom of Veyo and maintained my pace up the hill to the volcano. I'm not going to was a strange feeling to be running slower than normal in a marathon and not racing, but I kept telling myself I have bigger goals next month and it wasn't worth going too hard today and feeling the effects for a week. Given the course layout, I naturally picked up the pace the last 10 miles and with 3 miles to go, I felt completely fresh so I picked up the pace and ran 6:06, 5:31, and 5:20 with the final .2 in 5:08/pace. It was fun to cruise and run quickly at the finish--totally different than the normal battle/struggle. 

I crossed the line, grabbed a drink, and then ran back up the course 1 mile to meet my buddy who was trying to BQ. We met at 25.2 and then I ran with him back to the finish. Pace was 7:30 on the 2 extra miles and my legs felt great. So...the day was a success. My legs feel great, my lungs feel strong, and I think with a few more weeks of training, I'll be ready for my first 50 mile race. 

I think I'll run Boston in 2020 as a 40 year old, then be done with road marathons(?). I'm enjoying the trails more and get a greater sense of accomplishment with ultra marathons than roads. Perhaps not. Either way, I'm done with the downhill road marathons of Utah.

Lunar (red) Miles: 28.20
Total Distance
Kinvara (yellow/white) Miles: 15.00Kinvara (white) Miles: 8.20Altra Escalante Miles: 5.00Lunar (red) Miles: 32.50
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