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August 16, 2018

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Location:

Alpine,UT,USA

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

3K: 8:58 Pocatello, ID 2003 (indoors at Idaho State)

5K: 14:55 Salt Lake City, UT 2010 (Law Day 5k)

10K: 29:33 Salt Lake City, UT 2010 (Des News 10k)

1/2 marathon: 1:06:59 Provo, UT 2010 (Utah Valley Half)

marathon: 2:21:59 St. George, UT 2009 (St. George Marathon)

Short-Term Running Goals:

To get running higher mileage more consistently without getting injured

Sub 2:19:00 marathon

Personal:

I used to run competitively, and maybe I will do so again someday.  Right now I am primarily running to try and get in better shape, and to maintain both physical and emotional health, but also for the simple joy that comes when I run.

I am also the proud daddy of five little ones.  I love the opportunity that I have to be a daddy, and my challenge is to balance my family responsibilities with work and running.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Asics Speedstar Lifetime Miles: 2020.05
Asics Gel Ohana Racer Lifetime Miles: 2318.30
Adidas Adizero Lifetime Miles: 1364.30
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 183.10
Nike Free 5.0 Lifetime Miles: 2221.85
Saucony Kinvara Lifetime Miles: 790.15
Puma Faas 200 Lifetime Miles: 357.00
Puma Faas 250 Lifetime Miles: 460.60
Altra Adam Lifetime Miles: 1836.85
Baretrek Lifetime Miles: 290.15
Hoka Conquest Lifetime Miles: 41.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.003.500.5010.00

I ran on the river trail this morning with Sasha, and we ran mile repeats with about 2:00 recovery between repeats.  We did not push the pace too hard on the first 3 repeats hitting 5:18, 5:17, 5:17.  We kept the fourth repeat easy for the first half, and then picked it up the last half mile.  I made it through the first .5 in 2:38 (5:16 pace) and then picked up the pace and ran the last two quarters in 1:12, 1:07.  The 1:12 felt comfortable, the 1:07 did not.  The last quarter hurt, especially since that part of the trail has a slight uphill on it (HR peaked at 184 during this quarter).  This gave me a 4:57 for the last mile.  We then ran back to Sasha's house to finish 10 miles somewhere between 1:12:00 and 1:13:00.

Pearl Izumi Surge Miles: 10.00
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