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Location:

Woods Cross,UT,USA

Member Since:

May 01, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

Current Running Life:
5k: 17:50 (2010 NSL)
10k: 38:20 (2007 Des News)
1/2 Marathon: 1:23:30 (2009 Provo Half)
Marathon: 2:53:46 (2007 St George)

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

 

Personal:

Daddy to 3 great kids - 16 year old son and 11 year old twin daughters

I do not know what tomorrow will bring but I do know it will start with a run.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Saucony Grid A2 Lifetime Miles: 125.40
GoRun2 Lifetime Miles: 53.70
Adrenaline 2014 Blue (1) Lifetime Miles: 442.70
Adrenaline 2014 Red (1) Lifetime Miles: 429.20
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
37.500.0037.50
Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 37.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

My eye was very tender this morning so I only put in 5.  My legs actually felt better today than they have in a long time so I was kind of frustrated that I couldn't put in more miles.  On a personal note, my dog died yesterday.  She was a 14 year old beagle and has not been doing well lately.  I had a pretty good idea on Friday that she wouldn't make it through the weekend and she finally gave in Sunday afternoon.  This will be the most difficult for my son because he has bonded with her more than anybody else.

Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 5.00
Comments(13)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.000.007.00

Felt a little nauseous when I woke up this morning (hope I'm not pregnant).  After a couple of miles I started to feel better.  My legs are finally starting to feel fresh.  Once the eye thing is taken care of, I should be ready to get going again.

Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 7.00
Comments(7)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

A little bit better every day. I've been stuck at a slow pace for over a month  but it is finally coming down.

Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 8.00
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.000.000.00

My daughter woke up early this morning and didn't want me to go running so I guess I get an extra rest day this week.

Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Just plugging along.

Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 8.00
Comments(4)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.500.009.50

Ran 3 miles to the rec center to meet the running club.  Today's run was just a preview of the 5k on Thanksgiving.  I am still undecided on the race and after today's run I am leaning towards not running it.  I ran with Jim and the pace should have been comfortable but for some reason I had a hard time maintaining a decent pace.  He started to pull away from me during the last 1/2 mile and I just didn't have the desire to keep up.  I'm not sure what is going on with my body.  I just couldn't get my legs to turn over.  When I finished the 5k (20:51) I didn't feel fatigued at all but during the run I had a hard time convincing myself to push.  I'm not sure how much of it is mental and how much is physical.  Ran back home and got my girls for a run around the block.

 My mileage is way low this week so I will probably go out tomorrow to make up for the missed day earlier this week.

Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 9.50
Comments(8)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
37.500.0037.50
Adrenaline 2008 8 Miles: 37.50
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