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Location:

Pocatello,ID,USA

Member Since:

Sep 01, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Started running in 2001.  Have completed over 100 marathons and ultras since then. 

Marathon PR 2:56:04 (2005 St. George)

New PR 2:53:24 (2008 Tucson)

Finished 2nd Overall in 2005 Utah Grand Slam to Paul Peterson.  He beat me by 30 min in every race.

1/2 Marathon PR 1:23:56 (2008 Just Cuz Half Marathon)

Completed the Utah Grand Slam 10 consecutive years (2003-2012).  I don't know if anyone else has done that.

Short-Term Running Goals:

2018 Goals:

Just get back in shape after slacking hard in 2017.

I do half my running in Idaho and half in Utah due to my work.

Maybe run another marathon later in the year.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Maybe run a Marathon once in a while....but I am not in that competitive mode anymore.

Personal:

I'm in the 50-54 Age Group.....Yikes!

I have been married for over 30 years.  We have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.

 "Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far they can go"  T.S. Eliot

"Putting miles in your training log (blog) is like putting money in the bank.  You begin to draw interest on it immediately."  Hal Higdon

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 7.08 Month: 83.48 Year: 278.31
Brooks Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 20.35
Mizuno Wave Inspire (UT) Lifetime Miles: 166.36
Asics GT 2000 Lifetime Miles: 127.79
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
39.270.0039.27
Asics GT 2000 Miles: 25.13Mizuno Wave Inspire (UT) Miles: 14.14
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.040.007.04

7.04 miles on Hiline.  I kind of get the road to myself now that they have it shut down from Tyhee Rd to almost Chubbuck Rd to build the new intersection at Siphon Rd.  This is a 5 month project...yuck.

Asics GT 2000 Miles: 7.04
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.060.007.06

7.06 miles on a warm (70) morning on the JRP.

Mizuno Wave Inspire (UT) Miles: 7.06
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.080.007.08

7.08 miles on the JRP. Lots of traffic (walkers, runners, bikes) today...

Mizuno Wave Inspire (UT) Miles: 7.08
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
18.090.0018.09

I got a late start today as we were up late yesterday with the excitement of the arrival of granchild #6 yesterday at 4:47pm.  Mom and baby are doing Great.  Grandchild #7 is due in September.

I told myself that this would help get me heat acclimated.  Well it better....it was 80 degrees by the time I finished!

18.09 mile loop all inside town.  Around mile 13 I went through the Wellness Center and they were setting up for a family fun fair.  Looked awesome!

Longest run so far this year.  20+ next Saturday?

Asics GT 2000 Miles: 18.09
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
39.270.0039.27
Asics GT 2000 Miles: 25.13Mizuno Wave Inspire (UT) Miles: 14.14
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