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Member Since:

Sep 01, 2008



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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:

2017 Goals:

Try to get my mileage back up.

Stay injury-free an entire season.

Just enjoy running.

Long-Term Running Goals:

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


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

I have been married for over 30 years.  We have 3 children and 4 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

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 141.56
Saucony Mirage 2 Lifetime Miles: 55.82
Asics Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 348.53
Brooks Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 20.35
Mizuno Wave Inspire Lifetime Miles: 50.63
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Asics GT 2000 Miles: 17.78
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It was a nice morning, temps in the low 60's.  I ran 6.75 miles.

Asics GT 2000 Miles: 6.75
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It was a very humid morning after all the rain we received last night.  I ran 11.03 miles.

Asics GT 2000 Miles: 11.03
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Asics GT 2000 Miles: 17.78
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