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Location:

Mapleton,UT,USA

Member Since:

Aug 22, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

1:08:17 Drop 13 Half 2015

2:41:14 St George Marathon 2012

17:28 5k Rex Lee 2015 (but sub 16 inside some of my halves, downhill doesn't count)

Short-Term Running Goals:

2013 Races

2014 Races

2015 Races!

1/3 Snowman Half - 1:23:14 1st

Total Domination

3/7 Rex Lee Cancer 5k - 16:53 7th (5k PR)

Masters Domination

3/21 Running of the Leopards - 16:48 13th

AG Domination

4/11 Timp Shadow - 21:28 5th (1k PR)

Masters Domination

4/18 Salt Lake Half Marathon - 1:20:56 18th

AG Domination

5/2 Provo City Half Marathon - 1:16:12 4th

Masters Domination

5/9 - Dino Half - 1:15:20 1st (CR)

Course Domination

5/30 Timp Trail Half - 1:50 1st

Total Domination

6/6 Art City 5K - 17:20 13th

AG Domination

6/13 Drop 13 - 1:08:17 (PR) (CR)

Course Domination

Long-Term Running Goals:

17:00 5k

1:08 downhill half [done]

34:30 10k

Never get old

Personal:

Married, three kids, have a problem with going out too fast in races but it's too fun to quit

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 446.05
Race: Timp Half (13.1 Miles) 01:16:37, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.005.008.000.0014.00

The buses were kind of slow getting up the canyon for this one, so things were a little delayed. As we milled around at the starting line, somebody blew an airhorn which apparently was the go signal and after a few seconds we all figured it out and went. The first 1.5 miles of this one are brutal downhill, I almost broke my mile record without even trying (missed it by 1 second) at 4:35. Second mile hits flatter stuff, got a 5:02. I was passed in the second mile by Skylar but he seemed a little irregular, like he was trying to find a pace. I told Justin as he passed me like a metronome in mile 4 to go get him :) Things were pretty warm but I managed to keep them in sight until mile 7, then I was just getting way too hot and the legs felt dead from the first two miles. I think I have to keep it over 4:50 to go the distance.

Anyway after mile 7 I just decided to relax because it was so hot and there was nobody even close. I walked all the aid stations and enjoyed the run through the neighborhoods, then suddenly the high school was right there and I boogied in for third overall. Not the greatest time but I'll be a little more conservative at the start next time.

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Race: Deseret News 10k (6.214 Miles) 00:34:54, Place overall: 25, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.002.004.209.20

It was hot hot hot today, 78 at the start. I lost about 5 seconds per mile except the last one where I died and got 25 seconds slower. Splits were 4:55 (in front for a tiny time), 5:21 (got passed by Connor here, finally got to meet him for a 4 seconds), 5:48 (small uphill), 5:38 (back to my old self on South Temple), 5:51 (uh oh), 6:14 (dying on the uphill). Smoked the masters and would have gotten the 30 year old divisions too except that I couldn't quite catch Iron Wolf at the end. Too cool if that is his real name :)

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.005.0010.004.2023.20
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