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Nebo Half

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Member Since:

Aug 22, 2012



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


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

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Race: Nebo Half (13.1 Miles) 01:11:38, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 2
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Third race in three weeks, but I figured I would do OK because I felt good all week. Curtis came so i was motivated, and I didn't realize it at first but Pepi was there. I wish I had realized it earlier. The race started and all three of us went out at the customary speed, but Curtis quickly dropped back a little because he didn't want to thrash himself before St George. But Pepi stayed right with me for the first mile (4:55) and started to pull ahead as I was unwilling to trash myself so early. I stayed pretty constant (5:06, 5:09, 5:04, 5:10) then again on the milder hill (5:18, 5:17) then a little less steep (5:34, 5:27). But then I just didn't care as much as I should have. Pepi had pulled to 200 meters and Curtis was not visible and I was sick of pushing it so I just let back a little (5:59). To my surprise, Pepi did too! We both sort of phoned it in for the last three miled (6:19, 6:17, 6:13). But it was only then that I realized who it was. Had I known earlier, I would have hung up the phone. Also he got a flower arrangement made entirely of fruit. I really need to stop phoning it in at the end :)  But 2nd overall was cool and I almost caught the last guy I know of who is my age or older and faster than me. Except Curtis.

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