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March 2009

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Location:

North Salt Lake,UT,

Member Since:

Dec 12, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

1500m - 3:59.9h (2014)

5000m - 14:53.45 (Portland Track Festival 2014)

8k XC - 25:09 (Sundodger 2011)

10k XC - 31:31 (WWU Invite 2011)

HM - 1:10:19 (Houston 2018)

Marathon - 2:28:39 (Houston 2019)

Short-Term Running Goals:

1) Low-31s Crescent City Classic (April 20)

Sub-32 and beat the local guys, Azalea Trail Run (March 23)

2) 1:08:xx Indy Mini Marathon (May 4)

2) TBD at Grandma's 2019 (way too-early goal is 2:23:xx)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Personal:

Married, working, training. While my wife has nixed all future attempts to grow glorious mustaches, she has been supportive of my crazy running dreams. Life is good.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1876.49
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 260.15
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 535.40
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 506.05
Flyknit Streaks Lifetime Miles: 300.80
Saucony Zealot 3 (green) Lifetime Miles: 520.60
Flyknit VFs Lifetime Miles: 72.00
Saucony Zealot 3 (green X 2) Lifetime Miles: 361.85
Nike Zoom Fly Lifetime Miles: 199.00
Saucony Ride Iso Lifetime Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
103.000.000.000.00103.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles easy.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Same as yesterday.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Same. One of these days I'll do something different.... and it will be shocking.

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5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles tonight. I said I was going to switch it up. And it was thrilling.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

Only 3 miles today. That 5 miler seems to have been a little too exciting.... something just doesn't feel right in my left knee (I fell on my right knee earlier, so different issue). It feels like a tendon is catching on my back stride. I don't really know how to explain it better, but it didn't feel right.

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The knee was a little sore today and still doing the same thing, so I kept it short and easy. Maybe it's ITB related? Feels much different than other ITB problems I've had, but is about in the same spot. The pain isn't serious but feels like one of those things that could become serious. Seriously.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Ran an easy 4 miles. Both knees were a little sore, but after some heat and stretching they were feeling better. I haven't been stretching much lately.... maybe doing more of it will get my knees more healthy.

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3.000.000.000.003.00

I was super short on time today, but managed to get in a quick 3-miler at about 2am. It was delightful.

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5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles!!!!! 

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Big goose egg today. No excuse, I just didn't do it.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles easy.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles

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5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles!!!!

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5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles, 7:30 pace

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Big fat goose egg again today. I've got to start planning better... I was up till late working on homework and passed out with the book in hand.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

This is getting exciting!

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6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles, easy.

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5.000.000.000.005.00

I refereed 3 games today and am totally wiped out. That's 2 hours and 40 minutes of fairly continuous running... I'm calling it 5 miles so far. I usually figure each men's game is 2 miles, but I'm rounding down today. Haven't decided if I'll get out for another run yet.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.000.000.001.00

That's right, just 1 mile

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 miles tonight, about 7:15 pace. It felt fantastic. 7 miles is kind of a barrier to me between where the early "injury prevention" buildup ends and the serious mileage buildup begins. Hopefully in a couple weeks I'll be back up to 60+ mile weeks. 

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7.000.000.000.007.00

7 miles, headed down the river trail. Caught some of the rain tonight.... I love the rain! 7:00 avg.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 miles, 7:10 pace.

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10.000.000.000.0010.00

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Been sick and was traveling, so tried to rest up today and yesterday.

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103.000.000.000.00103.00
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