"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

New Years Day 5K

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Location:

Sandy,Ut,USA

Member Since:

Apr 05, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

"PRIOR PREPRATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Best running times:

5K - 17:45, Nestle, 2008

10K - 43:34, Des News, 2008

1/2 Marathon - 1:32:50, Provo 1/2, 1999

Full Marathon - 3:21:26, St. George, 1999

Best Boston Marathon: 3:29:57, 2006

I  RAN AND COMPLETED MY 12/12/60th BIRTHDAY CHALLENGE. 12 MARATHONS IN 12 MONTHS  (FEB 5,2011 - FEB 19, 2012)

ST GEORGE MARATHON, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2018

THE BOSTON MARATHON, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019

DESERET NEWS, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011

OGDEN MARATHON,2004, 2005, 2011

PARK CITY MARATHON, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011

TOP OF UTAH MARATHON, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011.

UTAH VALLEY MARATHON, 2010, 2011.

THE COWTOWN MARATHON, 2011

THE HOOVER DAM MARATHON, 2011

THE DALLAS WHITE ROCK MARATHON, 2011

THE SURF CITY USA MARATHON, 2012, 2013

THE LOST DUTCHMAN MARATHON, 2012

THE LAYTON MARATHON,  2013

THE MT NEBO MARATHON,  2014 

ATHENS GREECE AUTHENTIC MARATHON, Nov 8,2015

THE GREEN BAY MARATHON, MAY 22, 2016

THE CIM, DEC 4, 2016 "BQ"

THE HUNTSVILLE FULL MONTE MARATHON, SEPT 16, 2017   "BQ X 2"

 

61 MARATHONS - 

1st Marathon, St. George Marathon, OCTOBER 3, 1998. (ZERO DNF'S)

Latest Marathon, The Boston Marathon, APRIL 15, 2019. (ZERO DNF'S)

156  OVERALL RACES SINCE JUNE 4, 1998 UNTIL TODAY. (ZERO-DNF'S)

 

"PAY ME NOW OR PAY ME LATER"

Short-Term Running Goals:

RUN A 17:00 5K

RUN A 38:00 10K

RUN A 90:00 1/2 MARY

RUN A SUB 3 HR FULL MARY (I know I will never hit this one, but I will keep on trying)

 

"THERE WILL BE DAYS THAT I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN RUN A MARATHON, BUT THERE WILL ALSO BE A LIFE TIME KNOWING THAT I HAVE!"

Long-Term Running Goals:

MY 2018 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (so far)

1. THE BOSTON MARATHON, APR 16, 2018. 4:31:54

2. NESTLE 5K, JUNE 2018, 25:23, 1ST PLC. AG 

3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K, JULY 4, 2018, 26:20, 3RD PLC AG

4. DESERET NEWS 10K, JULY 24, 2018, 54:40 3 RD PLC AG

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON, AUG 11, 2018, 1:56:35, 2ND PLC AG 

6. THE ST GEORGE MARATHON, OCTOBER 6, 2018. 4:42:31

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K, OCT 20, 2018, 27:57, OVERALL      PLACE 145/2000, AG 1ST PLACE 1/4.

8. BEAT THE NEW YEAR 5K, DEC 31, 2018 (sure glad I didn't pre-register as this race was discontinued as of 2018)

Not a bad year at all, I placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in my old man AG in 5 out of 7 running events....

 

MY 2019 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (so far)

1. THE 123rd BOSTON MARATHON, APRIL 15, 2019

2.  The NESTLE 5K, JUNE 1, 2019

 

MY GOALS.....My goal is to be an Age Division Winner and a Boston Marathon Qualifer & Participant as long as I can run this short, fat, tired old man body down the road!!!  This gettin' old crap isn't for the weak of heart, mind, body or spirit!

 

 

 

 

Personal:

 

"IMPROVISE, ADAPT & OVERCOME"

I'm still alive after all these years (68) and I'm continuing to live my dreams and I'm doing it my way! Retired Former Police Criminal Investigator! Two former wives, three former kids (two former boys & one former girl) and three former cats.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 14.60 Month: 96.71 Year: 856.31
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 822.15
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 798.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 576.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 377.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 226.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 184.43
IQ Lifetime Miles: 265.80
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 128.20
Total Distance
313.00
Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 79.60Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 70.40Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 63.00Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 71.00Brooks UVM Addiction Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 236.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 236.00Weight: 165.95Calories: 166.00
Race: New Years Day 5K (3.1 Miles) 00:22:33, Place overall: 10, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
11.10

This was kind of a new experience for me. I ran the Beat the New Year 5K at Sugarhouse Park last night to end my 2010 running season and 10 hours later I ran the Draper, Utah 2011 New Years Day 5K to kick off and start my 2011 running season odyssey.

I dragged my tired old man butt out of bed and got to the park at about 8:30 am and promptly registered for this races 1st annual. The really cold guy behind the registration table told me that there were about 250 runners signed up for the race ranging from 12 years old to 74. With a little bit of prodding I found out there were only two other old farts in my age division signed up.......Wow, I said to myself, I get no less than 3rd place just for showing up!!!

I grabbed my bib and stuff and quickly drove home and waited there in the comfort of my heated home for the proper time to return to the race site. I drove back to the park at about 9:45a and promptly got out and did a mile or so and got the old bones and joints warmed up. I then worked my way to as close to the front of the pack as possible but met with a lot of resistance from a lot of the (slower) fun runner crowd that had beat me at my own game.

So the race started pretty much on time, 10:a, and I had to duck and bob and weave through about 50 people before I could get into some clean running space. What was really neat about this race is, it was held on the Porter Rockwell Trail, one of my favorite training trails. The course was an out and back and I knew it all too well.

When I broke out in to the open running I quickly passed a bunch of pretty good runners as I worked my way into sight of the leaders. At the turn around point I counted the runners coming back and found that I was in 13th place overall at the time, and none of them looked like they were anywhere close to my old man age and division. So from the turn around point to the finish I knew that the trail was aided in the runners favor and I could increase my speed to the finish. Which I think I did.

Oh by the way, at the start of the race it was 10 degrees.

So I started my return to the finish line by increasing my speed. I even managed to pass three more runners on the way back and I stepped over the finish line with a 22:33.2 time for the 5K, some 8 seconds slower than the 5K the evening before. A 7.15 min. mile average. According to my garmin my top speed of the run was at 5.2 min per mile. An effort that garnered me a 1st place blue ribbon in my age division.

The overall all winner was "Craig Green" with a time of 17:25 something! I had a really great time running this 5k and the other one just 10 hours before.

Happy New Year you all..................

Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 11.10
Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
15.00

105 days till Boston!

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 15.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 168.40Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
6.00

Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 168.40Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
11.00

96

Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 168.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.00

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 168.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 167.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
12.00

100 days till Boston! Whatcha waiting for?

I'm thinking that I need to do 11 tomorrow to make an increase of mileage from last week?

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 167.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(6)
Total Distance
11.00

99 days till I see the great big Citgo sign......1 mile from the finish line....

Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
16.00

98 days till Boston.

Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 16.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
9.00

97 days till Boston!

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 167.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
11.00

-96-

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 167.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

rest day

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(12)
Total Distance
0.00

some days its just a good thing to take an unscheduled break.......Back to the two lane black-top friday morning...

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(12)
Total Distance
12.00

"93 days"

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
10.00

Back on the road again...got a 10 mile hill run in today. Gettin' loosened up for tomorrows Long Slow 18 miler.....92 days till Boston.....

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 13.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
18.50

Great run in fairly ugly circumstances......spotty rain, 35 degrees, 10 to 20 mile per hour winds! Oh well I did it.  Change 22.....I have added another marathon to my 2011 schedule and will have to completely re-adjust my training plans to facilitate the success of my stated  running goals. 

41 days till the Cowtown Marathon. Oh Ya!

91 days till the Boston Marathon.......Yea!


Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 18.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(6)
Total Distance
10.00

40 days 20 hours - Cowtown

 90 days - Boston

 

Today was a 10 mile hills/recover run in my black addictions on Dimple Dell Road! What a great day to run the two lane black top! 45 to 50 degrees, the sun was out, little or no wind and I was just a tad over dressed. Got'ter done....

Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(7)
Total Distance
12.00

Night run......and I beat the bad weather.89 days till Boston.

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(6)
Total Distance
10.15

another great 10 mile night shift run..................88 days till Boston.....It's like waiting for christmas!

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 10.15
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
0.00

Turned today into a rest day. Gotta have a rest day every once in awhile.Back after it tomorrow!

87 days till Boston.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

86 days till Boston, but more pressing its 38 days till the Fort Worth Cowtown Marathon...

 

What a great day for a tough hill run...........

Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 156.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.00

chilly but nice 10 miler on PRTD. 86 days till Boston, 36 days till Cowtown.

Night Sleep Time: 10.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 10.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 166.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
20.00

20 miles right on plan and schedule.......My plan and schedule to run a most difficult running season!  (for me)

It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.
_Publilius Syrus_

Again my fellow runners, I've chosen a difficult schedule of events to challenge and celebrate my 60th birthday this year. And as my schedule has grown and morphed so has my plan to reach my goals......


 

Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 20.00
Night Sleep Time: 10.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 10.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
10.25

10.25 mile recovery hill run. 9:min ave,  6. min fast.

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 10.25
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
10.00

snow

Brooks UVM Addiction Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(8)
Total Distance
11.00

O dark 30 pm , 11 mile run..... 

31 days till Cowtown

80 days till Boston.

Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
10.00

10 more on the Hills of sandy.....9mm AP. 6mm fastest X 4. Gunna start working in somemore speed drills.

30 days till Cowtown

81 days till Boston.


Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
11.00

I haven't got out to do my run yet! I'm going to wait till some of this fog Burns off, if it burns off?

But when I do get out there today it will be for and easy 10 miles. It doesn't matter which way I go when I leave my house to run.....it's either up or down a hill!  tyi. Got 11 done...

29 days to Cowtown.

80 days to Boston.


Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
8.00

8 miles this morning...that's it for this week. I think that this is the highest mileage week I've ever logged in. Oh well, here comes next week...

28 days till Cowtown

79 days Boston


Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 165.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(9)
Total Distance
20.00

OK, thats my last 20 mile trainer in the cycle for Cowtown.....now boston is a different matter!

 

cowtown - 27

bean town - 78


Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 20.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 164.50Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
0.00

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 164.50Calories: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
313.00
Brooks Addiction #2 Miles: 79.60Brooks #13 Addictions Miles: 70.40Brooks Black Addiction Miles: 63.00Brooks Addiction #1 Miles: 71.00Brooks UVM Addiction Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 236.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 236.00Weight: 165.95Calories: 166.00
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