"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

January 2014

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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, 2019 

 

62 MARATHONS - 

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

62nd & Latest Marathon, The Huntsville Full Monte Marathon, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019. (ZERO DNF'S)

160  OVERALL RACES (5K's,10K's, 1/2  & Full Marathons, Tri's) 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)

RUN THE BOSTON MARATHON, AGAIN!

"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 2019 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (so far)

1. THE 123rd BOSTON MARATHON, APRIL 15, 2019 (FINISHED)

2.  THE NESTLE 5K, JUNE 1, 2019  (1ST PLC AD)

3.  DESERET NEWS 10K, 24 JULY 2019 (3RD PLC AD)

4.  THE HUNTSVILLE FULL MONTE, SEPT 21, 2019

5. TURKEY TROT / VETERAN'S DAY 5K, NOV 16, 2019 (2nd Plc           AD)

 

 

MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

1. THE SALT LAKE CITY MARATHON, APRIL 18 ,2020

2. NESTLE 5K, JUNE   , 2020

3. SANDY CITY 4TH OF JULY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. TBA

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

8. SANDY CITY VETERANS DAY / TURKEY TROT 5K, NOV  ,            2020

 

 

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 State of Utah Police Criminal Investigator! Two former wives, three former kids (two former boys & one former girl) and three former cats and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.....

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 33.00 Year: 1651.78
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 632.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 282.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 401.75
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 216.69
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 85.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 63.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 46.31
Total Distance
210.15
Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 209.62BA NYC Miles: 7.50PC2 Miles: 17.00NBA9 Miles: 6.00
Total Distance
8.00

am 8 mile easy run in the Sandy hills.......what a way to start out 2014.  110 days till Boston....Game on!!!!!

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 8.00
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6.00

6 mi tempo run this am.........20 degrees, smog & fog, gray skies......at least there wasn't any new snow to clog up the two lane black top

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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6.00

am, 6 mi, 22 degrees, gray to partly cloudy skies, fairly clear roads.

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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3.00

3 mi easy run.......gettin' ready to go long sunday

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 3.00
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11.00

11 miles at 20 degrees, sunny clear skies and fairly clear roads except where I wanted to run.  UDD - DWD - H.

105 days till Boston......what's in your wallet!

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 11.00
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6.00

6 mi @ 3:30a, 22 degrees, night time running conditions, clear roads....Ya!!!!

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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6.00

six speed miles at 3:30a.....cold, wet roads, same ol' same ol'.....102 days till Boston

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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rest day

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6.00

6 mi in the hills - 100 days till The Boston Marathon. Can't wait to get some of this!!!

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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6.00

easy 6 mi on  the PRT.....Porter Rockwell Trail  41 degrees, windy, gray  cloudy skies.

Down to double digits to Boston......99 days! Take one down and pass it around...

 

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 6.00
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12.00

12 mi distance run, 33 degrees, ice and snow covered PRT, gray cloudy sky, light cold wind....very little or no sunshine......98 days till Boston

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 12.00
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6.00

3:30 a - 6 mi - easy recovery run

BA NYC Miles: 7.50
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8.25

3:10 am  8.25 mi  hill run - 35 degrees - clear dark skies with lots of stars in the sky - Clear roads

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 8.25
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8.30

8.3 mi run @ 3:am, cold, clear, dark and done. 95 days till Boston.....

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 8.30
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8.60

8.6 mi  @ 3:am, in the hills

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 8.60
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7.00

7 tempo miles on the PRT......

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Last day and end of my running week - My goal was 50 miles this week and I acheived it!

Next weeks goal 55 miles.

92 days till the Boston!

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13 mi  long distance run this am on the PRT. 27 degrees, fairly clear except the smog. ..........91 days till Boston!      "Got your Boston Strong On"!!!

 

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 13.00
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6.00

6 mi recovery run up and down Dimple Dell Road......30 degrees, sunny, and a light breeze. 90 days till Boston Strong

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 66.00
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8.70

8.7 mi up and down Dimple Dell and twice around the park.......3:00 am, 15 degrees, running by streeet lamps.........(-:    

89 days till Boston.....

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 8.70
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9.77

9.77 mi up and down Dimple Dell Road, around the park 4 times plus all the hills in between. Cold, dark and fun......88 days till Boston.

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 9.77
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10.00

10 m1 @ 3:am on the Dimple Dell Road.......18 degrees, foggy, cold humid, dark and fun! 87 days till show time...

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7.53

7.53 mi @ 3:am in the hills of Sandy. 19 degrees, dark, cold, with my running buddy! 86 days till the run to Bean Town....."BOSTON STRONG"

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14.00

14 miles on the PRT, 11:am, 30 degrees, clear, sunny, just a little light wind. 84 days till Boston...

PC2 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

7 mi @ 3:25 am, 23 degrees, cold, calm, and dark. 83 days till Boston......

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 7.00
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10.00

10 mi @ 3:am, 25 degrees, cold and dark. 65% humidity. Yowzza! 82 days till Boston!

PC2 Miles: 10.00
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6.00

6 mi 2 3:30a, 33 degrees, cool, dark and gettin windy.....
 

NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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0.00

Snow & Wind day - no run

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10.00

10 mi @ 3:30am, cold, clear and dark.....

Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 10.00
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210.15
Brooks Pure Cadence Miles: 209.62BA NYC Miles: 7.50PC2 Miles: 17.00NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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