"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

January 2015

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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)

158  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)

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

 

 

MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

1. TBA

2. NESTLE 5K

3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. TBA

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

8.

 

 

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.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 3.50 Month: 3.50 Year: 1525.97
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 601.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 270.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 378.30
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 189.88
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 74.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 45.50
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 43.20
Total Distance
158.88
Altra B Miles: 28.20Altra Torin Miles: 38.18AI 2.0 Miles: 35.50Altra C Miles: 37.00Altra Miles: 20.00
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rest day

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5.00

5 miles on the PRT. 20 degrees, no wind, & the sun was out and shinning. 107  days till Boston.

"That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong."--William J.H. Boetcker.

 

Altra B Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
8.18

8+ mi on the Dimple Dell Mt. Rd, 28 degrees, no sun, no wind

Altra Torin Miles: 8.18
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I had to return to work today so I will forgo a short recovery run and do a weight resistance workout this evening. Then I will go to bed and get up at 3:15am for my next regularly scheduled training run. 106 days till The Greatest Running Show on Earth.......Boston.

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Total Distance
7.50

7.5 miles on the dimple Dell Mt Road and SHP W/Missy, Camile, and Sharilee.....37 degrees, 88% humidity, clean dry roads, @ zer0 dark thirty am...............

Yea! 105 days till I run my 12th Boston Marathon. I got all my plans for Boston squared up...flight, lodging, etc, etc, etc.....Now all I have to do is get ready to BQ at Boston for Boston 2016!!!!

AI 2.0 Miles: 7.50
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi @ 3:30am on DDMR W/Missy. 32 degrees, dark and cool.

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
2.00

rest day - 2 miles at SHP w/Shrilee & Camile

Altra B Miles: 2.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the DDMR, 3:30am,, 26 degrees, dark, clear roads , w/missy...

Altra C Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
8.20

8.2 mi @ 10:30 a on the DDMR w/Missy. 32 degrees, smoggy inversion over the valley, no sunshine...just a good solid run. 101 days till Bean Town...

Altra B Miles: 8.20
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10.00

10 mi @ 7:30am on the PRT(Porter Rockwell Trail), foggy, 38 degrees, cool, wet roads, w/Missy.

Altra Torin Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 mi @ 3:15am on the DDMR, 36 degrees, clear roads, dark and cool with the inversion breaking up. Missy was on the injured reserve list for this mornings run.

Altra Torin Miles: 8.00
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rest day

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rest day

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6.00

6 mi on a really beautiful morning all on the DDMR. Sunny, 43 degrees, roads clear of snow, no inversion to speak of. My hamstrings seem to be cured enough to get back to my training schedule......

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
11.00

11 miles on the PRT, 48 degrees, clear and sunny...what a super nice winter day in Utah. 92 days till Boston.....Here I come.

Altra C Miles: 11.00
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Total Distance
5.00

Went out and backed up my 11 miles yesterday with a recovery 5 mi  this am on the DDMR. Cloudy, clear roads, 40 degrees....

91 days till The Boston!!!!!

Altra B Miles: 5.00
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8.00

8 mi @ 3:30am  on the DDMR with Missy. 34 degrees, no wind, no snow, dry roads

Altra B Miles: 8.00
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0.00

Rest Day /Xtraining - w/o

Comments(3)
Total Distance
8.00

6 mi up and down the DDMR. 2 mi @ SHP, 20 degrees, no snow, clear roads......Yowzza....

AI 2.0 Miles: 8.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
6.00

6 MI on the DDMR @ 3:30am

Altra C Miles: 6.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
8.00

8 miles on the DDMR @ 4:am

Altra Miles: 8.00
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14.00

14 miles up DDMR and down Wasatch.......Hill training

AI 2.0 Miles: 14.00
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0.00

Workout today - Rest day from running - Jump rope too....

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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi on the DDMR w/Missy. 30 F., no wind, rain or snow.........

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the DDMR @ 3:30am. 45 degrees, rain and wind....W/Missie!!!

Altra C Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR, 3:30am

Altra Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR

Altra Miles: 6.00
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8.00

8 mi on the DDMR

Altra C Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
158.88
Altra B Miles: 28.20Altra Torin Miles: 38.18AI 2.0 Miles: 35.50Altra C Miles: 37.00Altra Miles: 20.00
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