"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

January 2018

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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)

157  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 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. THE BOSTON MARATHON

2. NESTLE 5K

3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. THE ST GEORGE MARATHON

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

 

 

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.

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Miles:This week: 17.00 Month: 198.00 Year: 1351.87
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 601.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 237.79
IQ Lifetime Miles: 365.80
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 171.70
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 42.00
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 10.00
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Total Distance
225.05
Other Miles: 24.05P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 42.50P2a Miles: 54.50P2.5 Miles: 37.00P2 Miles: 41.50T-1 Miles: 10.50
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3.00

three easy miles this am and a full body workout at the gym.....What a way to get the New Year started......105 days till the Boston 122nd running.......

Other Miles: 3.00
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8.00

8 distance miles on the DDMR today at about 11:00am, 38 degrees, lt. breeze, mostly sunshine. 104 days till Boston (#122) 2018. I'm going to have to sit down and make my running plans and schedule for 2018 really soon.

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 8.00
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8.00

8 distance miles today, 28*, lite breeze, lots of sunshine. Full body workout at the gym

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 8.00
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8.00

8 tempo miles on the Mountain Road (DDMR)

P2a Miles: 8.00
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0.00

Day off....

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5.00

5 distance mi on the Porter Rockwell Trail, then a full body workout at the gym 

P2a Miles: 5.00
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15.50

15.5 mile long run, 38*, fog everywhere, no wind, 100% humidity. Boston in 99 days!!!

P2a Miles: 15.50
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1.00

1 mi cardio warm up run and a full body workout @ the gym.

Other Miles: 1.00
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8.00

8 interval miles in the rain. 49*, 5 to 10 mph winds...fairly miserable running day. 97 days till Boston......(this makes it a great day)

P2.5 Miles: 8.00
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7.00

7 distance miles today. 39*, lt breeze, intermitten rain. I managed to get out between rain storms and not get rained on.

P2.5 Miles: 7.00
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9.00

9 Tempo miles today on the DDMR. 43*, 73% humidity, 11 mph winds, all this in crisp and clean air after all the rain and winds last night, then a Full Body Workout at the gym.

P2 Miles: 9.00
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6.00

6 easy distance miles today. 45*, 3 mph breeze, 49% humidity 

P2a Miles: 6.00
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4.00

4 easy miles, 40*, 63% humidity, s 4 mph breeze.  that gives me 50 mi for the week. & a full body workout at the gym.

Other Miles: 4.00
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16.00

16 mi long run on the Mt. Rd/Big Block. 50* start / 59* end, 49* humidity, WNW 7 mph wind and 92 days till the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon!!!!   (22till67)

P2.5 Miles: 16.00
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3.00

3 easy recovery miles and a full body workout this am.

Other Miles: 3.00
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9.50

9.5 Interval miles On the Mt. Road. 42* st / 49* end, SE 6 mph, 37% humidity. 90 days till Boston! 

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 9.50
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6.00

6 Distance miles on the small block. Full Body Workout at the gym.

P2 Miles: 6.00
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10.00

10 mile MLR run today on the PRT. 45* st / 58* end, Wind NW 6 mph, humidity 42%. Nice run today, I feel as though my overall training plan is coming to fruition.  

P2a Miles: 10.00
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4.00

4 easy miles on the small block. 54*, SW 14 mph winds, 48% humidity with snow predicted tonight. 

P2a Miles: 4.00
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3.00

3 mi on the small block today. There was so much snow and it was so dangerous trying to run in traffic I cut the run short and opted to rest up for a 17 mile long run tomorrow.

Other Miles: 3.00
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17.00

17 long distance miles on the Mt road & Big Block course. 29* but felt like 18* with 12 mph winds, 66 % humidity. This run sucked because of all the snow, ice and having to dodge all the cars and trucks on the roads.......but I got it done!

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 17.00
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3.00

3 recovery miles today.  Full Body Workout at gym, 20 minutes in Steam room, 310 situps.

Other Miles: 3.00
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11.50

11.5 Int. miles today on the Mt road, 40*, 57% humidity, s 4 mph winds, sunny. Full Body Workout at gym.

T-1 Miles: 10.50Other Miles: 1.00
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6.00

6 distance mi on the big block, 40*, SSE 15 mph wind, 55% humidity

P2.5 Miles: 6.00
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10.00

10 mi on the Mt Rd . 42*, NNW 13 mph winds, 75% humidity. Then a trip to the gym for a FBW/O, 300 sit-ups, 200 leg lifts, 25 minutes in the steam room...

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5.00

5 easy distance mi on the big block, 34*, sse 6 mph wind, 83% humidity

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3.05

3.05 easy aerobic warm up miles. FB W/O at the gym, 300 sets, 200 leg lifts, 25 minutes in the steam room....

Other Miles: 3.05
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18.00

18 long distance miles today. 40*st/54*end, partly cloudy, 0 wind.

P2 Miles: 18.00
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3.00

3 recovery miles and a FB W/O. 50*, no wind, mostly sunny skies. 300 sets, 200 lifts, 30 minutes in the saunas.

Other Miles: 3.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
8.50

8.5 mile interval training. 54*, SSE 10 mph winds, 44% humidity.  76 days till Boston!

P2 Miles: 8.50
Comments(1)
Total Distance
6.00

6 distance miles on the big block, 44*, NNW 11 mph wind, 56% humidity. FB W/O

P2a Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
225.05
Other Miles: 24.05P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 42.50P2a Miles: 54.50P2.5 Miles: 37.00P2 Miles: 41.50T-1 Miles: 10.50
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