"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

January 2019

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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
170.00
Other Miles: 42.00T-1 Miles: 35.00P2a Miles: 49.00P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 3.00IQ Miles: 25.00
Total Distance
4.00

4 easy miles, 23*, 12 mph+ wind, some sunshine. Then a FB-W/O... 

Other Miles: 4.00
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5.00

5 speed training miles then a FB-w/o at the LC gym...

Other Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 mi  hill and speed Trang on the Mt rd, oh what a great day to still be alive and moving under my own power!

T-1 Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
4.00

4 easy miles on my rest day before Long Run Sunday. Plus a full body workout (Fb-W/O) at LCAC gym.

Other Miles: 4.00
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8.00

Left the house this AM for a Nice 13 mile Long run. Just a few minutes out the door and I was insulted with a light sprinkle of freezing rain, I stopped and put on my garbage bag rain wear and continued. By the time I got to the Porter Rockwell Trail it was sprinkling harder mixed with a little bit of snow, I kept on going. Now I'm out 4 miles and it's decided to really start raining and snowing, much harder. I'm on my way back and by the time I get to the Draper Park and the PRT Trail head ( about 3 miles) it has already dropped 3" of snow on me and my gloves are soaked and my fingers are very cold. This all remindes me of running Boston 2018 except the weather conditions today were much better than at Boston. I took a quick stop at the park bathroom and dried out one pair of gloves on the heated hand dryer, geared myself back up and ran the last mile home in 4" of snow on the ground and a blizzard going off all around me! When I got home I decided I'd pick up the remaining 5 mi at another time, I was done for the day!

P2a Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 easy rest day miles and then a Fb-W/O at the LCAC Gym.......

Other Miles: 5.00
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5.00

5 mi on the big block this am, 33*, partly sunny, 84% Humidity, 2 mph wind. 97 days till Boston!

P2a Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7.5 Hill Training Miles on the big block, Mt Rd, & then home.

T-1 Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
3.00

3 easy miles, w/o @ gym

Other Miles: 3.00
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6.00

6 tempo miles on the Mt Rd. 38*, lite breeze, 93% humidity, 5200' elevation level, mostly cloudy with brief moments of a glimps of sun light. 

P2a Miles: 6.00
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4.00

4 mile easy run. Then a Fb-W/O at the LC gym. 93 days 0 hours till the 123rd Running of The Boston Marathon...

Other Miles: 4.00
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13.00

13 LD miles on the Mt Rd to Wasatch and home. 28*, 7 mph wind, 65% Humidity, 5200' highest elevation on run. ( 91 days 19 hrs = Boston) 

T-1 Miles: 13.00
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Total Distance
3.00

3 easy aerobic miles, then a fabulous FB-w/o, sets/and lifts, & time in the steam room...

Other Miles: 3.00
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4.00

4 mi on the big block, no sunshine shining, wind blowing,  snow falling, etc....

P2a Miles: 4.00
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8.00

8 miles (2@MP) today on the big block & the Mt Rd. 40*, 8-10 mph wind, 69% humidity. Winter training in Utah isn't for whimps and neither is getting old while training during the winter in Utah! :) (: 89 days till the Boston Marathon! Anybody else on the FRB running the 123rd Boston Marathon? Speak up!

T-1 Miles: 8.00
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3.00

3 easy rest day miles, FB-w/o.... wet rainy day, yuck!

Other Miles: 3.00
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7.00

7 mi (3@MP) on the Big Block.

P2a Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
4.00

4 mi on the Small Block, "Gray Day", 44*

P2a Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
15.00

15 LD Mi on the Big Block & Mt Rd. another "Gray Day" 45*, 8 - 10 mph wind, 

P2a Miles: 15.00
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0.00

Snow Day - It snowed about a foot of new snow in my neck of the woods, so I didn't leave the house except to use the snow blower...

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3.00

3 mi on the small block, 28*, 68% humidity, 8 mph wind, @ noontime. The snowfall total   For miles my area was @ 18” and the roads were lined with berms of plowed snow so I was forced to run further out in street than usual....felt like I was in a giant game of Frogger ....

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 3.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 mi hill run, 23*, 9 mph wind, 59% Humidity, total "Gray" day! Best run this training cycle on the way to Boston, so far! 81 days till the Old Man's showdown in Boston, #14 / #60 !

IQ Miles: 8.00
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4.00

4 Easy SS Miles today, then a full body workout....

Other Miles: 4.00
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7.00

7 really good miles on the PRT. 33*, lite breeze, lots of sunshine, 56% humidity.

IQ Miles: 7.00
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4.00

4 easy miles this am, 21*, 67% humidity, 2 mph breeze. Then a Full Body W/O..... 79 days till the Boston 2019 ! 

 

 

Other Miles: 4.00
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16.00

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Total Distance
3.00

3 easy recovery miles then to the gym for a full body workout 

Other Miles: 3.00
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0.00

Rest day

Comments(1)
Total Distance
6.00

6 miles today. 1 mi warmup- 4 X1 mile repeats - 1 mile cool down... nice day, 30*, lt breeze and sunshine....

IQ Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
4.00

4 mi on the big block today

IQ Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
170.00
Other Miles: 42.00T-1 Miles: 35.00P2a Miles: 49.00P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 3.00IQ Miles: 25.00
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