"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

February 2019

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Location:

Sandy,Ut,USA

Member Since:

Apr 05, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

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

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"

 

59 MARATHONS - 

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

Latest Marathon, The Boston Marathon, APRIL 16, 2018. (ZERO DNF'S)

154   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

 

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:

I'm still alive after all these years (67) 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).

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 50.00 Month: 96.00 Year: 266.00
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 754.15
P2 Lifetime Miles: 229.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 784.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 449.37
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 360.95
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 217.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 148.82
IQ Lifetime Miles: 50.00
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 35.00
Total Distance
96.00
Other Miles: 15.00IQ Miles: 24.00IQ2 Miles: 35.00P2a Miles: 14.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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9 mi w/6 @ mp

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3.00

three easy miles on the short block & a FB-W/O

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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17.00

17 mi on the big block & the Mt Rd.

IQ Miles: 17.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 easy miles, rest day

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4.00

4 easy mi and a FB-W/O....

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I took a snow day today. We got almost 15” of snow over night and throughout the day with the possibility of an inch or to tonight. I spent the day pushing snow at home and with my closest neighbors. I will count today as a rest day and pick up today’s scheduled training run tomorrow.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 miles today in hill training mode. 23*, lite breeze, 65% humidity, some sunshine. 

IQ Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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7.00

7 miles on the PRTrail. 23*,  69% humidity, 7 mph wind...not a bad day. 66 days till what ever Boston’s weather will be!!!

IQ2 Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 easy miles / Fb-W/0

Other Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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18.00

18 LD miles on all of my favorite running courses...  

IQ2 Miles: 18.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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7.00

7 recovery easy miles on the Mt. Rd.....20* degrees, 7mph wind - 13* with wind chill, 6 inches of fresh snow to put up with. At least the sun was out and fooled you into thinking it was warmer !

63 days till the Bean Town Shuffle.....

P2a Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 tempo miles, 25*, 12 mph wind, 50% humidity. I’m so ready for spring weather. We’re expecting another 3 ft of snow between Wed and Sun. That could mean 6 to 12 inches in the foothills around me!

Other Miles: 4.00
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7.00

7 easy hill training miles on the Porter Rockwell (PRT) Trail. 80% humidity, 27 to 47 mph winds with rain and snow falling, felt like 18*. 61.5 days till Boston!

P2a Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.00

4 easy miles and a super fine full body workout in anticipation of a 10 mile speed trainer on Friday morning. Sunday I’m kicking out my first 20 miler in my training schedule for The 123rd running of the Boston Marathon, 59 days and 14 hours from now!!!! Hope I’m  ready!

Other Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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10.00

10 miles on the Mt Rd doing the hills.....43*. 23 mph intermitten winds, mostly sunshine, 45% humidity

IQ2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
96.00
Other Miles: 15.00IQ Miles: 24.00IQ2 Miles: 35.00P2a Miles: 14.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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