"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

March 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"

 

60 MARATHONS - 

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

Latest Marathon, The Boston Marathon, APRIL 15, 2019. (ZERO DNF'S)

155   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:

 

"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.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 13.00 Month: 86.20 Year: 621.20
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: 515.37
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 364.95
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 221.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 181.32
IQ Lifetime Miles: 198.50
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 128.20
Total Distance
265.39
PC2-2 Miles: 197.39BA9 Miles: 6.00PC2 Miles: 29.00Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 33.00
Night Sleep Time: 1027.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 1027.00Weight: 163.18Calories: 0.00
Total Distance
6.00

6 mi @ 10:am, 42 degrees, gray, cloudy, rain at times.......uck!

PC2-2 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 165.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
21.00

21 mi @ 10:am. Start temp 42, finish temp 58 with partly cloudy skies and a whole bunch of sunshine. I can say it wasn't my best long run but it was interesting. I'm trying out a new hydration system and checking to see if it's compatable with my short, fat, slow, old man style of running. The jury is still out, I'll update my findings in the near future...

 

49 days till my 11th Boston Marathon and my 50th Marathon overall ! And my congrats to "Allie" for running a great marathon at the Woodlands yesterday!

PC2-2 Miles: 21.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 164.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 recovery mi @ 3:20am

BA9 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

6 mi @ 5am.....

PC2-2 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

rest day

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

Rest day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.00

mid morning 10 miler in the hills, 41 degrees, overcast and very light rain every once in awhile.

PC2-2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 mile easy run, @50 degrees, mostly sunny, no wind or rain. 43 days left till Boston. That leaves 3 weeks of hard training and 3 weeks of taper training.......Yowzza !!!

PC2 Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
21.00

21 mi during my mid morning long run on my hardest course! 2 times around from home base up Dimple Dell over the top and down Wasatch Blvd back to the home base. I really feel good about my training getting to this point in my training cycle headed to The 118th running of  The Boston!!!!  42 days till showtime! With 6 full weeks of training left,my training focus will now shift from endurance to speed training...

PC2-2 Miles: 21.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

11 speed miles @ 3:am in the foot hills.

PC2-2 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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10.00

10 mi doing hill repeats and speed training @ 3:am. 30 degrees in the dark of the cold morning, light winds.

PC2-2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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10.00

10 easy mi @ 3:am

PC2-2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

11 mi @ 1:pm today.....53 degrees in the sunshine w/just a little wind.

PC2-2 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 839.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 839.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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7.00

7 mi easy run w/o a garmin @ 8am, 39 degrees, no wind, lotsa blue sky and puffy clouds...35 days and a wake up and it's show time in Boston!!!!!!! All you Boston Bound Runners remember it's Patroit's Day, so remember to show your patroitism by  displaying your "USA" flag!

Wow, it's a tough bunch of runners on this blog. I turn in my longest mileage week in many many years and I'm just bearly able to stay on the front page of the Mileage Board......(-: . Just fell off the front page! Oh well, on to next week...

PC2-2 Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
21.00

21 long distance slow miles @ 10:30am. 45 degrees at start, 60 at the end. Much sunshine and just a little wind. Took the same double loop up Dimple Dell and down Wasatch as last Sunday...what a butt kickin' course.....34 days and a wake up till Boston.

PC2-2 Miles: 21.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 mile hill repeats

Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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9.00

9 mi speed training

Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 mi easy run

Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 mi @ 10:30am

PC2-2 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 mile hill speed trng

Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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15.50

15.5 miles at Long Distance speed....up and down Dimple Dell Road. 27 days and a wake up and it's Boston! My last "really" long distance run is next sunday where I have a 22 miler scheduled. and then it's all down hill into taper time....good old drive you crazy taper time.........I can hardly wait to get all rested up for the big day in Bean Town!!!! Hey if you haven't looked on the Boston site lately, they have posted your bib numbers....go check'em out.

PC2-2 Miles: 15.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

Rest...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.25

8.25 mi in the hills @ 3:am

PC2-2 Miles: 8.25
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 163.00Calories: 0.00
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10.00

10 mi hill trng @3:am

PC2-2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 mi @ 3:am

PC2-2 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 mi @ 10:30a

PC2-2 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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5.64

morning 5.64 mile recovery run, easy 

PC2-2 Miles: 5.64
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 162.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
22.00

22 mi @ the approximate time I will start and run the Boston Marathon in just 20 days and a wake up. I surly hope the weather in Boston isn't like it was here in Sandy. Too much heavy wind, rain, snow, hail...for the entire duration of my last mega long run before Boston....

PC2 Miles: 22.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

Oh what a glorious day (REST DAY) off...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
265.39
PC2-2 Miles: 197.39BA9 Miles: 6.00PC2 Miles: 29.00Brooks B9 Addiction Miles: 33.00
Night Sleep Time: 1027.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 1027.00Weight: 163.18Calories: 0.00
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