"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

March 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

5. TURKEY TROT / VETERAN'S DAY 5K, NOV 16, 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: 11.10 Month: 41.79 Year: 1573.76
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 607.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 270.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 392.65
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 199.88
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 79.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 57.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 43.20
Total Distance
239.38
AI 2.0 B Miles: 34.00AI 2.0 Miles: 97.18Altra Torin Miles: 82.20AI2.3 Miles: 23.00
Total Distance
20.00

20 miles on the PRT and DDMR. 36 degrees to start with a little bit of snow falling....then it zoomed up to about 48 degrees and go pretty sunny.

50 days till the Greatest Running Show on earth!!!!!

AI 2.0 B Miles: 20.00
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rest day

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8.00

8 miles on the DDMR @ 3:30am, 32 degrees , light snow, light breeze, semi-clear roads, dark and cold....

AI 2.0 Miles: 8.00
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0.00

Mental/Physical Health Rest Day.....

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7.20

7.2 miles on the DDMR, 50 degrees, no wind, no snow, in the middle of the day. 46 days till The Boston....

Altra Torin Miles: 7.20
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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR at #:30am, 30 degrees, clear and cold W/ Missie. 45 days till Boston...

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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8.00

8 miles on my DDMR this  late morning. 38 degrees, clear roads, sunny skies and a very light breeze.  44 days till  my 12th  Boston....

Altra Torin Miles: 8.00
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20.00

20 miles in the PTR & DDMR. Start @40 degrees, end 52 degrees. Clear sunny skies with a light breeze. 43 days till I run from Hopkinton to Boston at the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. 

AI 2.0 Miles: 20.00
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4.00

4 easy recovery miles on the "Big Block" @ 3:30am. 34 degrees, clear, dark & early! 42 days till town Bean Town shuffle...

Altra Torin Miles: 4.00
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6.00

6 really great miles on the DDMR W/ Missie @3:30am. 40 degrees, clear, dark and cool...

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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rest day......gotta have some of these to make it all work...

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8.00

8 miles on the DDMR @ 3:30am....light rain, 48 degrees, light breeze. Cool, calm and quiet. 39 days till Boston.

AI 2.0 Miles: 8.00
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9.00

9 miles on the DDMR at noon today. 52 degrees, clear and sunny skies......nice running conditions.

Altra Torin Miles: 9.00
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6.00

6 miles on the PRT w/o Garmin. 60 degrees, clear, sunny and windy

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
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16.00

16 miles out on the PRT. 62 degrees under partly cloudy and windy skies. 36 days till the Boston.....I'm already practicing eating clam chowder and baked beans......

AI 2.0 Miles: 16.00
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3.00

3 recovery miles this 3:30 am. 60 degrees, clear, warm and windy....35 days till Boston Baked Beans and a big run around the block...

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11.00

11 easy training miles this am. 52 degrees, clean & clear at zero dark 30.....34 days till the plan comes to fruition....at Boston! 

Altra Torin Miles: 11.00
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6.00

6 miles on the DDMR @ 3:30am W/Missie. Nice easy run. 54 degrees, light wind, dark skies and no precipitation. 33 days till Boston

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
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7.00

7 miles @ 3:30am, 38 degrees, lt wind, no rain, dark and early!

Altra Torin Miles: 7.00
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6.00

6 miles on the DDMR.........Hey, 30 days till the Boston!

AI2.3 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 easy miles on the DDMR.

whoops, lost track of how many days till Boston....still 30 days away. I wonder how much snow will be on the ground on Marathon Monday? I wonder if my people will be out in force at the Biker Bar at the 2 mile mark????

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
17.00

Started out to do 20 miles but ended with 17 miles on the PTR. 65 degrees, 15 to 20 mph wind, partly cloudy, and I've only got 2 more pounds to lose before the Boston Marathon in 29 days and I will have hit my goal (160) weight. Yea!!!!

AI2.3 Miles: 17.00
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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR w/Missie. 54 degrees, light breeze,and a couple of sprinkles, @ zero dark thirty.... 28 days till Boston.

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
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9.18

7.18 mi on the DDMR. 2 mi at SHP w/Sharalee.....34 degrees, wet roads, dry sky, dark and cool....27 days till the Bean Town 26.2

AI 2.0 Miles: 9.18
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi on the DDMR w/Missie. Zero Dark Thirty AM, 38 degrees, wet road from rain earlier this night, clean, clear and crisp.....great run. 26 days till we all toe the line at BOSTON!

AI 2.0 B Miles: 6.00
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2.00

2 mi POST run W/Camile&Sharilee....

Altra Torin Miles: 2.00
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8.00

8 mi on the DDMR, 12 noon, 60 degrees, humidity 25%, 2 mph breeze.....

24 days till Boston.

AI 2.0 B Miles: 8.00
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8.00

8 mi on the DDMR, 52 degrees, light breeze, clear skies, 48% Humidity.

23 short days till The Boston. 

Yesterday I signed up for the 2015 Athens Authentic Marathon - November 8, 2015. I've done the "Best", now I want to do the "First"! Ok, now it's back to the task at hand - Focus on BQing at Boston 2015 for Boston 2016............tyi

Altra Torin Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
18.00

18 mi on the PRT, 47 degrees, 53% humidity, semi dark, lite breeze. Ok, it's official- I'm in taper madness and there are only 22 days left till the 119th running of The Boston 2015.

AI 2.0 Miles: 18.00
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0.00

rest day...

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8.00

8 mi on the DDMR & SHP. 50 degrees am, 23% humidity, dark and cool.

20 days until New England Calm Chowder, Sam Adams Boston Brew, A Red Sox game  with a Fenway Frank, and a 26.2 miler from Hopkinton to Boston......Yea! "Life doesn't get any better than this!"

Altra Torin Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
239.38
AI 2.0 B Miles: 34.00AI 2.0 Miles: 97.18Altra Torin Miles: 82.20AI2.3 Miles: 23.00
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