"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

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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

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

 THE ATHENS GREECE CLASSIC 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"

58 MARATHONS - OVERALL AS OF APRIL 16, 2018

152   OVERALL RACES SINCE forever or 1998

"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, OCT 6, 2018, 1:56:35, 2ND 

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K, OCT 20, 2018

8. BEAT THE NEW YEAR 5K, DEC 31, 2018

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!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 21.00 Month: 84.10 Year: 1277.52
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 379.03
P2 Lifetime Miles: 219.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 649.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 88.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 336.17
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 342.95
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 209.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 106.12
Total Distance
246.75
P2.5 Miles: 58.00Other Miles: 27.00P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 47.00P2a Miles: 63.25T-1 Miles: 42.00T-3 Miles: 12.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Total Distance
10.00

10 miles on the mountain road, 35*, 70% humidity, 20+ mph wind blowing, snow falling, no fun day Running. 46 days till the Boston!

P2.5 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
5.00

5 easy miles and a full body workout.

Other Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.00

6 mi on the PRT. 45*, 48% humidity, 16 mph winds

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
16.00

16 miles on the PRT. 12” of new snow on the ground, 30*, 15 mph winds, 48% humidity

P2a Miles: 16.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
3.00

3 easy miles and a full body workout.

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

11 miles on the mountain road today. 40*, 34% humidity, lots of sunshine, 41 days till Boston!

P2.5 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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10.00

10 more miles on the mountain road ..

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
5.00

5 easy miles, 60*, 10 mph wind, 38* humidity. Gym workout, 400 sets & crunches.

Other Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
10.00

10 miles on the mountain road, 64*, 35% humidity, sunny skies, 6 mph wind. 37 days and a wake up and it’s time to run The Boston !!!!

P2a Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
5.00

5 miles on the big block. 52*, 44% humidity, full sunshine, 9 mph winds both ways😎

P2.5 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
17.00

17 miles on the big block & Porter Rockwell Trail. 48*, 9 mph wind, 29% humidity. Now I only have 36 days till I run the 122nd Running of The Boston Marathon ....

T-1 Miles: 17.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
0.00

Total rest/recovery day off....35 days till Boston!!!!!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
12.50

12.5 mi./ 2 mi warm up - 7mi (14X800) - 3.5 cool down. 

T-3 Miles: 12.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the big block and then a full body workout at the gym.

Other Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
11.00

11 mi on the mt rd, 34*, intermittent rain, snow and wet roads, no sunshine. 6 mph winds. 87% humility w/ fresh snow on the ground.

 

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
8.00

8 mi on the mt rd. 42*, mostly cloudy skies, 16 mph winds, 40% humidity. 31 days till Boston!!!!

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 nice miles on the Porter Rockwell Trail. 38*, light snow falling, 4 mph wind 

T-1 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
16.00

16 miles on the Mt Rd & Big Block. 32*, up to 20 mph winds with periods of snow and light rain. 29 very short days till Boston...

P2.5 Miles: 16.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
0.00

rest day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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10.25

10.25 miles. 2.5 mi WU - 5 miles @ MP- 2.75 miles cool down50*, 27% humidity, 9 mph winds, partly sunny. 27 days till Boston!

P2a Miles: 10.25
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
12.00

12 miles up the MT Rd over the top and down wasatch to home base. 52*, 21 mph winds, mostly cloudy, . 26 days till the greatest run on earth !

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
5.00

5 easy miles on a perpetual rainy day, it just won’t quit, then a workout and steam at the gym. Hope it’s a bit dryer tomorrow......55*, 22 mph winds, 70% humidity.

Other Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
13.00

13 miles all over the place. 52*, 52% humidity, 8 mph winds, partly sunny.

 

T-1 Miles: 13.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

Rest day before last my (22 mi) long run Sunday and good ol' Taper Madness starts!  22 days and it's Boston time.....Can't wait to have an big cold beer at the "Bell in Hand Tavern".....

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
22.00

22 miles on the Mt Rd & Porter Rockwell Trail.  33*, rain & snow, NNW 14 mph winds, 93% humidity, what a great run this one was? Everything was working as expected....Half of my miles today were at near marathon pace and the other half were at marathon pace! I think now that with a succsssful taper time, I am ready for the Boston Marathon ! The Boston is three weeks from Monday!

P2a Miles: 22.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
0.00

3 recovery miles today. 34*, 13 mph wind, 59% humidity, snow, wind& rain.. 21 days till Boston!

 

Other Miles: 3.00
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 on the PRT....Yowzza, I really like taper time! 42*, 12 mph wind, 42% humidity, lots os cold & sunshine. 20 days and it’s Boston time!

P2.5 Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
9.00

9 miles on the Mt Rd today, 47*, 10 mph wind, 33% humidity, sunny but cold.

P2.5 Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the PRT....52*, 39% humidity, 12 mph winds, partly cloudy. 18 days till Boston.

T-1 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 miles on the big block. 55*, 9 mph winds, 30% humidity, mostly sunny.

P2a Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
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
246.75
P2.5 Miles: 58.00Other Miles: 27.00P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 47.00P2a Miles: 63.25T-1 Miles: 42.00T-3 Miles: 12.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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