"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

March 2018

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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: 6.00 Month: 58.00 Year: 1589.97
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 611.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 276.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 395.75
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 199.88
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 79.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 57.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 46.31
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
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
Comments(3)
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5.00

5 easy miles and a full body workout.

Other Miles: 5.00
Comments(2)
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6.00

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

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 6.00
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
Comments(2)
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3.00

3 easy miles and a full body workout.

Other Miles: 3.00
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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
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10.00

10 more miles on the mountain road ..

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 10.00
Comments(2)
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5.00

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

Other Miles: 5.00
Comments(2)
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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
Comments(1)
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5.00

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

P2.5 Miles: 5.00
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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
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0.00

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

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12.50

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

T-3 Miles: 12.50
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
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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
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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
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6.00

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

T-1 Miles: 6.00
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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
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0.00

rest day

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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
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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
Comments(1)
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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
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13.00

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

 

T-1 Miles: 13.00
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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".....

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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
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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
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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
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9.00

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

P2.5 Miles: 9.00
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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
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5.00

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

P2a Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
0.00

rest day

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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
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