"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

March 2019

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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)

160  OVERALL RACES (5K's,10K's, 1/2  & Full Marathons, Tri's) 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 (2nd Plc           AD)

 

 

MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

1. THE SALT LAKE CITY MARATHON, APRIL 18 ,2020

2. NESTLE 5K, JUNE   , 2020

3. SANDY CITY 4TH OF JULY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. TBA

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

8. SANDY CITY VETERANS DAY / TURKEY TROT 5K, NOV  ,            2020

 

 

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 and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.....

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 33.00 Year: 1651.78
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 632.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 282.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 401.75
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 216.69
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 85.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 63.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 46.31
Total Distance
190.00
IQ Miles: 87.00Other Miles: 43.00IQ2 Miles: 39.00T-3 Miles: 21.00
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10 miles (5 @MP) out and back on the DD Mt Rd. 40*, lt.breeze, partly cloudy. 

IQ Miles: 10.00
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3 easy tempo miles, then a FB/W/O. A wet snowy day, all day!

Other Miles: 3.00
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sick, lame or lazy day!  

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sick, lame or lazy day!

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10 mi on the two lane black top....

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5 mi / yesso's

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5 mi / stride training..... Fb W/O

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6 mi / w/3 @ mp.... FB W/O

Other Miles: 6.00
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5 mi, 39*, windy, etc....

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17 mi, 39*, etc....

IQ Miles: 17.00
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off rest/recovery sick day....

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Off sick day......

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5 easy mi / 44*

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rest day / 5 mi easy.

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8 mi W/3 mi @ mp

Other Miles: 8.00
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4 easy mi 

T-3 Miles: 4.00
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20.00

20 mi on the single lane black top Porter Rockwell Trail. It was a great day first day running in the last 3.5 weeks I could breath out of my nose.....oh yea!!!! 28 days and a wakeup till Boston and life is looking great.....

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rest day. this morning I woke up with a clear head and breathing freely thru my nose..Oh Yea!!!

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5 easy miles on the big block today. 56*, lots of sunshine and a little wind, yadda, yadda, yadda !  26 days 20 hours till Showtime!

IQ Miles: 5.00
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10 miles today on the DDMR, Start temp: 47/End Temp:64, 16% humidity, 0 - 10 mph wind, nice and sunny with great clean air supply......25 days, 18 hours till the start of the Boston Marathon, I can hardly believe this training cycle has flown by so so fast and it's almost time to get the show on the road...Oh Yea!!!!!

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todays schedule calls for a rest day. It's a rainy day here and I just haven't decided what I want to do. Maybe I'll just veg out today.....

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9 miles today, 9 mile repeats on the rolly Polly PRT.....no sun, some wind, too much humidity, but a great run in so many ways!

IQ2 Miles: 9.00
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4 easy miles and  full body workout 

Other Miles: 4.00
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5.00

It rained most of last night and by the time that I got up this morning it was still raining and was turning into hail, snow grains, rain and some snow flakes.....decided to put off my final 22 Long run until tomorrow and do a short run and follow it up with a workout at the gym.....that's spring time in Utah. "IMPROVISE, ADAPT & OVERCOME"

Other Miles: 5.00
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last really long run this cycle, 21 miles in pretty gorgeous weather, 33* st/ 53* end, 30% humidity, little or no wind and lots of sunshine. 20 days & a few hours till showtime in Bean Town!

IQ Miles: 21.00
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3.00

3 easy recovery miles on a very nice day, then a w/o & steam at the gym!

Other Miles: 3.00
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7.00

7 mi on the Mt Rd, 53*, 13 mph wind, 38% humidity, 19 days till the 123rd BAA Marathon....

T-3 Miles: 7.00
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5.00

5 easy miles today and then a trip to the Gym for a full body weight workout finished off with about 25 minutes in the steam room.

Other Miles: 5.00
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6 mi on the PRT, some at near MP. 17 days till Boston....

IQ Miles: 6.00
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4 easy miles, then a full body weight workout (Fb-W/O) 16 days till Boston...

Other Miles: 4.00
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8 easy taper week miles, then a very restful day off my feet...

IQ Miles: 8.00
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190.00
IQ Miles: 87.00Other Miles: 43.00IQ2 Miles: 39.00T-3 Miles: 21.00
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