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
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"
59 MARATHONS -
1st Marathon, St. George Marathon, OCTOBER 3, 1998. (ZERO DNF'S)
Latest Marathon, The Boston Marathon, APRIL 16, 2018. (ZERO DNF'S)
154 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!
I'm still alive after all these years (67) 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).
From Rhett on Sun, Apr 02, 2017 at 12:29:25 from 184.108.40.206
Looks like you had a solid week of running. Have you decided when your next race will be?
From Tom Slick on Sun, Apr 02, 2017 at 15:12:28 from 220.127.116.11
Rhett - I haven't but I'm zeroing in on it. After my attempt to go to the Berlin Marathon blew up I've started looking for another new marathon to run. I just haven't been able to zero in on one, yet.
I'm thinking of signing up for the St George Marathon coming up this October and go run it with some long time friends of the past and future. There is no lottery this year, SGM is a first come first served marathon now, but I would be entering under the Ten Year Club member clause. I think I would be using SGM as a tune up for the 2018 Boston Marathon. In the mean time I am going to sign up for some 5ks and maybe a half mary to get ready for a Mary in the fall.
From Tom Slick on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 08:36:49 from 18.104.22.168
339 Days, 23 Hours, 27 Minutes, 18 seconds till the Huntsville Full Monty Marathon 2019.
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