"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Des News 10k

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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

 

 

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.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1522.47
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 601.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 270.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 374.80
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 189.88
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 74.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 45.50
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 43.20
Total Distance
206.56
NBA9 Miles: 38.36B9-10 Miles: 40.00BA NYC Miles: 38.00NYC 1 Miles: 90.20
Total Distance
6.00

6 mile recovery run at 3:40am/75 degrees.

NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
9.36

75 degrees @ 3:am - 9.36 miles a couple of them at 7.35 pace. 60 days till the Layton.

NBA9 Miles: 9.36
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mile tempo type run @ 3:40am, 72 degrees, 45% humidity....

B9-10 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5easy miles

B9-10 Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 mi on the black top.......57 days till The Layton 26.2

BA NYC Miles: 7.00
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I feel so good about this weeks mileage I'm taking Saturday off from running and will start up Sunday with my long slow run. I think it's time to do my Dimple Dell to Wasatch to home loop twice. Then I will know that I'm ready to go into the sharping phase of my training program for The Layton...

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Total Distance
17.00

long slow run this am....17 mi. 55 days left till the Layton Marathon.

NYC 1 Miles: 17.00
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Total Distance
0.00

I was lazy this am, no run for me I'm resting tody!

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Total Distance
6.00

speed trainer - 6mi @ 3:30am. Warm morning at 74degrees. 52 days till showtime.

NYC 1 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

just grinding out the miles

NYC 1 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi @ 3:30am, 78 degrees, 30% humidity, 51 days till Layton

B9-10 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi @ 3:30a

B9-10 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
3.00

easy three mile run

NBA9 Miles: 3.00
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Total Distance
20.00

20 mile long slow run this am. Dam it got hot out there quick this am. 

NYC 1 Miles: 20.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi recovery run @ 3:30a

NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi at 3:30am. Hey, is the humidity getting to any of you out there??

BA NYC Miles: 6.00
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0.00

zero miles - unplanned rest day

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Total Distance
9.00

9 miles of speed and hills this am. PPPPPP

B9-10 Miles: 9.00
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8.00

8 miles @ 3:am in the hills....

B9-10 Miles: 8.00
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6.00

easy am 6....

BA NYC Miles: 6.00
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12.00

12 mile Long slow run up Dimple Dell and down Wasatch.....41 days till LSM.....

BA NYC Miles: 12.00
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Rest day from running. I'm getting rested to run the Des News 10K on wednesday. Sure hope the heat subsides even just a little.....

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decided to rest another day before the D-News 10 K.

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Race: Des News 10k (6.214 Miles) 45:36:10
Total Distance
6.20

Des News 10K - not too bad for an old guy.  45:36:10/7:31ave

NYC 1 Miles: 6.20
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Total Distance
8.00

8 hill and speed recovery miles this am

NBA9 Miles: 8.00
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6.00

6 mi @ 3:15am.......36 days till show time for me!

NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
21.00

Went out this morning for a 21 mile long run sans the garmin. I t was really kinda fun not watching my wrist as I made it down the road. It turned out to be a really fun run.....

34 days till the Layton Marathon....

NYC 1 Miles: 21.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mile recovery run this am....

NYC 1 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
7.00

this am's run of 7 mi was hot and humid.....but done!

BA NYC Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 miles this early am doing hills and speed work......

NYC 1 Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
206.56
NBA9 Miles: 38.36B9-10 Miles: 40.00BA NYC Miles: 38.00NYC 1 Miles: 90.20
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