"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Porter's Half Marathon

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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, 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 - OVERALL AS OF OCTOBER 6, 2018

153   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, 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

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! Retired Former Police Criminal Investigator! Two former wives, three kids (two boys & one girl).

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 25.50 Month: 55.50 Year: 1775.65
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 692.15
P2 Lifetime Miles: 229.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 695.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 380.37
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 360.95
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 214.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 148.82
Race: Porter's Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:56:35, Place overall: 33, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
13.10

Not too much to report here. It was a really crappy day running in all the smoke from the local Utah fires and the imported smoke from all the fires in California. It was so bad too breath and twice as bad to look at before you sucked it in! This was the first time that I have run this Half Mary and I did it with Troy. We used this race as a medium long run under load as we train for the St George Marathon in 57 days. At the starting line it was 70* with a very light smokey breeze.  The half Mary starts at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon at the 5400 ft elevation and ended at the Draper City Park. It was a very gentle downhill run where you could kick up your pace if you could breathe.... It actually was a rather nice course and I will probably do it again, hopefully in better air condition. Troy and I started together and maintained a sub 8 minute mile pace for about 5 miles before the smoke choked us out and trashed our pace and race plan. Troy ended up #44th place/106 overall / 7th in AG / 11, I came in 33rd overall and 2nd/4 in AG, about a minute behind a 60 year old guy. Porter's Half Mary grouped my (M 65-69) AG into a 10 year AG of (M 60 - 69) so I had to run with some younger competition in the smoky gunkey air. Oh well, now it's time to get ready to do the St George Marathon in 57 days.......TYI

 

T-3 Miles: 13.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From JD on Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 17:04:56 from 75.169.1.141

excellent training run! enjoy the big push to St. George and breathe easy!

From Burt on Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 18:06:25 from 70.176.85.97

I thought you liked to smoke. Judging by your profile pic.

From Tom Slick on Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 09:46:45 from 174.148.252.244

Burt - Have you ever tried to light a sweat drenched wet soggy stogie at the end of a road race, much less find a dry match to fire it up. The only smoking I like to do is "Smoking" all those youngsters to the finish line of any race I enter into...Matter of fact, I love to cross the finish line with my "Victory Cigar" and immediately turn around and greet the runners behind me stating to them that they had been "Geezered". Beat to the finish by this old man!!!! TYI!

From Burt on Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 12:24:31 from 70.176.85.97

Haha! Can't say that I have. Nice job despite the smoke.

From Martin on Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 13:36:11 from 91.19.152.108

Well done, even under those conditions!

From Tom K on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:29:39 from 47.206.60.114

Man, great job on a rough day!

I have always wondered if you lit that cigar! Thanks for clearing that up!

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