"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

August 2015

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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"

 

60 MARATHONS - 

1st Marathon, St. George Marathon, OCTOBER 3, 1998. (ZERO DNF'S)

Latest Marathon, The Boston Marathon, APRIL 15, 2019. (ZERO DNF'S)

155   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!

 

 

 

 

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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 25.00 Month: 79.00 Year: 721.20
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 804.15
P2 Lifetime Miles: 229.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 791.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 546.37
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 364.95
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 226.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 181.32
IQ Lifetime Miles: 205.50
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 128.20
Total Distance
208.08
AI 2.0 B Miles: 107.83AI2.3 Miles: 74.75AIG Miles: 19.50Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 20.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 20.00Weight: 166.07Calories: 0.00
Total Distance
7.33

7.33 mi on the DDMR 

AI 2.0 B Miles: 7.33
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
21.00

Twice up the Dimple Dell Mt Road and twice down Wasatch for a total of 21 hot misserable miles this morning......it was a horror story with the heat jumping over 92 degrees really early, The only good part is that it was only 15% humidity and I finished the run standing upright and in pretty good condition...41 days till showtime at Big Cottonwood.

 

 

 

AI2.3 Miles: 21.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 166.20Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

rest day, probably do a light workout in the weight room tonight....

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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR @ 3:30am, W/Missie.....cool, dark and quiet.....the stars were really popping out in the sky this morning. 38 days till BC....

AI 2.0 B Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 miles on the DDMR w/Missie @3;30a......Top of the morning to you all.....

79 degrees W/39% humidity and it was windy

AI2.3 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.00

six miles on the DDMR W/ Missie @3:30am. It was a beautiful early morning run. 60 degrees, low humidity, no wind, beautiful star & moon lit surrounding area and quiet. 

AIG Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 166.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
2.00

Just a break from the ordinary... I did 2 miles with my newest Police Academy Cadet. Weve got 6 months to get Ms. Jennifer ready to pass her entry physical examination for entrance into the Utah Police Academy.

AI 2.0 B Miles: 2.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 easy miles on the DDMR. 35 days till BC.

AI 2.0 B Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
21.00

21 miles this morning running my Dimple Dell to Wasatch training course. 70 degrees with 64% humidity. 34 days till Big Cottonwood. Anybody else here on the FRBlog doing this marathon or half marathon? Speak up.....

FYI - When I run the DDMR to Wasatch I start from home at 4800 ft. in elevation that goes up to just about 6000 ft. and then back home.

The starting line at BC is at the 10,000 foot elevation.

AI 2.0 B Miles: 21.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

today wil be a rest day....33 days till BC. Two more weeks of hard training and then it's taper time...

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi on the DDMR W/Missie @3:30am. nice recovery run from Sunday...32 days till showtime!

AIG Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
9.00

9 mi on the DDMR  at 3:30am in the warm, dark and humid. 69 degrees & 68% humidity.

 

AI 2.0 B Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 mi on the DDMR W/Missie @3:30a....the skies were alive with meteor  showers...

29d 23h....BC !

AI2.3 Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 on the DDMR this am. Hot, muggy & Dark

Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
1.50

just a walk in the park....and then there were 28 days

AIG Miles: 1.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
15.00

15 miles on a cut back week. 27 days till BC...

AI2.3 Miles: 15.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

Rest day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi @ 3:30 a  w/Missie on the DDMR.

AI 2.0 B Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.75

8.75 mi w/Jeniffer..

AI2.3 Miles: 8.75
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mo on the DDMR w/Missie @ 3:30am

AI2.3 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 miles w/Missie & Jeniffer this am...

AI 2.0 B Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
0.00

rest day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
20.00

20 mi this early am. Up DDMR and down Wasatch blvd X 2... That's it, it's taper time and I' m ready to embrace it!!!

AI 2.0 B Miles: 20.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

REST DAY

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 more miles on the DDMR W/Missie this zero dark thirty.

17 days 22 hrs - Big Cottonwood Marathon

Predicted starting line temp 47 degrees, finish line predicted high for the day 77 degrees. I don't think it gets any better than this....

AIG Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi on the DDMR @3:30am, a nice easy run in the wind, About 80 degrees at 85% humidity, Uck!

16 days and a hand full of hours and it's showtime at the Big Cottonwood Mary!

AI2.3 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the DDMR w/Missie @ 3:30am.....

AI 2.0 B Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
0.00

it's taper time and I've already got my tapered miles down for the week. So today is a rest day!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
3.00

3 mi this am just for fun.....

AI2.3 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
16.50

16.5 miles all over the place this semi-am. 75 degrees, 40 % humidity. I really loved this run. I felt like a wet shirt in a slow semi functioning dryer.....whats not to love....16 days till Big Cottonwood

AI 2.0 B Miles: 16.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
208.08
AI 2.0 B Miles: 107.83AI2.3 Miles: 74.75AIG Miles: 19.50Altra Torin Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 20.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 20.00Weight: 166.07Calories: 0.00
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