"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

October 2012

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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
193.00
BA NYC Miles: 24.50B9-10 Miles: 35.50NBA9 Miles: 74.00BA0 Miles: 3.00NYC 1 Miles: 4.00
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rest day . 33 days till NYC

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9 m r @ 3:am......nice, quiet and dark! 32 days till NYC...

BA NYC Miles: 9.00
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10 m r @ 3am, hills, speed and distance

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9 mile easy run #3:30a...............got a bit cooler this morning.

NBA9 Miles: 9.00
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6 m r this fine day. All part of my master plan to get me through NYC in 29 days.

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22.00

last week of big mileage before taper time.....22 m r this am.

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easy 6 m r...........

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8 mr @5:30p

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8 m r @ 5:30P

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8 mr @ 6:00p.

23 days 22 hrs till Ing NYC.

NBA9 Miles: 8.00
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8 m r @ 4:p

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22.00

OK that's my last long slow training run before NYC. It's all done but the crying......now all I've got to do is do it!

NBA9 Miles: 22.00
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went out this am for a 3 mi shake down recovery run...it was great. Today is the first day of my 3 week taper.......next stop, NYC.

BA0 Miles: 3.00
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9 m r..............nothing special just 9 m r @ 3:30am. Dark, cool, peaceful and finished!

B9-10 Miles: 9.00
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rest

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8 easy taper miles..................in the pm

BA NYC Miles: 8.00
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another 5 miles in taper mode......15 days 0 hours till the NYC Mary! I'm not to sure about the weather report...it says it will be raining on a saturday night low of 35 degrees and a high of 48 degrees. Hope the weather gypsies are wrong!

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two weeks from today and it's show time in NYC.......

NBA9 Miles: 16.00
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No run today...just good old taper time rest day....Hey is there anybody else her on the FRB doing the Ing NYC.....let me know!

13 days 1 hour Ing NYC!

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just a few more runs and it will be showtime in NYC....10 days 22 hours.

BA NYC Miles: 7.50
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8.00

fun run in an evening snow storm.......

NBA9 Miles: 8.00
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4 mile shake down run.............just fun

NYC 1 Miles: 4.00
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well thats my last long run sunday run till Sunday Nov. 4 when I do the NYC Mary. I'm as ready as I can get and I'm excited to run the distance!!!!

B9-10 Miles: 8.00
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rest

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six mile easy run.....

NBA9 Miles: 6.00
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thats it for this training cycle, only thing left to do is get to NYC to run thru the disaster area!

B9-10 Miles: 2.50
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Total Distance
193.00
BA NYC Miles: 24.50B9-10 Miles: 35.50NBA9 Miles: 74.00BA0 Miles: 3.00NYC 1 Miles: 4.00
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