"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

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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"

 

61 MARATHONS - 

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

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

157  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 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. THE BOSTON MARATHON

2. NESTLE 5K

3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. THE ST GEORGE MARATHON

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

 

 

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: 17.00 Month: 198.00 Year: 1351.87
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 601.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 237.79
IQ Lifetime Miles: 365.80
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 171.70
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 42.00
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 10.00
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Total Distance
93.61
Altra Miles: 9.11Altra B Miles: 14.00Altra Torin Miles: 11.50AI 2.0 Miles: 24.00Altra C Miles: 20.00Adidas RC Miles: 8.00
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Rest day

"Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it."                   --Robbie Gass

 

 

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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi at 10:am on the DDMR

"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."  William Shakespear

Altra Miles: 6.00
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6.00

6 mi on the DDMR...........nice day for a run, 60 f, suns out, no wind......

 

"More people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at that comes out of you. --William James

Altra B Miles: 6.00
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Day off from running today. Getting ready to really ramp up the training for Boston '15.

"A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."--Herb Caen

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Total Distance
7.50

7.5 mi on the DDMR this morning. @45f, fairly clear skies and no wind. 134 days till Boston.

"Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours." --C.S. Lewis

 

Altra Torin Miles: 7.50
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Total Distance
8.00

8 easy sunday miles in the hills on the D D M R......

"Determine to never be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing."--Thomas Jefferson

 

Altra B Miles: 8.00
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0.00

Running rest day,  weight resistance workout 

"If your not using your smile, you're like a man with a million dollars in the bank and no checkbook." --Les Giblin

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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the DDMR (hills) 

"The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does." --Napoleon Hill

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 mi @ 3:30am on the DDMR W/my running bud...

"Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state.Being in love shows a person who he should be."--Anton Chekhov

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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6.00

Weight Resistance Workout & a 6 mile run on the DDMR.........tyi

"Long and curious speeches are as fit for dispatch as a robe, or Mantle, with a long train, is for a race." --Francis Bacon

 

129 days till the Greatest Running Show on Earth 

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
4.00

l4 easy miles.......

Altra C Miles: 4.00
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3.00

3 easy miles and a hard w/o.

Altra C Miles: 3.00
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7.00

7 miles am, W/O pm...

Altra C Miles: 7.00
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0.00

Running rest day, rope and weight w/o....

"Christmas my child is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas."--Dale Evans

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4.00

4 easy miles

"Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward towards finding the answer." --Denis Waitley

121 days till Boston......

 

Altra Torin Miles: 4.00
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0.00

Weight Resistance W/O, 30 min on the rope, cardio calisthenics ... 

"Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or doing it better." -- John Updike

 

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8.00

8 miles on the DDMR.

"If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend." --Abraham Lincoln

Adidas RC Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the DDMR.

"You were placed on this earth to create, not compete." --Robert Anthony

AI 2.0 Miles: 6.00
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0.00

Run rest day, Rope and weight W/O....

"Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends."--Henry Ward Beecher

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0.00

Merry Christmas to one and all. 

"Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." --Norman Vincent Peale

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Total Distance
6.00

6 miles on the PRT - @22 degrees, sunshine w/slight breeze.......

"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier." --Tom Stoppard

Altra C Miles: 6.00
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Total Distance
7.00

7 miles on the DDMR. 30 degrees, lt snow, lt breeze, no sunlight,

"A life lived with integrity---even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whos light others my follow in the years to come." --Denis Waitley

 

 

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No run today, had some other stuff to do and I had about 5 inches of snow every where.

"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstablewithout knowing it." --Herodotus

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Race: Beat the New Year 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:19:23
Total Distance
3.11

I beat the New Years Clock; 19:23 for a 3.2 mile fun run in the Sugar House Park. Hey there was little or no wind and is was somewhere between 1 degree and 6 degrees with a blanket of snow all over the park. At least the road way around the park wasn't snow covered. Anyway, it was a fun evening on the run.....Happy New Year to all my running friends here on the FRB.....

"What we see mainly depends on what we look for."--John Lubbock

 

 

Altra Miles: 3.11
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Total Distance
93.61
Altra Miles: 9.11Altra B Miles: 14.00Altra Torin Miles: 11.50AI 2.0 Miles: 24.00Altra C Miles: 20.00Adidas RC Miles: 8.00
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