"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

December 2018

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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)

156  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

2.  The NESTLE 5K, JUNE 1, 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: 26.50 Month: 150.21 Year: 909.81
AIGB Lifetime Miles: 444.80
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 845.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 806.95
Altra Instinct 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 94.65
Other Lifetime Miles: 590.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 377.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 226.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 184.43
IQ Lifetime Miles: 273.80
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 128.20
Total Distance
120.50
Other Miles: 25.00T-1 Miles: 34.00P2a Miles: 43.00Altra Instinct 3.5 Miles: 6.00T-3 Miles: 7.50P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 172.00Calories: 947.00
Total Distance
3.00

3 mi speed inhansing training run this am.

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

6 easy long run style miles in 4" deep snow and still falling. Fb-W/O at the LC gym. 134 days till the 2019 Boston Marathon. My new revised main 18 week training schedule to get me to Boston 2019 starts on Dec 10, 2018......

Other Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

Rest Day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 easy miles, 23*, 8 mph wind, 48% humidity....cold day w/some sunshine

T-1 Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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5.00

5 mi today on the big block. 23* again, 3 mph breeze, 84% humidity and no sunshine to be found anywhere! I 

P2a Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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3.00

3 easy miles, 27•, 84% humidity, 1 mph breeze. Partly cloudy. FB-W/O.

T-1 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

6 mi on th Porter Rockwell Trail, 33*, 3 mph breeze, 78% humidity.

P2a Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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3.00

three miles and then a full body workout (Fb-W/O)

Altra Instinct 3.5 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
7.50

Pretty good winter run. 7.5 mi on the big block & DD Mt Rd. 34*, 3 MPH breeze, 79% humidity with fairly good air quality here in the “Great Smokey Valley” as the local Indians referred to the Great Salt Lake Valley!

T-3 Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 172.00Calories: 947.00
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0.00

Rest day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 easy miles and an awesome FB-w/o....

Other Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 Hill Trng miles in 2" of new snow this morning. 33*, 89% Humidity, 15 mph winds. 123 days till Boston 2019......

P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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3.00

three easy miles today in beautiful 23* weather with sunshine! & a Fb-W/O at the gym.......Life is good!

Altra Instinct 3.5 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

six miles on the DDMR, 32*, 5 mph wind, 65% humidity, Partly sunny.

 

P2a Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

Total Rest Day

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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8.00

8 miles “long” style on The PRT . 37*, 58% humidity, 6 mph wind, mostly 😎 

T-1 Miles: 8.00
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 easy miles today on the small block, 35*, lite breeze, 78% humidity, no sunshine😟. FB-W/O with lots of weights, sets, lifts and some great relaxing time in the steam room.

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

4 mi on the BigBlock, 45*, 7 mph wind, 57% humidity. 117 days till The Boston!

P2a Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

6 miles running the hills....

P2a Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

rest day

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

6 easy miles on the DDMR. Fb-W/O at the gym.

P2a Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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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
9.00

9 miles on the Mt Rd. it was cold and windy with high humidity....

T-1 Miles: 9.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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3.00

three easy miles on the short block, it just started to snow, it's 32* outside w/sw 2 mph wind, 98% humidity.....and I went and got in a full body w/o. (Fb-W/O) "Life is good"! Hey you all, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours and may the coming new year be the most healthy & prosprous ever! God bless you all!

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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4.00

While everybody was taking their Christmas nap I took in a 4 mile easy run to get a start on losing some of the extra calories I've consumed this Holiday season! 38*, wnw 5 mph wind, 78% humidity, mixed snow and rain showers....

P2a Miles: 4.00
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 easy miles on the Snowy roads of Sandy then a w/o at the LC Gym.

Other Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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6.00

6 mi on the PRT with about 2” of new and falling snow. 26*, 13 mph wind, 89% humidity. Not too bad for such a gray day.

P2a Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

I decided to take the day off so I wouldn't get too many miles in to quickly.

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

3 easy miles on a cold cold day, then a FB-W/O at the LC gym... 25*, 7-13 NNW wind, lots of humidity and no sunshine.

Other 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
10.00

10 mi on the small block & the Mt Rd. No ☀️, a little ❄️ falling on wet roads, 12 mph winds, 78 % humidity, burning 1100 calories. 105 days & 17 hours till Boston!

T-1 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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0.00

Rest Day. I stayed up too late last night and got up too late to get in a 4 mi rest day easy run and a workout at the gym so I just enjoyed my rest day! I can't wait to get 2019 going.....

1655 miles in 2017 and 185 more miles in 2018 for a total of 1840! 

Hey everybody, Happy New Year to you and yours and please be careful out there!

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Total Distance
120.50
Other Miles: 25.00T-1 Miles: 34.00P2a Miles: 43.00Altra Instinct 3.5 Miles: 6.00T-3 Miles: 7.50P2.12 Altra Provision Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00Weight: 172.00Calories: 947.00
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