"PRIOR PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE"

Sandy City Classic 5K

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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)

158  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)

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

 

 

MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

1. TBA

2. NESTLE 5K

3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K

4. DESERET NEWS 10K

5. PORTERS 1/2 MARATHON 

6. TBA

7. U of U HOMECOMING 5K.

8.

 

 

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.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 52.00 Year: 1583.97
T-1 Lifetime Miles: 928.65
P2 Lifetime Miles: 233.50
P2a Lifetime Miles: 978.15
Other Lifetime Miles: 611.57
P2.5 Lifetime Miles: 392.45
P2.12 Altra Provision Lifetime Miles: 232.50
T-3 Lifetime Miles: 270.41
IQ Lifetime Miles: 395.75
IQ2 Lifetime Miles: 199.88
IQ 3 Lifetime Miles: 79.10
IQ 4 Lifetime Miles: 57.94
IQ 5 Lifetime Miles: 46.31
Race: Sandy City Classic 5K (3.107 Miles) 00:24:06, Place overall: 52, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
3.11

Fairly nice day for the Sandy City Classic 5k.....At the start it was 72*, no wind, and full sunshine with @25% humidity. The race for me was pretty much as expected except at the very end of the race some old guy drafted off me and managed to beat me by 01.0 seconds, he managed to get me by a step. Guess I need to pay attention to whos closing in on me! Anyway it was a great race and I came away with second in my old mans division with a 24:06.1 @ 7.53 minutes per mile average. Looks like I was able to shave off 1:22.6 min/sec off my Nestle 5k time on Jun 3, 2017 and 2:25.0 seconds off my last years time from Sandy City Classic 5k 2016. OK, I'm improving, which makes me feel really good about my training for the Huntsville Utah Full Monte Marathon. Yea!

T-1 Miles: 5.00
Comments
From Rhett on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 11:29:30 from 66.185.237.180

Congrats Slick. Great job getting faster. So the guy who beat you by a step, was he in your AG?

From Tom Slick on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 12:29:36 from 174.148.106.227

Rhett - Ya, the guy is in my AG but he's 1 year older than me! I'll get him next year or if he signs up for the Draper Days 5k. I think I saw him last year at Draper....

From Rhett on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 20:05:33 from 66.185.237.180

It sounds to me like he new who you were and just stalked you till the end, then kicked. Next time you'll know who to look out for.

From Tom Slick on Tue, Jul 04, 2017 at 20:44:48 from 66.87.126.124

Your so right Bro Rhett, i'm such a fixture in Utah running in my patriotic red white & blue outfit that challengers stalk me to the finish line, whether they beat me or not! Well next time I'll put this guy in his place!!!! Chow Boing!!

" Fool me once, shame on you! Fool me twice, shame on me"!

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