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
MY 2020 RUNNING SCHEDULE: (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
2. NESTLE 5K
3. SANDY CITY CLASSIC 5K
4. DESERET NEWS 10K
5. PORTERS 1/2 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!
"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.
Wow, this run started out hot and just continud to get hotter. I took two, 20 oz bottles of sports drink on the run with me and ran out of fluid about 3/4s of the way through. Oh well, I crawled home and life is good again.......be careful out there
From Smooth on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 11:50:41 from 22.214.171.124
Way to tough out the solo long run in the heat! GREAT preparation for the DNews!
GOOD JOB, Slicksters!!! :)
From RAD on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 11:54:09 from 126.96.36.199
Oh man, this heat is crazy. It just snuck up on us. I'm glad you were able to crawl home and get 'er done. Can't wait to see you fly into the finish at DesNews!
From Tom Slick on Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 16:04:48 from 188.8.131.52
Smooth - Ya, I can just see the heat coming to get us all out there at @ mile 19....
RAD - How did the young girls do in their fun run????
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