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Location:

Holladay,UT,USA

Member Since:

Mar 29, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

2011 Salt Lake City Half  1:42  

2010 Buffalo Run 25 K  2:25  

2010 St George Marathon 3:48  

2011 Mid Mountain Trail Marathon 4:27 

2011 Squaw Peak 50 mile 14:00:49 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep going!

Personal:

married, 4 children

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 34.70 Year: 488.10
Saucony Peregrine 6 Lifetime Miles: 550.50
New Balance 1080 Lifetime Miles: 27.42
Saucony Peregrine 6 Blue Lifetime Miles: 374.71
Peregrine 8 Lifetime Miles: 261.30
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
55.520.0055.52
Brooks PureCadence Miles: 9.01Cascadia 7 Miles: 40.11
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.350.003.35

Sad, when 3 miles is tough again.  Too long a break from running...but whatcha gonna do when you have a chance to be in Francee

Brooks PureCadence Miles: 3.35
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.650.007.65

Sweet run Sardine Loop with Oreo.  First time on this trail for me.  Fantastic sections with great views of Snowbasin and then overlook over Pine View.  Loved this trail.  Stinking hot day partially because we did this one at noon and Oreo was putting the hammer down.  Just what I needed.

Cascadia 7 Miles: 7.65
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.300.006.30

Was 102 degrees this afternoon so drove to Big Water up Millcreek...still 81, but that was sweet comparatively.  Headed up and out to Dog Lake.  As long as I kept a motivated pace I wasnt eaten alive by the swarms of flies up there...but the scenery was beautiful and no one was at the Lake when I got there... thats a first for me.  Jog back down...enjoyed it mucho gracious...

Cascadia 7 Miles: 6.30
Comments(4)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.660.0012.66

Started at Big Water lower parking lot and ran up to Dog Lake, then looped to Desolation Lake then back along the Great Western trail.  This is a great loop which I have done one time before and was thinking it was only 9.5 miles.  Psych...it was 12.5.  I'm undertrained to push this but was beautiful scenery and bonus was no mountain bikes as it is odd number day.  Lots of hikers to Dog lake but no one the middle 8 miles except one lone geezer mountain runner who looked fresh as a daisy and would kick my trash. 

Cascadia 7 Miles: 12.66
Comments(6)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.400.006.40

Pavement miles on an old sweetie from my past to Cottonwood Offices and back.  Sore quads and butt from trail run two days ago.  Got to get back in some shape.

Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.660.005.66

Road Loop up through Olympus Hills Park... Hot and Heavy and Not in a good way...nice to move a bit though avg  8:59  barely

Brooks PureCadence Miles: 5.66
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.000.007.00

Heatfest at noon up at the Pipeline.  Went up Rattlesnake gulch out to overlook and back to Churchfork then down to pavement back to car.  Total oven out there...good stuff

Cascadia 7 Miles: 7.00
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.500.006.50

Run up to Red Pine...awesome....run up  2 miles then had to power hike the 3rd   Beautiful trail and views

Cascadia 7 Miles: 6.50
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
55.520.0055.52
Brooks PureCadence Miles: 9.01Cascadia 7 Miles: 40.11
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