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Striders Mountain to Metro 7

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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

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 34.55 Year: 493.85
Saucony Peregrine 6 Lifetime Miles: 569.92
New Balance 1080 Lifetime Miles: 27.42
Saucony Peregrine 6 Blue Lifetime Miles: 561.44
Peregrine 8 Lifetime Miles: 323.00
Saucony Peregrine 2019 Lifetime Miles: 178.09
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 78.55
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
54.260.0054.26
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.000.002.00

run cut short because of massive and sudden hail storm.  was fun for awhile but... went to yoga with my wife instead.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Nice post call run.  Up most of the night with naughty twins.  (Babies needing c-section, I should clarify).  Run was painful, avg 8:27.  Lots of side aches.  Likey fatigue and lack of sympathy.

Anyway, time for nap. food. shower

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.200.007.20

Enjoyed this one.  Longest I have gone in some months.  Seem slow since May but at least I am still doing it.  avg 8:37.  I need some regimen to get energy after a run.  Something in the nutritional department I am thinking.  Raisin Bran not cutting it.  Apple Fruit pie neither.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.020.004.02

Post call, post department meeting run.  What was truly amazing was I finally broke 8 minutes on a mile.  7:35 on the last one.  Granted, I was going downhill and it was the last one, but hooray for small victories.  avg 8:19.  I also have a lower left lip and chin that is alternating searing burning neuropathic pain, and wooden numbness.  This is from a recent dental implant.  Life is great.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.180.005.18

avg 8:19  I feel if I can start very slow I can build to something faster (relative to me of course) by the end.  Third mile was 7:47.  Anytime I break 8, I feel like I am accomplishing something given the relative few miles I run.  I am trying to make a concerted effort to up miles.  But so far work and wussitude have not complied.  Fun run today.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.770.003.77

Late evening run after long surgery day.  avg 8:19  Trying to just be able to finish the Mountain to Metro next week. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Longest run since May.  Felt good except legs started to get tired by the end.  Never pushed too hard.  Just wanted to get some miles in.  avg 8:29

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.490.004.49

running in the rain.  a bit chilly but it was overall nice.  only one on the road.  avg 8.04 , two of the miles were downhill however. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

avg 8:23  early morning run.  unusual for me, but was a nice change of pace.

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Race: Striders Mountain to Metro 7 (6.8 Miles) 00:58:00, Place overall: 32
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.800.006.80

Very hot but very cool race.  I ran this one on the advice of my brother Nicholas.  Plus Ogden is in my old stopping grounds.  First mile is mostly uphill on a single track trail.  i made the mistake of getting trapped in behind a lot people who ended up walking part of it.  hard to get in any kind of pace.  the rest of the race was beautiful on the trail, but i was feeling very sluggish from mile 3 to finish.  Just haven't figured out how to increase the pace in the heat and late start (3 pm).  However it was a great confidence boost just to have keep going when I didn't feel great.  avg about 8:23

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.800.003.80

sore from saturday, but had a nice morning run with some hills.  tortise pace. actually nice to run without the ipod this morning.  avg: high

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
54.260.0054.26
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