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Halloween Up and Over 10k

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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: 4.19 Month: 15.90 Year: 525.85
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: 203.39
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 85.25
Race: Halloween Up and Over 10k (5.6 Miles) 00:57:30, Place in age division: 1
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.600.005.60

First of all, the first 2 miles and 1800 feet of elevation sucked rocks.  Run and powerwalk was the name of the game.  I was questioning why I was even interested in the marathon anymore and or the 21k trail we are thinking of doing in California,  however the scenery was beautiful, the downhill was dangerous and fun and the finish sweet.  I am not sure I was first in the over 40 division but I think so since it was just me and one or two other guys that I know finished after.  Small crowd but fun in the trailrun circuit.  Down hill miles 4 and 5 were in the 6:34 to 6:48 range for me, which is a record for this duffer.

Brooks Cascadia 4 Miles: 5.60
Comments
From Oreo on Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 20:44:55 from 70.103.222.137

Igor - look at what we have created. Sweet run boondock...Big laser...Alderon chucks everywhere...

Nice show of power and determination.

From theDuke on Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 23:22:53 from 67.188.156.133

ya, what he said! Nice, and we aren't just "thinking"of doing 21k, we are signed up already! Ya. Keep that laser and alderon thingie going if you can.

From theDuke on Sun, Nov 01, 2009 at 23:23:56 from 67.188.156.133

p.s.last time I looked 5.6 didst not a 10K make, or am I wrong?

From Oreo on Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 11:30:56 from 67.128.137.180

Tru dat, but when you are running over a mountain - you gotta take what it gives you. Alderon chunks (as muffin is being smashed apart) everywhere...

From gdoc on Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 11:09:43 from 98.202.207.87

What he said.

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