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Makena Beach Trail Run

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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: 4.70 Month: 4.70 Year: 514.65
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: 192.19
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 85.25
Race: Makena Beach Trail Run (6.82 Miles) 01:03:58, Place overall: 72, Place in age division: 10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.820.006.82

Amazing race given the locale and event in conjuction with the XTERRA world championship race happening the next day.  Ran with brother Nick in the race and my wife running the 5K.  This race really was more like 11 plus K.  Felt good.  Started out slow because I knew the first 3 miles was mostly uphill.  Accomplished my goal of finishing in the top half  (approx 230 runners) and more importantly never stopping running even on the long stretch of Big Beach sand running.  The last two miles I followed a very fit 45 to 50 year old aussie woman.  I just wanted to keep up with her so she gave me some extra push.  I loved this run. 

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