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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: 4.70 Month: 4.70 Year: 514.65
Saucony Peregrine 6 Lifetime Miles: 569.92
New Balance 1080 Lifetime Miles: 27.42
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Peregrine 8 Lifetime Miles: 323.00
Saucony Peregrine 2019 Lifetime Miles: 192.19
Brooks Cascade 14 Lifetime Miles: 85.25
Race: Ogden Marathon 2010 (26.2 Miles) 03:53:03, Place overall: 601, Place in age division: 57
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
26.200.0026.20

This was my first marathon.  Something I never really thought I was going to do in my life for lots of reasons, but after running 6 halfs and with pressure to run from 4 brothers that also ran this race (3 for first time as well) I was really happy that I did.  On the other hand mile 24 25 and 26 and .2 really sucked.  The race is a fun one because of the great course, support and finish area, and being a Huntsville native, it was the old stomping grounds.  Beautiful day, perfect temperature, and a great dinner pre race by my sister in law Jamie who also ran.

Splits

8:41, 8:34, 8:30, 8:22, 8:34, 8:32, 8:24, 8:48, 8:38, 8:37, 8:51, 8:49, 9:13 half (1:53), I took a porta john break at mile 12.5 thinking I had to go, but I didn't have to go, which really just ended up being a time waster.

8:49, 9:09 hill, 8:46, 8:54, 8:43, 8:43 thought I was going faster here because of slight downhill in the canyon, but starting to fatigue out I guess, 8:50, 8:57, 9:06, 8:37, 9:07, 9:29, 9:34

 Overall I was really wanting this to be over mile 22 to 23 on.  Quads burning.  Ankle which was hurting a lot the last 2-3 weeks was actually sore but ok, not much of a factor. Happy with race to have finished the first one which is a mental hurdle, and I stayed consistent with my general game plan and broke four hours with some spare change.  Nice job to brothers Oreo, Mozzer, Hairdog and Fredrick.  You guys are studs. 

 

Saucony Progrid 09 Miles: 26.20
Comments
From allie on Sun, May 16, 2010 at 20:22:23 from 67.177.0.102

great job! congrats on your race and getting your first marathon in the bag.

From mozzer on Sun, May 16, 2010 at 21:32:28 from 166.205.138.71

Very strong first marathon bro, that was a fun weekend! Thanks for the pizza and the room. Stop talking about h20 skiing!

From Oreo on Mon, May 17, 2010 at 11:43:33 from 206.81.136.61

G-doctus - you are a star. Angel Star to be exact. Excellent 1st marathon. You were right on my heels. Also I think you need to attribute your ankle's performance to the halochip patch.... H2O soon my brother. St. George!!

From Ericka on Mon, May 17, 2010 at 23:50:39 from 174.52.85.1

Congrat on your 1st marathon! Very solid.

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