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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
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.700.004.70

Painful miles today.  Average 8:14.  But I didn't feel good, and I needed a two mile potty break.  Thank goodness for construction sites.  I have developed a love for the green "port a john" that seems out of touch with a good healthy life.  It is so interesting to me that excercise feels so different from day to day.  I am becoming more convinced that it is based on sleep and maybe more importantly the right nutrition, neither of which I have a great handle on yet. 

Comments
From Arie on Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 14:35:37

Yes sleep is a major factor. For me it usually not the night before but the one before it. When I have a really long sleep, say 8 hours, then the morning after I feel slugish and still sleepy. I ususally benefit from it the day after. It is especially true when it come to races.

Nutrition is probably important too but I, like you, didn't get an handle on yet. I'm vegetarian so it is probably more tricky for me.

From nfroerer on Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:59:03

You going to make it up for our bench run tomorrow at 4:30. The count down is on brother...

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