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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
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
27.690.0027.69
Brooks Cascadia 5 Miles: 20.37Cascadia 6 Miles: 7.32
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.300.0012.30

This was the longest run in many months and my body could tell...some of the old hot spots flaring up again.  Need to start incorporating these in again.  Beautiful day after a snowy night.  Miss the trails though.  avg 9 or so.  Went on the Old Mill loop with some extensions around that neighborhood area.  The actual motivation for this run is because I have eaten 75% of a beautiful homemade cherry pie (lovely crust, tart cherries, hint of almond extract in the sweetness) so must run that bugger off before I start on the next eating adventure.

Brooks Cascadia 5 Miles: 12.30
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.320.007.32

Spin up to the mouth of Neff's Canyon.  First 3.5 miles is just a slog uphill. Tried to keep the legs moving on this one.  Gets steep before the parking lot and my lungs were near bursting.  coasted downhill and home from there to finish off some fantastic chocolate chip raisin oatmeal cookies that really hit the spot.

Cascadia 6 Miles: 7.32
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.070.008.07

Snowing like a buggar today.  Was going to trail it but no dice so went on loop around Skyline high down Millcreek road then back home.  Pushed some of the flatter miles to be around 8 and really flared the right inner adductor that gets tight the last few months.  Oh well..great to be out.

Brooks Cascadia 5 Miles: 8.07
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
27.690.0027.69
Brooks Cascadia 5 Miles: 20.37Cascadia 6 Miles: 7.32
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