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Buffalo Run 2014

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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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Cascadia 8 Miles: 21.50
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Oly Mount frontage trail with  my bluebird friends

Cascadia 8 Miles: 5.00
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Race: Buffalo Run 2014 (16.5 Miles) 02:32:50, Place overall: 32, Place in age division: 9
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Antelope Island always a good time.  This is the fifth year in the row that I have done this race. The 25K loop is a great combo of ups/downs/flats/views/ and buffalo to boot.  About 350 runners this year I think. Felt good overall throughout this race.  Perfect temps but a nagging wind at times that was a bit chilly.  Starting out is about 2.5 miles of steady vert that is runnable but just need to settle in and find a pace that gets you to the top and then can recover until the next ups.  Did the downhill a bit more reserved this year as my quads werent taking the pounding as well as a few years ago.  Switchback section always tough starting out but then becomes remarkably doable if the will stays intact.  Was starting to slow a bit when a runner got on my tail about 4 miles to go and hung there... this didnt bother me at all as it felt we were working together even though I in front.  At a mile to go he pulled even and could have dusted me but hung and we ran the last in together.  This helped me stay strong and faster finish than I would have had otherwise.  Oreo had a strong run and fun to hang with him for the night and day.  AMC theater rules.  Oh also talked with Rocky Toone out on island...havent seen him since High School.  Was cool. Good times... Scarback where you at?

Cascadia 8 Miles: 16.50
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Cascadia 8 Miles: 21.50
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