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S. L. T. C. Winter Series 10k

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Location:

UT,

Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

yearly mileage totals (actual running miles, not crosstraining etc)

2008 - 1,317

2009 - 2,654

2010 - 2,578

2011 - 2,618

2012 - 3,083 (ran everyday this year. PR's in half and full marathons, at age 48!)

2013 - 1,177

2014 - 1,716

2015 - 1,060

2016 - 951

2017 - 786

2018 - 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

reacquaint myself with my long lost running freak, and then proceed to get my running freak on

Long-Term Running Goals:

keep running

 

Personal:

born in 1964. married 21 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

 

 

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 16.00 Year: 1001.00
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 500.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 539.20
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 100.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Steenbergers Lifetime Miles: 480.00
Notevenmads Lifetime Miles: 456.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 454.50
Rednotevenmad Lifetime Miles: 309.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 146.00
Race: S. L. T. C. Winter Series 10k (6.22 Miles) 00:47:06
Total Distance
8.20

8.2 miles - 2 miles warm up then the 10k...i was a participant, and for that i'm grateful.

 

okay a little more race report:

first off - i actually am really grateful to be healthy and have the will to participate in a road race - at 47 years of age i could be in a much different place physically and mentally, so i don't take my running hobby for granted. also i haven't been racing much since i started running "for real" these last several years, and in addition to not having a lot of natural speed (although i'm still having some denial about that), i haven't had a lot of practice pushing myself to the edge in terms of sustained pain and discomfort.

my "A" goal was to hit a 7:15 per mile average today, but after the first mile realized that it just wasn't going to happen. my race today turned out being more of just a good solid workout for me, just like the 5k two weeks ago. i pretty much gave up after 4 miles. a lot of folks passed me in the final 2 miles - and i just didn't care. i need to find me some "competitive". i noticed that when i was approaching someone to pass, they would inevitably speed up to try and hold me off. for some reason, i don't have that sensibility. i wonder how much better i would do if i were more competitive. i did finish strong, and that felt good. i'm not sore, and i know that by running consistently i can get out for a few miles tomorrow no problem, and that's a great feeling. just wish i was faster. my hope is that by increasing my mileage this year, and racing a lot, i can get some pr's. now i have a 47:06 pr in the 10k to improve on.

my splits for the race tell the ugly tale: 7:17, 7:34, 7:25, 7:32, 7:5o, 7:48, + .22@7:10 pace.

WT 52.2 miles

 

forty-eight

Hyperspeed 4 (2) Miles: 8.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From april27 on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 15:47:38 from 99.188.251.180

Speedy 10 k!

From Lysa on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 16:40:46 from 67.166.122.134

Don't be too enthusiastic or anything. Good Job JD! Awesome way to spend a Saturday morning! And speedy too!!

From Kelli on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 18:18:43 from 71.219.85.126

Glad you are grateful, that is a good thing to be. ;o)

From Kam on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 18:32:29 from 67.2.33.164

JD, very solid pace. Are you targeting any marathons this year?

From allie on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 19:06:56 from 97.126.211.101

awesome race, JD. best race report of the day...

From JD on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 20:06:14 from 71.32.201.111

thanks fellow bloggers - i posted more thoughts about the race...

Kam - i'm giving the salmon marathon in september a look, but haven't committed yet.

From Stacie on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 00:40:04 from 67.166.127.0

Looks to me like you were super fast.

Nice job! You are a super strong 47er!

From Lysa on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 00:49:02 from 208.54.4.150

You know we go through the motions of "having to run" and then once in awhile we all have the thought come to us, "Hey! I'm a runner!" And it is such a proud feeling. So way to acknowledge it. And also, way to keep it humble and real. Nice race, nice attitude, nice job.

From Kelli on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 17:28:59 from 71.219.85.126

JD, you are truly a stud! I would like to not have that darn competitive thing going on and just be able to run for myself and enjoy it, rather than cry and pout when I get passed and stress over every little thing that I did wrong. Believe me, it is a curse!!! ;o)

That said, you are speedy and strong. I have seen it in you. If you want to speed up, I know you will. Determination is a far better attribute than that cursed competitive nature. Determination gives you the will to improve yourself and not worry about everyone else around you. I would much rather be determined than competitive. ;o)

Not sure if I am even making sense...my words are muddled today. ;o)

From JD on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 19:05:47 from 71.32.201.111

thanks Stacie, Lysa and Kelli!

Kelli - i really appreciate your perspective and will use your words as motivation! i want to get faster, and i can!

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