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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 - 1,058

 

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 22 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

 

 

 

Miles:This week: 7.00 Month: 44.00 Year: 80.00
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 500.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 539.20
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 100.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Treadmillio Shoes Lifetime Miles: 504.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 487.50
Rednotevenmad Lifetime Miles: 345.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 156.00
Total Distance
231.60
Mt101 Miles: 19.70Kinvara2 Miles: 58.60Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 56.20Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 64.60Hattori The 2nd Miles: 16.00Hattori Miles: 16.50
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles / 8:55 avg. on the MFT with wife and dogs. cloudy, cold, wind out of the north. yesterday morning's little cold turned into a full blown snot-sorethroat-achyjoints fest as the day progressed. i fell asleep around 10:30 pm (this never happens), and i didn't get out of bed until 9:00 am. i was feeling good for a couple of hours this morning, but then started to fade pretty quickly. this running streak goal is really a blessing because i think without it i wouldn't have run today, and probably would have been worse off for it. hopefully i'll feel better tomorrow and pick up more miles as the week progresses. 

WT 50.6 miles

 

ninety-eight

Mt101 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
7.00

7 miles, easy, from work. sun, cold north wind. still sick, no sense in pushing anything today. 9:02 avg.

WT 53.6 miles

 

ninety-nine

Kinvara2 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(7)
Total Distance
12.20

12.2 miles - from work to the rio grand parkway, out north and back. 4 very easy miles, then 1 min. on/off x 20, then 3-ish very easy miles to finish. 8:42 avg for the run. 100th consecutive day in a row (my last day off was christmas 2011). determining to run everyday has really simplified my life and helps to subsidize the slacker in me. not being a very strong runner to begin with, running everyday has definitely made me a stronger runner.

WT 53.8 miles

one hundred (let the celebration begin)

* 825.5 miles/100 days = 8.255 miles per day. for me, not bad. but i hope to bring that up a bit by the end of the year.

 


Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 12.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(11)
Total Distance
10.00

10 miles, easy commute to work. this morning wins the "Most-Beautiful-Morning-for-a-Run-so-far-This-Year" award. 3:10 negative split. 9:10 avg

WT 52.8 miles 

 

one-o-one

Kinvara2 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
11.00

11 miles / 8:48 avg. from work. mostly cloudy, 50F. 

WT 57.6 miles

 

one-o-two

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
8.00

8 miles / 8:21 avg. from work to the h.s. track. 3 miles easy, then 4 x 1/4 mi. with a 1/4 rest in between. goal was 90 seconds, splits: 89. 88. 93, 87. i thought i'd better just do four reps since i haven't done any speed work for quite awhile. just getting my feet wet today. this felt really good and i'm looking forward to doing similar workouts once or twice a week now.

mile splits: 9:02, 8:44, 8:32, 7:39, 7:47, 8:31, 8:13, 8:29

WT 60.3 miles

 

one-o-three

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(7)
Total Distance
12.00

12 miles, easy commute run home - 9:01 avg.

 

WT 63.2 miles

 

one-o-four

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
14.20

10.2 miles - from the house/big western loop. kept it very easy and just tried to soak in all the things i love about running.

pm - 4 miles on the MFT - just too nice out there today, and i had time.

WT 74.4 miles

 

one-o-five

Hattori The 2nd Miles: 4.00Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 10.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
7.20

7.2 miles - from work. sun, warmth, breeze. 8:53 avg.

WT 74.6 miles

 

one-o-six

Kinvara2 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
10.30

10.3 miles - from work/rio grand south. struggled the whole way. i tried several 2 minute intervals during the middle miles to see if that would perk me up but they didn't take. 9:43 avg.

WT 72.7 miles

 

one-o-seven

Mt101 Miles: 10.30
Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
10.20

10.2 miles / 8:46 avg. boardwalk loops at the nature preserve. sun-ish, 70's, south wind. the fatigue that zapped my run yesterday was still lingering, though much better than yesterday. i tried to do a progression run but only got through mile 8 and took mile 9 easy but picked it up again for mile 10.

splits: 10:00, 9:14, 9:01, 8:55, 8:48, 8:34, 8:15, 7:58, 9:01, 7:48.

WT 72.9 miles

 

one-o-eight

Hattori Miles: 10.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles - rio grand from weaver lane south. rain, hail, wind, cold. the weather convinced me to take a rest day today.

WT 64.9 miles

 

one-o-nine

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
8.20

8.2 miles / 8:41 avg. from work - sun etc. after 4.5 miles i ran 4 x 1/4 mi with 1/4 mile rest between. same as last week but my third interval was much better. i did these on a stretch of parkway and i found this easier mentally than on the track. quarter splits were 88, 88, 89, 90. i'll increase the number of intervals next time. 

WT 65.1 miles

 

one ten

Kinvara2 Miles: 8.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
10.10

10.1 miles / 8:45 avg. commute run home. garden variety weather.

WT 63.2 miles

 

one-eleven

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 10.10
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
11.00

11 miles - i had a smidge of work to attend to this afternoon so i ran to the shop (and i'll drive a work van home). sun, temps in the low 50's. perfect weather except for the wind. "oh when will i run, by the wind unfettered?". slow, tired legs today.

WT 60 miles

 

one-twelve

Kinvara2 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
4.20

4.2 craptastic miles. LPT from front runner. i think i'm going to pull back on the miles for the rest of the week, feeling fatigued the last couple of days.

WT 57 miles

 

one thirteen

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 4.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
3.20

3.2 miles - 10 minutes per mile. from work. the body and mind have initiated a mutiny and i must comply. 

WT 49.9 miles

 

one fourteen

 

Kinvara2 Miles: 3.20
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
3.50

3.5 miles  / boardwalk loops at the nature preserve. low 50's, light rain. wow - i don't really know what to think now after three days of only being able to cover 3 or 4 miles, and uncomfortably at that. i was thinking today i would be fully recovered but would run only 6 miles just to be safe. i'm kind of perplexed at this point. my legs aren't tired or sore, i just have no drive. could this be a some sort of neural fatigue? i'm supposed to run home from work tomorrow afternoon, a minimum of 9 miles, and i have zero confidence that it can be done. i'm just going to have to ride this out - i'll run 3 miles a day for a month if i have to - but it kind of sucks.

WT 43.2 miles

 

one fifteen

Hattori The 2nd Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
9.00

9 miles / 8:38 avg. commute run home. such a relief after the first couple of miles and i realized things were back to normal. i tend to not freak out about all the little niggles, and fluctuations that a runner experiences on a day to day basis, but i was getting pretty concerned yesterday. i've just never experienced three days in a row of barely being able to run 3 or 4 miles out of myself, and having it feel like i was bonking the whole time. i still really have no idea what happened, but today's run felt normal thank goodness. i'm on the road tomorrow and i'll probably only run a couple of miles once i get my camp site set up. then hopefully saturday i'll be able to run some miles, especially given the light load so far this week. also i'll be off line until late sunday... 

 WT 47.7 miles

 

one sixteen

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 9.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
3.00

3 miles - very easy. first trail run i've done in many months. i ran on a motorcycle trail near my campground (camping in the temple mountain area). got the run in around 5 pm - after driving all day and setting up camp. 

WT 44 miles

 

one seventeen

Mt101 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
10.00

10 miles on the motorcycle trail near camp. this was a particularly challenging run for me because i haven't done any trail running for awhile and this one had lots of climbs and descents, lots of soft sandy terrain, as well as plenty of rocky technical sections. i feel like this run is just what i needed to break up my routine and fill in an easy week with an hour and fifty three minutes of challenge. i started the run at 10 am and it was getting pretty hot (80F) by the time i finished. 11:23 avg. 

WT 43.9 miles

 

one eighteen

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
3.00

easy 3 on the same motorcycle trail i've been running on this weekend (i've seen very few motorcycles). this is a great short run with a gnarly little climb for the last half mile. 11:28 avg.

i'm looking forward to running on the smooth, straightforward roads again tomorrow.

WT 35.9 miles

 

one nineteen

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
7.00

7 miles easy paced from work. sun and 65F feels pretty pleasant after running in 80+ degrees over the last three days. 9:00 avg.

WT 38.7 miles

 

one twenty

pm edit: i deleted some shoes from my blog just now and it got me thinking...

since i started on this blog in 2008 i have logged over 10,100 miles on 19 pair of shoes running those miles. which means i've averaged about 532 miles per shoe...

2008 - 1317 miles

2009 - 2654 miles

2010 - 2578 miles

2011 - 2618 miles

2012 - 933 miles so far

 


Kinvara2 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
12.00

12 miles commute to work. didn't get started until 9:00 (had to mow down the jungle surrounding my yard first!), by the time i finished the run it was 80F. legs still feeling tired, from the weekend i suppose.

WT 47.5 miles

 

one twenty-one

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
8.50

8.5 miles - LPT/fairground loop from the frontrunner station. i slogged through the first four miles and then ran into Andy and ran with him for about a mile and a half, which provided a much needed boost to my run, as illustrated in the first four miles of my run averaging 9:16 per mile, and the last 4.5 miles averaging 8:22 per mile. which tells me that my funk over the last couple of weeks is definitely mental and not physical. i should run with people more.

WT 52.5 miles

 

one twenty-two


 

Hattori The 2nd Miles: 8.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
5.00

5 miles - from work. 

WT 48.5 miles

 

one twenty-three

Kinvara2 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Total Distance
6.30

6.3 miles - from work, suncloudish, cool, windy. easy erratic pace today. 

WT 51.8 miles

 

one twenty-four

Hattori Miles: 6.30
Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Race: Save the Day 5k (2.95 Miles) 00:22:20
Total Distance
5.60

Lysa did an amazing job organizing this race, which was part of a day of activities to raise money for her 4 year old nephews brain tumor costs. the little guy had brain surgery a couple of months ago and is recovering really well. a great turn out for the race this morning, somewhere around 350-400 runners/walkers. Lysa laid out a fun course around murray park. i warmed up for 2.65 miles and the race was 2.95 miles. i wasn't expecting any pr's or anything out of myself today as i'm currently experiencing some kind of "funk cycle" the last couple of weeks. lot's of dodging walkers, dogs etc. the course had a nice little hill that we got to climb twice, with a tasty little downhill after the climb. there were several friends along the course too and i had a good time just chatting with people and being my usual clown self. really impressive the sponsorship and support Lysa recruited for this event. great weather, good friends, and a good cause. life is good, and we're all pretty lucky to be healthy and live our lives with such freedom and peace these days! Lysa makes a great race director!

now off to "enjoy" the bowling segment of the days activities.

WT 47.4 miles

 

one twenty-five

Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 5.60
Weight: 0.00
Comments(6)
Total Distance
10.50

10.5 miles - buffalo ranch trail. sun, 55F, steady wind out of the west.

WT 54.9 miles

 

one twenty-six

Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
3.40

3.4 easy uns. from work. 

WT 51.3 miles

 

one twenty-seven

Mt101 Miles: 3.40
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Total Distance
231.60
Mt101 Miles: 19.70Kinvara2 Miles: 58.60Mt101 The 2nd Miles: 56.20Kinvara2 The 2nd Miles: 64.60Hattori The 2nd Miles: 16.00Hattori Miles: 16.50
Weight: 0.00
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