The Perils of Self Betterment

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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

run faster

increase mileage in the Spring 

keep running

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

run

 

Personal:

born in 1964. married 22 years. one wife two dogs 

6 ft tall, nation wide

"Engaging in a little suffering — however self-imposed, arbitrary and contrived — before breakfast each morning tends to demand some humility and injects some marked relief into the rest of the day, making things sharper, more inspired, more immediately aware of the powerful presence of being. And that seems really worthwhile." A. Krupicka

 

 

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 38.00 Year: 38.00
Mt101 Lifetime Miles: 500.80
Mt101 The 2nd Lifetime Miles: 539.20
Green A5's Lifetime Miles: 149.50
MR00 Lifetime Miles: 158.70
Treadmillio Shoes Lifetime Miles: 570.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 500.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 275.00
Kinvara9 Lifetime Miles: 420.00
Kinvara9painted Lifetime Miles: 292.00
Graynine Lifetime Miles: 146.00
Vapor4's Lifetime Miles: 3.00
Kinvara5 Lifetime Miles: 52.00
Total Distance
59.35
GSS 3 Miles: 15.10Asics DS 13 Miles: 8.25Mizuno Wave 12 Miles: 11.00Asics 2140 Miles: 5.00GSS 3 (2) Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
7.10

7.1 miles / 8:55 avg.  Sunny, 33 degrees. Clark/glovers lane.

Nothing there today. In fact, I ran progressively slower as the miles went by. Nice to get out and run though.

GSS 3 Miles: 7.10
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Total Distance
8.25

8.25 miles / 1:09:27 / 8:24 avg. Murky sunshine, 29 degrees. From work and about.

Splits: 8:53, 8:19, 8:14, 8:24, 8:25, 8:31, 8:21, 8:12 + .25 @ 7:40 pace.

Asics DS 13 Miles: 8.25
Weight: 0.00
Comments(6)
Total Distance
11.00

11 miles / 1:34:45 / 8:36 avg. Noon-thirty.  Bluff trail, overhaze, 30 degrees.

Started off slow. At mile 3 (9:32) I was feeling that weak, dizzy feeling I get from time to time. I almost turned around and headed back at that point. I started feeling much better around 5 miles so on the way back I focused on running faster for miles 8 and 10.  As usual, optimism wins again.

Splits: 8:44, 8:54, 9:32, 8:53, 8:31, 8:35, 8:42, 7:43, 8:55, 7:37, 8:36.

Mizuno Wave 12 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
5.00

5 miles / 8:43 avg. Bluff trail. Overcast, 39 degrees. Shorts weather!

Asics 2140 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Total Distance
8.00

Easy 8. 9:08 avg. Partly cloudy/hazy, 25 degrees. Bluff trail. 4 x 30 second striders in the last mile.

GSS 3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(10)
Total Distance
20.00

20 miles / 2:53:49 / 8:41 avg. Overcast skies, 30 degrees, light wind out of NNW. Ran all over Northwest Davis County. Fastest mile was 8:06, slowest was 9:08. Felt pretty good until the last couple. At approximately miles 8 and 16, was back at my car for fuel/hydration, although my total intake for the run was 3/4 of a banana and about 12 oz of water. I had plenty of energy throughout the run, just cramped up a bit towards the end. 

I reached 10 miles in 1:25:13 (8:31 avg), and 13.1 miles in 1:52:28 (8:35 avg.), and then finished up the 20 with an avg. pace of 8:41...so I slowed down quite a bit the second half of the run. Got to work on that. But otherwise happy, and grateful that I am still running and improving.

GSS 3 (2) Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Total Distance
59.35
GSS 3 Miles: 15.10Asics DS 13 Miles: 8.25Mizuno Wave 12 Miles: 11.00Asics 2140 Miles: 5.00GSS 3 (2) Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
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