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Member Since:

Jan 17, 2008



Goal Type:


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



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

6 ft tall, nation wide




Miles:This week: 4.00 Month: 22.00 Year: 1040.00
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: 473.00
Stillnotmads (2) Lifetime Miles: 462.50
Rednotevenmad Lifetime Miles: 323.50
Rednotevenmad2 Lifetime Miles: 146.00
Total Distance
Hyperspeed 4 Miles: 6.00Treadmill Shoe Miles: 3.00Junk Shoes Miles: 10.00GSS 3 Miles: 6.20GSS 3 (2) Miles: 5.00Asics DS 13 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

6 miles / 48:37 / 8:06 avg. Half mile loops at the mystery field track. Overcast, 68 degrees, windy.Ran miles 3 and 5 faster.

Splits: 8:54, 8:34, 6:56, 8:53, 7:00, 8:18.

Hyperspeed 4 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

Easy 3 on the T in the PM. 8:37 avg.

Treadmill Shoe Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

Off today. Good week to cut back. The SL Half on Saturday yo!

Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

10 miles / 1:22:03 / 8:12 avg. Lunch run. From work/Emerald park. Sun, 55 degrees.

After 5 miles I did 10 x 1 minute intervals with equal time recovery. I tried to get the pace on the intervals down to 7:00 mm or faster.

Splits: 8:53, 8:21, 8:03, 8:08, 8:10, 8:13, 7:43, 7:49, 8:33, 8:06

Junk Shoes Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

6.2 miles / 9:00 avg. Early lunch run from work and about. Recovery run. Crazy beautiful weather.

Pre-race high performance diet:

Day before: chocolate donuts, doritos, frozen burritos (nuked, of course), fruit, maybe some rice.

The morning of the race: banana, slice of wheat bread, one frozen burrito.


Add edit: I delved into the abyss, and picked up my race packet. Glad that's over with.

GSS 3 Miles: 6.20
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance

Easy 5 before work. From the house, around the town. 9:34 avg.

Wife has our home computer (laptop) with her at a writers conference this weekend. So I won't be blogging until tomorrow afternoon when I come back to work.


GSS 3 (2) Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
Race: Salt Lake Half Marathon (13.12 Miles) 01:44:23, Place overall: 473, Place in age division: 26
Total Distance

1:43:49 as per Garmin. Official time: 1:44:23. My official time is slower because I stopped my watch for a POP break in mile three. Perfect weather. I jogged about a half mile before the race and another half mile after wards.Well organized race. Hope everybody gets paid on time this year. Got about 3 hours of sleep. I need to figure out what to do about my sleep issues on race days. Felt pretty strong until about mile 10, couldn't maintain pace. Good last mile though as I was eager to get finished. I felt good after the race. I think I could've/should've pushed harder. Lately I've determined in training too that I need to do more speed work, the kind that hurts, mostly to get my mind wrapped around it. So roughly a 5 (4 minutes, 19 seconds), minute PR over my time at the Ogden half last year. And about 2 minutes faster than my little breakthrough training run a couple of weeks ago (04-03-10).

My buddy Lysa (on the blog) ran a really good half today and PR'd!

I'm happy with my result. I am, after all, 46 yrs old. I've only been doing this consistent running thing for less than 2 years. I'm hoping to get PR's still when I'm into my 50's.

Garminesque splits: 8:18, 8:08, 7:45, 7:24, 7:57, 7:55, 7:49, 7:56, 7:49, 8:15, 8:09, 8:34 (they just had to throw that hill on the course), 7:37.

Will post official results when they become available.

Asics DS 13 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
Hyperspeed 4 Miles: 6.00Treadmill Shoe Miles: 3.00Junk Shoes Miles: 10.00GSS 3 Miles: 6.20GSS 3 (2) Miles: 5.00Asics DS 13 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
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