"A Hefty Hunk Of Steamin Junk"

January 23, 2020

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Member Since:

May 06, 2006



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

2006 Ogden Marathon 4:19:33.

2006 St. George 4:05:31

2007 Riverwoods 1/2 Marathon 1:34:47

2007 Speedy Spaniard 10K 43:20

2007 Riverwoods 10 mile race 1:12:38

2008 St George Marathon 3:43:37 

2012 Spectrum 10K 43:54

2012 St. George Marathon 3:42:17 PR!

2014 St George Half  Marathon 1:40:34 C/PR

2019 American Fork Half Run Against Cancer 1:40:31 C/PR

2019 Nebo Half Marathon 1:38:09 2nd in my Age group 55-59.C/PR

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get more consistent like I was 5 to 6 years ago. 2020 I'd like to just run more overall.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy and keep running until I'm really old, and maybe get a Boston Qualify.


I am Married and my wife Cindie and I have 5 kids. I am an insurance agent and have been for over 30 years.

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Miles:This week: 18.70 Month: 88.39 Year: 88.39
Kayano 24 Sage Green Lifetime Miles: 118.79
Kayano 24 Blue & Yellow Lifetime Miles: 135.41
Nimbus 19 Red & Blue Lifetime Miles: 154.65
Kayano 24 Blue & Yellow Lifetime Miles: 128.31
Nimbus 20 Boston Blue Lifetime Miles: 149.74
Nimbus 21 Blue Lifetime Miles: 183.80
Nimbus 21 Red Lifetime Miles: 160.84
Numbus 21 Yellow & Black Lifetime Miles: 254.30
Nimbus 21 Grey Lifetime Miles: 197.27
Kayano 26 Gray Lifetime Miles: 40.20
Nimbus 21 Bright Green Lifetime Miles: 160.01
Kayano 25 Grey & Black Lifetime Miles: 83.46
Nimbus 21 Lite Blue Lifetime Miles: 123.12
Nimbus 22 Blue Lifetime Miles: 45.13
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

The plan today was to drop Ethan off at Soccer practice at 7am and then come home and run, but I came home and laid down for a minute and then the next thing I knew it was 9:00! I hopped out of bed and then headed out the door... I ran out past GU corner and then down into the river bottoms until I hit my 5 mile mark and then I headed back to the house all via canal road. My legs were really feeling it from the get go, I just didn't feel real great. I wanted to finish with my average pace being sub 8:40 and I knew I would be running on tired legs but I told my self I could do it. My average pace on the way out was slow at 8:50 so I knew I had my work cut out for me. On the way back I just tried to work on my form and stay steady, I wanted to really  pick my pace up on the last of each mile and so I did, with the last 2 being 8:00 and 7:57. My legs were tired but I showed myself that I can keep the pace quicker even on tired legs so mission accomplished! My average pace was 8:34 and my total time was 1:26:22, I'm proud of myself  for the way I finished. I could have just taken it easy and said to heck with it and got the miles done and called it a day, but I didn't.

See ya Monday 

Kayano 19 Red Yellow & Blue Miles: 10.10
From Brent on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 18:16:49 from

Clay, finny thing, me and Sylvie were just talking about holding your form together when you dog tired, I think that can be the difference between and avg. marathon and a great marathon. Tough to make the body go when it wants to say no.

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