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St. George Half Marathon

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Location:

Salem,Ut,USA

Member Since:

May 06, 2006

Gender:

Male

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.

Personal:

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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 7.25 Month: 7.25 Year: 1342.83
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: 248.15
Nimbus 21 Grey Lifetime Miles: 197.27
Kayano 26 Gray Lifetime Miles: 32.07
Nimbus 21 Bright Green Lifetime Miles: 122.96
Kayano 25 Grey & Black Lifetime Miles: 52.51
Nimbus 21 Lite Blue Lifetime Miles: 77.52
Race: St. George Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:43:36, Place overall: 178, Place in age division: 23
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
1.0013.100.000.000.0014.10

I ran the SG Half this morning and I was pleasantly surprised, I'm not in real great shape but I was only a little over 2 minutes slower than last year, so I must be in better shape than I thought. I started out running with Chad Black and then after about 5 miles he pulled away a little bit but I was able to keep him in sight and that really helped, he kind of pulled me along.

Splits are below

1. 8:04 Just getting loose.

2. 7:43 a slight up hill here.

3.7:56 a slight uphill.

4.7:50.

5. 7:58 Slight uphill.

6. 8:07Start Of the upill.

7. 8:11 uphill.

8. 7:39 Downhill.

9. 7:56 Getting Tired.

10 8:02 A Little uphill.

11. 8:10 Still Tired.

12. 7:56 Feeling better.

13 7:48 Feeling Better.

.10 7:20Sprint.

My watch should it a little short but that doesn't mean anything, I'll have to wait until the offiical results come out. But my averag pace was 7:57 unofficial time 1:43:38. All in all a pretty good training run and I felt better than I thought.

See ya Monday.

Kayano Blue And Black Lime MS Miles: 14.10
Comments
From Tom on Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 20:05:00 from 67.199.179.59

Great job Clay! Always nice to be pleasantly surprised, seems like this race is a good one for that. Hope this sets the trend for the year.

From Brent on Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 13:06:07 from 70.196.196.186

Clay nice work, good to see you running good and healthy. Good start for the race year.

Stay Kool, B of bS Rools out

From Clay on Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 10:06:13 from 71.195.211.150

Thanks guys! Brent, how do I always miss you at these races?! Hopfully one of these times we will actually meet. See ya at the Spectrum 10K...

Thanks again.

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