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Spectrum 10K

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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: 23.65 Month: 23.65 Year: 1359.23
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: 133.16
Kayano 25 Grey & Black Lifetime Miles: 58.71
Nimbus 21 Lite Blue Lifetime Miles: 77.52
Race: Spectrum 10K (6.2 Miles) 00:43:54, Place overall: 56, Place in age division: 5
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles

I ran the spectrum 10K today in SG, I felt pretty good for the most part and I'll have to check but I think I PR'd from last year. I pushed the downhill pretty hard, probably a little to hard, but hey its a 10K so you have to give it all you've got!

Here are my splits:

1. 6:31(149) Downhill

2. 7:11(161) uphill and downhill.

3. 6:58(161) Some up hill but mostly downhill

4. 7:06(164) uphill to start then down hill.

5. 7:26(167) Uphill and I'm starting to feel it pretty good but just trying to hang on.

6. 7:31(172) I was not feeling very good on this one and I was a little disappointed but I picked it up on the last bit.

.20 6:23(176) Pushed it hard at the end, at least hard for me.

If anything it was a good speed work out and some downhill training as well.


My son Ethan did really good 42:01 and took 3rd in his age group, and he realized that he needs more mileage and speed training to get where he wants to be, but I am I proud of him! He has some talent if he will only realize his potential, its hard to get him to take chances...

It was a PR from Last years race, I'll have to check the offical results to see if its a distance PR.

See ya Monday.

Kayano 18 Blue And Black Miles: 7.20
From Tom on Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 19:52:31 from

Great job Clay. You're running great so far this year. Hope you get to see a whole bunch of PRs in 2012!

From MichelleL on Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 23:43:26 from

Nice job old man :D And a PR too.

From Brent on Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 17:46:20 from

Clay, 500 commdano points for the PR, geat comeback, keep it up.

Stay Kool, B of BS rools out

From Superfly on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 08:44:36 from

Good race Clay and good job to your son. How old is he and how long has he been running?

From Clay on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 10:58:38 from

Clyde- My son Ethan is 14 and has been running just the last six months, he is a real good soccer player but has fell in love with ruinning the last little while... This was his second 10K, he has some talent but I can't get him to take chances and let his legs go. His first mile was 5:30 but then he slowed down out of fear, it frustrates me.

From Superfly on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 17:24:07 from

Well it's awesome he's out running. As you know running is a long process. So getting started at a younger age he'll have time to mature into the sport. Has he thought about doing any HS running? Track or Cross? Talked to one of the HS coaches.

Your already winning though... because he's running:)

From Clay on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 18:44:16 from

Clyde- he trained with cross country team last summer and will do the same this summer. He will be eligible to be on the team as a freshman this year so he's excited about that.

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