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Speedy Spaniard 10K

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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: 26.67 Month: 50.32 Year: 1385.90
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: 40.20
Nimbus 21 Bright Green Lifetime Miles: 139.40
Kayano 25 Grey & Black Lifetime Miles: 58.71
Nimbus 21 Lite Blue Lifetime Miles: 83.67
Nimbus 22 Blue Lifetime Miles: 6.15
Race: Speedy Spaniard 10K (6.2 Miles) 00:44:57, Place overall: 46, Place in age division: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
1.006.200.000.000.007.20

Speedy Spaniard 10K this morning,  It wasn't my best 10K but it wasn't my worst either. I felt okay through 3 miles or so and then I really started to fade and I just kinda hung in there, it was a new route this year and it was a good one. I felt pretty good leg wise but my breathing was way out of whack and I felt really labored for some reason. I have ran a sub 44 minutes in this race but I just didn't have it lung wise so I probably need to work on that a little more. My splits are below.

1. 7:13 a little uphill here and then down, pretty happy with this mile really.

2. 7:06 I felt really good here and I thought this was about where I should be pace wise.

3. 7:11 Still okay with the pace but stomach is bothering my a little here.

4. 7:23 Starting to fade bad here.

5. 7:30 still trying but fading some more.

6. 7:30 I tried to speed up here but I must not have as the pace was the same as the previous mile.

.20 6:42 I just tried to finish strong here and I think I did that.

The last half I just really seemed to fade, which surprises me as I thought I was in pretty decent 10K pace but I guess I'm not... I did finish 3rd in my age group, 50 to 54, so that was a welcome surprise i think I'm on the right track with everything I just have to stay with it, maybe try and get some more speed work when I can. But really not to bad, my average pace was 7:19.

See ya tomorrow.

Kayano 20 Blue 214 Miles: 7.14
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