"A Hefty Hunk Of Steamin Junk"

August 2015

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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.

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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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
112.2512.000.000.004.00128.25
Kayano 21 Blue And Green Miles: 16.10Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 29.35Nimbus 17 Red & Gray Miles: 27.25Kayano 21 White Miles: 26.60Kayano 22 Blue Miles: 28.95
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
16.100.000.000.000.0016.10

I ran out past Gu Corner and then did my 2 mile loop down in the river bottoms and then back to the house via canal road, after getting home I did 2-2 mile loops by the house to finish out the run. I felt okay at times and then not so good at times, I guess it must be from the 10K last week but who knows but I got her done! My average pace was 8:42 with a total time of 2:19:53, I ran into my Brother while I was out but that's about all I saw, everyone must have ran earlier.

See ya Monday

Kayano 21 Blue And Green Miles: 16.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.150.000.000.000.006.15

First run of the week. My daughter Abby came home from her mission on Tuesday and I have been pretty busy trying to get her situated and the fact that I haven't seen her for 18 months we have been doing a lot of catching up. I have missed her so much and it is so good to have her home. I went down and ran the girls this morning an we ran the Salem Days 5K course and they all did so well! I am super proud of each one of these girls, they have come so far in the last couple of months that it just gives me goose bumps. After running them I tacked on another few miles on the way home, my average pace was 8:31 with a total time of 52:16. I probably won't get in much of a long run this week as I want to help some of the girls run the 5K on Saturday.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 6.15
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.000.000.000.000.003.00

I ran a little before the Salem Days 5K and then I watched Ethan run and most of the girls on the Cheer team ran it too so I wanted to be there to cheer them on. Its back to Marathon training next week, my total time was 23:00 with an average pace of 8:19.

See ya Monday.

Nimbus 17 Red & Gray Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
7.200.000.000.000.007.20

I ran the Payson park Loop this morning and extended down in to the park, felt okay and just enjoyed the morning,  I had VPB about 5 miles in and it was not fun! My average pace was 8:39 with a total time of 1:02:03, not a real fast pace but it was a steady pace and it felt good to get out.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 7.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.400.000.000.000.006.40

I ran over to the base of Harry's Hill ran up that and then over to woodland hills drive down to canal road and then home. I usually rock this route but not today, I had no drive in my legs at all either on the the down hill or the uphill and the last mile was a death march. My average pace was 9:00 with a total time of 57:29, I had a real bad Migraine yesterday so I don't know if that just zapped my energy or what, I haven't had that happen before with a migraine so who knows. I feel good in the fact that I was able to power through even though I wasn't feeling good.

See ya tomorrow.

Kayano 21 White Miles: 6.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.300.000.000.000.003.30

I ran with cross country team this afternoon up to Lewis falls. It was a killer up hill trail run at high altitude and it did me in pretty much. Oh to be young and lungs of Steele, legs felt pretty good just my lungs could not keep up.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 3.30
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
18.150.000.000.000.0018.15

I got out this morning around 6:30 but it was an hour to late as it got pretty darn hot by the last few miles. I didn't feel bad the first 12 miles and I was averaging around 8:30 mile the whole way but the last 6 miles were kinda rough, I would contribute that to the hotter temps and I just didn't handle it very well. But, I was able to get it done and I didn't make any excuses. If I can get a few more of these in and then maybe a 20 miler I feel like I will be ready to go. Average pace was 8:37 with a total time of 2:36:41.

Nimbus 17 Red & Gray Miles: 18.15
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.400.000.000.000.006.40

Just lost my whole entry. Crap. Lets just say I had a horrible run. My legs felt like crap and I almost stopped to walk and with an average pace of 9:19 when I usual run a 8:10 average on this route tells me I'm not doing to well. I don't know whats wrong but I should have been well rested for this run where I took a couple days off, but that wasn't the case. I guess I need to chalk it up to just a bad day and let it go, but theres no way I could run a marathon feeling like I do and with just 6 weeks to go or less thats pretty discouraging.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 6.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
10.100.000.000.004.0014.10

So I needed to get my long run in today as tomorrow I am pressed for time because Ethan has a soccer game in the morning so I ran out to the river bottoms and then back to the house. My legs felt okay going out but then on the way back they just went dead on me again and I slowed down to where I was running a 10:20 mile, this has really hampered my training this week as I just haven't been able to get my legs to cooperate. I don't know what is wrong but today was brutal, I had to stop about .3 from my home and rest my legs just to finish, it really is frustrating!!! I needed to get 14 in today but my legs could go no further so I thought about the elliptical so I jumped on there for 40 minutes to get the extra 4 miles and I was able to do it with out much problem. I should not be feeling this way and I'm not sure what to do, it just feels like I hit the wall, its that kind of feeling. I have been trying to drink more water just in case its from being dehydrated, but to no a vale. Oh well I'll just keep doing what they will let me. My average pace for the run was 9:11 with a total time of 1:32:25, I will still try and run tomorrow but it will just be a regular run.

 

See ya tomorrow.

 

Kayano 21 White Miles: 14.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.202.000.000.000.008.20

I ran with the Boys, Spanish Fork Crew, and we ran up Loafer canyon to the gate. I felt really good on the uphill which I was worried about after last week and the way my legs were feeling, hopefully I am past that and they are back to feeling normal. I had a couple of MP miles on the way down at 8:00, 7:54, we didn't push the pace down which was a good thing and we took it pretty easy on the way up but my legs felt strong so I'm happy with that. My average pace was 9:18, this is a very steep canyon uphill, with a total time of 1:16:15. It was fun to run with the boys again and I look forward for more of this these last weeks of preparing for St. George.

See ya tomorrow.

Kayano 22 Blue Miles: 8.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.100.000.000.000.006.10

I ran out to Mini Gu Corner and then back to the house via canal road. I felt pretty good but my legs were a little tired toward the end but I think that was the hill work from yesterday. Average pace 8:39 with a total time of 52:31, it was a beautiful morning again.

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Red & Gray Miles: 6.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
3.303.000.000.000.006.30

I ran after work today as I slept in and had to get going but I ran out towards Payson Park but stopped short. On the way back I did 6 speed pickups and they were all in the 7 minute range and I just picked out a power pole or a street sign to run to and then had about the same distance in a recover time. I had to reset my watch because I forgot to start it on the way back and it was all screwed up but the miles that I had after the reset went like this: 7:50, 7:27, 7:54 Average pace on the last two were 7:45 and then the previous 4 miles were 8:30. It was a good workout and I'm glad I got a little speed in.

 

See ya tomorrow.

Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 6.30
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
6.100.000.000.000.006.10

I ran out to Mini Gu corner and then back to the house via canal road, legs were extremely tired this morning, they kind of hit the wall again... I know a lot of it was because of the late run yesterday afternoon and then I did speed work to boot and then they just get tired I guess, but I got her done and that's all that matters. My average pace was nice and easy at 9:18 with a total time of 56:25, I did some push-ups to finish up.

I will take tomorrow off as I have a big long run on Saturday.

See you Saturday.

Kayano 21 White Miles: 6.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
13.757.000.000.000.0020.75

I ran with the Spanish Fork boys and girls From the Black hawk Camp Ground which is at the top of Payson canyon and then I ran back to my house. I was really nervous about this run, not from the stand point of the mileage just the extensive downhill along with the mileage, was my main concern but my legs handled it really well. This tells me that I'm on the right track and I just need to stay consistent these last 4 or 5 weeks, I want to get in a few more downhill runs and a few more uphill runs as well. I had  7 MP miles on mostly the downhill but i didn't push the downhill at all I just let the hill do the work  and I did that just because I didn't want to over do it. Those miles went like this: 7:58, 7:59, 7:53, 8:00, 7:46, 7:47, 7:53, my average pace for the run was 8:19 with a total time of 2:52:34. This was a big confidence boast and I am glad that I was able to do it, it gave a nice evaluation of where I am at.

See y Monday

Kayano 22 Blue Miles: 20.75
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0.000.000.000.000.000.00

Taking today off as I'm still recovering from the 20 miler Payson canyon run Saturday.

See ya tomorrow.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesCrosstraining milesTotal Miles
112.2512.000.000.004.00128.25
Kayano 21 Blue And Green Miles: 16.10Nimbus 17 Blue Miles: 29.35Nimbus 17 Red & Gray Miles: 27.25Kayano 21 White Miles: 26.60Kayano 22 Blue Miles: 28.95
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