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Jan 02, 2006



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Running Accomplishments:

PRs: 2:26:29 marathon @ St.George '14; 1:09:55 1/2 mar. '08; 31:00 10k '07

Short-Term Running Goals:

Love running now.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Love running forever!


My perfect day would include a run through the desert, time with my wife and girls, tasty homemade meals, and a nice nap in the middle.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 175.50 Year: 1095.25
Adios Lifetime Miles: 512.25
Rocket 2 Lifetime Miles: 109.00
Kinvara Grey Lifetime Miles: 222.00
Vazee Pace Lifetime Miles: 437.75
Pace Blue Lifetime Miles: 231.75
Boston Lifetime Miles: 506.50
Peg Green Lifetime Miles: 515.25
Speedgoat Lifetime Miles: 325.00
Peg Purple Lifetime Miles: 471.75
Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 501.50
Barefoot '18 Lifetime Miles: 6.75
Levitate Lifetime Miles: 370.25
Peg NOP Lifetime Miles: 337.00
Peg Blue34 Lifetime Miles: 318.75
Solar Glide Lifetime Miles: 116.75
Total Distance
Pegasus 31 Miles: 15.50Barefoot '15 Miles: 6.25Kinvara Blue Miles: 4.00Kinvara Grey Miles: 13.00Vazee Pace Miles: 11.00Ronin Miles: 4.00Wave Riders Miles: 20.50Vertical K Miles: 4.00Pegasus Black Miles: 17.50
Total Distance

AM - 16.5 Twix/Prospector. Just some nice ol' running today. Up with the dog and the onto the trails with the team. Followed up with a good set of striders. (Barefoot '15 52.75)(Peg 546.5)

Pegasus 31 Miles: 15.50Barefoot '15 Miles: 1.00
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AM - 17.25 Sullivan/Grass. Pretty crappy bumma tempo this morning after taking both dogs out for a little. I actually had a decent attitude, but I was just to tired mentally and physically from last week. If James would have been there, it may have been a little better, but not much. Did add another mile (up the front side of Chipman's and back) to make 7, but it wasn't good at all. At practice we ran barefoot for 30 minutes and then finished up Kids Club. It was a good year of club, but I am happy it is done. (Barefoot '15 57)(Kinvara Grey 98.25)

afternoon - 4 Sunrise. Just a hot out and back. (Kinvara blue 252.25)

Kinvara Blue Miles: 4.00Barefoot '15 Miles: 4.25Kinvara Grey Miles: 13.00
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AM - 12 Mav/Bloom Hills. Ran a mile with both dogs, like yesterday. Then took Twix on the loop around Maverick and down the Parkway. Drove over to the Region Course where we were having our first time trial for practice, we usually use our home course for our time trials and it is a pretty good set up, but they are destroying all our fields for a new baseball field and vocational building. Set up the course and warmed up a bit. Then ran a short hill workout and striders and cool after. Kind of disjointed, but still sneaked in 12 miles in my new NB Vazee Pace. Really liked the feel of them today. Team ran amazing today. I don't know what teams we'll beat, but we are going to be the best we can and that is pretty dang good on both the boys and girls side. We had 10 boys under 11:05 (and another who will be when he get feeling better) on a way tougher course than our's where we had zero under that mark last year. And we had 8 girls (not including 1 potential varsity who wasn't there) faster than last year! (Pace 11)(Barefoot '15 58) Some more fun facts for my info... By our 3rd time trial last year only Nick and Paul had times faster than what 10 guys ran today! And no girls times from last year beat the times the top 7 posted today! Makes me excited. A lot of work and sticking to the plan still to do, though. Also, forgot to post my RHR on Monday and Tues. Had 38 and 40. Hadn't taken it for a few weeks, so I am trying to get back in the habit; even though I forgot to today.

Barefoot '15 Miles: 1.00Vazee Pace Miles: 11.00
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AM - 11 DM/City Creek. Both dogs for 1 and then Twix up on the Dirt Mile for an awe inspiring sunrise. Then out to the City Creek trail for practice. Such a fun vibe around the team these days. Rejuvenates me. Fam finally comes home today. (Riders 391)

afternoon - 4 Sunrise. Little cloud cover today that made it a little more bearable. Then 15 mins of elliptical. (Ronin 528.75)

Ronin Miles: 4.00Wave Riders Miles: 11.00
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AM - 17.5 Fields/Temple Quarry. Decided it would be best to get a longer run in today. But although I got up early enough, I laid back down and fell back to sleep. Because of this I only got around 12.5 or so before practice. Took Twix the whole way with me while spotting a new tempo route for James and I, and she did great for a longer run for her. Then did the Quarry trail for practice. A storm moved in last night and it was super muggy. So I called for a downpour - and got It! But with it came lighting, and a couple of them were freaky close. But a fun run. (Peg Black 236.5)

afternoon - 4 Navajo Lake. Took the top 10'ish boys and girls up to Cedar Mountain for some running and team bonding. Stopped off at Navajo and hit a 30 minuter for our afternoon run. Then jumped in the lake - it was very cold. Felt the elevation for sure. After we went to Mammoth and explored the caves. They were pretty dope, hadn't ever been there before, so it was some fun new stuff. Also saw lots of deer and pronghorn up on top of the mountain. (VertK 511)

Vertical K Miles: 4.00Pegasus Black Miles: 17.50
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morning - 9.5 Brian Head. We crashed at Preston's GP's cabin last night and had a great time. Stopped off at Cedar Breaks, had Tasty pizza, dominated Risk, just had a great time. This morning's run was truly epic and one of the things that keeps me loving running. We drove up to the dirt road that goes to the top of Brian Head. But I hadn't ever been up there much except one week a few years ago when I was trapped at scout camp. Ran up the road and felt the 11000 ft elevation. The boys peeled off on the super sweet alpine trail that I thought would take us up to the top of the peak. But instead it looped around it and took us up to the top of the chair lifts. So we mountainered up this pretty vicious rock face to get to the top. Awesome views up in the clouds and super cold. Ran back the real trail/road and then up another trail toward some more peaks to get our minutes in. On the way back we moved in to our tempo and had a good push down the hill. It got me thinking about my running... Often I've thought about if I want to keep racing hard or who knows what. Here's what I truly want: be in shape enough to go jump into an awesome 30 mile trail adventure run with my buddies on a whim, run around on amazing adventures with some super quick high school kids, and push out some fast tempo style stuff with them when they get going hard. Right now I can still do all of those. So I guess I'm happy. After this weekend, I am. (Riders 400.5)

Even with a junky tempo on Tuesday, I enjoyed the week.

Goals for next week: summer's over. Seriously! I can't believe it. Back to school this coming week. So whatever happens, happens.

Wave Riders Miles: 9.50
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Total Distance
Pegasus 31 Miles: 15.50Barefoot '15 Miles: 6.25Kinvara Blue Miles: 4.00Kinvara Grey Miles: 13.00Vazee Pace Miles: 11.00Ronin Miles: 4.00Wave Riders Miles: 20.50Vertical K Miles: 4.00Pegasus Black Miles: 17.50
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