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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: 44.25 Month: 154.00 Year: 1073.75
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: 463.50
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
Hyper Speed(used) Miles: 10.50Last Ohana Miles: 10.50F50 Miles: 11.00Hyper Speed 2 Miles: 10.00NB 101 Miles: 8.50
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afternoon - 10.5 SLC.  Ran Wasatch.  Pretty easy and felt like junk for about 6 miles of it and then things slowly started to flow a little better.  Hopefully I'll have something in the legs tomorrow or Weds. for a temp session.  I have a pretty hideous cough that has developed the last few days, but I don't feel bad at all.  (Hyper Speed 151.5)

Hyper Speed(used) Miles: 10.50
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morning - 10.5 SLC.  Wasatch again.  Wanted to get a little tempo push in.  Even though I guess I have a little different focus now, I still like to run pretty quick and be able to turn in a decent half or marathon once in a while.  So with that in mind I wanted a progression for 6 miles with 2 at a Tinman effort - that went very well; then 2 at around a marathon effort (5:45) - pretty solid here also; and then 2 more at half pace (5:30) - hit a couple hard hills here, but still did okay.  Not quite the pace I wanted but okay I guess.  (Last Ohana 263)

Last Ohana Miles: 10.50
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morning - 11 Wasatch.  Last run in SLC for now.  Ran Wasatch again, but in the opposite direction (including a pit stop to look for a bathroom at a park).  Pretty tough run in this direction.  Ran in a pair of new Adidas F50.  I would compare them to the Kinvara, except I think I will be able to run in them longer because they aren't as soft (after 10 or so miles I really start to feel everything in the Kinvara's because they are so soft).  (F50 11)  

F50 Miles: 11.00
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afternoon - 10 Junction.  Wore my new Hyper Speeds.  Ran out to the Coral Canyon junction.  Just kind of a "go out and do it" run.  Molly's Mile.  (Hyper Speed 2 10)

Hyper Speed 2 Miles: 10.00
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morning - 8.5 Gooseberry.  Lame one.  LAME ONE.  Got off to a little later start than I wanted, and Logan missed his alarm so I was on my own.  When I got out there, I couldn't find the trail again (this seems to be a theme every time I go out there).  But finally settled on a nice area to run.  Unfortunately, I just wasn't into it at all.  My mind was just like, be done.  And I really had to convince myself to even run at all.  Then I found what I thought to be the right trail, so I got back to the car and then decided to drive to it.  That was a bad idea... Once I got in the car, that was it.  I just drove back home.  (NB 101 354.75)

NB 101 Miles: 8.50
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Just took the day off today.  I need to mentally recharge - and maybe a bit physically too.  Did go for a hike with the older 3 girls on the Dino Tracks trail.  It actually turned out to be more of a run and we ran probably a good mile.  They loved the single track - I may have some trail runners here!

Well the week was kind of a bust.  But I am content saying that maybe it needed to be.  Once in awhile it happens and needs to happen.  Now just to bounce back.

A pretty decent year for 2011.  Got some good running in and had some fun doing it.  Got a little more mileage than last year (so it was my 3rd highest year ever), but I did it with hardly any 100 mile weeks - just consistent running throughout.  I was a little bummed that I didn't take St. George a little more seriously, because I think that I could have done pretty well (but still not to bad... at least for 20 miles!).  And despite the last two days, I am happy with my decision to make a transition in my running to some longer stuff, but I will be still putting in some 1/2's and St. George (I may just have to adjust my goals on those a little).  Here's to a fun and healthy 2012!

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Hyper Speed(used) Miles: 10.50Last Ohana Miles: 10.50F50 Miles: 11.00Hyper Speed 2 Miles: 10.00NB 101 Miles: 8.50
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