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Location:

St. George,UT,U.S.A

Member Since:

Apr 02, 2005

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

97th at Boston

1:09:40 Half Marathon

2:25:50 Marathon

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy enough to enjoy a run again.

Long-Term Running Goals:

To be able to do it... long term. 

Personal:

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift" -Steve Prefontaine

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll be... ever again.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Baby Jogger Lifetime Miles: 623.95
Kinvara Lifetime Miles: 313.32
Asics TRI Lifetime Miles: 610.65
Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 520.90
Kinvara2 Lifetime Miles: 350.20
Ghost Yellow Lifetime Miles: 374.25
Kestrel Bike Lifetime Miles: 1883.75
NB- Rainbow Lifetime Miles: 57.80
Red Cumulus Lifetime Miles: 594.95
Neon Launch Lifetime Miles: 533.40
DS Trainer Lifetime Miles: 467.77
Green Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 479.75
Lunerglide Lifetime Miles: 276.70
Blue Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 528.06
NoosTri Lifetime Miles: 283.07
BlueKinvara Lifetime Miles: 216.60
Innov Lifetime Miles: 58.50
Ride Lifetime Miles: 207.45
NavPeg Lifetime Miles: 162.50
Green K5's Lifetime Miles: 88.00
Total Distance
34.00
Tour De France Miles: 17.20NB- Rainbow Miles: 5.00Pegasus Miles: 5.00Kestrel Bike Miles: 24.50
Total Distance
7.00

Had a long day of jury duty. 35 or so possible jurors interviewed one by one. It took almost all day. We just had to sit there in the courtroom and wait our turn. I was one of the last to be interviewed. Then the field was narrowed down to 16 and for some reason I was still a being considered. But we found out that it would be narrowed again to 8 and I felt totally comfortable that I'd be screened out.... No such luck though. Final juror added to the pool. I can't believe it. Trial starts tomorrow.

30 mins on the spin bike. 

4 mile run on the treadmill in 31:13 which for me on the machine is like 6 min effort. Maybe pushed it too hard because the ankle has felt stiff ever since...

Tour De France Miles: 3.00NB- Rainbow Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
1.00

Just turned out to be one of those days. Woke up and headed into the workout room. Mik'L was out of town so I had to stay indoors today. Got in there and felt really sore in my hip, inner thigh, ab area. Tried one mile on the treadmill and it hurt. So I bagged it for the morning. Spent about 40 min's laying on the mat stretching. 

Planned on doing more but spent the day in court. We ended up finishing the case and coming to a not guilty decision by the end of the day. I really think the guy was guilty. But the way the law is written "beyond a reasonable doubt" type stuff we just didn't have enough hard evidence to convict him. Just the victims word against his. She said he broke in, bounder her and beat her with a baseball bat with intent to kill. He said he didn't. No other solid evidence. Sucks if he's walking and the law couldn't bring him down- if guilty.

NB- Rainbow Miles: 1.00
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Total Distance
6.00

60 min's on the spinner this morning. Trying to get something going with training this week. But the weeks been crazy already and Mik'L will be out of town at the end of the week as well. Leaving me with a hard situation to really get a solid workout in. 

Tour De France Miles: 14.20
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Total Distance
13.00

5 miles out early this morning before the sun or while the sun came up. 47 F was the coldest it's been this fall so far. I wore gloves for the first time. Ankle is starting to feel soreish more and more every day. The cortisone must be wearing off. 

30 min's on the spinner after at a pretty high output. Was sweating as bad as yesterdays 60 min's although I did do this after a run. But nonetheless the effort was up. 

24.5 mile ride tonight out around town. Didn't wear a watch or gps. Had to come home and old skool it using Google Earth to figure out distance. I sure didn't have the legs tonight that I did last Saturday. Quads seemed weak sauce.

Pegasus Miles: 5.00Kestrel Bike Miles: 24.50
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Didn't get a workout in today. I did golf 18 holes but took a cart. Birdied the island hole at Sunbrook for the first time ever. Had to leave early to get to the course and by the time I got home I was pretty trashed. Planned on running that evening but Mik'L got home later than planned and I was ready for dinner and not a run. 

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Total Distance
7.00

Nice run this morning. I kind of feel like a dead beat lately. But in the end I was ready for a little break and the ankle really needs to heal. So my long run for the week was 7 miles. Felt pretty good through out the run. Ankle held it's own and seems more stable than it was in the weeks before the marathon. Groin/ hips/ thighs/ lower abs were tight. To be honest this seems more painful than the ankle. I'm sure it's nothing serious and caused from cycling. I just need to learn how to stretch and do daily service treatments too help avoid the big "tight" phase that I keep working through. Just a learning curve for the body after years of only running. 

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Total Distance
34.00
Tour De France Miles: 17.20NB- Rainbow Miles: 5.00Pegasus Miles: 5.00Kestrel Bike Miles: 24.50
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