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Location:

Tooele & Ivins,UT,USA

Member Since:

Oct 30, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Age Division Winner

Running Accomplishments:

St. George Marathon 20-year Club (completed 23)

Boston Marathon 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2017

Running for 35 years, logged 54,000 miles since 1982. 35 marathons.

Old Man PR's:

5K = 19:58 - July 4th Freedom Run 7/4/08

6K = 26:38 - Cold Turkey Rrrun, 11/23/06

10K = 43:00 - Deseret News, 7/24/08

1/2 Marathon = 1:32:54 - Hobble Creek, 8/23/08

Marathon = 3:23:13 - St. George, 10/4/08 (Boston Qualifier)

Boston Best: 3:35:07, 4/21/08 (Boston Qualifier)

Boston Worst:  DNF, 4/18/11 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep running!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running for another 20 years.

Personal:

Married for 40 years to a wonderful and supportive wife. She's run 2 marathons herself in our earlier years so that helps.  4 boys, all married, and 8 grandchildren.  2 sons are runners. I celebrated 35 years of running madness, insanity, or at least OCD, on August 23rd, 2017. 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 21.00 Month: 123.00 Year: 406.00
Nike Free Lifetime Miles: 21.00
Saucony Peregrine Trail Lifetime Miles: 310.15
Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Lifetime Miles: 419.50
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Lifetime Miles: 341.00
Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Lifetime Miles: 602.30
Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Lifetime Miles: 14.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.009.009.00

9 miles in the flatland of Stansbury Park.  9:19 A.P. Cool and sunny.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles on the Smelter Rd. hill with Mike and TRC.  9:47 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
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7.000.007.00

Lunch time run.  7 miles at 9:39 A.P.  SLC Bonneville Loop in City Creek Canyon, 11th Ave. to cemetery and back down Memory Grove.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
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12.009.0021.00
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 14.00
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