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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 24)

Boston Marathon 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2017

Running for 35 years, logged 54,000 miles since 1982. 36 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: 13.00 Month: 65.00 Year: 795.12
Nike Free Lifetime Miles: 22.50
Saucony Peregrine Trail Lifetime Miles: 314.15
Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Lifetime Miles: 419.50
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Lifetime Miles: 378.10
Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Lifetime Miles: 610.30
Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Lifetime Miles: 168.40
Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Lifetime Miles: 337.00
Race: St. George Marathon (26.2 Miles) 04:10:31
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0026.2026.20

St. George Marathon #24.  4:10:31, 9:32 A.P.  Near perfect weather.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 26.00
Comments
From allie on Mon, Oct 09, 2017 at 08:00:16 from 172.4.198.186

#24, congrats. that's really cool -- i hope to have that kind of longevity with running.

seemed like a great day for a race with fast times all around. glad you had nice weather.

From artichoke on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 08:13:26 from 216.49.181.252

Thanks Allie.

All the best to you!

From Burt on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 14:19:28 from 70.176.85.97

Riveting report.

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