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Bryce Canyon 1/2 Marathon

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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: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Nike Free Lifetime Miles: 22.50
Saucony Peregrine Trail Lifetime Miles: 318.15
Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Lifetime Miles: 419.50
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Lifetime Miles: 393.10
Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Lifetime Miles: 610.30
Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Lifetime Miles: 168.40
Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Lifetime Miles: 355.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
496.40335.72832.12
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 393.10Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 24.00Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 28.00Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 355.00Saucony Peregrine Trail Miles: 8.00Nike Free Miles: 1.50Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Miles: 13.00
Race: Bryce Canyon 1/2 Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:48:55, Place in age division: 2
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0013.1013.10

Bryce Canyon 1/2 Marathon with my son, Rick.  A gorgeous day for running here.  Even the air was clear of the fires nearby.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 13.00
Comments
From Burt on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 19:13:52 from 70.176.85.97

5 seconds faster than my PR. Nice work.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.008.00

8 miles from Ivins to Snow Canyon High School and back via Santa Clara Historic District.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

5 miles on Tooele Westland Loop, SW quadrant.  Legs a bit sore still.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.008.00

8 miles Stansbury Park flatland Loop and Bates Rd. at 9 min pace.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Comments
From Burt on Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:05:24 from 70.176.85.97

Well, what do you know? You blogged!

From artichoke on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 09:07:26 from 216.49.181.50

I finally did. Let's see if I can keep it up.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

Tooele - 5 miles from SW to NE quadrants and back.  A bit warm, but overcast.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Easy 4 miles on Skyline and back. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0012.0012.00

12 mile run with Tina in 1:40:55.  Tooele to Stansbury via Droubay Road, Bryan Road, Church Road, Rabbit Lane, Aberdeen to Parkway.  Splits: 9:27, 9:01, 7:55, 7:53, 7:51, 7:39, 7:52, 8:19, 8:31, 8:41, 8:48, 8:53. 8:24 average.

 

 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 12.00
Comments
From Burt on Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 13:32:58 from 70.176.85.97

Wow. Way to pick up the speed.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.000.007.00

Skyline, Elk Ridge, Deer Hollow Hills.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Smelter Hill Up and Back with TRC Group

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.208.20

Stansbury Park Flatland Loops at 9:12 AP.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Settlement Canyon Up and Back.  4' Rattlesnake crossing the road.

Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Skyline Ave. to end of pavement and back

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
14.000.0014.00

Ivins UT.  Snow Canyon to end of paved path, back to West Canyon for +4 miles on the gravel service road and bach home.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 14.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.508.50

Ivins UT.  Up thru Kayena, back via Old Highway 91 and Unity Park

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

Ivins Tuacahn Rd. & back via Mesa Vista

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.008.00

Stansbury Park Flatland Loops.  8:59 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Settlement Canyon Up and Back. No snakes tonight.

Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Skyline to end of pavement and back.  Slow and easy at 10:18 A.P.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
16.000.0016.00

Long Run.  Lower Middle Canyon and back + Smelter Road to Anaconda gate back to Coleman and home.  Really struggled today between 9 and 16.  Wanted to be walking at 15.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 16.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.007.007.00

Across town to Middle Canyon and up to Angel's Grove and back  9:26 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

TRC Group Run on Smelter Rd. Hill. 9:37 A.P. Mostly with Michael Schmollinger.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.008.00

Stansbury Park flatland training. 9:01 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Settlement Canyon to Legion Park, up to Camp Wapiti and back home.  Only dead snakes tonight. 9:42 A.P.  Pretty steep near Wapiti.

Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Morning run on Skyline to end of pavement and back. 9:46 A.P.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0012.0012.00

St. George to Ivins. SGRC Group Run.  Tontaquint Park to Old Highway 91 and Pioneer Crossing with the group, they headed back for 16 and I finished at home in Ivins.  Mostly uphill  9:32 AP. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 12.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.007.257.25

Tooele West Side Loop. 9:16 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

TRC Group run on Smelter Hill up and back. 8:52 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.009.509.50

Stansbury Park flatland loop + Village Blvd. 9:04 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 9.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Settlement Canyon up and back. 9:45 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

5AM Skyline Drive route to end of asphalt and back. 9:48 A.P.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0016.2516.25

Tooele to Stansbury run + return to SHS.  With Rick and Tina. 9:14 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 16.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.007.107.10

Tooele over to Smelter and Droubay rds. Back via New Town and the cemetery. 9:34 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

TRC Group run on Smelter hill. Up and back.  A tad cooler. 9:15 A.P.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.006.006.00

6 miles on the Stansbury Park flatland loop at 8:54 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.004.004.00

Evening run in the Erda flatlands.  8:35 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Comments
From Burt on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:50:32 from 70.176.85.97

Nice job. I can't run that fast anymore.

Race: Hobble Creek 1/2 Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:48:03, Place overall: 122, Place in age division: 3
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0013.1013.10

Hobble Creek 1/2 Marathon.  1:48:03.  8:17 AP.  3rd place M60-64 AG.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 13.00
Comments
From Burt on Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 21:40:21 from 70.176.85.97

Nice job, Choke! Still getting it done!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.006.006.00

6 miles on the West Side route.  9:06 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 easy miles in the wind and light rain on Smelter Rd. Hill.  9:30 AP.

TRC run with one person there....me.

 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
1.000.001.00

Taking at least a week off due to a strain in my upper thigh.  Hope to be back soon.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 1.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles in 47:30, 9:27 AP.  First run in over a week.  Upper thigh strain feeling better.  PF and other minor old geezer issues doing better.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
15.000.0015.00

SGRC Group Run.  15 mile loop from Tontaquint Park up to Harmon's in Santa Clara and back thru historic Santa Clara with Rick. 9:22 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 15.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Ivins - Kayenta Loop, back on Old Highway 91.  8 miles with Rick.  Easy 9:44 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 8.00
Comments
From Burt on Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 09:34:58 from 70.176.85.97

Lone Faithful list? Oh man!

From artichoke on Thu, Sep 07, 2017 at 07:52:17 from 216.49.181.50

I know. Sad. :(

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

TRC Group run.  Quite a large group.....two of us.  4 easy miles on the Smelter Rd. hill at a very slow pace in the smokey air.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.009.009.00

9 miles in Stansbury Park on the flatland around the lake.  9:20 A.P. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 9.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles on West Side loop.  9:35 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

5:00 AM. Slow and sluggish 4 miles on Skyline out and back.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
18.000.0018.00

Tooele.   Across town up Smelter Rd. to gate and back down thru Erda to finish in Stansbury Park.  With my son, Rick.  18 miles at 9:48 pace.  

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 18.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 09:11:23 from 70.176.85.97

Good gravy!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.007.007.00

Tooele West Side Loop.  7 miles.  9:33 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 7.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Smelter Rd. Hill Run. 5 miles at 9:30 A. P.

Speaking of being a lone faithful on a running blog at times, Burt, I was the only one to show up to our group run on the hill. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Comments
From Burt on Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 10:28:46 from 70.176.85.97

That may be the saddest thing I've ever heard.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Stansbury Park flatland run.  9 miles at 9:33 A.P. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 9.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 slow miles in Settlement Canyon

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.000.0013.00

13 slow miles in Snow Canyon on the paved path and the West Canyon gravel service road. 10:00 min. A.P. Still feeling a bit sluggish.

Beautiful morning in Dixie.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 13.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 10:08:23 from 70.176.85.97

Better slow miles in Snow Canyon than snow miles in Slow Canyon, I always say.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
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
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
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
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles on the west side loop.  Light rain, chilly.  9:42 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

5:00 A.M. run on Skyline up and back.  Slow and easy 4 miles at 10:07 A.P.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
20.000.0020.00

20 miler from Ivins thru the Shivwits Reservation up towards Gunlock Reservoir and back with Rick.  9:53 A.P.  Sunny, clear, cooler.  Some headwind going up.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 20.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

6 miles on the Tooele West Side loop.  9:28 A.P.

Tapering begins for the St. George Marathon in just 12 more days!

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Comments
From Burt on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 10:48:48 from 70.176.85.97

Ah ha. You're doing the St. George Marathon. Good luck, my friend!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.004.004.00

4 miles on the Smelter Rd. hill up and back at 9:22 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Morning Run: Mesa AZ 4 slow miles with my supervisor. From hotel, loop around Fiesta Mall and loop around Mesa Community College and back.

Evening Run:  Tooele UT 5 easy miles up and back in Settlement Canyon

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 9.00
Comments
From Burt on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:33:30 from 70.176.85.97

What the....??????

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

5:00 A.M. run.  4 easy miles on Skyline-Upland-200 S.- Coleman loop and home.

Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

Ivins up Snow Canyon to end of paved pathway and back to West Canyon, 2 miles on the gravel Service Road.  With Rick.  12 miles at 9:47 A.P.   Gorgeous morining run!

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 12.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

5 miles at 9:06 A.P. Stansbury Park flat land.  Taper week no. 2

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles very easy on Smelter Rd. hill with Karrie and 4 others from TRC. Nice evening.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.300.003.30

Tooele - S.E. loop.  Easy final run of taper.  9:33 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.00
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.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Smelter Road Hill with Tiane.  Very easy 3 miles.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles at 5:00 AM on the treadmill at Vasa Gym-Tooele.  38:33.  9:38 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 mile loop to Santa Clara and back. 9:14 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Kayenta Loop.  8 miles at 9:32 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Tooele.  5 miles on Skyline Drive out via SR36 and back direct.  9:35 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:00:20 from 70.176.85.97

Already back at it, huh?

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5  miles to mouth of Middle Canyon and back.  9:25 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on the hill at Smelter Rd. 9:34 A.P.  1st mile with Tiane. 

Splits: 11:08, 10:01, 8:52, 8:17

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Tooele - 3 mile loop around cemetery and armory.  5:00 A.M. 10:00 min. miles.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.008.008.00

8 miles from Ivins down to the Lower Santa Clara Loop historic district via Snow Canyon High School.  9:35 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.004.504.50

Ivins Snow Canyon Parkway to Artesia.  4.5 miles 9:10 A.P.  Cadence at 175

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

12 miles Snow Canyon path and West Canyon Service Rd.  Back by way of the Snow Canyon roadway.  9:53 A.P. 1:58;36

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 12.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles on the Tooele west side loop. 9:35 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on Smelter Rd. hill in 38:04, 9:31 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.006.006.00

Stansbury Park Flatland loop.  6 miles in 53:50, 8:57 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Tooele West side North to South.  5 mile loop.  9:34 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles in City Creek Canyon - Bonneville Loop and Memory Grove Rd. coming back.  9:36 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.000.0012.00

12 miles with Rick on the Centerville-Farmington-Lagoon-Legacy Parkway Loop. 9:31 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 12.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 09:13:01 from 70.176.85.97

Keep up the good work!

From artichoke on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 15:51:02 from 216.49.181.252

Thanks Burt!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

5 miles to Grimm's Gate and back on Skyline Ave. Slow. 9:46 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.004.004.00

West side loop, 4 miles at 9:12 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.325.32

5.32 miles on the Stansbury Park flatland loop.  9:09 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.100.003.10

5:00 A.M. run.  Slow and sluggish 3 miles at 10:15 A.P.  Half asleep.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.10
Race: Snow Canyon 1/2 Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:52:44, Place overall: 399, Place in age division: 5
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0013.1013.10

Snow Canyon 1/2 Marathon. 1:52:44. 8:36 A.P. 5th of 24 in M60-64 Division.  200/443 Men's Race.  399/1313 Total field. 

What's hapenng with men's road racing in the 21st century?  According to the race results there were a total of 1313 finishers this year.  Only 443 of those were male runners. That's just 34%.  I know that women have been outnumbering the men for quite a while in the 1/2 marathon, and likely other distances, but is this ratio pretty typical for all 1/2 marathons right now?  Seems a bit more out of balance than ever.  Come on guys!

Women's racing is generally more exciting to watch however.  Many major marathons have closer and exciting finishes with the women's race than with the men.  It was great to see Shalane Fanagan put away the field in the final 5K yesterday at the NYC Marathon! 

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 13.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Nov 06, 2017 at 08:24:32 from 70.176.85.97

I've noticed that trend, also. Nice job on the sub 2.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

Stansbury Park flatlands.  6 miles at 9:46 A.P. Into the darkness. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on the Little Mountain trail from WigWam by the substation and over to the water tank and back.  EZ running.  Nice fall morning.  10:36 A.P.

Saucony Peregrine Trail Miles: 4.00
Comments
From Burt on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 15:24:57 from 70.176.85.97

Fall? Should be winter for you. :)

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

10 miles easy with Rick on my old Magna Saturday morning route of 25 years ago.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 10.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on the Tooele west side loop.  9:32 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles at noon in SLC on from the COB upt to Bonneville Loop west road and City Creek Canyon and back. 9:39 A.P. Clear and sunny day.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

6 miles on the Bonneville Loop in City Creek Canyon and up 11th Avenue to "L" Street and back.  A slow 9:52 A.P. on a warm, but overcast and windy day before the incoming storm tomorrow.  Ran a couple of miles with a guy named Paul from Tucson AZ. Helped get me up the hill to the turn-around.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

5:00 A.M. 4 miles at Vasa Gym.  Progression run on treadmill.  10:00 min. pace to 8:00 min pace.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

10 miles at 9:45 A.P. on the Pony Express Rd. with Rick.  5 miles out and back.  Cold, but clear and sunny morning.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 10.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.004.004.00

4 miles at 9:16 A.P. on the West Sidel Loop around TATC to Utah Ave. and back.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Comments
From Burt on Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 15:49:02 from 216.241.193.205

Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

SLC - Bonneville Loop west side, City Creek Canyon & back on Canyon Rd./Memory Grove.

4.1 miles at 9:30 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Race: TRC Side Dish 10K Fun Run (6.4 Miles) 00:55:35
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.006.406.40

TRC Side Dish 10K Fun Run. Fund raiser for Tooele Food Bank.  100 runners, 900 lbs. of good.

Long course at 6.4 miles but a nice day for a run.  8:41 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.40
Comments
From Burt on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 17:33:25 from 70.176.85.97

Nice job!

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Tooele Skyline Ave. to end of asphalt and back.  4 miles at 9:53 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0012.1012.10

Loop from Snow Canyon Parkway path to Half-way Wash and down to Dixie Drive, up to Sunset and west thru historic Santa Clara and back to Ivins.  12 miles, 9:28 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 12.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
1.500.001.50

1.5 miles with my 9 yr. old black lab. Pretty slow, but he did great.

Nike Free Miles: 1.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
1.504.105.60

SLC. Luch run. COB north thru lower Captitol Hill district to Warm Springs Park and up Beck St. to Victory Rd and then up to the Capitol east side and back via Heber C. Kimball's grave (along with his cajillion wives).  Cool 42 degrees, but sunny.  9:39 A.P.

Tooele. Evening run with my black lab.  1.5 miles at 10:40 A.P. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.10
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.005.005.00

Stansbury Park flatland loop.  5 miles in 45:32, 9:06 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles at luch on the Bonneville Loop west, City Creek Canyon, and back via Memory Grove.  39:00, 9:30 A.P.  Clear and sunny day.  Upper 40's but felt warmer.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles in Settlement Canyon to Legion Park and back. 9:47 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.000.0013.00

Oquirrh Wave/Serengeti Trail Loop run. 13 miles. 1,496 ft. of climbing overall.

12:01 A.P. with Rick.

Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Miles: 13.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 09:01:07 from 70.176.85.97

Nice miles.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles at lunch at 9:32 A.P.  Bonneville Loop and City Creek/Memory Grove coming back.  32 degrees and overcast. Happened to run past the State Capitol east side when Trump was about to arrive there to speak.  Apparently the protesting Trump haters walking from their cars to the Capitol's south side expect you to get out of their way as you run down the street.  Such a tolerant bunch.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles at 10:05 A.P.  32 degrees, sunny.  2 1/2 miles with my black lab.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.006.006.00

Workout Wednesday. 6 miles at 9:07 A.P. on the Stansbury Park flatland loop. Felt good. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on Bonneville Loop in City Creek Canyon out and back.  9:42 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

3 miles at 5:00 A.M. at a slow and easy 10:11 A.P.  Cemetery, Broadway, and Vine loop.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
14.000.0014.00

Ivins to Kayenta and over to Tuacahn and back home.  14 miles at 9:59 A.P.  Sunny and clear blue skies

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 14.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Home gym. 3 miles on the treadmill. 29:00.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 08:40:43 from 70.176.85.97

Getting cold up there?

From artichoke on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:04:31 from 216.49.181.252

Yep, and filthy air with the inversion.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles on the treadmill. 37:40, 9:25 A.P.  Progression run from 10:00 to 8:30 pace.

Still with yucky air outside.  

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

6 mile loop on Tooele SE quadarant out of the gunky air at 5,000+ ft. 9:57 A.P. including the "Grinder" at mid-mile with 260 ft. of vertical climb.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 6.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 easy wandering miles at 9:57 A.P. in the SW quadrant of town

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles to the lighted tree at the top of Tooele's Little Mountain with my black lab. 12:02 A.P.

Saucony Peregrine Trail Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
0.0010.0010.00

10 miles at 9:12 A.P. on loop to Droubay and 1000 N. with Tina plus 2nd loop to Coleman and SR36 and back home. Light snow the last 4 miles.  We ended up with about 3 inches and icy roads by the afternoon. 

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 10.00
Comments
From Burt on Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 10:11:15 from 70.176.85.97

We got some rain here. Also lightning and thunder. Harsh conditions, but we survived.

From artichoke on Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 08:00:10 from 216.49.181.252

Sounds terrible. I'm glad you made it through okay.

Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

3 miles on Home treadmill at 9:30 A.P. Progression run from 10:00 to 8:40 pace.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

4 miles along Bonneville Loop and back via Memory Grove in City Creek Canyon. 9:34 A.P.

Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

VASA Treadmill 5 miles in 46:38 (9:20 A.P.)  Progression from 10:00 to 

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 5.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

VASA Gym treadmill. 4 miles with Rick at 5:00 a.m. 37:45, 9:21 A.P. Progression run from 10:00 to 8:30 pace.

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Home Treadmill. 3 miles in 29:03.  9:41 A.P

Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 3.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
496.40335.72832.12
Asics 2000 Aqua #3 Miles: 393.10Asics 2000 Aqua #2 Miles: 24.00Asics 2000 Gray/Yellow Miles: 28.00Asics 2000 Aqua #4 Miles: 355.00Saucony Peregrine Trail Miles: 8.00Nike Free Miles: 1.50Saucony Peregrine Trail #2 Miles: 13.00
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