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Location:

St George,

Member Since:

Mar 10, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Best 10K:  2013 Spectrum 10K 40:34

Best Half Marathon:  2012 Dog Town 1:29:57

Best Marathon: 2013 St George 3:12:15

Best 50-miler 2012 8:36

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep running!!!!

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep Running!!!

Personal:

I am married with eight children.  All of them are ours. My wife is so awesome!

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.50 Month: 56.50 Year: 1082.90
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.400.000.000.0012.40

Craig and I ran most of one loop on the ironman run course.  We wanted to maintain the actual pace (9:00) we will run this course during the race. We ran a little faster than planned, probably because we didn't just bike 112 miles before the run... :) I was still a little tight from the marathon last week, but no problems. You can see the difference from running uphill vs downhill.  Some of our uphills we maintained some 8's. Average pace = 8:40

Splits: 9:01, 8:33, 9:22, 8:37, 8:00, 7:48, 9:33, 9:52, 8:22, 8:23, 8:59, 7:55, 7:43 (0.4 miles)

After my run on the ironman course with Craig, I headed on my bike towards Hurricane at a moderate pace. By the time I got to Washington City I kicked it into high gear. I held a good pace until I got back to Washington City and I bonked. It just so happened that I didn't bring any food and 2 and half hours and 47 miles later I was spent. Stopped at the Del Taco for a refresher of a double cheese burger, fries, green burrito, 2 tacos and a drink. I felt much better and finished my last 10 miles at a good pace. I had a guy latch on to me when I was biking through the tough hills.  He paid dearly for the free pull and maybe I did too!?!?

P90X tonight... Kenpo!!

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