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Location:

Idaho Falls,ID,United States

Member Since:

Oct 15, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

My Race History...
Salt Lake City Marathon 2014 (4:24:34)
Provo Haunted Half 2014 (1:40:31)
Rex Lee 10k Run (43:06)
Salt Lake City Marathon 2015 (3:41:55)
Utah Valley Half Marathon 2015 (1:34:30.1)
Huntsville Marathon 2015 (4:19:25)
Provo Haunted Half 2015 (1:39:16.5)
"I Ran Marathons" 10k 2015 (44:14)
Ogden Half Marathon 2016 (1:39:47)
Grand Teton Half Marathon 2016 (1:46:36)
St George Marathon 2016 (3:37:44)
Inaugural Everglades Half Marathon 2016 (1:36:28)
Canyonlands Half Marathon 2017 (1:33:22)
Salt Lake City Marathon 2017 (3:28:49)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Focus on improving my marathon:

  • Steady pacing
  • Getting below a 7:50 pace at St George in October
  • Learning what works better for me (type of nutrition, cross training, etc)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Running a sub-3-hour marathon is a personal dream. I hope I can gain an edge towards it with all the good advice on here.

Personal:

2017 Race Schedule:
Salt Lake City Marathon April 22,
Bryce Canyon Half July 8,
Idaho Falls MAD Half July 29,
St George Marathon October 7

Happily married with a giggly one year-old. Half-Colombian engineer working as a contractor for the Navy. I didn't pick up running seriously until junior year at BYU. Now I live in Idaho, where I leave for work at 5am and don't get home until 5:40pm. I try to get a short run in during lunch time at work and then a little something else after work, but the weekends are where I try to make ground. 

Miles:This week: 32.24 Month: 155.35 Year: 1890.11
Total Distance
11.62

Good workout LT workout today: 16 minutes, 3 minute jog, 10 minutes, 2 minute jog, 1 mile. Didn't look at my watch very much during this workout and just went by what felt like LT to me. I was surprised to see I consistently kept a 6:50 pace, even without a kick at the end of the last split. That is 2-4 seconds faster than I usually do it with more watch-glancing. I may have improved slightly. My goal going into the Pocatello Half is to maintain the same pace that I did in the Bryce Canyon Half (almost exactly 7:00/mi). Heres to hoping! The Pocatello Half is a lot flatter, so I think this is a good goal.


5 with Ellie in the evening.

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Total Distance
9.56

6.16 at lunch with 7x20 second strides, divided by 1 minute jogs. 3.4 in the evening with Ellie.

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Total Distance
11.06

Easy running at lunch and then 5.01 miles with Ellie after work.

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Total Distance
32.24
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