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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: 53.05 Month: 223.64 Year: 2256.94
Skechers GOmeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Total Distance
80.50
Total Distance
12.30

Got to San Antonio last night. 8.3 easy miles on the treadmill before training started. 4 more before dinner.

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Total Distance
16.80

1.5 hours easy on the treadmill in the early morning. 6 miles in the PM. This trip is a good bounce back from the last race.

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Total Distance
11.90

1 mile easy, then 2x(1 mile @ T-pace, 2 miles @ M-pace, 1 mile easy) then 1 mile @ T-pace, 1 mile M-pace. Finished with a 0.9 mile cooldown. This was tough for me. I think holding a good marathon pace after a mile at threshold pace was harder than threshold pace. Feeling accomplished.

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Total Distance
15.20

90 minutes easy on the treadmill in the early AM. Going running with my mom's running club tonight here in San Antonio...going to be hot and humid.

Running with the club was a little slow but it was nice since the heat index was 105 degrees...

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Total Distance
11.20

Easy with a 7:24 mile right in the middle.

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Total Distance
13.10

Last treadmill run for a while hopefully, phew! 4 mile warm up, 6 miles at 7:24 pace, then 5 minutes at 6:53 pace, then a gradual cool down. Work trips are a great time to get in mileage!

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Total Distance
80.50
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