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July 19, 2018

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Location:

Snoqualmie,WA,

Member Since:

Feb 24, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

  • 2011 Boston Marathon -- 2:27 (Top 50)
  • 2011 Steilacoom 20k -- 1:04:57 (1st)
  • 2010 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon -- 2:26 (7th) 
  • 2010 Fall City 10k -- 31:06 (1st)
  • 2009 Indy Mini Marathon -- 1:07:53 (7th)
  • 2009 WWU Invitational -- 10000m (30:58)
  • 2009 UW Indoor Meet -- 5000m (14:49)
  • 2008 Orem Turkey Run -4 miler -- 19:55 (1st)
  • 2008 Seafair Torchlight 8k--25:03 (3rd) 
  • 2008 Time to Fly 5k -- 15:35 (1st)
  • 2008 Newport Marathon -- 2:22:47 (1st)
  • Steilacoom 15M--1:18:30 (1st)
  • 2007 Olympic Trials -- 2:30:41 (91st)
  • 2007 St. George --2:18:55 (3rd)

Short-Term Running Goals:

  • Feb 23 -- Ft Steilacoom 15M
  • March 23  – Ft. Steilacoom 20k
  • April 15  – Boston Marathon
  • June 8 – Sound to Narrows 12k
  • June 22  – Grandma’s Half Marathon (USATF Champs.)
  • July 7 – Run of the Mill 5k
  • July 27 – Torchlight 8k
  • September – SJJ Half (maybe)
  • October/November – Fall Marathon (maybe)
  • December – Club XC Nationals

Long-Term Running Goals:

 Stay healthy

Personal:

Ran track my junior and senior years in high school and cross country my senior year. Went to BYU but did not run. Served LDS church mission to San Bernardino, CA. Started running again in April 2005. Marathon debut was St. George in 2005.

I coach the Mount Si High School Track Team (distance)

Been married for almost 17 years. My wife, Mara, and I have four kids ages 16, 14, 13 and 11.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Brooks T5 Lifetime Miles: 34.00
Ravenna Lifetime Miles: 250.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.509.000.000.0025.50

A beautiful day in the Northwest. We've earned it. Sunny skies and about 50 degrees.

Workout today was a "cutdown." I forgot how hard cutdowns can be.

It was a 9-mile cutdown in a 6:2:1 format. 6 miles @ 5:30; 2 miles @ 5:15 and the final mile in 5:06. I used my 10k and 5k courses to do them on rather than use the track. 36 laps would have been pretty boring.

First 6 came in at 5:29, 5:20, 5:26, 5:28, 5:26, 5:25. So fairly steady considering I was on the roads and not the track.

Next two were in 5:17 and 5:11. Last one was in 5:08. Pretty happy with the workout although cutdowns are always harder than they appear on paper.

Finshed up with a 13+ mile "cooldown" mapping out a 1/2 marathon course for a run I will put on next April.

Brooks ST3 Racer #2 Miles: 25.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From snoqualmie on Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 10:59:04 from 67.171.56.164

So not a Railroad Days 1/2? Or both? That is an exciting thing to be planning! :)

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