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Member Since:

Dec 14, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

PRs:

800m-     2:06.2   2:05.x(relay)

1600m-     4:38.57   4:37.51

3200m-     10:16.40(indoors) 9:56.88

3 mile(XC)-     16:29

5k(XC)-     17:02.91(Mt. SAC/Foot Locker)

5k(Road)-     16:55

Half Marathon-     1:17:38

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:15 Half Marathon

Qualify for 2018 Boston Marathon

Personal:

Student at Utah State University, studying Mechanical Engineering.

I love Atantic Canada!

 

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Total Distance
20.00

I intended to start at like 5:45, but I slept through my alarm and didn't get going until 6:30. The first few miles I wasn't sure how I would feel because my feet ached just a little bit and my right quad/IT band was pretty tight. Once I got a few miles into the run, I felt pretty good. There was a lot of stinking uphills on this course, but it was still a great run. Unfortunately I still had to stop twice to pee, which I need to figure out because I can't do that in the marathon. I tried to not tkae a long time on my water stops either, just get a drink and then keep going. I was still feeling good at the end and put forth a good effort the last mile or so and split a 5:50. 6:36 average. Now time to start coming down and rest up for the marathon in two weeks.

Night Sleep Time: 6.65Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.65
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Total Distance
6.50

Ran some easy miles with Tom this morning. My legs obviously felt a little tired, but they have been pretty resilient lately. My tendonitis or whatever in my right foot I can feel ever so slightly though. I'm hoping to get rid of that today. 6:49 average

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.67Total Sleep Time: 7.17
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Total Distance
14.00

Got up and did an easy mile to warmup and then some light drills and stretching to help wake up the body and the legs. I then started my 12xmiles at what was planned as 15 seconds faster than marathon pace, with 90 seconds recovery. I wasn't sure how I was going to feel, but I told myself if I feel decent and can hit the times, I will do the whole thing. Things worth noting: on the second one I thought my foot was going to flare up again and luckily it didn't, on the 5th and 6th ones my legs started to feel tired, mostly in my quads, on the 7th one I almost was hit by a motorcycle (never had that experience before), and the last one wasn't all out it was still controlled. Splits went as follows: 5:48, 5:44, 5:42, 5:42, 5:42, 5:41, 5:41, 5:38, 5:38, 5:38, 5:36, 5:26. A real nice and easy mile as a cooldown. Mile repeats is probably my favourite workout to do.

Night Sleep Time: 7.55Nap Time: 0.50Total Sleep Time: 8.05
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Total Distance
7.50

Going up the stadium hill was pretty rough, but after that I started to feel pretty good. I also passed Becca 1.25 in, which gave me an additional boost. A mile or so later I got a major sidestitch, and I couldn't run any faster. I stopped at the top of the hill to try and get rid of it. Unfortunately it lingered some for the rest of the run. My breathing did feel off today, but I couldn't get it right. Otherwise, my body felt quite good considering. If anything, the sidestitch helped me take an easy day. 6:50 average

Night Sleep Time: 7.75Nap Time: 0.60Total Sleep Time: 8.35
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Total Distance
14.10

Ran an easy mile to warmup, then did 4x4k @ Marathon Pace with a 1k jog recovery between each. I ended up running just a tad faster than marathon pace. I was mostly between like 5:54 and 6 minute pace on my fast parts. The wind coming out of Logan Canyon was killer as always. My legs didn't feel too terribly bad considering where they are at training wise. It was a good tempo type aerobic effort. It almost felt like my hear hurt for a little while, which was weird. An easy 1.3 miles to cooldown.

Night Sleep Time: 6.60Nap Time: 0.30Total Sleep Time: 6.90
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Total Distance
7.00

Ran over to the Canyon Road trail and ran that for some easy miles. It felt good to be out running. 6:39 average. At the beginning of my run I watched a Logan Police officer follow this girl that was texting and driving for a good half mile before she finally realized and pulled over. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Total Distance
69.10
Night Sleep Time: 35.05Nap Time: 2.07Total Sleep Time: 37.12
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