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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

Marathon-     2:43:40

Short-Term Running Goals:

Ultimately set PRs in everything from 5k to half marathon, and give the marathon another go around. I also want to give back through running.

Personal:

Student at Utah State University, studying Mechanical Engineering.

Canada Halifax Mission RM

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 184.50 Year: 2282.36
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247.00
Night Sleep Time: 95.70Nap Time: 3.41Total Sleep Time: 99.11
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6.60

Medium effort based on heart rate. Only good thing about working nights is that I am awake in the morning. Getting going up the hill was rough though. Felt the toe a little, but also slightly felt the right one.

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8.30

The run went better than I thought it would beforehand because my legs were pretty tired at work, and my hips felt pretty tight. Once again, once I got going, I didn't even feel like  I needed to take it particularly easy. Same situation as yesterday with the toes. But they aren't getting worse luckily.

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9.00

An hour of running at altitude

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10.00

70 minutes of running at altitude

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7.00

50 minutes of running at altitude. Pretty slow and not very motivated

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6.30

Windy and really smokey air. Wasn't motivated to get out of bed, and didn't really feel the running either. My quads and hips were pretty tight. 7:03 average, still in the slump

Night Sleep Time: 6.30Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.30
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7.00

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10.00

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8.10

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4.00

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12.40

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9.30

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7.50

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8.20

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8.20

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8.10

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9.00

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Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50
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11.10

Ran four miles on the trails by myself to get in a decent aerobic effort. I did those at 7 minute pace, which is moderate effort on the trails. I then did the full 7 miles out and back with Zach and Jeff as some nice recovery to get the legs and body back in check. Easy running at 9 minute pace.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.50Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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10.00

Ran in the good old kinvaras today. Mile and a half warmup, followed by some light dynamic stretching, drills, and two strides. Then started into 2x2miles with 4 minute recoveries going 11:26 and 10:58. I originally had planned on doing another rep of 2 miles, but based on how my legs felt I decided to break it into two one mile reps because I still wanted to try and hit my paces. I went 5:18 and 5:17, just slower than I would have liked, but I couldn't really get my legs to go any faster. I was breathing pretty good on that last rep as well. Other than my legs struggling some and the speed being a bit of a shock to the system, I was pretty happy with how it went overall. Mile cooldown.

Night Sleep Time: 7.67Nap Time: 0.32Total Sleep Time: 7.99
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10.30

Legs were pretty tired and sore this morning, so didn't try and do anything crazy. Ran my Hooper/Clinton loop backwards to avoid any back to school traffic. Nothing hurt enough to be concerned over. 6:41 average.

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.58Total Sleep Time: 8.08
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10.00

Lower legs especially were still sore and my first 5 miles were right at 7 minute pace. 6:48 average

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.52Total Sleep Time: 8.02
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16.00

Back in Logan, and I felt the slightly higher altitude difference. Ran up and met Tom for a few easy miles. Legs were a little tired this morning and it took a while to get them going. Ended up averaging 6:43s, with the last three miles under 6:30, so I still somewhat had a progression. Upper body also a little sore from push ups yesterday.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.83Total Sleep Time: 7.83
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10.20

AM 6.3 mile trail adventure up to Naomi Peak and back. Pretty good climb going up and easy running coming down. Beautiful views up at the top, unfortunately Tom lost his phone. 13:28 average for that run with the hills.

PM 3.8 miles at 6:50 average with a neighbour of mine that isn't in the best of shape. We were bouncing around between like 6 flat and 7:15s the whole run, which I could handle but he was killing himself, haha. Things felt good. Very pleased overall with this week and that my legs don't feel shot. Sleep helps

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Night Sleep Time: 7.75Nap Time: 0.33Total Sleep Time: 8.08
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10.30

Training in the dark is here to stay. Took a while to get the legs going this morning. Second half was with Tom. Calfskin still a little sore, but good. Kicked the last half mile down the hill as well

Night Sleep Time: 7.48Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.48
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10.00

Nice and slow mile and a quarter warmup followed by some stretching and drills. Then I did 3 miles at goal 10k pace, with splits of 5:25, 5:25, 5:29 for 16:20 total. Jogged for 5 minutes and then did 5x1k at goal 5k pace with 2 minute jog recoveries. Averaged right around 3:15-16s, which I was happy with, but they were pretty hard. It was hard for me to keep that pace rolling on those repeats, and I wasn't really breathing through my nose at all. I felt like I had to poop on the last couple as well. Really easy mile and half cooldown back home where I had some pretty crazy allergy reactions, which stinks but also is a sign that I ran hard.

Side note is I played a little bit of ultimate frisbee this afternoon/evening. Haha Greg Hoffman also asked if I was still running, and when I said yes, his response was, "Yeah you look like it!"

Night Sleep Time: 7.15Nap Time: 0.33Total Sleep Time: 7.48
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10.10

Legs are definitely feeling yesterday, but luckily the calves aren't destroyed because I did the workout in trainers. Pretty slow start, and then my communication with Tom was poor. I waited at his place for a few minutes buy it didn't look like he was up so I just left. Had to poop a little for most of the run as well. 6:51 average

Night Sleep Time: 7.25Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.25
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10.00

Was supposed to meet Tom, but he didn't wake up again, so I ran like half a mile back and forth by his place waiting just in case. Not super fast today, just taking it easy. Things felt decent, but my feet did hurt a little. Probably a sign the worn out shoes need to be retired. 6:57 average. Probably should have done more for recovery yesterday as well.

Night Sleep Time: 7.10Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.10
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Total Distance
247.00
Night Sleep Time: 95.70Nap Time: 3.41Total Sleep Time: 99.11
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