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Member Since:

Jan 10, 2011



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

~~Longest Ultra: Bighorn Trail Run: 12:19:00, 52 miles, Bighorn Mountains, WY, June 20, 2015

50K: Bighorn Trail Run: 5:52:13, 32 miles, Bighorn Mountains, WY, June 15, 2013

Marathon: 3:25:01, Deseret News Marathon, SLC, UT, July 24, 2013

Half-Marathon: 1:37:00 (downhill), Deseret News Marathon Split, SLC, UT, July 24, 2013

10K: 44:07, Big Sky State Games, Billings, MT, July 2012

5K: 20:25, Big Sky State Games, Billings, MT, July 2013

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get back into running shape.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Not get super fat, and qualify for Boston before I'm 50 (April 2023).


Started running seriously in March 2010. Married 22 years to a hot momma and we have 3 boys, 1 sweet girl, 2 dogs, 3 2 0 1 cat, and 6     4 5 6 3 5 3 1 2 0 chickens (until Spring 2019 when we'll start over). As of September 2018 I'm looking for work... yay. I'm on the local School Board.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 23.00
Adrenaline 18 Lifetime Miles: 424.24
Cascadia 12 Lifetime Miles: 396.50
Adrenaline 18 #2 Lifetime Miles: 64.00
Altra Lifetime Miles: 50.50
Brooks 20 Lifetime Miles: 50.00
Cascadia Green/orange Lifetime Miles: 223.00
Total Distance
Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 24.00Brooks ASR 9 Miles: 10.00
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7 TM miles at the Hampton Inn in Bozeman where we stayed the last couple nights. Good run. Awful noise when I started on it, but thankfully it ended after 1/2 mile. Happy bank holiday!

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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3 TM miles at the Y just before lunch. My work team had a lunch planned for 1 pm so I hit the gym about 11:40, then they decided to bump the lunch up to 12. I went ahead with my run but hit much faster paces than I normally would, then met them 25 minutes late. It all worked out well.

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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5 Yasso 800s this morning outside up and down my normal hill. (up) 3:14, 3:18, 3:16, (down) 3:10, 3:13. Tough doing those up hills! Good workout. 

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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Very windy outside this morning, so home TM for my Friday marathon pace workout. 1 mile warmup at 10:00 pace for 1/2 mile, then 8:35 for 1/2, and 1% incline for the entire run. 7 miles at 8.1 mph/7:24 pace. I don't know if it was the Yasso workout or only 1% incline or having done a few pace workouts now or my home TM is slower than at the Y, but this one was so much easier than previous. It also helped that I was able to watch a Jackie Chan movie (Twin Dragons) while running. It completely took my mind off the difficult-ish pace and let me just run without thinking about it. Major sweat fest. Great workout.

Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 8.00
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The wind is not my friend. 10 miles today in a stiff diagonal 22 mph wind, hitting my right front shoulder. The out was none too fun. Legs were tired from yesterday's MP effort, then the wind just made it tougher. I suffered through it. Good run. 

A few hours later my outer calves throbbed like they have in the past. It doesn't make sense. I didn't run fast today, not very far. Maybe it was the leaning into the wind? Not sure, but odd. 

Brooks ASR 9 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Brooks Ravenna 5 Miles: 24.00Brooks ASR 9 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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