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Location:

St. George,Ut,USA

Member Since:

May 21, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

15:28 5K, 31:25 10K, 1:07:11 Half-Marathon, 2:21:45 Marathon, 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials - DNF = bummer!, 50k - 3:59:03, 50 mile - 7:56:00

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:10 half by the summer.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy running and fight off heart disease or diabetes that has been passed on for many generations. Try and break the cycle.

Personal:

I am currently 36 years old and married to my beautiful wife, Katey. We have a 8 year old girl, Norah, a 6 year old boy, Oliver, and a 2 year old girl, Myla, who are wonderful. I am a Learning Coach and Student Council Advisor at Desert Hills High in St. George, Utah. I also coach the cross country and track teams at Desert Hills High.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 44.50 Year: 1574.95
Baby Jogger Lifetime Miles: 145.50
Brooks Cascadia Lifetime Miles: 292.85
Saucony Type A (2) Lifetime Miles: 63.00
Asics Super Js Lifetime Miles: 159.65
Nike Pegasus 31 Lifetime Miles: 406.90
Nike Pegasus 31 (Black) Lifetime Miles: 625.70
New Balance 110s Lifetime Miles: 125.45
Hoka Clifton (Blue) Lifetime Miles: 579.10
Nike Pegasus 32 (Black) Lifetime Miles: 381.30
Hoka Challenger Lifetime Miles: 336.25
Nike Pegasus (Water Resistant) Lifetime Miles: 662.90
Saucony Ride Lifetime Miles: 660.05
Adidas Boston Lifetime Miles: 183.35
Asics DS Trainer 20 Lifetime Miles: 191.20
Hoka Clifton (Gray) Lifetime Miles: 554.80
Brooks Launch (Blue) Lifetime Miles: 321.05
Brooks Launch (Red) Lifetime Miles: 282.45
Brooks Launch (Blue 2) Lifetime Miles: 404.75
Brooks Launch (New) Blue Lifetime Miles: 234.55
Hoka Clifton (Blue) Lifetime Miles: 180.10
Hoka Clifton Gray Lifetime Miles: 441.65
Hoka Clifton (Black) Lifetime Miles: 217.00
Brooks Launch (Green) Lifetime Miles: 263.10
Hoka Bondi Red Lifetime Miles: 43.50
Hoka Clifton Black (2) Lifetime Miles: 37.00
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I went to a physical therapist in town today and I hope he can get my hamstring/adductor taken care of.  He noticed that everything was a little tight but no major tears or anything which was positive news.  He gave me some suggestions on weightlifting I should do for the next little while.  He also wants me to get Coreshorts Lite (compression shorts) just to walk around in and then possibly to run in for short runs. 

He was really encouraging and I hope to get this thing taken care of.  I should have seen a physical therapist a while back but I was too stubborn.  This is all foreign territory to me not being able to run without pain and trying to heal my leg.  I guess I am supposed to learn something from this so I will be patient.  I am just hoping to be going for a nice run here sometime soon with no pain whatsoever.

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Rode the bike, did the elliptical, and lifted weights at the high school.  I did some stretching afterwards and core exercises.

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Rode the bike, did the elliptical, and lifted weights at the high school.  I did some stretching afterwards and core exercises.

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Rode the bike, did the elliptical, and lifted weights at the high school.  I did some stretching afterwards and core exercises.

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Rode the bike, did the elliptical, and lifted weights at the high school.  I did some stretching afterwards and core exercises.

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I rode my bike from Ivins over to the Dixie Center.  Met up with the guys while they ran.  Clyde and I rode our bikes and just cold progressively colder and colder.  It was fun being around everyone again but not very fun getting cold.  I hit close to 20 miles for the total bike ride. 

I see the physical therapist on Monday and I hope I can get running again soon.  The hamstring and adductor have felt good the last couple days.  I know lifting weights has helped.  I will incorporate that more within my training once I get going again.

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