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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: 94.00 Year: 857.10
Saucony Type A (2) Lifetime Miles: 63.00
Hoka Bondi Red Lifetime Miles: 67.50
Brooks Launch (Black/Red) Lifetime Miles: 335.45
Hoka Clifton (Gray) Lifetime Miles: 112.75
Brooks GT-2000 Trail Lifetime Miles: 147.75
Hoka Cavu Lifetime Miles: 78.25
Adidas Boston Lifetime Miles: 63.75
Total Distance
70.00
Brooks Racer ST Miles: 20.00Brooks Launch (New) Miles: 20.00Asics 2140 Trail Miles: 30.00
Total Distance
10.00

I am in Logan for the next four days spending time with Katey's family. It should be a lot of fun. I was shocked with how warm it was when I started my run today. I ran from the in-laws up into Smithfield. It was a nice out and back. A little hilly which is what I need to be doing more of. 10 miles total.

Brooks Racer ST Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
10.00

Another warm day in Logan. Love it! I ran from the in-laws, down the Canyon Rd. and then over to River Heights Elementary. 6:53/mile. I almost took the shirt off but I did not want to scare the women and children.

Brooks Launch (New) Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
10.00

Same run as Monday except it snowed a little bit. It was actually more like rain but enjoyable none the less.

Brooks Racer ST Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
10.00

One last run in Logan. It was 46 degrees when I went out. I did the same run over to River Heights Elementary. I cannot believe how warm it is.

Brooks Launch (New) Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
30.00

I was supposed to run with Dave this morning but my alarm did not go off. Sorry Dave. Lame excuse. I knew I was in for a long haul all by myself. I started over in Virgin and then did the Hurricane Rim Trail, Jem Trail, Goulds Trail, and extended on to the Goulds Rim Trail. I almost made it down to the highway for the first 15 miles. I passed some mountain bikers on the way down and decided I was going to catch them. I had a good one mile climb and then caught them after about two miles. It was fun chasing them down. I passed a ton of mountain bikers today. The temps were 61 degrees when I ran so I shed the shirt. It was just a great day for a run. I felt great until about 26 miles and then my body decided to shut down. The last 4 were a bit of a drudge fest but I survived. 

I really needed to get home but I forgot to turn off my lights in the truck so it was dead. I had to wait around for about 5 minutes and some mountain bikers came and helped me jump start it. One of them asked me, "Do you know Clyde Behunin?" I replied, "Who doesn't know him?" They noticed my running center sticker and said that they thought I might run with him. I talked to them and found out they are his cousins. Small world! A big thank you to the Behunin Family (Clyde was there in spirit) for the assistance.

Happy with a solid 30 mile run. I realize I need to eat more on my longer runs. I noticed that I drank plenty of fluids but I need to just eat more. I burned 7,440 calories so I will spend the rest of the day eating and relaxing. I love the holiday break!

Asics 2140 Trail Miles: 30.00
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Total Distance
70.00
Brooks Racer ST Miles: 20.00Brooks Launch (New) Miles: 20.00Asics 2140 Trail Miles: 30.00
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