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Focus Four Run

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Location:

Eden,UT,USA

Member Since:

Oct 27, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

PR's

50M : Squaw Peak '10 12:59:57
50K : Buffalo Trail  '10   5:50:24
26.2: Ogden           '08   3:30:39
25K : Buffalo Trail  '09   2:25:10
13.1: Phoenix         '09   1:34:55

Ultra Relay:
2008 WBR Swamp Donkey's 2nd Place 23:30 hrs
2009 WBR Swamp Donkey's 3rd Place 24:32 hrs

 

 Marathons   Completed
 Ogden 26.2

 5

 St. George 26.2

 3

 Mid Mountain 26.2 (Park City)

 1

 

 Ultras                   Completed
 Squaw Peak 50M

 1

 Buffalo 50K

 1

 Red Hot 55K

 1

El Vaquero Loco 50K  1

Short-Term Running Goals:

2018 Race Schedule
Gib Wallace 4 miler              May 4th
       
 

Personal:

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Miles:This week: 13.25 Month: 31.50 Year: 572.05
Altra TIMP Blue Lifetime Miles: 411.80
Adrenaline CoolGrey Lifetime Miles: 212.05
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23.2410.7133.95
Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 33.95
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5.070.005.07

What the... I need to get over this right calf injury it's starting to make me crazy! Started off feeling great first 2 miles 7:57, 7:49, then about midway through the 3rd mile my calf started to tighten up. Still managed a 7:52 then it really acted up slowed down to 8:29, and then had to walk part of the 5th (10:40). Not the run I was hoping for. With STGM looming not a good place to be in...Peace.

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 5.07
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Right calf still to sore to run on... Think I strained it pretty good...

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Crazt tough Pilates class this morning. Rach was working it! Calf still to sore feels about the same, so that no good.

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Calf feeling a bit better so, I jumped on the dreadmill for a few this morning. Felt good and bad during the run. Hopefully the leg will continue to feel better this week so, I can get some milage... Peace.

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 4.35
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Tough early morning pilates class..Hoping to sneak a run in tonight!

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Went to get on the dreadmill of doom and couldn't find the dang magnet key, so I headed outside. What a chance of luck perfect morning for a run! Headed over to the track at snowcrest to test my calf. Started with 2 mile warmup then did 5 X 800's with 400 recovery: 3:39  3:33  3:23  3:21  3:27 avg 400 2:30. Everything felt good, can tell I've lost a bit of wind over the last few weeks...time to get it back!

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 7.12
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Wanted to get something in this morning..Well more like I needed to! After spending the weekend up at bear lake not much happening on the running end. So, decided I would attempt the Eden 10k loop. Leg felt awesome the first mile towards the end of the 2nd calf started hurting a bit so, I cut the run short. By the end of the run leg was actually feeling better..

Dist 4.32 Avg 8:04

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 4.32
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Tough Pilates class..

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Yasso Wednesday! Did 6 x 800 with 400 recovery on Snowcrest's gravel track. Here's the breakdown: 2 mile warmup 3:19, 3:16, 3:16, 3:19, 3:20, 3:17 avg recovery lap about 2:50. Perfect morning for a run!

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 7.59
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Pilates class..

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Race: Focus Four Run (4 Miles) 00:28:40, Place overall: 8, Place in age division: 4
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Ran in the inaugural Focus Four Run! This run was put together in memory of the 4 Focus employee's that died in a plane crash in Guatemala while traveling during a humanitarian project.

They did a great job organizing and putting on the race. I think they said they had about 250 runners. I've been nursing a strained calf so, I wasn't sure how fast I should go out or exactly how to run the race... Felt good at the start and with Booth itching to blow outta the gates I took off faster then I probably should'a. My garmin had the race at (3.93) so all the mile markers were .05 to .10 in front of my times..

Mile 1: 7:39 Felt good. Breathing and leg under control.

Mile 2: 7:17 Felt good - taking advantage of some downhill on 4800

Mile 3: 7:26 Only hill on the race so I felt good with this spilt. I slowed it up on the climb because my leg tightened up on me.

Mile 4: 6:16 at (.93) Turned it on a bit here because I needed to pass a few people. Paying the piper now though because my calf is throbbing!!

Another bummer for the race I got a blister on my left foot from my new Adrenalines.. not good. With STGM a few weeks out I may be in the cheering section..

Great Race and Great people. I will definitely be back next year!! Peace.

Avg 7:18 Time 28:40 Dist (3.93) or 7:10 at 4 miles...

 

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 4.00
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Well after a nice week of Heber Valley Camp and some sweet end of summer H2O skiing - thought I would jump on the TM of doom this morning. Bad about 1.5 into the run felt my leg get tight again so, I called it. Pretty bummed out about it. Maybe I just need to take more ibuprofen...

Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 1.50
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Brooks Adrenaline Miles: 33.95
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