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Location:

Salt Lake City,UT,United States

Member Since:

Dec 08, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

13.1: 1:15:33 (2013)

26.2: 2:42:07 (2014)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get sort of fast again

Build up enough base to not embarass myself too badly at the 2017 Bear 100

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy, make improvements, eventually get under 1:10 in the half marathon and 2:30 in the marathon.

Personal:

I am a bioengineering PhD currently working as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah, where I design neurosurgical approaches for treating movement disorders. I was sort of fast until I put running on the back burner at the end of grad school and am trying to get sort of fast again now.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1397.80
Skechers GoRun 4 Blue - A Bit Too Big, But Free Lifetime Miles: 105.80
Saucony Grid Type A Lifetime Miles: 94.20
Saucony Fastwitch 7 Blue Lifetime Miles: 132.40
Saucony Fastwitch 7 Red Lifetime Miles: 135.90
New Balance Vazee Summit V2 Black Lifetime Miles: 121.90
Skechers Go Med Speed 4 Lifetime Miles: 36.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
46.600.000.000.0046.60
Saucony Fastwitch 7 Blue Miles: 14.40New Balance Vazee Summit V2 Black Miles: 24.10Saucony Fastwitch 7 Red Miles: 8.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

Mostly better finally. Run home at 6:24 AP.

Saucony Fastwitch 7 Blue Miles: 3.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
24.100.000.000.0024.10

Long, easy, mountain run with Lara. 4200' gain. Felt good until about 19, when dusty air got the best of my lungs. Last climb was terrible, as was last descent. Threw up afterwards from all the coughing. Need to be smarter with my inhaler.

New Balance Vazee Summit V2 Black Miles: 24.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Yesterday's long run was perhaps a bit soon after being sick most of last week. Wiped out today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

Tready. 6:45 AP.

Saucony Fastwitch 7 Blue Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.100.000.000.008.10

Was planning 14, then stress fractured my foot! Fun! Was out for just over 2 months. Got back into things in early/mid November. Building slowly, up to 40 mpw by early December, and mostly just using Strava at the moment. Iíll come back and re log stuff here at some point, but the automated Strava system just makes it easier right now.

Saucony Fastwitch 7 Red Miles: 8.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
46.600.000.000.0046.60
Saucony Fastwitch 7 Blue Miles: 14.40New Balance Vazee Summit V2 Black Miles: 24.10Saucony Fastwitch 7 Red Miles: 8.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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