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N.O. Limits Half Marathon

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Location:

Clinton,UT,US

Member Since:

Mar 06, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Ogden Marathon - 2004 - 4:15, 2015 - 4:43:44, 2017 - I Finished

Salt Lake City Half - 2008 - 2:05:18

Ogden Half - 2008 - 2:03:45, 2013 - 1:48:51, 2014 - 1:45:35, 2016, 2018

Buffalo 25K - 2015 - 3:13:00 (Walking Pneumonia), 2016 25K

N.O. Limits Half - 2015 - 2:18:01

East Canyon Half - 2016 

Hunstville Half - 2015, 2016, 2017

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Keep running to stay in shape and throw in a race here and there when I feel like it.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Keep running to stay healthy.

Personal:

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”

Jack Kerouac

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 5.20 Month: 35.40 Year: 1148.50
Saucony Ride 7 GTX Lifetime Miles: 231.60
Brooks Levitate 2 Lifetime Miles: 168.00
Saucony Kinvara 8 Lifetime Miles: 128.30
Nike Next% Lifetime Miles: 27.30
Saucing Perigrine Green Lifetime Miles: 11.70
Brooks Cascadia 10 Lifetime Miles: 6.20
Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Lifetime Miles: 61.70
Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 44.00
Nike Zoom Fly 3 Lifetime Miles: 11.70
Total Distance
125.75
Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 13.10Saucony Peregrine 4 Miles: 12.85Saucony Mirage 3 Miles: 7.35Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 22.45Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 40.60Brooks Pureflow 2 Blue Miles: 20.40Brooks Cascadia 9 Miles: 9.00
Race: N.O. Limits Half Marathon (13.1 Miles) 02:18:01
Total Distance
13.10

Ok so sore quads from Thursday's awesome trail fest so I took this one easy.  Didn't race it at all just relaxed and didn't push it.  That's a really tough course with a lot of up hill for a race plus it mixes road and trail so that was nice.

Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 13.10
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Total Distance
4.10

Easy, peasy on the BST with Janell and Bailey after work.  Super nice night out, good times.

Saucony Peregrine 4 Miles: 4.10
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Total Distance
7.35

Got out a little late this morning, couldn't get out of bed...good thing I'm in taper mode.  Good run on a great morning.

Saucony Mirage 3 Miles: 7.35
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Total Distance
10.20

Blah....today's run was hard and not because I was running fast.  Just one of those days, glad I went but it wasn't my best run.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 10.20
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9.15

Rain run.  Nice run this morning with  the marathon boys.  Good times.

Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 9.15
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Total Distance
4.50

Nice grinder from 27th st. up to Malan's peak with Janell and Bailey.  Fun night.

Saucony Peregrine 4 Miles: 4.50
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4.25

Easy cruiser on the BST above WSU tonight with Bailey. That little dog just cruises along.

Saucony Peregrine 4 Miles: 4.25
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Total Distance
3.10

Easy shakeout run this morning.  Hoping that the break in the rain they predicted on the news this morning holds true for tomorrow morning.

Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 3.10
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Race: Ogden Marathon (26.2 Miles) 04:43:00
Total Distance
26.20

Well the sun was actually shining when this thing started for about 5 minutes.  You could see the impending doom looking down South Fork toward Pine View.  Started off easy running with Ben, Brandon, and Dave.  After about a mile or so I eased into an nice sustainable pace.  The rain started about 2 miles in and just got worse for the race.  I felt really good coming out of South Fork, at the Half Marathon split and running up the hill outside of Eden.  As soon as I was at the top of the hill there was wind in my face and the rain seemed to pick up, that was hard to do but it did.  Somewhere between here and the spillway I felt my legs cool down and I couldn't get them to warm back up.

I was able to keep my pace through 22 miles or so then my legs just started locking up.  So from here on in I was running/walking.  BUMMER!!!  I really think I could have held my pace and come in around 4:15 because I felt really good until my legs got cold.  But I finished and I'm happy that I was able to push myself to the end.

Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 26.20
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Total Distance
2.05

Easy, peasy this morning with Bailey.  Had to walk a short bit at .25 because my left leg was a little sore but it cleared up and I felt fine for the rest of the run.  Wow I can't believe it wasn't raining...

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 2.05
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Total Distance
10.15

Time to get back in the saddle...well sort of.  I probably should have done 8 instead today but felt good to get out and run without getting wet.  Getting ready for trail time, can't wait.

Brooks Pureflow 2 Blue Miles: 10.15
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Total Distance
2.15

Easy pace because I ate breakfast first.  Ran with Bailey, good run today.

Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 2.15
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9.00

Ultimate quad grinder this morning with Oreo up the Fire Trail to Skyline trail, to Lewis Peak.  That's some serious uphill.  Nick warned me but somehow I didn't think it would be as tough as it was.  I think the downhill part was just as tough.  Anyway that's what makes it fun aside from having a good friend 'enjoy' the pain with you.

Brooks Cascadia 9 Miles: 9.00
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Total Distance
10.20

Well the legs are still a little fatigued...easy pace today felt really pretty hard.  Nice morning and I beat the rain so no complaints.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 10.20
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Total Distance
10.25

Great morning, can't say I'm going to miss the rain.  Run felt hard again and now I'm tired.  Feel like I need a nap.

Brooks Pureflow 2 Blue Miles: 10.25
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0.00

23 mile bike ride with Janell on a great morning.  Yes I actually rode a bike, had a great time.

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Total Distance
125.75
Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 13.10Saucony Peregrine 4 Miles: 12.85Saucony Mirage 3 Miles: 7.35Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 22.45Saucony Ride 7 GTX Miles: 40.60Brooks Pureflow 2 Blue Miles: 20.40Brooks Cascadia 9 Miles: 9.00
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