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Ogden 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: 13.10 Month: 69.10 Year: 69.10
Saucony Ride 7 GTX Lifetime Miles: 241.00
Brooks Levitate 2 Lifetime Miles: 187.80
Saucony Kinvara 8 Lifetime Miles: 146.50
Nike Next% Lifetime Miles: 44.50
Saucing Perigrine Green Lifetime Miles: 11.70
Brooks Cascadia 10 Lifetime Miles: 6.20
Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Lifetime Miles: 88.50
Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 60.80
Nike Zoom Fly 3 Lifetime Miles: 36.70
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
Comments
From Oreo on Mon, May 18, 2015 at 12:52:40 from 63.248.219.28

26.2 no joke! Great job. Seriously. Now time for the trails..

From Rob on Tue, May 19, 2015 at 13:59:32 from 206.81.136.61

Yes time for the trails....

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