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Lake to Lake Relay

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Member Since:

Sep 15, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

5k: 17:20

10k: 35:34

Half Marathon: 1:18 (Snow Canyon 08)

Marathon: 3:13 (STG 12)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Boston Marathon (Run a 2:55 marathon)

Run a sub 30 minute 8k

Be the 1st male athlete to run all 4 years at Dixie State University

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be a life-long runner

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Miles:This week: 8.90 Month: 58.57 Year: 245.31
Race: Lake to Lake Relay (50 Miles) 07:17:00, Place overall: 21, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance
21.49

A rainly Lake to Lake Relay in the books. It rained for every step of my legs. 

Leg 2- Ran the new and improved leg from the Gunlock turnoff and through Kayenta.  I just took it easy knowing that I had many miles in front of me.  My fresh legs probably made me run faster than I should have, but I thought I was being conservative. My Dad was knowhere to be found when I got to the exhange at the end of my run.  Then I found him chilling in the bed of the truck 

48:43

6.15 miles/7:54 mile pace

 

Leg 4- One of my favorite legs of the entire Relay. I just let the downhills take me all the way from Upper Tawa Pond to Cottonwood Cove Park. 

40:11

5.16 miles/7:47 mile pace

 

Leg 6- This is where I ran into problems. My old chronic IT injury circled back on me.  I slowed down a ton.  Had some support from family cheering me on. 

35:04

3.83 miles/9:09 mile pace

 

Leg 8- Running....jogging up the dam road with some bad legs.  I felt like I could barely bend my knees. The constant rain was nice but it created some unwanted chaffing. 

34:40

3.41 miles/10:09 mile pace

 

Leg 10- This leg is always tough because you see the finish line as you run around the entire reservoir.  My dad and I made a plan after leg 8.  If I was hurting too bad he would bail me out about half way through the leg.  Well I got about 2.94 miles and my quads were cramping up.  My dad was right there when I needed him most.  He took over and slowly finished the dang race. Obviously I knew I wasn't in good shape for this race but I am glad I spent some adventure time with my dad. I also backed off enough not too do any serious damage (hopefully). 

31:00

2.94 miles/10:33 mile pace

 

21.49 miles

 

 

 

 

Weight: 196.00
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