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St. George Marathon

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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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 6.95 Month: 74.13 Year: 1649.25
Race: St. George Marathon (26.28 Miles) 03:29:26, Place overall: 663, Place in age division: 454
Total Distance
26.55

Well this marathon was very similar to previous ones. Similar because I fell apart towards the end. The unfortunate and sad part was I actually prepared well for this one. My IT band flared up at about 11 miles. I pushed pretty well for some miles after but the pain was pretty intense. Once I started the crazy downhill by Diamond Valley I knew my my sub 3 goal was going to be out of reach. I was a little emotional because I put a lot of good mileage in the last 5 months. Then to have the same dang injury flare up and ruin my race was disheartening. I debated dropping out and preserving my leg but for some reason I decided not to. I stopped a lot to get icy hot on my legs and stopped for a bathroom break. Maybe I’ll never master the marathon and that’s ok. I just want to be in good shape and run far. 

Splits: 

1. 6:45

2. 6:59

3. 6:36

4. 6:27

5. 6:35

6. 6:17

7. 6:16

8. 7:30

9. 7:09

10. 7:05

11. 7:32

12. 6:58

13. 6:44

14. 7:00

15. 6:49

16. 7:19

17. 7:22

18. 7:43

19. 8:27

20. 8:25

21. 8:22

22. 9:41

23. 11:43

24. 10:11

25. 10:08

26. 9:42

.28. 9:17 (pace) 

3:29:26

 

 

Weight: 176.00
Comments
From Vis on Sat, Oct 05, 2019 at 19:06:57 from 74.123.12.146

Looks like it fell apart just before you got to us. No matter. Stepping to the line is a victory in itself.

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