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April 2019

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Member Since:

Mar 14, 2017

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

PR: 

5k: 0:17:48   

17:15 (Cedar)

1600: 5:09

5:04

1500: 4:45 (UVU)

 

400: 57 Seconds 

800: 0:2:14

2:12 (PV Invite)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Goals:

Have fun and get faster for the sake of enjoying running

Maintain sanity throughout college

Grow an inch taller so I at least have a chance at being able to dunk

Long-Term Running Goals:

Goals: 

To run an Ultra Marathon

To contribute to building up a good running communitty at the U

 

           

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 72.10 Year: 72.10
Total Distance
180.65
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Total Distance
10.70

77 minutes:

Solid run above the neighborhoods! Josh came with for the first 12 minutes and then flipped! I kept nearly 7 minute pace the whole time with a few sub 7 miles! Saw a lot of people on the roads this morning! That made me happy! Also, saw some Sale Lake City Running club members out and about this morning as well, which was cool! Legs are feeling good, a couple weird deep pains in my calf, so I'm a little nervous about getting rid of those just cause it takes a bit more time, but those pains are inavoidable with racing, so what can you do? Got back around 7:30 and started the homework! The sunrise was nice!

Something Good: I was moving super quick and felt light on my feet today!

Something to Fix: I need to roll out my calves!

Song: My Cousin Greg by Houndmouth, forgot about this album definitiely nice to hear it again!

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Total Distance
5.40

45 minutes:

This morning was pain! I got up at 6 and hit the roads! Ran up to the aves and then over to shoreline, and back to the dorm! Probably a little too much hill today! The trail was kidna brutal on the calves and the road up to the aves was no friendlier! Im gonna roll out good today and maybe do some Plyos later! Had dinner and talked with Vance and one of his friends last night for dinner! They're doing a ton of distance meets in the fall! Ethan and I are hoping to do the same!

Solitare- Wilco

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7.00

47 minutes:

Ouch! Today was rough and at the same time it was awesome! Ethan and I hit up 1500 E at 6:40 in the morning! Our first mile was a 7 then we ran a 6:24 and after that it was all sub 7s going up hill! I checked my heart rate after the run! The avg. rate rose and then did not go back down I was at 160 the whole run! Tomorrow we have got a workout so hopefully well be feeling better by then! I need to stretch again! Thankfully yesterdays pains were softened by a good session of stretching last night! 

For No One- Houndmouth

 

 

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Total Distance
8.50

What a morning 60 minutes of running and 40 minutes of lifiting with Ethan, Josh, and Dillon! Our workout was hard and a bit messy! We did 2 sets of 1200 1000 and 800! The 12 was at 5:40 pace, the 1000 was at 5:30 pace, and the 800 was at 5:20 pace! All felt pretty great! I was feeling worn out after the first set but kept pushing! One fantastic thing was on the second 1200, I was pushing and around the end of lap 2 my breathing started to quicken, but I maintained pace and relaxed and recovered before I started hyperventalating and it made me pick up the pace! It felt strange but also really awesome! One semi crappy thing is that I did let up a little bit of ground on my 800s! I came in just about 5 seconds slower than Ethan on both of those! To be fair he did pick up the pace but nonetheless, I don't like slowing down once Ive started! At the gym we squated did a little abs and benched! Also did calf raises! Im stoked 3 hours of working out today felt like just what I needed! Also, I skipped class to lift but sometimes you just need those kind of days hahaha!

You Still Believe In Me- The Beach Boys: I'd never listened through Pet Sounds before, it was nice

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6.30

45:

Today was less painful than I thought it was going to be! I ran foothill through some neighborhoods to the golf course and then ran to hogle! It was good! I saw a few quicker runners on the road today which was fun! Now, I need some chill time!

Don Juan Tango- Dispatch: Man Dispatch's new albums are beautiful! Some of my favorite stuff that Ive heard in a long time!

 

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12.00

12 mi. in 80 min. 

WOAH! I literally have no idea what happened this morning but it was AWESOME! I hit 1300 E and started running! Mile one was stupid easy and I ran a 6:50! I figured I ought to chill out and slow down so I brought the next mile down to a 7 and the one after that down to a 7:15! After that, I got bored and started accidently started speeding up haha! I started dropping times and went from 6:40 pace down into 6:30 pace! On the way back I ended up putting in 5 miles at 6:30 pace! I ended up averaging 6:45 pace for the total run due to the two miles where I decided to relax, but it was insane! One of the best runs I've ever had! I put in 12 miles at 6:45 pace! I'm so stoked about those 5 at 6:30! It all felt so easy and Im feeling no pain after doing it! I think Im pushing up to another level of running that I've never gotten to before, and it feels fantastic! 

Patience- Tame Impala: A very new sound! Ethan showed me these guys! Very different and engaging music!

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Total Distance
6.10

45:

Very Little sleep last night rough day! Kept quick pace though and feeling some odd pains! 

Cheap Wine- Charlie Parr

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7.00

50 Min:

Good morning with Josh! It was snowing outside so we hit the track! Regual pacing! Stretched last night but am still getting some pains! Not sure if I should try and do a workout tomorrow or not! After running Josh taught me some basics for climbing! I got up two routes which was a lot of fun! I need to get me a pair of shoes! My arms were wrecked afterwatds! Its good work for flexability and a bit of strnght training for the arms back and legs! I think I want to routinely keep this up! Josh has gotten pretty dang good!

Billy Liar- The Decemberists

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9.25

60 minutes

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6.40

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7.00

50 min W/ Ethan

Hit the aves, ran through the cemetary, and back up from downtown! Wayyyy to many hills, my right calf is suddenly being stubborn and has been extremely tight, hoping this week doesn't end me! Slowest run in a whil cause of the hills 7:26 pace

Song for the Sold- Kishi Bashi: Beautiful & Unfortunately only on Youtube best song Ive heard in a while

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Total Distance
11.20

75 Minutes

Ouch! Today Killed! After the crazy hills yesterday, I went and stretched my calf for about an hour and it surprisingly completely fixed it! Unfortunately, because I spent so much time workng on my right leg, I disregarded my left leg! Well, this morning Ethan and I went out for a long run and the rear side of my hip and my hamstring was just killing me! It hurt so bad but I pushed through! I felt bad for Ethan because I ended up cutting the run just a little short at the end, by about 5 minutes cause I was hurting just too bad! The good news is we kept 6:35 pace the whole time which was just nuts! Our fastest mile was a 6:22! I hate that I had to cut our run short, hopefully Ill be ready for our workout friday, Im gonna be doing a ton of stretching!

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Total Distance
5.55

45 min:

My ankle is gone! Me & Ethan trail ran, that was good Hogle and BST! 1st run @ 19! 20s coming too quick, that scares me! I need new ankles!

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7.05

50 min:

Ran from 5:45 to 6:45 then got ready for class! Pretty run this morning, very clear sunrise! My legs have had some persisting pains hopefully I'll get them worked out by tomorrow! 

Gone- Vacationer

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Total Distance
9.00

 

Aw Man! I love life! This morning was quite possibly the perfect start to my day! Ethan & I ran down to East high to do a workout, we ran past some girls who ran for the Us team, that was cool! When we got to East, we ran began our workout! 2 set of 5 400s! The first two 400s of the set were 78 second pace and the last 400s of the set were 70s, thats 4:40 pace! There was 90 seconds active recovery between each 4 and 5 minutes between sets! It was quite a bit of pain! I started to slow once we hit the last 2 400s of the workout both of mine were significantly slower than Ethans & I almost puked hahah! I think I struglled becauase it was hot today! I still pushed past several mental barriers tho, so Im feeling pretty good about myself! Also the East high football team showed up and cheered us on haha! So we got our own cheer team haha! Afterwards, Ethan & I ran to 711 drank some water and had a good long talk about housing next year! It was nice! Following this, we ran for the long haul up the giant hill that is campus & made it back to the dorm! Going up campus Ethan was telling me that one of the guys @ the Y ran a 13:36 5k in spandex, so he's convinced that spandex is the way to go! After hearing that time, Im nearly convinced as well haha! The funnest part about this run is when we got back our hot water had broke so we both took icy showers haha! 

Welcom to Fabulous Las Vegas- Brandon Flowers: I've been in a bit of a musical rut lately, but everytime i come back to this song it just makes me happy! It always reminds me of the desert, the warmth of home, and going to visit my dad at work! 

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12.50

85 Minutes:

Good Day! Ran 1500 up Parleys and back, extended up Parleys trail, and then took Foothill back! Kept 6:59 pace, so a little slower today, Ill blame it on Saturdays workout haha! Still, two thirds of my run was inbetween 6:30 and 6:50 splits! I just had a couple of slower miles coming up Parleys! Gained 987ft in elevation! Feeling Fresh, Ready for BYU!

Morning Has Broken- Cat Stevens

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Total Distance
6.35

45 min:

Woke up late this morning due to organizing a group project late last night! Turned out good cause Ethan was heading out at the same time! We went down to the sports complex and ran a good 25 minutes on the grass! We chose poorly, the grass was really thorny so we paid for it haha! Felt good to take it easy and just enjoy being barefoot out in the sun tho! It was perfect out this morning, sorta terrified to come home!

Idaho- Delta Spirit: I had no idea how great this band actually is! Their whole Delta Spirit album is one to remember!

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7.30

 

50 Minutes:

Man Today was just feakin weird! I slept in due to late night studying! Ran following my math review! I went 6:20 pace for the first half the run! I was feeling good but also a bit fatigued! Then when I was turning back I got the strangest feeling behind my hip! It felt as though Id strained a muscle, thankfully it went away quick but Im a little nervous about that pain it was odd! ALSO, on the way back a freaking BEETLE flew into the back of my throat, when I saw it fly in, I saw it was bright colored so I freaked out and thought it was a bee for like half a second, thankfully it wasn't but it had me nervous! So that was a fun experience! 

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea- Neutral Milk Hotel: This song is Beautiful but the Dan Mangan cover that was just released is even prettier! Really enjoying Neutral Milk Hotel rn!

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Total Distance
7.25

 

50 Minutes:

First run in a while over 7 averages, hope to PR this weekend! A lot has been on my mind! I've noticed that I've been letting myself get way more stressed out lately! A few things have been weighing on my mind such as a career, finals, how to achieve the kind of life I desire, and the relationships I've developed with the people around me! Each of these worries have been reducing my optimism and excitement that I've carreied with me this past month and a half, and so I think I need to reframe my perspective in someway! 

"take care not to feel towards the inhuman as they feel towards men" -Meditations: This was all I needed today! 

Fare Thee Well Miss Carousel- Townes Van Zandt: Townes always makes me feel a little more at ease!

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6.50

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5.00

A Brief Recap of 4/27 Inventory Style:

-1 Totalled Prius

-A Visit With Janz

-A Couple of Good Laughs With Ethan

-A One Lap Warm Up

-Family

-A Cat Call From a Couple of Provo Bros

-A REALLY Sub Par Race (5:11 for 1609)

-1 Track Tan

-0 Whiplash

-0 Racing Fees (Due to both Luck & Mistake)

-1 Awesome Roommate

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Easily, the strangest race day of my life. Very Grateful to Ethan for this year!

"It is a shame for the soul to be first to give way in this life, when thy body does not give way." -Something to keep in Mind for Wednesday, no more self limits, no more mental blocks, just running

In honor of the totalled red prius: Literraly anything by Tame Impala, that was the music playing in the vehicles final moments!

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10.30

70 min:

Happy Day, some pain. but a pretty run and my HR was a 130 avg. Couldn't believe how low it was today!

Climbed for an hour with Josh today that made me happy!

All Will Be Well- Isaac Elmont: One of Ethan's High School buddys made some stuff on itunes, it's quite pretty!

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7.00

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180.65
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