The little fist of fury

September 2018

Previous MonthRecent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesCap'n Bin's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageWeek View
Graph View
Next Month
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2018
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

Member Since:

Jan 04, 2018

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

2:38 in the St. George marathon

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run a sub 2:30 marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Become a lifelong runner, and eventually a xc coach

Personal:

I'm a student at BYU, I love being active and living life to the fullest

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 141.30 Year: 1728.45
Adidas Zero Lifetime Miles: 237.90
Aasics GT 2000 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 501.00
Solstice Lifetime Miles: 23.40
Duo Lifetime Miles: 79.90
IQ Lifetime Miles: 104.65
Altra Superior Lifetime Miles: 83.40
Escalante Racer Lifetime Miles: 51.65
Torin 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 74.60
King MT 1.5 Lifetime Miles: 22.80
Timp Trail Lifetime Miles: 77.20
Vanish Lifetime Miles: 23.85
Instinct 4.5 Lifetime Miles: 48.75
One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 81.70
Duo (sample) Lifetime Miles: 34.00
Olympus 3.0 Lifetime Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
116.3025.00141.30
Duo (sample) Miles: 34.00Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.00One 2.5 Miles: 30.60Torin 3.5 Miles: 17.80Aasics GT 2000 (blue) Miles: 8.60Instinct 4.5 Miles: 9.00Adidas Zero Miles: 9.30IQ Miles: 8.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
18.000.0018.00

Long hot afternoon run, but it was good! Glad it's done! haha

Duo (sample) Miles: 18.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Classic Brianhead run, up to the peak and then back to the condo. Nice and smooth run, got me excited for the marathon.

Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Tried out Olympus, they're super duper cushy, and springy, but I kinda liked it. 

The bad part of this run was I took of my first ever xc racing top, and left it by the trail, and when I came back, it was all torn up and just mutilated. My friend Sam had left his shirt by the trail as well, and it was just completely gone. We're both pretty confused about what happened, but the best guess is probably some random animal just tore them up. Super weird and lame. 

Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.608.0010.60

Tempo run on the lower Provo River trail. The idea was to do 2x4mile repeats at faster than marathon pace. I haven't had good fortune on this trail before, but I just went out to do my best anyway. The first repeat average 5:44 pace, and just did not feel super fantastic. I relly tried to be positive, and keep good vibes for the second one, which is usually harder because it's uphill most of the way instead of down. Anyway, I adjusted my goal, to just being under 6 minute pace for the next 4, hopefully dropping it the last mile or so. That's what happened, I was right at 6 minute pace, then the last mile was a 5:50, to average 5:57. Not my best workout, but I finished it, the legs were tired, and hopefully it makes me stronger for the marathon. I honestly feel that the biggest help would be someone to train with on these tempo runs, but I'll just deal with running alone, haha

One 2.5 Miles: 10.60
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.400.008.40

Torin 3.5 Miles: 8.40
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.503.008.50

Nice track workout with my friend Bryce. Each 800 was 2:31, or 2:30, except for I smashed the last one at 2:26

Aasics GT 2000 (blue) Miles: 5.50
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
16.000.0016.00

Nice run with Sam up in SLC

Duo (sample) Miles: 16.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Good run out past my grave and beyond. I was able to keep in under 7 just about the whole time, and felt good. 

Instinct 4.5 Miles: 9.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.300.009.30

I was feeling good this morning, expect for a stop I had to make for an explosive bowel movement, but besides that I just cruised around 6:40 or a little faster and felt fantastic, it was a real good run!

Adidas Zero Miles: 9.30
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.104.008.10

Good workout on Provo track this morning. MILE REPEATS BABY! OH YEAH! haha, they were actually pretty good. I needed to hit between 4:54 and 5:09, actual spits as follows

5.13

5.08

5.09

5.08

The first one was a little slow because I just ran the first lap way to slow, I probably should have done some strides or something like that first. The next two were great, felt fine, except for after the 3rd one I had to poop real bad (typical) so I ran across the street to the McDonalds and used the bathroom. Despite the extra rest, the last one felt quite a bit tougher, and I think that's because my muscles were cold, but after a couple laps they got warmed up again and I felt fine. 5 minutes rest between each one, good stuff!

Aasics GT 2000 (blue) Miles: 3.10
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.000.008.00

Fun little loop with my buddy Bryce. Pretty sore from yesterday, but nothing too bad. 

IQ Miles: 8.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.400.009.40

Nice 1:10 easy run along canyon road. Big workout tomorrow, lets go!!!!

Torin 3.5 Miles: 9.40
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.0010.0020.00

Awesome run today. Went 10 miles up the canyon, and cruised 10 miles down at marathon pace. The first couple miles were a little slow, but after that I was consistently fast, and ended up averaging 5.40, so just under marathon pace. I was really happy with the workout, I felt smooth the whole way, and the St. George course is a lot more downhill than what I was running on, so that will be an awesome extra little boost as well. I didn't have to poop, so that was good, and I practiced taking a goo, and no problems there. This was a great workout and awesome confidence booster for the marathon. One more big workout to go!

One 2.5 Miles: 20.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
116.3025.00141.30
Duo (sample) Miles: 34.00Olympus 3.0 Miles: 8.00One 2.5 Miles: 30.60Torin 3.5 Miles: 17.80Aasics GT 2000 (blue) Miles: 8.60Instinct 4.5 Miles: 9.00Adidas Zero Miles: 9.30IQ Miles: 8.00
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com