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Rock n Roll Las Vegas Marathon

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Location:

Vernal,Ut,United States

Member Since:

Aug 29, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Freshmen Year-  When I started on Uintah I really didn't know how I would do. Ran a 5k or two and then just started running with the team. The older kids really liked me and called me the good freshmen. I then made varsity, which kinda ticked Nathan off but I was happy with it. Time trials I ran like 18 flat. Along with Mason,Connor, and other people. The first few races went really good then I went to the doctor and he told me to get fat because he thought I was too skinny so the second part of my season was pretty crappy. I didn't get to go to state and was ticked because Nathan beat me at region.

 

Sophomore Year- This was the year that I got that dark Cherokee blood running through me and then I decided to just haul butt the whole season because I was ticked at what happened to me freshman year. The first few meets of cross country and the whole season was great. I was able to go to state and got a low seventeen for 3 miles. And track went better too. Because normally I love cross country more than track. It was a pretty good year for this Cherokee kid. 

PR's

1600m: 5:08

3200m: 11:05

3 mile: 16:56

5k: 17:41

Half Marathon: 1:15:30

Marathon: 3:01:23

Plank PR: 20:04

 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Short term goals

Sub 3 hour marathon

Sub 17:00 5k

Qualify for the Boston Marathon 2020

PR in the mile

Long-Term Running Goals:

Long term goals

Run a 50 mile ultra race

Run in all of the World Marathon Majors

Sub 1:13 half

Sub 2:40 marathon

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Miles:This week: 32.22 Month: 97.07 Year: 2246.06
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
67.4526.223.400.0097.07
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.300.000.000.008.30

AM- 5.2 miles from home. 7:29 average. Starting to taper a bit.

PM- 3.1 mile shakeout between classes. 7:13 average. Felt really good.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM- 5 miles easy with Ty starting from the Vernal Park. 7:53 average. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.100.000.000.0016.10

AM- 12 mile medium long run starting from Vernal Park, going out towards Naples and back. 7:11 average. Last LR before Vegas. Next week will be lower mileage with just a couple of short tuneup efforts to keep the legs and lungs sharp for race day.

PM- 4.1 mile shakeout after dinner. Around 7:30 average.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.750.000.000.008.75

AM- 65 minutes on the TM. Less than a week til Las Vegas.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.003.400.007.40

AM- Went to the rec center this morning for a run. 2 mile warmup, 20 minute tempo, 2 mile cooldown. Did the tempo on the TM, and the warmup/cooldown on the track. Would have ran outside, but 25 degrees didn't sound very good today.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.300.000.000.006.30

AM- 6.3 from the rec center, up highway 40, then down quailbrook. Very cold outside this morning, but I didn't want to run on the TM. 7:34 average. 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

AM- 5.3 from the house. 7:34 average. I think that I need to find me some warmer gloves for winter running, because the ones that I have been using haven't been keeping me warm.

PM- 4.2 mile shakeout at the hotel. Flying out early in the morning.

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Travel day to Las Vegas today, so no running

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

AM- 3.5 mile shakeout on the hotel treadmill. Went and got my race packet today and mostly tried to rest the legs for tomorrow.

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Race: Rock n Roll Las Vegas Marathon (26.219 Miles) 02:55:27, Place overall: 14, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.0026.220.000.0027.22

RACE- Once again I ended up running the Rock N' Roll Las Vegas Marathon. One thing that I both love/hate about this race is that it starts at 4:30 in the afternoon, so I had the opportunity to not be in a rush earlier in the day but also have to patiently wait for the afternoon to roll around. Got to the runner's village about an hour and a half before the start of the race, because there were so many people when combining both the half and full marathoners in one event. Gun goes off and from the beginning I try to settle into my goal pace of around 6:30-6:35 per mile. Quite honestly for the first couple of miles I was shocked of how stiff my legs were feeling, considering that I thought I had tapered just right for this race. After about 7-8 miles in, the legs started to feel better, and I was able to start getting into a good rhythm. Half marathon split was around 1:25:15, which made me a bit worried for the latter miles to come, but I was feeling really comfortable at this point. Once I made my way to about mile 20, I knew that I was going to be able to safely break three hours and run a personal best time. For miles 21-23, we run through a very confusing flat mini-golf course, and end up making several sharp turns throughout. Being that it is very dark during this point in the race, I somehow lost about 1 minute by making a wrong turn on the course, so I had to back track to get back on the correct route on the course. As much as this upsetted me, I tried to stay positive as I made my way towards the finish. Came through with a new personal best and my first sub-3 hour marathon! Overall I am very happy with how this fall racing season has went. I was able to PR in both the full and half marathon distances, and most importantly enjoy each race that I ran. I am still planning on running one more half marathon on Thanksgiving, as a part of the runtastic events, but I don't necessarily know if I will race it competitively. Probably will take a few days to recover and just reflect on my past races.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM- 40 minutes on the assault bike this morning. I am not sore at all, but I just feel a bit run down from traveling over the past week.

PM- 5 miles easy from Aggie to home. Wasn't going to run tonight, but I just felt like getting in some easy miles. 7:47 average.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
67.4526.223.400.0097.07
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