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HBS Intramural 5k

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Boston,MA,United States

Member Since:

Dec 09, 2013



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

I wasn't a big fan of running during my first two decades of life unless I was chasing a ball, puck, frizbee, etc. I started running at the end of 2008 after serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Uruguay for two years. Here is a list of my race results to date:

- Provo Canyon Half Marathon 2009: 1:29:41 (49th overall)

- Utah Valley Marathon 2011: 3:14:03 (85th overall)

- Bigfoot 50K(Midway, UT) Snowshoe Race 2012: 6:33:39 (1st overall)

- Thanksgiving Point Half Marathon 2012: 1:25:06 (9th overall)

- Dances with Dirt 50 miler (Hell, MI): DNF after 43 miles (IT band issue)

- Freedom 4 Miler (Lewis Center, OH) 2013: 23:09 (8th overall)

- Worthington Industries 5K 2013: 17:18 (1st overall)

- Columbus Turkey Trot 2013: 28:47 (23rd overall)

- Orange Out the Door 5K 2014: 16:43 (6th overall)

- Capital City Half Marathon 2014 (Columbus): 1:19:53 (20ish overall)

- Deseret News Classic Marathon 2015 (Salt Lake City): 2:56:12 (6th overall)

- New Haven 5K Road Race 2016: 16:29 (12th overall)

- Boston Marathon 2016: 3:17:14 (I totally melted and walked a bunch the last few miles)

- Utah Valley Marathon 2016 (Provo, UT): 2:58:56 (19th overall)

- Harvard Running Club Indoor Invitational (1 mile): 4:44

- Boston Marathon 2017: 2:49:36

Number of miles run:

- 2011: 927

- 2012: 1,142 (I didn't run from mid-September through the end of the year due to injury--IT band)

- 2013: 1,408 (I didn't run from January through March due to IT band issues)

- 2014: 2,014

- 2015: 1,705

- 2016: 2,049

Short-Term Running Goals:

1 mile: 4:40

5K: 16:00

1/2 Marathon: 1:17:00

Marathon: 2:45:00

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy, no injuries!


My wife and I have three children and live in Dallas, TX.

Miles:This week: 24.00 Month: 48.40 Year: 2128.80
Brooks Cascadia 7 Lifetime Miles: 405.30
Saucony Kinvara 4 Yellow Lifetime Miles: 327.70
Nike Lunartempo 2 Black Lifetime Miles: 530.80
Saucony ISO Zealot Lifetime Miles: 698.60
Nike Lunartempo 2 Lifetime Miles: 726.90
New Balance Vazee Rush Lifetime Miles: 284.60
Race: HBS Intramural 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:16:45, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

My legs are still pretty hammered from Monday, but I decided to participate in the HBS 5K.  I did just under a mile warm up (probably slower than 9 minute pace) wondering how in the world I was going to run fast for 5K.  My legs, particularly my quads, need a lot more recovery from the marathon.  Well, it ended up better than expected.  Will could have probably gone a bit faster, but we ran together for the race and led for the last 2 miles.  The next guy was maybe 10-15 seconds behind us.  After the race, I did a 2.5 mile cool down with Will and Tommy.  Great day for running (temps in the low 50's)...too bad we couldn't have traded weather with Monday.

Nike Lunartempo 2 Miles: 6.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 148.80
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