Run Happy Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:53:31 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sat, Aug 19, 2017 <p>Launchteam canyon run in Emigration Canyon today.&nbsp; Jaymison was in St. George, so I used this as a personal run to prepare for the race.&nbsp; I was grateful for the breaks at 2.5, 5, 7.5 and the stop light at 9.&nbsp; I also was grateful for the porta john between water breaks.&nbsp; I felt good about finishing.&nbsp; It was definitely a challenge, but my Garmin and phone died so I don&#39;t know how fast I went.&nbsp; The coach that finished after me had an overall time of 1hour 46 minutes.&nbsp; So I was faster than that, :) Here are the mile times my Garmin recorded before losing power.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mile 1- 9:39, Mile 2-11:14, Mile 3- 12:33, Mile 4- 10:19, Mile 5- 13:01</p> <p>&nbsp; <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 18, 2017 <p>Solo run on the Murdock trail.&nbsp; Working on building my endurance,&nbsp; still a challenge.</p> <p>1:17:36 overall time.&nbsp;&nbsp; 6.23 miles averaging 12:28/mile</p> <p>Mile 1- 11:51, Mile 2-11:27, Mile 3- 12:09, Mile 4- 13:57, Mile 5-12:35, Mile 6- 12:49</p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 16, 2017 <p>Launch team practice.&nbsp; No athletes my pace, so I was running behind the pack the whole time.&nbsp; What should have been an easy 5 this far into training, was hard work.</p> <p>Total time 57:28.5&nbsp; 4.8 miles at pace 11:58/mi</p> <p>Mile 1-11:04, Mile 2- 11:45, Mile 3-12:37, Mile 4- 12:28</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 15, 2017 <p>Cabela loop solo.&nbsp; Stopped at park restroom and forgot to restart garmin</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 14, 2017 <p>Back to school hike with Humbles to the G.&nbsp; Steep uphill/descent<br /> &nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 12, 2017 <p>Long run with Launch team.&nbsp; Started out with Lane&#39;s son Cayden who is my pace and keeps going.&nbsp; At two miles I went back to be with Jaymision and we walk/ran the rest.</p> <p>It took 1:58:28 to finish 8.35 miles averaging 14:11/mile</p> <p>Mile 1-11:33, Mile 2-11: 51, Mile 3-15:52, MIle 4-16:29, Mile 5-14:52,</p> <p>Mile 6- 14:03, Mile 7-14:50, Mile 8-13:48</p> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 09, 2017 <p>Speed work at Skyridge indoor track due to lightning.&nbsp; 7 200&#39;s with 90 second rest inbetween.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 07, 2017 Mon, 07 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 04, 2017 <p>Long run on Murdock trail to make up for missing tomorrow&#39;s canyon run.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Jul 31, 2017 <p>Track workout.&nbsp; I ran 8 laps of sprints and walking. On the even laps I ran the straight and walked the curve.&nbsp; On the odd laps I walked the first 200 then ran the last 200.&nbsp;&nbsp; I was able to run the stadium stairs twice on the away stadium and once on the big home stadium before the 50 minutes were up.&nbsp; Sprints are still hard, but I hope it improves my race time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 31 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Jul 29, 2017 <p>Launch team canyon run today.&nbsp; Got to run with Jaymison.&nbsp; I was able to encourage her to run a little bit further before stopping.&nbsp; Still got to the bottom in walk run style.&nbsp; Unfortunately my Garmin ran out of battery before the end.&nbsp;</p> <p>Mile 1- 9:33 Mile 2- 13:48 Mile 3- 16:20 Mile 4- 14:09&nbsp; Mile 5 ?-Mile 6 ?-Mile 7?</p> <p>The average pace for what my garmin was able to record was 13:47/ mile</p> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jul 27, 2017 <p>I ran the same amount of time as I ran with the Launch Team yesterday, the same path, just this time I was on my own.&nbsp; I was able to complete 5 miles at a pace of 12:10/mi.&nbsp; My body really wanted to walk I pushed myself as best I could.&nbsp; I was running 5 miles with Brynn before Launch team started, I thought it should feel easier to run 5.&nbsp; I&#39;m reminded of a favorite qutoe of Brad&#39;s, &quot;it doesnt get easier you just go faster&quot; Greg Lemond tour de france.</p> <p>Mile 1- 11:04 Mile 2- 11:28 Mile 3 - 12:02 Mile 4- 12:39 Mile 5- 13:31</p> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Jul 26, 2017 <p>Another Launch Team practice with Jaymison.&nbsp; I tried to remind her just how far she has come from her first practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>Mile 1- 13:44 Mile 2- 14:15 Mile 3- 16:07 Mile 4- 15:57</p> <p>Our average pace was 15:57</p> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Jul 25, 2017 <p>A run in the RAIN felt good with Kara.&nbsp; She gave me the best compliment ever when she said that I am running faster.&nbsp; It didn&#39;t feel like it to me, but I&#39;ll take any credit I can get.&nbsp; The only walking we did was the Triumph hill and the hill by the school.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mile 1- 11:07 Mile 2- 14:35 Mile 3- 10:02</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Jul 24, 2017 <p>It was so nice to run this race again with Bryssa.&nbsp; My legs really felt heavy especially the second half of the race.&nbsp; The finish was much nicer, and next time I hope to have more energy to sprint to the finish.&nbsp; I was just glad I didn&#39;t have to walk across the finish line.</p> <p>Mile 1-9:50, Mile 2-10:43, Mile 3-11:08</p> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Jul 22, 2017 <p>Launch team run on Murdock trail east.&nbsp; I ran part of the time a new athlete, Cayden.&nbsp; It was his first practice and he did well.&nbsp; I don&#39;t think he walked.&nbsp; At Center street I went back for Jaymison, because knowing the mental conflict when you at at the end I didn&#39;t want her to give up.&nbsp; I thought I lost her when I ran further at the turn around point, Jaymison stopped at the overpass past smith&#39;s marketplace and Cayden and I kept going until my garmin read 3 miles.&nbsp; We eventually caught up to Jay but it was harder than I anticipated.</p> <p>Mile 1- 11:56 Mile 2- 16:15 Mile 3- 16:43 Mile 4- 14:32 Mile 5-12:29 Mile 6- 12:59</p> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jul 20, 2017 <p>Ran Suncrest with Brynn :)&nbsp; So good to run downhill to complete my milage.&nbsp; I was very grateful for the construction porta potty part way down.&nbsp; Total time was 58:44 at 11:04/mi pace.</p> <p>Mile 1- 10:58 Mile 2-10:27 Mile 3-11:38 (potty break) Mile 4-10:03, Mile 5- 10:43</p> <p>Overall a good solid run.&nbsp; I need more of these before race day in just over 50 days.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Jul 19, 2017 <p>I&#39;ve never been a sprinter.&nbsp; So this sprint workout with the Launch Team tested me to say the least.&nbsp; Jaymison and I got there after the rest of the team had completed their first lap.</p> <p>I got 7 laps of run 200 walk 200.&nbsp; Even though I was last each lap it was good to get the heartrate up and I appreciated the motivation from Austin Hinckley a teammate of James that was there and recognized me.</p> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:00:00