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Location:

Marriott Slaterville,UT,

Member Since:

Mar 08, 2006

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Let's see, Finally ran Boston 2004. Broke 100 miles for 24 hours in 2005.  Finished the Wasatch 100 three times now.  4th place in the Across the Years 24 hour race 2007/2008

PR's:

5K - 21:03 (a long time ago), around 23:00 currently

10K - 44:??

1/2 marathon - 1:36

Marathon 3:21

50K - 5:05

50 mile - 8:59

100K - 11:37

100 mile - 22:18

24 hour - 106.65 miles

72 hours - 167.77 miles

2006 Wasatch 100 34:23

2008 Wasatch 100 32:22

2009 Wasatch 100 33:57

2009 2nd place 50-54 age group Striders Winter Training Series

Short-Term Running Goals:

Direct a successful Antelope Island Buffalo run in March 2011, Mountain View Trail Half Marathon in October, and the Antelope Island 50K/100K in November. 

Tenative 2011 race and run schedule - Bonneville Shoreline Trail Marathon, Grandeur Peak fun run, Timp Trail Marathon, Pocatello 50 mile, Western States 100 mile, Vermont 100 mile, Leadville 100 mile, Wasatch 100 mile (yep, trying for the grand slam of ultrarunning), Striders Winter training series, Moab Red Hot 50K, Red Mountain 50K, Survivor Series 10K (Rockford, IL), Grand Canyon Double crossing, Zion traverse, Boise Half Ironman (my first tri).  Might Run the Ogden Valley 50 mile, the Pony Express 50 mile and maybe the Chimera 100 in November.  I'm a memeber of the Wasatch Speedgoat Mountain Racing Team (www.wasatchspeedgoat.com).  One of my major goals is to not embarass the team with poor finishes.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay injury free and still be able to outrun kids half my age.  Stay fit enough to keep up with my grandson.

Personal:

52, married for 30 years to the same wonderful woman, 2 grown kids, 1 grandson.

That's my son and I in the picture at the 2007 Buffalo Run.  He's always a big help and a pretty cool kid.

I direct the Antelope Island Buffalo Run, the Mountain View Trail Half Marathon, and the Antelope Island 50K/100K, all on Antelope Island State Park.  The website is www.buffalorun.org

Come on out and run it, we have a good time.

I post some of my more interesting runs at my blog www.ultrajim.blogspot.com.  Check it out.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
31.607.000.000.0038.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.007.000.000.007.00

Seven wonderful miles on dirt, not snow, after work with the sun still shining and without winter cclothes on.  Hooray for spring!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.800.000.000.0019.80

Ran in to work.  Unremarkable.  Still dark when  I finally got there but I started a little early, around 4:45am.  The run home was a little iffy.  I didn't feel real good, light headed.  I tried to call my wife to just come and pick me up but she never asnwered her phone, so I ended up running all the way home anyway.  Oh well, good practice in perseverence.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.900.000.000.005.90

Easy lunch run in really nice weather.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.900.000.000.005.90

Another easy lunch run with Aric.  For those of you who run trails, stay tuned for theNorthern Utah Trail Series (NUTS).  Trail half marathon in July sometime along the shoreline trail above Ogden.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
31.607.000.000.0038.60
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