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Member Since:

May 31, 2007



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

Marathon Top 10 Finishes: 7 Bridges ('15), Utah Valley ('13), Salt Lake City ('08), Top of Utah ('07), and St. Louis ('04). Ran around the equator (24901.55) in 4,388 days.

Personal Records
Marathon 2:39 (SLC '08)
1/2 Marathon 1:12.30 (Provo River, aided '08)
10K 34:16 (Track, sea level '00)
10K 33:15 (Des 10K, aided '08)
8K 25:32 (Crack of Dawn, aided '13)
5K 16:44 (Track, sea level '00)
5K 16:07 (Running of the Leopards, aided '12)

Short-Term Running Goals:

NYC Marathon 2019

London Marathon 2020

And my largest challenge to date, raise $20,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of my cancer survivorship...


Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy being a Masters Runner.

Get under 3 hours one more time...


Grew up outside Chicago and joined the blog while I lived in Salt Lake City. Now living outside Birmingham. I am married with two daughters. Wife thinks I'm crazy for doing marathons. And yes I am crazy I'm a scientist for a living...

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 35.50 Year: 2123.25
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.71
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 253.75
Brooks Launch Silver A #18 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Brooks Launch Silver B #19 Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Saucony Rides Blue #23 Lifetime Miles: 252.25
Saucony Rides Black A #24 Lifetime Miles: 253.50
Saucony Rides Black B #25 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 76.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance

Track day. My legs felt like lead today, though the weather was nice and I was not particularly tired. I was so slow that I had to double-check my Garmin from last week to make sure that I hadn’t made a mistake when I typed up my workout. I was right, I was just very slow this morning. If I was looking at them as Yassos, I sure have a long way to go… However, it could also just be that I need a better warm-up because at least they were going negative.


WU 2.25 mi Avg. 8:22 HR 132


3x800 w/ 400 rest


2:55 (88.0/158 87.0/172) Rest 2:33/139

2:54 (86.5/166 87.0/176) Rest 2:40/141

2:48 (84.0/168 83.5/181)


CD 2.25 mi Avg. 9:32 HR 142

Asics DS-Trainer #5 Miles: 6.50
Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50Weight: 0.00
From Kory on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 13:17:58 from

Great workout. I'm glad your body is accepting the speedwork. Your just getting back into speed and each time your stride and speed will get better and everything will come together.

Hope the family is doing well?

From Adam RW on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 13:21:24 from

Kory, It is a funny thing. My knee actually feels better on the track days than on the LSD days?...

The family is doing well. The girls are growing so quickly.

I hope that the rest of your life is going well, family/work while you continue to plug away at your recovery.

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