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Dad runs his 10th 9th Saint George Marathon

Photo Album from 2011 Saint George Marathon It took consulting with the SGM Expo to finally figure out how many SGM marathons he’d run. If Saturday were his 10th, then he’d be eligible for the 10 year dinner and guaranteed … Continue reading

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Miles from perfection: My first run

In 2002, I was newly married and living in Springville, Utah.  My wife and I lived in an apartment with a No Pets clause.  We kept a cat hidden, inside, with complete disregard for following The Rules.  We were rebels.  … Continue reading

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Running the Sahara

Wendy and I just watched Running the Sahara, a documentary that follows the expedition of three men who log 4300 miles running across the countries of Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, and Egypt. Watching this movie made me feel like … Continue reading

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Saint George Marathon, 2008

Just over 4 hours ago, I finished the SGM.  I am sitting on the couch with Dad and Patrick.  David Bednar is speaking in General Conference.  In between muscle pains, and sudden bursts of a memory from today’s run, we … Continue reading

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Living dangerously: How I cheated the marathon training system

Actually, you can’t cheat the Marathon Training System.  In my last post, I mentioned that I jumped nearly 5 miles in my long run, last week.  This week, I applied the same strategy of stupidity and risk and added another … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a run

So Patrick ran 15, yesterday.  Dad is preparing for a possible 17-18 mile-run, tomorrow.  I have gathered my things for a run for tonight.  I’m planning on leaving in about an hour to an hour and a half.  My goal … Continue reading

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2008 Olympic Men's Marathon…

So I’m waiting for Wendy to get home from wakeboarding and I’m watching the Men’s Marathon in the Beijing Olympics.  It’s crazy.  These guys keep an amazing pace for 26.2 miles.  Dad and I were just talking about how hard … Continue reading

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