January 22, 2019

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Member Since:

Jul 27, 2010



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

PR's -

Mile - 4:38    (High School)

2 Mile - 10:12 (High School) 

3 mile - 15:51 (High School)

10k - 35:19 (High School)

Marathon - 2:59 marathon (London -2013)

Half marathon - 1:25:18 (Deseret News 2013)

Ran all 5 of the World Marathon Majors (NY, Chicago, Boston, London & Berlin)

5 x Boston Marathon

Triathlete - sprint to half-ironman distance

Climbed Alpe d'Huez on my bike 



Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue to improve times on all distances from 5k to marathon


Married with three daughters - each of them are recreational runners.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 10.00 Month: 83.50 Year: 83.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance


PM - 4 miles on the treadmill on a cold afternoon.  Did 2000 meters of indoor rowing after. 

Had a decent year of running in 2017.  Just over 2200 miles logged; and no serious injuries.   I raced the gamut of distances too. My first ultra marathon of 50 miles (symbolic of being age 50); 2 marathons (Berlin and NYC); half marathon (Des News); 5ks amd 10ks and 2 track races at all-comers meets of 3000 and a mile.  I ran with friends and ran a few competitively.  

Looking forward to the New Year - with some additional volume and some new experiences - like my first cross country race since high school.   

Happy New Year!

From Rob Murphy on Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 17:24:43 from

Sounds like you're no particular type of runner - just a runner!

From Jason D on Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 20:54:29 from

I'm still itching to make my cross country debut!

Happy New Year, Bret.

From Bret on Mon, Jan 01, 2018 at 16:45:51 from

Too old to specialize Rob :)

Happy New Year to you both.

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