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Salt Lake Track Club Winter 5K

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Salt Lake City,UT,USA

Member Since:

Sep 25, 2007



Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

All running accomplishments are Post Teenage Years:

17:06 5K--Murray 2014

16:58 5K (aided)--Running of the Leopards 2010

34:41--10K Deseret News 2018 (aided)

1:16--(aided) Hobble Creek Half 2009

2:43--St. George Marathon 2012

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 2:50 Ogden Marathon

Sub 17:00 at Draper 5K

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 2:40 Marathon



Married to Elizabeth (she got me running in 2003). We have three boys, Lucas (12) , Sam (8) and Ollie (5).

Many years ago, I read that the AVERAGE male is capable of a 2:40 marathon.  I decided to test that theory.  I began running in 2003 with Top of Utah as my first marathon (4:24).  I need 3 more minutes.

"Life is short...running makes it seem longer."--Baron Hansen

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Race: Salt Lake Track Club Winter 5K (3.11 Miles) 00:17:33, Place overall: 11, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

Track Club's 5K at Saltair. Typically, I'm around 18 minutes for this Winter race. I was a little faster today mainly due to better weather and no running break at Christmas time. I was 4th master, but ran the race thinking I was 3rd. So many old fast guys! I'll have to try harder at the 10K in a couple of weeks. Course PR for me today.

From jtshad on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 11:27:59 from

Congrats on a great race!

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