In search of old age PRs

Salt Lake Track Club Winter 10K

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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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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 249.26
Race: Salt Lake Track Club Winter 10K (6.21 Miles) 00:36:59, Place overall: 8, Place in age division: 1
Total Distance

Not 100% with a cold moving through the family, but still thought I could PR the course. First 5K on target (18:16) but struggled the second half (18:43), but still moved up two spots. Fell short of my course PR (36:41).

From Ethan Cannon on Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 11:23:36 from

Nice job

From Chad Robinson on Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 16:24:17 from

You had me running scared nearly the entire race! Great job!

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 18:27:58 from

Great race Mark. Way to dip under 37!

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