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Salt Lake Valley, Utah
I'm a 74-year old runner, and I've been running for over 37 years, including four marathons, and... Full Bio
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Ran/walked a tired 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had planned on running 2.5 miles ad a medium run, but after 1 mile I was tired, and I did a lot of walking during the second mile. My wife and I went north from 100th Sou ... Read on »
Did my rest run of 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went north on the Jordan River Parkway to the 1-mile marker and then turned around and came back to our car. She walks as fast as I run and faster than I walk ... Read on »
Ran/walked 3 early-morning miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I wanted to be home by 10 am to listen to the Saturday sessions of the Mormon Conference, so we left home at 8:15 am. She did her 2 miles of walking, and I did ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a strange day. We had rain during the early morning. Snow flurries later in the day, and sometimes cloudy and sometimes sunny afternoon. My wife and I went south ... Read on »
Ran/walked 3 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went south from 100th South on the Jordan River Parkway. She walked her two miles, and I ran/walked 3 miles. The temperature was in the 50s (F), and it was a ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.8 miles around my neighborhood by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had rain during the day, and we didn't go running and walking until just before sundown. I wanted to go to the Jordan River, like we've been doing, but my wife suggested ... Read on »
Did another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today, my wife and I went north from 100th South and did 2 miles (she walking and me running and walking). My left leg did the same thing it did on Tuesday, needing the fir ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I didn't run yesterday, because we had two grandchildren with us all day. Normally, I would run on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. This week I'm running on Tuesday, Thursd ... Read on »
Did a 3-mile run today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the Riverton playground, and she walked 1 mile south and returned, and I ran/walked 1.5 miles south and returned. I hadn't planned on going quite tha ... Read on »
Ran 2.1 miles again on a cooler but nice running day by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran the same route I used on Monday. Uneventful run but nice day to be out with all the others who were using the Parkway. I ran in my LOCO Carumba shoes, and they felt n ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles plus a couple hundred yards extra by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran the Jordan River Parkway today, going south from 100th South. I ran my 2-mile route plus a little bit extra before I turned around. My goal is to get back to 3 miles ... Read on »
Ran 1 mile and then walked for almost 3 hours by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I did a short run/walk along the Jordan River (1 mile) and then drove to the Home and Garden Show and walked for almost 3 hours looking at various displays and ... Read on »
Back into running with 2 miles today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I mentioned in my February 26 post that I was experimenting with a new supplement that is supposed to give me greater energy. The supplement contains two enzymes that are u ... Read on »
Should you do stressful workouts? by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I grew up in running in the 1970s and 1980s, the emphasis was on Long Slow Distance plus occasional intervals and hills. Today, however, there is more emphasis on shor ... Read on »
Took last week off from runnng; now, back into it by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I did 2 miles around noon-time, going north from the 100th South parking lot. Today was a beautiful day, and a lot of people were on the Parkway path, enjoying ... Read on »
Walked 3/4 mile with two grandkids by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had two of our grand kids visit us for about four hours, and during that time, I walked with them about 3/4 mile. My leg felt fine during that time. Last week I had a lo ... Read on »
Rain is coming, so ran 2 miles today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Normally, I would run tomorrow, but the forecast is for rain and lower temperatures. My wife asked if I would run today, and I said, "yes". We drove to the South Jordan Eas ... Read on »
Another great day and another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran the Jordan River Parkway today for 2 miles, using the same route I used on Saturday. The air temperature was in the mid 50s (F). Quite a few people were out enjoying ... Read on »
Ran/Walked the Jordan River Parkway for 2 Miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a nice day for running. Temperature in the 50s (F), cloudy, but no wind and no rain. I didn't see other runners today, but I did see a lot of walkers and skaters. ... Read on »
Ran/walked for 40 minutes at the rec hall (about 2 miles) by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a relatively cold, windy day with likely rain, so my wife and I went to the local rec center, and I ran/walked for 40 minutes. I'm using Galloway's run/walk/run m ... Read on »