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Allen Patient Expert

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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1 = 2, right? by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup HR was 48, and I felt pretty good. I left for my two-hour run, but after a mile I could tell I was tired and I slowed down. That didn't help, and after 2 miles I ... Read on »
10 miles but tired by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran my 10 miles today but walked most of the last two miles. My wakeup HR was 53, and I felt pretty good. I still have my cold, but it is in the thick mucus stage. My co ... Read on »
10 miles today, 5 to go! by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup HR was 51, and I had a beautiful morning for my 10 mile long run. The temperature was about 43 (F) when I left and 55 (F) when I returned. I wore my running shor ... Read on »
10-day forecast looks good for August 19 by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been wondering what the weather will be like for the Great Salt Lake Half Marathon. The temperature (at my house) at 6:30 this morning was 59 (F). The sun wasn't up b ... Read on »
10-second heart rate by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the traditional ways of measuring heart rate while you're running when you don't have a heart-rate monitor is to stop and measure your pulse for 10 seconds and then ... Read on »
100 Best Men's Health & Fitness Blogs by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was notified this evening that this blog is listed in the nursingschools.net list of men's blogs. #87 in the Aging category. Read on »
106th South finally free of water by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday when I checked the Jordan River Parkway tunnel under 106th South, I saw a portable pump being used to remove water from the path. When I checked this morning, th ... Read on »
1st run in three weeks by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been three weeks since my last run. I've been having weekly surgeries for my basal cell skin cancers, and my body wasn't in a condition to handle running. I had surge ... Read on »
2007 Salt Lake City Half-Marathon Results by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running http://results.racecenter.com/2007/slchm07.htm http://www.marathonfoto.com/ I was 2nd in my age division. Read on »
22% Increase in my run :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ops... I forgot to post to this blog last week. I ran on Thursday, August 25 and completed my 6.4 mile run. I felt tired but was glad to complete the distance. I didn't ru ... Read on »
24 World-Class Sports Training & Sports Injury Sites by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran for 60 minutes today (3.2 miles), but I was tired during most of the run. I felt fine during the first mile, but became tired as the run/walk progressed. My wakeup he ... Read on »
2nd in my age-group at the 5K by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The race began at 6:00 am, and by 6:32:28 I was finished. My time of 32:28 gave me a 2nd place in my age group of 70 and older. I was 94th out of about 220 runners. My ave ... Read on »
4 mile rest run by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup HR was 65 today, a bit higher than on Monday. I felt ok but not super energetic. I went out running, but after two miles, I was starting to get tired, and I turn ... Read on »
4 miles today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I felt good this morning and later during my run. Yesterday my wakeup heart rate was 61, and this morning it was 58 -- a big improvement from the 66 I had during my cold a f ... Read on »
4 miles, one step to eternity and beyond by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I left for my run this morning, it was drizzling rain, and the temperature was in the mid 40s (F). Quite a change from yesterday's 93. I wore two layers, my summer T- ... Read on »
45, Wow! by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I checked my wakeup HR this morning, it was 45! When I ran marathons in the early 80s, my wakeup HR was 44. Then, one day it dropped to 40 and stayed there until I qu ... Read on »
5 hours sleep doesn't hack it for running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I only had 5 hours sleep last night and was tired when I left home to go running. After two miles, I tossed in the towel and returned home. Also, it was hot and that didn't ... Read on »
5 miles today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a brilliant, sun-filled day, and I ran 5 miles on the Jordan River Parkway. My energy level was low, no doubt due to the snow shoveling I did Sunday and yesterda ... Read on »
5 more miles toward my lifetime goal of 1,000,000 miles :) by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today's run was a duplicate of Monday's run. Almost the same wakeup heart rate. Same route. Same distance. Same performance, getting tired after 2 miles. Same weather, sunny ... Read on »