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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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Walked 0.6 miles yesterday and about 1.2 miles today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were pretty tired yesterday when evening came, and we decided not to go to the Jordan River. Instead, we did a short walk around our neighborhood. Today, I wa ... Read on »
Second run this week for another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I did 2 miles, going south from the 100th South trail head. I felt stronger than I have in the past few runs, thanks to my getting a bit more sleep. I only took ... Read on »
I ran/walked 2 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the South Jordan East Pavilion and went 2 miles using the same route I used on Saturday of last week. I felt slightly stronger than I did on Saturday, ... Read on »
Just finished my run/walk with another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started my run about 10 am and ran 2 miles, going south from the South Jordan East Pavilion (about 108th South). The shade temperature was in the high 70s (F) when I star ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I started our run/walk at 8:01 am and went south from 100th South. Because of our being out early, there was a lot of shade on the path. There were a lot of peo ... Read on »
Aborted our run due to thunder and heavy rain by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I left home about 6:30 pm with the intent to do 2 miles again. However, dark storm clouds were coming from the south, and we aborted our run/walk and returned t ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I just returned from our jaunt along the Jordan River. We started about 8 pm. The sun was down but it was still light, and we finished about 15 or 20 minutes be ... Read on »
Another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I just returned from doing another 2 miles, using the same route we used on Monday. The sky was completely overcast, and there were forecasts of thundershowers. ... Read on »
I did 2.0 miles with my wife by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were out about 9 am and went north from 100th South on the Parkway. I did fine for about 3/4 mile, and then I started to run out of energy. My legs felt fine, ... Read on »
The Early Bird Gets a Cooler Run by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started my run/walk about 8 am. The temperature when I left was in the high 60s, and when I returned it was only 4 degrees higher. An awfully lot of people were out on th ... Read on »
Ran/walked 1.9 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I left rather late in the evening, and I ran/walked 1.9 miles going south from 100th South. There were a lot of people on the path, mostly cyclists. We finished ... Read on »
Added a bit for 1.9 miles in the neighborhood by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I left home after dark, and we did 1.9 miles in our neighborhood. She stopped to talk with a friend but soon caught up with me. Before I started running on cana ... Read on »
Ran/walked 1.7 miles in neighborhood by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went out in the neighborhood, and I did 1.7 miles. I didn't do very well, because we had supper about an hour before we went out, and I don't run very well wh ... Read on »
Ran/walked 1.7 miles again. by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I did another 1.7 miles this evening. The temperature had been 95 (F) during the afternoon, but when we went out, the temperature was down to 81.  We went late ... Read on »
Salt Lake City temperature in 3 digits -- 101 (F) by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went running in the late evening and ran 1.7 miles. I waited until late evening, because today was awfully hot and I hoped late evening would be cooler. It was. The tempe ... Read on »
Ran 1.65 miles again, but it was hot by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I really messed up my schedule today. I went running the hottest part of the day (mid-day). I drank extra water before I left home, and I took a good drink at the trail hea ... Read on »
Ran/walked about 1.65 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the trail head at 100th South and went north on the Jordan River trail. I did 1.65 miles again and she walked 2 miles. I felt pretty good. It was mid ... Read on »
Added a bit and ran about 1.65 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the South Jordan East pavilion and went south. She only walked 1.5 miles, and I ran about 1.7 miles.  I had been stopping just short of the narrow bri ... Read on »
Another run/walk in morning shade by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I left home about 9:30, and we enjoyed the extra shade from being out in the morning. Leaving even earlier would give us even more shade. I ran/walked 1.5 miles ... Read on »
A beautiful day and another 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were on the Parkway path at 10 am. Even though it was late morning, there was quite a lot of shade (we went north from 100th South). I didn't have my two-phas ... Read on »