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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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Did another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I felt pretty good today, but I decided to keep my distance this week at 2 miles/run to give my body more time adjusting to the distance. I went running about 2:30 pm. Ther ... Read on »
Final run this week of 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In the late evening, I ran/walked 2 miles again. The temperature during the run was in the low 40s (F). I took no rest breaks. After I finished, I stopped at a grocery stor ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran and walked my 2-mile route again, going south from the parking lot at 100th South. On my way out, I didn't see many others on the path, but coming back I saw more cyc ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went running in the late afternoon and got back to my car as it was getting dark. I could still see the path fine when I stopped. I ran the 2 miles without any rest break ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles in the afternoon by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I drove to the parking lot at 100th South and went south for 1 mile on the Jordan River Parkway. That took me to the tunnel at 106th South. Then I turned around and returne ... Read on »
Ran 1 mile as it was getting dark by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went out running in the early evening, just as it was getting dark. It's been 10 days since I last ran, so I only went 1 mile. If I feel pretty good on Saturday, I'll do ... Read on »
Another 2 miles along the Jordan River by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a beautiful day for running. Temperature in the low 50s (F), just a slight wind, and a number of people out enjoying themselves. I went south from 100th South to ... Read on »
Back to the Jordan River Parkway and 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The air was pretty good today, and I returned to the Jordan River Parkway and ran/walked 2 miles using 30 seconds for each phase of my workout. I've been using this 30 seco ... Read on »
Visited the rec center again for running/walking and swimming by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife swam on her "noodle" for an hour, and I ran/walked for 50 minutes and rode the Expresso bike for 20 minutes. Her knee is feeling much better. Read on »
Ran/walked 40 minutes and rode Expresso bike for 20 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife is experiencing pain in her knee, and she decided to use the swimming pool at the rec center. So, even though it was a nice running day, we went to the rec center. ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles on the Jordan River Parkway by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The recent rain and wind removed the inversion layer that was giving us bad air, and my wife and I drove to the parking lot at 100th South. We went north for one mile and t ... Read on »
Ran/walked another 30 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I continued my getting back to my previous level by going to the rec center and running/walking 30 minutes. I run, actually jog, half way around the track and then walk the ... Read on »
Ran/walked about 1.4 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I had a busy schedule today, but we got in half an hour at the rec center. It was nice weather and temperature to go outside, but the Salt Lake valley is locked ... Read on »
Not much running, but a bit of walking by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running During the Christmas and New Year holidays, my wife and I didn't do much running/walking. We've had a lot of grandchildren and family activities. We did walk twice, for abo ... Read on »
Ran approximately 2.8 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The weather wasn't very good so my wife and I went to the rec center. During the winter, we'll probably go to the rec center more often due to weather inversions causing hi ... Read on »
Busy day but did a mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was busy, and the weather wasn't good, so we just did a mile walking around our neighborhood -- no running. Read on »
Another uneventful 2.8 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I enjoy doing our workouts with my wife. She is faster than I, but she waits for me at our turnaround and at a couple of benches on the way back. Read on »
Ran 2.8 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I ran and walked 2.8 miles again. I'm slowly getting used to the distance and didn't take as many rest stops as I've been taking. Today was a beautiful day, lot ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.8 miles, going south from the East Pavilion by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the East Pavilion in South Jordan and went south for our run. We haven't been on that route for several months, and it was nice to visit that part of ... Read on »
Ran 2.7 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went running in the late morning. There weren't many on the path when we started, but by the time we finished, there were more using the path. The temperature ... Read on »