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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 2.5 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I started our workout about 10 am this morning. We parked at the 100th South parking lot and went north, taking the old route through the golf course and toward ... Read on »
Today was a beautiful day for running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I left home about 9:30 am and drove to the 100th South parking lot. We went south and returned, for a total distance of 2.5 miles. There were a few cyclists, wa ... Read on »
Did another 2.25 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were out early this morning. We went north from 100th South, following the old path through the Sandy City golf course and the first part of the detour. I did ... Read on »
Ran 2.25 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife, Judy, and I ran south from 100th South. I did 2.25 miles, and she did about 2.5 miles. I changed my run/walk ratio to 30 seconds each, and that seemed to work fine ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.2 miles in the rain by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was on the trail about 7:45 this morning. When I left home, it was sprinkling, and that continued during the first half of the run. Then it started raining, and I finishe ... Read on »
Walked about 1 mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I have a busy schedule this week, so we didn't go running and walking for a longer time, but we did do some walking around our neighborhood. We were out in the ... Read on »
Ran 2.2 miles on the Jordan River Parkway by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Judy and I went north from 100th South. Instead of going to the bench at the south end of the Sandy golf course, we went north for our customary 2 miles, and I then added a ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran my southern route this morning on the Jordan River Parkway again. Nothing outstanding occurred, although I did see a lot of quail. Read on »
Ran another 2 miles, grateful for the shade by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today has been a hot day. The afternoon temperature was in the low 90s (F). I ran my 2-mile route, going south from 100th South. Because I ran in the late afternoon (around ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles and walked another 1/2 mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was curious about the new tunnel under 90th South that was constructed by West Jordan City, so my wife and I drove down 90th South to look the situation over. We didn't s ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles, walked another 0.6 mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife (Judy) and I parked at the 100th Street trail head and went north. Judy wanted to look at some new houses that were being built, so we took a small detour to see th ... Read on »
Ran two miles but was tired by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I woke up Wednesday morning and felt pretty good. I dressed for running and hoped my body was recovered from mowing my lawns yesterday. Last week I changed my running/walki ... Read on »
Ran 1 mile this time by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went south from the 100th South trailhead. She walked her 2 miles, but I only did 1 mile. It was around 7 pm when we start our workout, and I was tired. I cou ... Read on »
Ran another 2 miles, different route by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About 6:30 pm, my wife and I drove to the South Jordan East Pavilion and then ran/walked north instead of south. There were a lot of people on the path, and we enjoyed bein ... Read on »
Another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was on the trail at 7:30 this morning. The temperature was 56 (F) when I left home and 61 when I returned. I noticed, in the parking lot, a SUV that was pulling a large t ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles this afternoon by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I finally did some running and walking today. We just got back from that workout. With a headwind of about 5-7 mph and a cloudy sky, it was a great day for runn ... Read on »
Review of the past 10 days by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week, my wife and I were in Provo attending a non-credit Education Week at Brigham Young University. We left home about 7 am and returned around 10:30 pm. I did no run ... Read on »
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 »