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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 miles on the Jordan River Parkway by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a beautiful day for being outdoors. My wife and I went north from the 100th South trail head for 1 mile and then back. The temperature was 41 (F) with a slight br ... Read on »
Went to the rec center and ran/walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We've had good air during the past week, and the air is good today. However, my wife and I went to the rec center instead of the Jordan River Parkway, because we thought th ... Read on »
Another 2 miles in great weather! by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our air today was beautiful. I live in the western part of the Salt Lake valley and normally have a beautiful view of the Wasatch Mountains. However, lately the mountains h ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles, about 40 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The current storm cleared out our bad weather, so I went to the Jordan River Parkway and ran 2 miles. There were snow flurries during my run, but the ground temperature was ... Read on »
I ran for 1/2 mile and then rode the Expresso bike by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the rec center again, due to a continuation of our polluted air, and I ran half a mile and then rode the Expresso bike for 1 mile. My cold is going fr ... Read on »
Used the Expresso bike for 1 mile and ran/walked 1/2 mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I came down with a cold during the night, so I reduced my running and walking at the rec center. This is the first cold I've had in 2 or 3 years. I had been running for a f ... Read on »
Ran/walked about 1.5 miles plus rode Expresso bike for 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our air was better today but still bad, so my wife and I returned to the rec gym. I rode 2 miles on the Expresso bike to warm up, and then I ran/walked for 30 minutes, abou ... Read on »
Ran/walked for not quite 60 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I spent about 55 minutes using the track at the South Jordan Recreation Center. That translates to about 2.8 or so miles. Our inversion is still with us, and the air is pre ... Read on »
Ran/walked for 40 minutes in the Rec center by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This post has nothing to do with running or walking, but it may make your use of the Internet safer. Use the following link to read an article about getting hacked. Discuss ... Read on »
My wife and I went to the local rec center this evening by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our air inversion is still with us, and the air is bad. My wife and I thus went to the rec center this evening. I rode the Expresso bike for about half an hour, and she wal ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles on the Jordan River Parkway by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We've had relatively good air for almost a week, but tomorrow the forecast is for a bad day. I thus went running today and did 2 miles. My wife didn't go with me, because s ... Read on »
Judy and I ran about 1 mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We went to the rec center early this morning and ran about a mile. She had an appointment, and we needed to get home quite soon. We have good air and the forecast is for it ... Read on »
Ran/walked for 30 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife an I went to the rec center this morning. She did one mile and I did about 1.5 miles in 30 minutes. We've had snow flurries the past few days, and that helped clear ... Read on »
My wife and I went 1.8 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The inversion is gone for a few days and the air is good, so my wife and I went running and walking along the Jordan River. We haven't been out in over a week, so we did re ... Read on »
Time to get back into running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running During the holidays, I had a lot of activities that made it difficult to do some running. Now, it's time to get back into running. The air is bad today, so my wife and I we ... Read on »
Bad air so went to rec center by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I decided to go to our local rec center due to really smoggy air outside. She walked for about 1.5 miles, and I ran for about 2 miles.  The indoor track is smal ... Read on »
Hoped to run on Thursday but didn't make it by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had hoped to run on Thursday, December 12, but I didn't make it. I awoke about 5 am on Thursday with a dizzy spell. It went away, and I went back to sleep, but I was dizz ... Read on »
Ran 60 minutes (3 miles) in snow and ice by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a nice run today. The temperature last night was about 4 (F) and was in the low 20s during my run. I parked at the South Jordan East Pavilion and went south for 1.5 m ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles on an icy path by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went out in the late afternoon, and we each did 2 miles, going south from 100th South. She was walking, and I was running. The city of South Jordan had scrape ... Read on »
Didn't Have Much Time So Ran/Walked for 35 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the 100th South entrance and ran and walked south. We were limited for time and I only ran for 35 minutes. Also, I pushed myself more than I should ha ... Read on »