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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/walked another 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In the mid afternoon, my wife and I drove to the South Jordan East Pavilion and went south.  I did 1.5 miles running and walking and she did 2 miles walking. I'm still usin ... Read on »
Walked/ran 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was 8:30 pm when I started south from the trailhead at 100th South. The sun was set but it was still light. After going 1.5 miles, I returned to my car  a few minutes be ... Read on »
Walked 0.6 miles and ran/walked 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We've had two grandchildren with us for the past day, and this morning we walked about 0.6 miles to the nearby canal to see the ducks and the new ducklings. We fed the duck ... Read on »
Another 1.5 miles chalked up by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and her sister went to a class on herbs and essential oils, and I went running. I've been using a run:walk ratio of 20 seconds:20 seconds. During this run, I change ... Read on »
Ran/walked 1.5 miles in the late afternoon by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My workout was uneventful, except for the warm temperature. I didn't check the temperature when I left or when I returned home, but I was sweating when I finished the 1.5 m ... Read on »
Ran 1.5 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The sky this morning was cool, dark and cloudy, and it looked like a storm might occur. However, by the time my wife and I went out, the sky was only partly cloudy and the ... Read on »
Rest week this week: did 1.5 miles again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran/walked the first half of the workout and part of the way back, and I walked the rest of the way back. Both my wife and I were tired and took it easy. We did our worko ... Read on »
Ran 1.5 miles in the late afternoon by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran my 1.5 mile route in the late afternoon. The temperature was in the low 80s (F), and it was hot. On my way back, I had a slight head wind and that helped cool me a bi ... Read on »
Ran/walked another 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran my 1.5 mile course again. The late afternoon temperature was in the high 60s (F), with only a light breeze, and it was a great day for running. I'm still using the 20 ... Read on »
I ran/walked 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the Jordan River Parkway for our workout today. I went 1.5 miles and she went 2 miles. I used a run/walk ratio of 20 seconds: 20 seconds and felt pre ... Read on »
Ran/walked 1 mile at the rec center by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was late afternoon (after 6 pm) when my wife and I left to running and walking. It was starting to sprinkle, and thundershowers were forecast for the evening. Because of ... Read on »
Ran another mile by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went out running and walking in the late afternoon. I did another mile, and wasn't as tired as I was last time. We have a busy schedule on Saturday, but if I ... Read on »
Ran 1 mile on Jordan River Parkway by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About two months ago, my left leg swelled. My right leg was fine. It happened concurrently with my taking a new OTC remedy for joint-stiffness. I stopped the remedy, but th ... Read on »
Ran/walked a tired 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had planned on running 2.5 miles ad a medium run, but after 1 mile I was tired, and I did a lot of walking during the second mile. My wife and I went north from 100th Sou ... Read on »
Did my rest run of 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went north on the Jordan River Parkway to the 1-mile marker and then turned around and came back to our car. She walks as fast as I run and faster than I walk ... Read on »
Ran/walked 3 early-morning miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I wanted to be home by 10 am to listen to the Saturday sessions of the Mormon Conference, so we left home at 8:15 am. She did her 2 miles of walking, and I did ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was a strange day. We had rain during the early morning. Snow flurries later in the day, and sometimes cloudy and sometimes sunny afternoon. My wife and I went south ... Read on »
Ran/walked 3 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went south from 100th South on the Jordan River Parkway. She walked her two miles, and I ran/walked 3 miles. The temperature was in the 50s (F), and it was a ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.8 miles around my neighborhood by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had rain during the day, and we didn't go running and walking until just before sundown. I wanted to go to the Jordan River, like we've been doing, but my wife suggested ... Read on »
Did another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today, my wife and I went north from 100th South and did 2 miles (she walking and me running and walking). My left leg did the same thing it did on Tuesday, needing the fir ... Read on »