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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 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 »
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 »