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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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Top 20 Sites by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran south from the 100th South parking lot for 1.5 miles and then returned. I didn't have my GPS with me and didn't record the time when I left and then returned to the p ... Read on »
Family schedule comes before running schedjule by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, I didn't get my run in today. My wakeup heart rate was down to 59 and I was planning on running, but a last-minute change in my family schedule prevented me from goin ... Read on »
I had hoped to run today but wakeup HR is still high by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup heart rate was 61 this morning. A couple of days ago it was 65. I probably could have run a mile this morning, but I'm taking a rest day to give my body additiona ... Read on »
Ran 1 mile and was glad I got that far by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup heart rate was 63, and that is high enough that I should have stayed home. But I went running with a hope of doing 2.5 miles. However, at 1/2 mile, I turned aroun ... Read on »
There is a movie coming that all runners should see! by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   Click the picture to go to fathomevents.com The movie should be depicted in the background of the window. If not, use the calendar to select June 12, and click ... Read on »
Riffle Books by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running An interesting web site is Riffle Books . People who enjoy reading can create lists of books they've read, are currently reading, would like to read, and recommend for read ... Read on »
Better sleep & ran/walked 2.25 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wakeup heart rate was 58, and I felt stronger when I went running. I ran about 1/4 mile with a run/walk of 60/25 seconds. Then I changed to 60/30 and then to 60/35 and f ... Read on »
Did another 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the Jordan River Parkway in the late afternoon. She walked 2 miles, and I ran/walked the same distance. The temperature when we returned home was in t ... Read on »
Busy but not much running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday was yard work and today was grandchildren day, so I haven't done much running. Between yesterday and today I did about 1 mile of walking. Most of it was on the Jo ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I went to the Jordan River Parkway, and we went north 1 mile to the Sandy golf course and back. My wakeup heart rate was 59, and I felt pretty good. It is a bea ... Read on »
Ran/Walked 1.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went running in the late afternoon. I knew before I left that my body and legs were tired from doing yard work, including rototilling, and I decided before I left to only ... Read on »
Ran/walked 2.4 miles in 46.5 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My body and legs are still tired from yesterday's marathon work in moving 5 cubic yards of compost/mulch. However, I had a good 7 hours of sleep last night and a short nap ... Read on »
Ran/Walked for 2.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran south from 100th South on the Jordan River Parkway, going out for 1.25 miles and then returning. I've forgotten the time it took, but it was around 45 minutes. My wak ... Read on »
Not much running this week by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week is turning out to be mostly a no-run week. My 95 year old mother-in-law died last Saturday. We held her viewing (wake) last night and the funeral is today. I've s ... Read on »
Sleep really helps! by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've had good sleep the past two nights, and my wakeup heart rate was 56 this morning. If I can continue to get good sleep, my WHR should come down even more. My 95 year ol ... Read on »
Ran/Walked 1.5 miles in 26.5 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I didn't do any running, walking, or biking last week, so today I eased into it and did half of what I normally would do. I felt fine during the run and could have kept goi ... Read on »
Ran/walked and biked at the gym by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday two bombs were exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The clock time when the bombs went off was about 4 hours. It's a sad day. Watching the videos o ... Read on »
Francie: Definition of Determination by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Part three of three in a series If you missed my first two posts, Running as Grace and No One Knows You Better , I can catch you up to speed: Girl trains for third Iro ... Read on »
Ran 4.2 miles in about 80 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today I did a split. I ran/walked 50 minutes in mid afternoon and another 35 minutes in the evening going to and from a ham radio meeting in preparation for the State of ... Read on »
Ran/Walked for 61 minutes (3.25 miles) by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Rain was forecast for this evening and the sky was dark and cloudy when I left home. It didn't rain, though, during my workout, but it started to rain as I drove home. I fe ... Read on »