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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 61 minutes and did 3.1 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife was busy planting tulip bulbs, so I went running by myself. I parked at the 100th South lot and went south on the Jordan River Parkway. Quite a few walkers, cyclist ... Read on »
Ran/Walked 2 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I parked at 100th South and went north to the bench at the Sandy golf course and then returned to our car. I had planned to go 3 miles, but I stopped at 2 miles ... Read on »
Ran/walked for 64 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a great run in the late afternoon. I went north from 100th South one mile to the bench in the Sandy golf course, and then I returned to 100th South and went south s ... Read on »
Missed running today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I planned on going running early in the morning, but before I left, my wife fixed breakfast, and I chose to eat with her, thinking I would go later in the afternoon. During ... Read on »
Ran/walked another 60 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a nice run/walk this afternoon. I went out at 5:30 pm and finished about 15 or 20 minutes after the sun went behind the Oquirrh mountains. I forgot to charge my GPS, ... Read on »
I Didn't Run Today by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I thought I had pretty good sleep last night, but when I got up my heart rate was 67, and I felt tired. I thus didn't go running. Later in the day I took a 1-hour nap and f ... Read on »
Ran/walked 60 minutes (3 miles) again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the South Jordan East Pavilion and went north. Judy did her usual 2 miles walking, and I did my 3 miles running and walking. I went north until I rea ... Read on »
Ran 60 minutes (3 miles) again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove, in the afternoon, to the East Pavilion, and we went south. She walked her usual 2 miles, and I ran/walked my usual 60 minutes (3 miles). I wore my old ... Read on »
Ran/walked for 60 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I drove to the East Pavilion in South Jordan and ran for 30 minutes going south and then returned for a total of 60 minutes and 2.82 miles. It was a nice day with temperatu ... Read on »
Rain, rain, we pray for rain by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last evening, my wife and I discussed the rain we've had this Fall. We both agreed that we've had more rain than usual during the Fall. I hope so. We live in a desert and n ... Read on »
Ran 3 miles in the rain by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran 3 miles this morning, during a rain storm. It was raining when I left home, and the rain continued until I reached the turn-around point on the Jordan River Parkway ... Read on »
Ran 2.5 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I started our workout about 9 am, going north on the Jordan River Parkway. When we left home, there was a brisk breeze blowing, but when we started our workout, ... Read on »
Ran/walked 3 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were out early (for us) this morning, about 9 am. It is a beautiful day, and we enjoyed being outside. The temperature during our workouts went from 49 (F) at ... Read on »
Ran 2 miles this morning by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were out this morning about 10 am. The temperature was 41 (F) when we left home We each did 2 miles, her walking, and me jogging/walking. My knee felt tight w ... Read on »
Ran for 34 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My right quad is still tight when I run, and today I stopped every two minutes (one run/walk cycle) to hold my leg in the air for 10-15 seconds. Later, I changed my running ... Read on »
Ran two miles in my neighborhood by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I were planning on going down to the Jordan River, but my son and his family stopped by for a visit, a few minutes before we were to leave. When they left there ... Read on »
Ran for 60 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My wife and I drove to the South Jordan East Pavilion, and we went south from there. My wife walked about 2.5 miles, and I ran about 3 miles. We ran in the late afternoon, ... Read on »
Ran for 1 mile and aborted my run by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I didn't have a lot of energy when I began the run, and after 1/2 mile I decided to abort. My wakeup heart rate was 55, and I felt pretty good (energy wise) this morning, b ... Read on »
Ran for 3.1 miles by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I finished the week with a 3.1 mile run in 60 minutes. I've completed the first part of my goal -- a rest run of 60 minutes. The next part will be a medium run of 80 minute ... Read on »
Ran for 60 minutes by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a good run today. I felt strong and went very close to 3 miles (2.92 miles). My wife accompanied me to the JR Parkway, and she walked 2 miles and then read her book w ... Read on »