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October 2012

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Location:

OH,

Member Since:

Jun 03, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

I started running in Feb of 2009.

First 5K- April 18th, 2009

First Marathon- Sept 19,2009 - Wright Patt Air Force Base Marathon.

PR 5K 19:36  7/04/11  Americana 5K   

PR 10K 42:25  8/06/11  Tadmor 10K (Dam run... HILLS)

PR Marathon 9/17/11 Air Force Marathon 3:14:38

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

Show up. 

REALLY show up.

2017 Races

Tie dye 50K - 29th

11/11 Richmond Marathon

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for Boston 

Run Boston!  

No injuries and another marathon.

Did I mention avoiding injuries? 

More marathons, help others around me achieve goals.  

Personal:

Married and have two daughters 15 & 21... I hope to convert at least one into a runner :)

Psalm 14:1 "The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God."

John 14:6 "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 149.93 Year: 547.78
Adidas Adizero - Adios Lifetime Miles: 319.27
Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Lifetime Miles: 744.21
Saucony Hattori Lifetime Miles: 514.86
Under Armor Speedform Lifetime Miles: 782.25
Saucony Kinvara 5 Lifetime Miles: 816.18
Newton Distance Lifetime Miles: 672.30
Innov8 220 Lifetime Miles: 637.27
Saucony Kinvara 6 - Wicked Orange Lifetime Miles: 582.87
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green Lifetime Miles: 719.03
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Cool Red Lifetime Miles: 800.36
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Neon Yellow Lifetime Miles: 670.32
Saucony Kilkenny XC5 Lifetime Miles: 185.08
Kinvara 7 Neon Yelarnge Lifetime Miles: 806.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 722.88
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 701.48
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 289.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 350.40
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 210.75
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
57.453.0060.45
Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 19.00Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 9.45Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 7.00Saucony Hattori Miles: 21.00Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 4.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 4.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 4.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 3.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 5.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 3.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

Saucony Hattori Miles: 6.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.001.009.00

Saucony Hattori Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 4.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.000.002.00

So... It has been a bit of a roller coaster for me. I have been a horrible blogger. It is true that I have been extremely busy with work and was in Mexico for a work retreat the last 4 days, but just got home, but I have not been blogging or running like I should have been. 

The reason is partly being down and not motivated. This is odd for me since I am an optimist by nature and I am used to lifting others up.  I cannot seem to get this quad area 100% healthy and it messes with my body and mind. I look at the past year and the 3 doctors, physical therapists that I have seen. Sure they have helped some, but bottom line it still bugs me (the injury). It has derailed many goals and races. I get sick at the amount of money I have spent on this treatment and yet still here it is. I have decided to push through it for now. I want to get the joy of running back. I figure if I just run and not focus on 'the next race' maybe that will help to just soak in runs and enjoy the trails. Then maybe I can get a running base back despite the pain that does re-occur. Don't get me wrong, it is no where as bad as a year ago or even 6 months ago, but still it hurts. I figure I will just have to deal with it or not run. I do not like the second option. 

So there you have the basics of it, I fully plan on getting back on here and catching up. First let me get back and see my family when I get in :)  

Saucony Hattori Miles: 2.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Saucony Hattori Miles: 4.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.250.003.25

Trails

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 3.25
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 3.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.002.004.00

Cold rain.

Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 4.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.200.003.20

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 3.20
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.000.003.00

Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 3.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
57.453.0060.45
Asics Speed Sky - Orange Miles: 19.00Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 9.45Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 7.00Saucony Hattori Miles: 21.00Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 4.00
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