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Member Since:

Jun 03, 2010



Goal Type:


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.  


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: 28.75 Month: 178.68 Year: 576.53
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: 810.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 734.38
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 701.48
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 289.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 363.65
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 210.75
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

I have to be careful for what I ask for! I wanted to finish my training/taper while on vaca and wanted some brutal weather to run in. Well I got it. 81/93%- hot. Sun rose and I wanted to remind my legs of what we will be doing so I ran 4 miles at the hottest part sub MGP (7:09ish/mile). Good run, but I was SOAKED- pool time, college football and beach on the menu... don't you just love vaca? I plan on some beach miles for fun, not really for training :)

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 12.10
From derhammer on Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 11:45:02 from

Sounds like a great time to me! Good run by the way.

From SlowJoe on Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 11:45:43 from

Wow, great running in the heat. Should be nice and refreshing when you get back home.

I keep seeing vaca and subbing in "cow." Still agree with your last question either way though!

From I Just Run on Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 23:24:48 from

Remember vacation is supposed to be fun not torture!

From flatlander on Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 23:23:30 from

Great vacation running. We still have some of that humid weather here, if you want I can explain why (jk).

From Dan on Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 19:20:35 from

David, thanks, it has been. Joe- COW! I am running in the 80-90s, marathon forecast sat is 50! Hope that is accurate! IJR- I cant help it! lol vaca is fun :) Flat- I would love to hear your input on the humidity

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