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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: 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
85.5815.02100.60
Nike LunarFly Miles: 18.00Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 40.33Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 42.27
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
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Nike LunarFly Miles: 5.00Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 5.00
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A little less humid in the AM which was most welcome and the pm run was rather late due to work. It was 7 miles in a nice easy ran. The funny part was when there was any wind it was nice and cool, but it the air was calm you could feel the heat rise off the pavement from the rain. Overall a long day at work that ended better. 

Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 7.00Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 7.00
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.330.0013.33

AM- 71/80% I have conditioned. 80% and I actually felt like I could breath for a change. However that did not affect my dead legs- tired, easy 6 miles.

PM- Felt good. Got caught with a thunderstorm as I finished the run. 7.33 miles, relaxed.

Sad update- the runner I mentioned on Saturday's race. He died with heart failure. They had a link posted on the race results website. The paper had a nice write up for him, he was only 53 though.  

Nike LunarFly Miles: 6.00Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 7.33
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.253.0015.25

AM- 63 :) (90% humid, but at 63, it has less of an impact) - 9.75 Mile Warm Up (because no one should do a 10 mile warm up... right Joe?) Then 6x800 Intervals w/6x400 Recoveries. Splits 7:03 (legs just would not understand what I wanted yet), 6:46, 6:45, 6:43, 6:46 (uphill, so I was happy with that and 6:36. I actually felt stronger at the end, which was a good sign. Recoveries were between 8 & 9. I thought about squeezing out one or two more, but I needed to cool down, pace my daughter for a mile and then get ready for work! Overall a good day, proud of my 10 year old for sticking with this, she plans on a 5k early fall. I told her Friday I would pace her to the Speedway and we would end with a slushy.  

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 15.25
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AM- 56.... :) It felt awesome. Slow recovery run, 7 mile about 9:30/. 

PM - Nice weather to run in, 7 more slow, legs are tired. 8:57/ I know the cooler weather won't last forever, but it is something to look forward too that is for sure!! 

Nike LunarFly Miles: 7.00Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 7.00
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AM Another great morning to run. 57 degrees. 7 easy, but around mile 5 I was running on the sidewalk there was a Locust. I did not see it until I was on top of it and it made an awful noise! Made me jump and suddenly I was worried I pulled a muscle. It sounds rather funny. I seem to be fine :)

PM 81, relaxed 7. Legs still a bit tired, used the foam roller afterwards.  

Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 14.00
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
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65/88%- Overall nice morning to run. It has been a pretty long week and my legs are still a little tired but I wanted to get a quality run in today. I figured if I could run 10 miles at a soft tempo around MP that would work. After 3 miles WU I did 10 like I wanted and had the legs for 2 more. I was tempted to push through and do some more, but my legs were tired and my quad and foot injuries the doc checked out seemed to be getting a bit better so I figured I better not risk aggravating them now. 

1-3 WU

3-15 'Soft' Tempo 7:45, 7:33, 7:28, 7:38, 7:40, 7:39, 7:37, 7:41 (hills), 7:39 (hills), 7:40 (steady incline), 7:42 (steeper incline), 7:33 (uphill first half, then flat lands!) I threw in and extra .02 miles - just something a little extra for ya 

15-20 Cool down - actually reset the Garmin so I would not be tempted to run hard, but I did throw in a few striders to keep my legs 'loose'. 

Decent day, 7:56/avg, happy with the running week. Now where did I put that bag of ice...  

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 20.02
Comments(11)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
85.5815.02100.60
Nike LunarFly Miles: 18.00Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 40.33Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 42.27
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