Checking the Tank

Week starting Aug 08, 2010

Previous WeekRecent EntriesHomeJoin Fast Running Blog Community!PredictorHealthy RecipesDan's RacesFind BlogsMileage BoardTop Ten Excuses for Missing a RunTop Ten Training MistakesDiscussion ForumRace Reports Send A Private MessageMonth View
Graph View
Next Week
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
15% off for Fast Running Blog members at St. George Running Center!

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: 93.10 Year: 710.63
Adidas Adizero - Adios Lifetime Miles: 333.37
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: 816.51
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 734.38
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 720.23
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 293.03
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 387.90
Saucony Ride Blue Lifetime Miles: 261.25
Reebok Harmony Gold Lifetime Miles: 16.50
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
66.790.0066.79
Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 27.46Saucony Kinvara Miles: 30.33Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.360.009.36

I do not usually run on Sunday, but I wanted some quiet time with God and thought another recovery run would be a good idea. I also will be traveling a little next weekend so if I have to miss a day I would like to have my weekly miles all in. 

 

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.36
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

A pretty good morning with a slow start. My legs were kinda tight when I got started today but once I got about a half mile in I could feel the blood flowing and it was better. It has dropped into the high 60's for the morning and I swear its better than someone throwing money at me while I run :) 

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.00
Comments(2)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.100.009.10

Humidity was back... blah... I wanted to do a little speed work so I did an easy tempo (i call it that at least) run today.

1- 9:13

2- 9:11

3- 8:11

4- 8:09

5- 7:27  <-- I want this to be my marathon pace

6- 7:23

7- 8:27

8- 8:35

9- 8:37

I felt pretty darn good all day afterwords. I guess I should clarify that I almost always feel good after running, but today it was nice to stretch the legs. I guess if I am suppose to listen to my body it is telling me to keep my base up and put 1 or 2 speed workouts a week. Of course tempo runs are a little fun and intervals.... well that is another story. I will save those :)



Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.10
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Humid. That does not describe it. How about wet. No, no... hummm I do not have a good word, but within the 1st 10th of a mile I was sweating like crazy. Another 'Extreme Heat Advisory'. I would thank the weather channel for letting me know this. Today was bad though. In other news..

Today was the first day for the public schools in this area. They started back earlier this year due to building new schools for next year. I mention it because my usual very quiet morning run was not as quiet :/  It is not like anyone gets in my way, but I have to run by some of the kids waiting for the bus and the roads are just busier. I kinda like most people being asleep and running my the old couple drinking coffee or the few early birds watering plants (and me asking for a drink haha) 

 Overall 9 hot and slowish miles and happy to be in the a/c.

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
15.330.0015.33

Warm and humid, suppose to be worse tomorrow. It's August though so I guess I should expect it. Overall a good run today, thought about racing a school bus, but figured I would scare the kids :) 

I think I will go on a bike ride this evening. 

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 15.33
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Pretty good run this morning. Still very humid and the like, but was a little more tolerable. I getting ready to head out of town for a few days to see some old friends. One is getting married and I have not spent anytime with them since I became determined about my running. That being said I will still run and I am sure they will look at me like I am crazy :)

 You know... being a runner adds some bulk to my packing!

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

I am up with some friends as planned and thought about taking the day off running mainly because I knew it would be a late night on Friday and I almost always take 1 day a week off. Well despite being up till 2am I got up early and just a ran a quick 6. Good run :) 

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 6.00
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
66.790.0066.79
Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 27.46Saucony Kinvara Miles: 30.33Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
Debt Reduction Calculator


Featured Announcements
Google
Web fastrunningblog.com