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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
59.5015.0074.50
Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 3.50Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 25.00Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 30.00Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 16.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

Easy... like a nice slow Sunday drive....

Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 3.50
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
13.000.0013.00

AM- 62/98% Felt good- 7 Recovery, but the legs were not as dead as I expected, which was nice. 

PM- 6 more, had some bikers with me this time. Easy, but again, the legs had more pep than I expected- although the left quad/groin area is sore.  

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 6.00Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 7.00
Comments(5)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
11.000.0011.00

AM- a nice crisp 55 degrees. 6 easy, would have done more but carried away chatting. 

PM- 5 easy- legs were tired. I talked wayyyyy to much today as a whole, at work, before work after work.... Time for some crab :)  

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 11.00
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.005.0012.00

AM 64/92% - I wanted to get some intervals in today. I had a sensitive stomach and it played a part in turning this into an interval/tempo type run. Between tired legs and feeling ick my 'speed' work was less than stellar. Ack. 

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 12.00
Comments(4)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
14.000.0014.00

AM- 73/80% - we have a 3 day heat wave coming up here. Actually good timing. We are headed to Fla to Universal Orlando and it should be hot down there too. Hoping to have some heat so when I come back it will be nice and cool for the marathon.... I hope... 7 Easy, legs struggled this morning. Parts of the sidewalks around here have new concrete. Is it me or did it feel 'lighter' on these new patches. Odd. 

PM- 93/49%- Hot, but not that bad really. Legs felt much better. I let them run whatever they felt like. 8:32 avg. 7 Easy.  

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 7.00Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 7.00
Comments(4)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.000.005.00

I had real trouble sleeping so I had to run later. It was hot, 93. We were under a heat advisory, will be 100 the next few days. 5 Easy miles, needing the upcoming taper. 

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 5.00
Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.0010.0016.00

I was not sure how I wanted to approach today. 2 weeks till marathon so I wanted a strong workout- yet I did not want to kill myself and I have been promising my legs some rest. So early on in the week I figured I'd run all 16 at MP, but  since we have 4+ days of a heat wave of 100 or near 100 temps (that I am sure will pass soon) and I am tired I thought a solid 10 mile tempo at sub MP would be good. 

73/100% (I thought those days were gone)... I should have gotten up 2 hours earlier, sun was warm,oh well. 16 Miles, 10 tempo were 7:22 (hills, inclines), 7:14, 7:19, 7:23, 7:26, 7:21, 7:24, 7:27 (rolling hills), 7:26, 7:35 (steep hills). Avg 7:23. Ok I suppose. 

Getting packed up and ready to travel!  

Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 16.00
Comments(8)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
59.5015.0074.50
Mizuno Wave Precision 10 Miles: 3.50Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 25.00Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 30.00Mizuno Wave Ronin 2 Miles: 16.00
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