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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: 5.00 Month: 154.93 Year: 552.78
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: 727.88
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
60.1111.0871.19
Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 11.10Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.59Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 32.50Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
2.100.002.10

Nice afternoon, just wanted to get out and stretch the legs with a slow run. 

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 2.10
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Nice temp this morning, high 40's, but after a few miles it rained a cold rain for almost the whole run. I was just doing a slow pace anyways so I really did not mind it. I usually like a nice rain, this one was a tad cold though...and I am always amused by the looks that I get since I am in shorts and a running shirt on a day that others shiver :) 

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.511.009.51

50 out this morning with more rain, so my short was wet but not from sweat for a change. I enjoyed my run, but the hands were cold when I got back in. I will have to break out some morning gloves soon. Anyone have any that they recommend? 

Run felt decent, 5 base miles then some (8) short (30 sec)  strides at 6 min/mile. Overall 8:20 pace today.

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.51
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.009.0016.00

Had a little trouble waking up today. 47 this morning for my run which was decent, Started with a few (2) warm up miles and then did a slower tempo run (around MGP) for the next 7 miles. I slowed a bit during mile 9 so after 10 miles I did 6x800 intervals (around 6:35 pace) with 400 rests. Last mile and a half were slower for cool down (8:45 pace) and I tell ya that I know those speeds are not epic, but I was whipped after those intervals that followed the tempo run. 

Now I am working on my presentation for work for our meeting tomorrow. Don't worry, it wont be boring, I like fun presentations :)

 

Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 16.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Nice easy run, good cool weather... at least I think so. I did run by a guy kinda jogging who was wearing long pants, a heavy shirt, coat, scarf and hat. I am still wearing my shorts and short sleeve running shirt so he must think I am crazy.

Busy day up ahead, going to get to our meeting which is always a full day. Afterwards we are going to the Reds game though (as a company) and that will be fun.  

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.001.089.08

Great meeting yesterday and all kinds of things going on today. Work as always, have a new person to start/train and then tonight we have a missions meeting. The girls of the house are doing a Jane Austen study and having fun with that. 

My run today was good. A nice 47 degrees to get me motivated. First 6 miles a base 8:20/mile and then 8 set of strides (6:00/mile) for 20 secs with a 40 sec recovery. Last 2 miles right around MGP. 

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.08
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
16.500.0016.50

Nice brisk morning, mid 40's and warming up quickly (near 60 in a few quick hours). Overall felt pretty darn strong and while I was planning running mostly at MGP (7:40), that was what I did.

 

  • 0-1.5 12:06 (8:04/pace) and then my mile splits were - 
  • 7:32
  • 7:30
  • 7:24
  • 7:34
  • 7:34
  • 7:30
  • 7:34
  • 7:26
  • 7:28
  • 7:39
  • 7:36
  • 7:39
  • 7:28
  • 7:38
  • 7:18

 

Avg 7:34/mile pace :) Now for the game to watch and some sweet potato hash to make for dinner later. Kids love that stuff! (ok so do I)

Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 16.50
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
60.1111.0871.19
Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 11.10Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.59Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 32.50Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
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