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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

Not sure!

 

 

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: 32.20 Month: 223.50 Year: 2091.05
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: 684.68
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Cool Red Lifetime Miles: 800.36
Pearl Izumi EM N1 Neon Yellow Lifetime Miles: 654.22
Saucony Kilkenny XC5 Lifetime Miles: 102.53
Kinvara 7 Neon Yelarnge Lifetime Miles: 282.20
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 72.30
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
45.1628.5573.71
Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 13.92Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.65Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 12.14Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 29.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

Crisp and honestly a tad cold for the fingers, need those gloves... Nice and easy today, but I am thinking this may be a heavy running week. 

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
8.001.559.55

Actually wore my long sleeve running shirt today... it is getting to that season in the OH...

Good run today, 5 good miles followed by a mile and a half of strides and then 3 strong miles to finish. Time to warm up and head to work.  

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.55
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8.516.0014.51

A brisk 37 at the beginning of todays run. I used the $1 wal-mart gloves that Kelli suggested and they worked great. I actually took them off around mile 7 because my hands were too warm. When it gets to single degrees, I will evaluate again :)

4 Base miles (8:20/)  followed up with 6x1 mile intervals (7:05 pace) and 1.5 mile cool down (8:30/).

 PM- 2+  miles, easy pace

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 2.37Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 12.14
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

9 easy miles, no watch. About 50 today. I think that is about my ideal running temperature, maybe a few degrees warmer. 

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.651.0011.65

Decent morning, mid 40's, but felt good. Out early again as I had a full day of work. After 6 base miles (8:20/) did some strides- 

 

  • 6:35
  • 6:35
  • 6:32
  • 6:23
  • 6:13
  • 7:08
  • 6:03
  • 5:39

 

Finished pretty good, prolly faster than I should have since Sat is the bigger run day. Ahhh made some shrimp risotto w/ sugar snap pea pods. Yum! Loving that.    

PM- 2.55 easy miles, just stretching the legs for a bit longer run tomorrow.

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 2.55Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.10
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0.0020.0020.00

Woof. I thought, after reading that post about even splits, I would run my 20 today at my MGP with even splits. I usually like to start slower and build up and after today I think I am more economical that way. I like to run even, but that first mile I usually run about a minute slower and when I force that pace I feel like it is a little draining. Maybe it is in my head. Anyway, great running weather - started at 50 and was near 70 at the end (too warm for me). Bon if you read this one, I have nothing but respect for your AZ running. Sure we have much worse humidity, but some of those runs you had were nothing short of amazing in those temps. 

20 miles, 2:32 on the nose. 7:36 pace. Pretty darn close to even splits. The slowest was 7:40 and the fastest was 7:32, but most miles were right around the 7:35 mark. I did have some kick at the end which is good, but I admit I was tired. I really want to run 26.2 at 7:40 or better... but right now I think I want more food since I have the game on! Go Bucks!  

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 20.00
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
45.1628.5573.71
Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 13.92Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.65Adidas Adizero - Adios Miles: 12.14Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 29.00
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