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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
24.600.0024.60
Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 14.60Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 10.00
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.100.004.10

Reverse Taper- take 2. Last week was all jumbled, so I decided to start over. Runner's prerogative. 

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 4.10
Comments(3)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.000.004.00

Feeling ok-ish. My left quad is bugging me, but only when I run. Oh the body. Need to get some longer runs in soon. 

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 4.00
Comments(7)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

Did not have time for more with a full day of work- pushed my pace some to see how the legs would respond. 

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 3.50
Add Comment
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.000.006.00

6 miles- slow pace. About 5 miles in I had a guy stop his truck and ask me for directions to a certain street. I let him know where it was and he asked how far I was running. After a few moments of conversation we talked about marathon running. He said he used to run 7 mile, but not any marathons. All is normal until he said, well I am 69 now so I don't run after my quintuple by-pass surgery. He pulls his shirt down and shows me his scars, and said "I ate too much junk food", thanked me for directions and left. I knew it was going to be a banner day. 

Leg update. After doing some exercises and testing I have figured out my legs have recovered fine but my slow progress is all in my left quad. I think the muscle is strained - just don't know how bad. I will have to go back to the docs I am afraid. I am leaving on a work trip Sunday too so it won't be right away for the doc. Trip is in Cancun so I will just have to suffer that one out.  

Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 6.00
Comments(9)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.000.007.00

Took yesterday off running, took some vitamin 1, used the foam roller. Ran 7 today and its the best my quad has felt since the marathon. Problem the best still hurt, just not as bad. Hopefully it will heal, but after the trip I know I have to visit  PT.

Lot's of packing today- heading out early. Its a work meeting/retreat in Cancun. Yes I know, rough. I have a few running people from work there so I should get a few miles in as long as everything holds up!  

Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 7.00
Comments(4)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
24.600.0024.60
Adidas Adizero Boston2 Miles: 14.60Saucony Kinvara 2- Bright Lime Miles: 10.00
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