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Member Since:

Jun 03, 2010



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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.  


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: 35.00 Year: 1872.62
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: 170.48
Kinvara 7 Neon Yelarnge Lifetime Miles: 750.16
Adidas Duramo Cool Blue Lifetime Miles: 670.05
Pearl Izumi N1V2 Flash Green #2 Lifetime Miles: 621.18
Nike VaporMax Red/Back Lifetime Miles: 202.98
Newton Mv2 Ghost White Lifetime Miles: 212.10
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Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 20.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.00Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 15.53
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Sat we spent the day in the car.... ack. Throws off my schedule completely. a solid 19/20 out this morning, easy run. 

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 8.00
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I am tired today. Traveling was one thing, but we had friends from Kenya come home! :) First time they have been back in 3 years so we stayed up pretty late. They will go back to Kenya in June/July. They have already told me I need to visit them and train there for 18 weeks with the locals so they can take me to the next level lol. I plan on visiting, but we will see about the rest!

So all things being equal, my run was good today, but I felt sluggish all day afterwards where normally I feel pretty energetic afterwards.  

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.00
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So I woke up in a sweat today. Some family members have not felt well and I thought maybe I was getting a cold even though that is rare for me. After getting up and getting my running clothes on I realize it is just warm and thats why I am hot. So my last week of running temps.... 47, 24, 61-71, 39, 19, 30 and 55 & rain today... Makes it.... fun.... 

Good overall run, ran some strides after 6 miles and finished the last mile HMP.  

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 9.00
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29 degrees and snow flurries. No real snow to run through, just flurries, but it did make it slick in a fee spots. Decent run, just running some base miles. Busy day of work, I would love a nap on these days... 

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 9.00
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19 and snow flurries again. Everything is clear so there was so slick surfaces, but man is that wind cold! Good run, I was not planning any fast running, but funny how when you are cold you want to get that run done! 

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 9.00
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30's and windy, but a pretty decent run. Took it easy (8:20/mile) and it felt nice just to look around today. Work was crazy, I tell ya this time of year is hectic. 

Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 6.53
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Interesting am run today. I had drama practice this morning so I figured I would just run this afternoon. Well my part is near the middle, but what I did not expect was we did my part very early so that kinda left me done, but I had to wait for the other fam members. I did not have any running gear but I thought, well what the heck. So there I went in jeans, my old worn out New Balance running shoes (now relegated to walking shoes- prolly over 1000 miles on them) down the way. Oh, I forgot to mention we were in a winter weather advisory so it was snowy and windy. I only put in 5 miles, but it was full of resistance and running 8 min/mile in jeans was a little effort :) The other people in the drama looked at me like I was nuts when I got back.

 PM Quick 3 Miles, felt pretty good, but slick and snowy.  

Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 3.00
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Brooks Launch - Nightlife Miles: 20.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 18.00Mizuno Wave Rider 13 Miles: 15.53
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