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Shelby Township,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:


16:52 Phillies Charities 5k (2016)

35:52 Beach to Beacon 10k (2015)

58:10 Broad Street 10 Mile (2016)

1:16:02 Philadelphia Rock and Roll Half Marathon (2015)

2:46:54 Philadelphia Marathon (2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Rebuild fitness, get weight back down, and other runnerly things.

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd love to get my marathon time into the 2:3X range or under.


I live in Michigan with my wife, Megan. I started running in September 2010.

(Please note that Strava links might contain blog inappropriate langauge)


Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 44.40 Month: 178.90 Year: 515.00
Salomon SL Sense Ultra Lifetime Miles: 78.05
Altra The One Lifetime Miles: 416.77
Inov-8 Roclite 295 Lifetime Miles: 214.25
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 211.56
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 246.05
Saucony Fastwitch 7 Lifetime Miles: 500.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 78.45
New Balance Zante Lifetime Miles: 670.15
Nike Lunar Racer Lifetime Miles: 308.10
Adidas Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 338.60
Brooks Launch Lifetime Miles: 605.85
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 242.75
Saucony ISO Zealot Lifetime Miles: 78.40
Brooks Launch 3 Red Lifetime Miles: 29.10
Altra One V3 Lifetime Miles: 399.15
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 330.00
Altra One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 25.45
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

PM: 12 miles, averaged 7:54

Mixed Effort Minutes Workout

10' @ HME, 5' jog, 90" On/Off @ 5K effort

6:25 average for 10', at 5:50-6:00 for most of the 90" with some in the 5:40s and the last one around 5:30

30' Up/20' down

Effort was probably slightly too deep even if I didn't bury myself. The legs want what the heart and lungs can't currently handle.

Altra One V3 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 181.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 7.75 miles, averaged 8:24. HR 151.

PM: 4.1 miles, averaged 10:07. HR 126.

Ran with Megan in the afternoon. She asked if I was going out again. I said not, unless you are running outside I will. Fairly windy on both runs.

Miles With Megan Miles: 4.10Nike Pegasus Miles: 7.75Altra One 2.5 Miles: 4.10
Weight: 182.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: 6.25 miles, averaged 9:54. HR 133.

PM: 4.1 miles, averaged 9:46. HR 132.

Took everything nice and slow. Right hamstring has a knot in it. This is the fourth day of lots of sun, and it has been great. Still colder, but it's not quite spring yet.

Altra One 2.5 Miles: 10.35
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

PM: 10.2 miles, averaged 8:02. HR 157.

20' Tempo @ HME

30' up/32' down

Averaged 6:25, so just a whisker over 5k. It was a little windy but very sunny and pleasant. Did not feel great or smooth during the tempo, but ran strong for current fitness levels. I didn't take splits, but I apparently ran a 6:11 mile in there as my watch gave me an award.

I ran this on a new tempo loop, which is dead flat and in a more upscale neighborhood than some of the other road loops I run.

Altra One V3 Miles: 10.20
Weight: 182.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
Altra One V3 Miles: 22.20Altra One 2.5 Miles: 14.45Miles With Megan Miles: 4.10Nike Pegasus Miles: 7.75
Weight: 182.13
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