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Location:

Shelby Township,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

PRs

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:

2020 Races

 

March 28: Dirty 30 (Gravel Race)

April 4: Kal-Haven Trail Run (33.5-Mile Ultra)

April 18: Barry Roubaix (36-Mile Gravel Race)

May 30: Hellkat 50 (Gravel Race)

June 20: Cow Pie Classic 33-Mile (Gravel Race)

Sept 13: Uncle John's Dirty Ride (56-Mile Gravel Race)

Sept 20: Brooksie Way Half Marathon

October 18: Detroit International Half

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd love to get my marathon time into the 2:3X range or under. Do some gravel races and cyclocross races to keep things interesting.

Personal:

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: 0.00 Month: 125.20 Year: 3570.58
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 572.85
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 443.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 555.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 415.00
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 413.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 2140.05
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 698.35
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 465.90
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 737.87
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 718.30
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 6778.55
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 442.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault Shoe) II Lifetime Miles: 153.40
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 61.90
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Off.

Went to Beaumont Hospital for a chest x-ray to rule out pneumonia. Started on antibiotics. Felt somewhat better. Energy levels and spirits a bit better.

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Off.

Not much better. Going to the doctor. Skipped out on helping set up for Bloomer Cyclocross. They modifed the course given the almost 8 inches of snow we had on Monday. Try to remain in good spirits, but it looks like the dead of winter out there and I feel awful.

Went to the doctor. I was fortunate to get in on short notice. Definitely a nasty bug. I am going to have a chest x-ray tomorrow to rule out pneumonia (doctor said one side sounded a little crackley). Either way, the protocol is the same. Going to be a bit of recovery time, which I am not thrilled about, but I did it to myself. Should not have pushed when I was sick and I did it anyway and made it much worse and messed up getting to the start line again.

 

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Off. 

Cancelled meetings. Slept through the morning. Had lunch and slept through the afternoon. Not much better and the last few days depression is mixing in. It's likely that I will be forced to DNS yet again. I'm tired of training for races I don't make it to. 

 

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Came home directly after teaching. Slept about 4 hours or so and think an additional nap, but I'm pretty out of it.

 

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Off.

Hoping to kill this cold.

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Cold has flared up a bit and we got a few inches of snow. I ended up coming home early and canceling office hours and taking cold medicine to knock me out. Slept off and on throughout the afternoon and evening. Will likely take at least tomorrow if not Wednesday off to make sure the cold doesn't ruin my race like the headcold did last winter.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Lunch/PM: 6.7 miles, averaged 10:08. HR 130.

Cold a bit worse, so I took it slow and ran short. Lots of scratchy coughing.

PM: 5 miles slow on the treadmill. HR 130.

Inclines from 3%-5%. Coughing and hacking.

Saucony ISO Freedom Miles: 6.70Saucony Kinvara 6 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 176.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.700.000.000.0011.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Miles: 6.70Saucony Kinvara 6 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 176.60
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