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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:

Running Races 2019

November 23: Regal Beagle 50k

Gravel Races

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 56 Mile

October 26: Lowell 50

Cyclocross

September 7: Alma Grand Prix

September 22: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Detroit Cx Invitational

November 16: Bloomer Cx

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: 40.23 Month: 229.33 Year: 2596.33
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 531.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 412.80
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 545.35
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 400.60
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 388.50
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 1557.30
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 587.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 315.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 705.67
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 649.70
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 4550.00
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 143.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.250.000.000.0013.25

Medium Long Run route - 13.25, averaged 7:42

Pretty cold with the gusting wind. Had to break out the tights for the first time this year.

Forbidden Drive in the winter:

Saucony Kinvara 2 (2) Miles: 13.25
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From allie on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 15:57:15 from 24.30.41.119

what a great place to run! that's a pretty winter scene, and i bet those trees make for beautiful greenery in the summer and brilliant orangery in the fall. i like it.

From Jason D on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 19:25:34 from 68.80.27.222

No mountains and magical views like Utah, but I quite enjoy my dirt and it's a lovely neighborhood. Fall was glorious. The creek is nice in the summer even though there's no swimming permitted. I blew a workout this summer and sat in it a while to cool down/cool down.

From Matt Schreiber on Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 21:21:33 from 66.17.102.175

Looks like a neat run. Although it's hard to say neat about a picture that has snow in it... :)

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