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May 23, 2019

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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

Detroit Marathon or Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Gravel Races

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 25 or 50 Mile

Cyclocross

November 16: Bloomer CX

Nov 30: Le Frost

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: 42.80 Month: 219.90 Year: 1620.25
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 131.90
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 465.60
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 249.10
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 524.25
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 299.80
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 362.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 781.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 456.30
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 239.10
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 616.02
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 498.75
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1823.50
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.300.000.000.008.30

Lunch: 8.3 miles, averaged 10:14. HR 133.

Second Thursday Night Dirt ride of the year tonight. Need it.

PM: 37.2 mile ride. HR 142.

Good ride. Started out slow, got moving, then hung back fro some stragglers, one guy was nnew and didn't want him to feel like people were leaving him hanging and not wanting to come out again. It was much cooler than forcasted/expected, but very comfortable. Gravel was nicely packed in places, but very loose rocks on the top and VERY dusty. The few cars we encountered were driving insanely fast and recklessly. Usually you get one or so every few rides, but people were nuts tonight. Enjoyed the ride. Hope rides will start to be more consistent. Still tough with the rain as people won't ride in the rain generally.

Specialized Diverge Pro Miles: 37.20Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Miles: 8.30Cross Training Minutes 2019 Miles: 133.00
Weight: 175.80
Comments
From Eugene on Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 14:22:18 from 73.58.34.45

Killing the mileage lately! Hope you get to race on the roads soon

From Jason D on Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 21:59:53 from 73.144.88.57

Thanks. My training the first 6-8 weeks of this year was a lot more impressive, but such is life. Plodding along and hoping to turn a corner. Nice to have you back on the blog and being consistent.

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