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February 18, 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

March 24: Ann Arbor Half Marathon

April 28: Glass City Marathon

July: Pure Detroit 5k

September 22: Brooksie Way 10k

October 20: Detroit International Half

Gravel Races

March 16: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile

March 30: Dirty 30 Gravel Race

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 25 Mile

Cyclocross

September 15: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Beer City Growler

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: 13.80 Month: 244.90 Year: 706.70
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 438.15
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 511.85
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 484.25
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 247.80
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 345.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 355.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 294.10
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 158.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 442.82
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 237.45
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 225.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.400.000.000.006.40

Lunch: 6.4 miles, averaged 9:31. HR 136.

First few with Megan. Did 6 x 20” strides to get ready for Sunday. They were quite fast and I felt very strong. Starting to get my old self back.

Megan and I are at a Def Leppard and Journey concert (special appearance from the Pretenders). Megan loves Def Leppard and we thought they had already played but saw a commercial earlier this week and I looked up tickets and said, “Let’s go.”

It’s pretty much the whitest thing in Detroit right now for sure.

 

Miles With Megan Miles: 3.25Altra One 2.5 Black Miles: 6.40
Weight: 173.80
Comments
From jtshad on Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 19:15:39 from 174.27.56.98

Have a great time at the concert, they are coming to Boise and Salt Lake and we are thinking of going.

From Jason D on Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 19:32:33 from 73.144.91.168

It was a great show. It was quite long and Def Leppard played two encores. The lead singer sounds nearly exactly like Steve Perry. We got our money’s worth. The concession stuff was insane though. Worse than ballpark pricing (it was at the Tigers’ stadium). $12 for the 16 oz Miller Lite.

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