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December 11, 2018

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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

August 3: Beach to Beacon

September 22: Brooksie Way 10k

October 20: Detroit International Half

Gravel Races

March 16: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile

March 30: Dirty 30

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

July 28: The Divide 34 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 56 Mile

September 28: Michigan Moutain Mayhem 40 Mile

Cyclocross

September 7: Alma CX

September 15: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Beer City Growler

October 26: Bloomer CX

November 24: Detroit Invitational

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: 27.70 Month: 131.10 Year: 3294.34
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 416.80
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 4094.80
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 498.85
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 368.05
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 187.10
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 272.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 314.40
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 129.60
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 77.30
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 167.22
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 111.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.505.000.000.0016.50

Forbidden Dr. to Schuykill River Trail via Wiss Bike Trail - 16.5 miles, averaged 7:45

Did 5 miles of AT tempo on the way back after 10.5 miles or so. ~6:28 average according to markers and ~6:38 according to the Garmin with the tree cover tax. Slowest long run in quite some time. I was still several seconds over 8 minute guy before the tempo down Forbidden Drive. Just no energy. Mild cold coming on the last two days, and I HOPE that is the problem.I ended up walking a bit.

They apparently close Martin Luther King Drive from Falls Bridge to traffic on the weekends. It was lovely. I ran part of the Philly RnR course (Falls Bridge is ~mile 9 and you get a nice little downhill going into the final 5k) before turning around.

 

Kinvara 5 Miles: 16.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Matt Schreiber on Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 19:53:27 from 66.17.102.175

Nice tempo in there Jason. Good to see i wasn't the only one that took today slow. I have one of those colds coming on, too. Not good.

From Jason D on Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 20:01:12 from 68.80.27.222

I thought of your run the other day while I was out there, Matt, and 20 even at 8:00 pace can be hard some days. I could have run 20 today but I doubt I would have run faster than 8:00. I've run as hard as 7:00 flat for 24. Even if the pace is easy it's still a stress run.

I'm sure next week I'll feel better and get into the 7:20-7:35 range. All in time!

From Matt Schreiber on Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 20:14:58 from 66.17.102.175

These runs take it out of you. All in time is right. Next week, here we come!

From Jake K on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 08:33:04 from 159.212.71.199

Roads closed to traffic are a national treasure. Nice to get in a little training on the course.

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