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January 19, 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 7: Alma CX

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: 90.00 Month: 262.90 Year: 262.90
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: 427.75
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 187.10
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 335.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 355.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 222.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 124.30
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 314.62
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 177.55
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 153.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.200.003.500.0014.70

Noon: 11.3 miles in 1:31 on the treadmill. HR 155.

22’ Tempo @ 10-Mile Effort + 6 x 45” Strides

Decided to do this one on the treadmill again due to weather and for consistency. Warm up 30’ as I did last week with 20’ slow and 10’ progressing to workout speed. It seems to work well. Started at 9.5 and held that for most of it but bumped it up over the last 8’ going through the top of the 9MPH range and finishing the last 2’ @ 10.3. 5’ jog, then 6 x 45” strides starting at 10.6 and finishing the last one @ 11MPH. 20’ cool down. This was a solid workout. HR 177 for the tempo, so maybe slightly high for the prescription, but close.

PM: 35’ shakeout. HR 140.

Hot out.

Altra One 2.5 Black Miles: 3.40Altra One V3 Blue Miles: 11.30
Weight: 172.20
Comments
From Bret on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 12:54:33 from 216.234.133.229

Nice job Jason.

From Jason D on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 19:59:37 from 73.144.91.168

Thanks, Bret. The combination of monitoring HR during the run and the treadmill is working well in less favorable weather conditions.

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