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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: 14.60 Month: 210.90 Year: 2294.35
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 511.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 376.80
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 536.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 365.50
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 380.00
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 1317.10
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 533.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 295.10
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 688.77
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 615.25
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 3722.50
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 91.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.002.000.000.0013.00

Happy Hollow to the Celery Bog and around campus - 13 mile, averaged 7:48

Planned on 6-8, but then I started exploring and really had fun. Until I got back into Lafayette and biffed it in a parking lot. My ninja skills allowed me to roll out of it, keep running, and hit the last uphill mile at marathon pace (6:54). Little bit of blood, lot a bit of wounded pride.

Newton Trainer 4 Miles: 13.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Bret on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 07:32:34 from 72.254.45.137

I have personal knowledge of the tripping hazards of running in Indiana :) - well done Ninja.

From SlowJoe on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 08:14:25 from 155.219.241.10

Nice job on the tuck and roll. When I fall, it's more like Peter Griffin than a ninja.

http://www.spike.com/video-clips/9sqiln/family-guy-peter-hurts-his-knee

From Jason D on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 14:12:52 from 24.1.80.94

I doubt it looked as graceful as it felt. I now think I made a few "ahh, ahhs" but not as many as Peter.

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