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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
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM: rainy and freezing. We are headed to Get Air in Portland for my nephew's birthday. My hand is bandaged because my sister's dog decided he didn't like me, bit my hand, then came after me. I landed two good haymakers on the brute before Megan and family broke us up. I tried scolding him to get him away, but that method doesn't work. Punching him in the head didn't either. Few small puncture wounds and a scrape on my thumb. I could see how getting bit in the leg while running would hurt.

PM: 7.5 miles easy. A little freezing rain. Felt okay for a 4 slice lunch. Had fun jumping on the trampoline and dunking. I pulled out some classics: the Dee Brown, between the legs, double ball dunks.

New Balance Zante Miles: 7.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From SlowJoe on Sun, Dec 27, 2015 at 08:57:36 from 107.77.80.45

Wow, bad dog! Seems like lots of dogs around the country are anti-Jason. Hope the hand is ok (and not your paper-grading hand!)

From Jason D on Sun, Dec 27, 2015 at 15:41:42 from 45.46.20.59

It's okay. Nothing too serious. I think I'm going to lose my thumb nail. Saw the beast today. He seemed fine. I was ready for war.

From Matt Schreiber on Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 21:06:35 from 66.17.104.128

This post ranks up there.. and not just because of the mutt. Hope you're all right! I've been bit once. Although I was pretty young, I remember I didn't like it.

I'm guessing the freeing rain kept your mind of the gut on the run.

Have a safe trip! Hopefully no delays.

From RileyCook on Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 17:57:49 from 172.56.15.180

Dang!Dumb dog! Hope the hand is ok! And do you have video of the Dee Brown dunk? Did you pump your shoes up first?

From Jason D on Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 13:59:12 from 45.46.20.59

It's really not bad. A dog with more clamping power and tearing power would have done some damage. He's a Victorian Bulldog that chases tires and tries to bite them while the vehicle is moving. He's already been run over once.

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