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April 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

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: 56.70 Month: 137.70 Year: 1254.25
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 449.60
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 514.05
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 271.30
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 362.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 538.40
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 379.60
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 205.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 583.02
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 415.45
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 959.00
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 17.30
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

Lunch: 8 miles, averaged 8:08. HR 148.

PM: 7 miles, averaged 9:18. HR 126.

It's election day tomorrow and I know nothing about politics or about Michigan. I'm an educated idiot and it's pretty sad.

Altra Escalante Miles: 8.00Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Miles: 7.00
Weight: 173.00
Comments
From Tom K on Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 14:20:57 from 47.206.60.114

Spouse and I spent an hour yesterday going through the eleventy amendments in the Florida elections. Tomorrow, we will be out-voted by the less informed. You should be glad you didn't waste your time learnin' nothin'. I already feel like I wasted my time.

"So, this one says that former registered felons can't vape on an oil rig in Florida waters, as long as a poker-playing greyhound dog is nearby? Seems like an odd amendment to the state constitution, but, Sure, we need to think of the children!"

At least tomorrow marks the end of Kelsey Grammer crime victim amendment commercials. Sideshow Bob has been a huge buzzkill.

p.s. Nice run!

From Jason D on Tue, Nov 06, 2018 at 11:03:43 from 141.210.128.230

If they could do something about the extraordinarily high dew points down there I would vote for that.

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