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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

November 23: Regal Beagle 50k

Gravel Races

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 56 Mile

October 26: Lowell 50

Cyclocross

September 7: Alma Grand Prix

September 22: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Detroit Cx Invitational

November 16: Bloomer Cx

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: 9.20 Month: 198.30 Year: 2565.30
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 531.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 412.80
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 541.35
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 389.50
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 388.50
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 1557.30
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 587.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 315.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 705.67
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 644.10
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 4550.00
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 133.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
63.3011.006.000.0080.30
Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 11.75Newton Trainer 4 Miles: 16.30Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 6.50Saucony Fastwitch Miles: 5.25Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 18.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 8.50Newton MV2 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.300.000.000.0011.30

AM: North side - 6.3 miles, averaged 8:43

May get out again later to play in the rain. 

PM: Zoo loop - 5 miles, averaged 8:21. No rain. Plenty of wind.

Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.00Newton Trainer 4 Miles: 6.30
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.750.000.000.0011.75

AM: Old Standby - 6.5 miles, averaged 8:22

PM: Zoo loop - 5.25 miles, averaged 7:43

Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 6.50Saucony Fastwitch Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.0011.000.000.0018.00

Long run loop with a few new variations - 18 miles, averaged 7:19 w/ 11 mile AT tempo: 7:14, 7:14, 7:06, 7:10, 7:06, 7:09, 7:00, 6:49, 6:58, 6:41, 6:46 (7:01+ average)

Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 18.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(7)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.250.000.000.0011.25

AM: North side - 4.5 miles, averaged 8:51

PM: 9th street out and back - 6.75 miles, averaged 8:08

Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 6.75Saucony Kinvara Miles: 4.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Vinton Woods -  10 miles, averaged 7:56. Did a few strides on the way back (unfortunately) into a 30 mph wind.

Newton Trainer 4 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.006.000.0014.00

Early morning workout (early for a weekday for Jason the Graduate Student). 3.75 warm up (misjudged my distance to my starting point). Few strides and brief stretching. Workout was 6 x 1 mile @ LT w/ 2 minute recoveries. Splits:

6:20, 6:18, 6:16, 6:17, 6:16, 6:10. 3.11 mile cool down.

Achilles was a little bit tight yesterday and today. No pain, no tenderness. I'm guess it is nothing to fret about. It happens maybe twice a year. Easy run tomorrow. Likely short. Headed to Philly to see Megan.

Newton MV2 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Short run with Megan. Nothing in this part of Philadelphia is flat. About 4 miles or so, no watch.

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
63.3011.006.000.0080.30
Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 11.75Newton Trainer 4 Miles: 16.30Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 6.50Saucony Fastwitch Miles: 5.25Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 18.00Saucony Kinvara Miles: 8.50Newton MV2 Miles: 14.00
Weight: 0.00
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