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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 Racing Schedule 2018/2019

July 15: Pure Detroit 5k

August 4: Beach to Beacon 10k

September 23: Brooksie Way 10k (Tentative)

October 21: Detroit International Half Marathon 

April 28: Glass City Marathon 

Gravel Bike/Cyclocross Races 2018 (Tentative)

September 9: Uncle John’s Dirty Ride 56 Mile

October 27: Bloomer Park Cyclocross Race

Gravel Bike Races 2019 (Tentative)

June 22: Coast to Coast 100

July 29: The Divide 50 Mile

September 8: Uncle John's Dirty Ride 56 Mile

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd love to get my marathon time into the 2:3X range or under.

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: 16.20 Month: 161.20 Year: 1939.66
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 359.75
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 140.25
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 259.15
Brooks Launch 3 Red Lifetime Miles: 67.90
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 2417.50
Altra One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 443.65
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 324.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 225.70
Specialized Diverge (Gravel Bike) Lifetime Miles: 528.50
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 84.30
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 66.20
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.017.004.000.0029.01
Newton New Racers Miles: 6.26Newton Racers Miles: 7.50Newton Trainers Miles: 10.00Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.260.004.000.006.26

Jefferson High School Loop - 6.26 miles, averaged 7:35 

 

 Regular run turned tempo. 1 mile warm up, 4 miles at 6:56/57 pace with 1.26 mile cool down.  Was hoping for 5 miles, but I got a side stitch toward the end of tempo mile 4 (too bad too because all the miles could have been sub-7).  I think I have built a pretty good base, considering my threshold it slowly creeping down the 7 minute range.

Split 1: 6:52; Split 2: 6:54; Split 3: 6:59; Split 4: 7:01

Newton New Racers Miles: 6.26
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.503.000.000.007.50

South 18th Street out and back to just beyond the train tracks - 7.5 miles, averaged 8:22 

Newton Racers Miles: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.003.000.000.006.00

Union Street out and back - 6 miles, averaged 8:23

Newton Trainers Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.251.000.000.005.25

Old Standby - 5.25 miles, averaged 8:33

Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Tried a new trail I found the other day. The town website says it's two miles, but it seems to end around the 1 mile mark, so it was a short one today with a bit of neighborhood wandering - 4 miles, averaged 8:31

Newton Trainers Miles: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.017.004.000.0029.01
Newton New Racers Miles: 6.26Newton Racers Miles: 7.50Newton Trainers Miles: 10.00Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.25
Weight: 0.00
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