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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

March 24: Ann Arbor Half Marathon

April 28: Glass City Marathon

July: Pure Detroit 5k

August 3: Beach to Beacon

September 22: Brooksie Way 10k

October 20: Detroit International Half

Gravel Races

March 16: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile

March 30: Dirty 30

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

July 28: The Divide 34 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 56 Mile

September 28: Michigan Moutain Mayhem 40 Mile

Cyclocross

September 7: Alma CX

September 15: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Beer City Growler

October 26: Bloomer CX

November 24: Detroit Invitational

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: 12.70 Month: 116.10 Year: 3279.34
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 416.80
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 4094.80
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 498.85
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 359.75
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 187.10
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 272.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 314.40
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 129.60
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 70.50
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 167.22
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 111.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
59.100.000.000.0059.10
Altra One V3 Miles: 48.10Altra One 2.5 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 183.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

PM: 11 miles, averaged 8:15. HR 153.

90' w/ 20' of pickup after 50'

Explored Bloomer Park for just a bit. It's basically 4 or so miles out, so didn't have much room to meander.

Altra One V3 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.0010.50

AM: 6.8 miles, averaged 9:36. HR 133.

PM: 3.7 miles, averaged 9:25. HR 135.

Altra One V3 Miles: 10.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM: 8 miles, averaged 8:09. HR 153.

Altra One V3 Miles: 8.00
Weight: 184.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.900.000.000.0010.90

AM: 10.9 miles, averaged 7:52. HR 157.

Fartlek of 21 x 1' on/off

Got up early (for me) and warmed up to Borden Park. It was cold and a bit windy. Workout went well, except I did an extra rep even with the workout programmed (forgot about the extra recovery between cooldown).

The 1ish-mile loop worked out okay. Good for marathon tempos and possibly mile repeats (when it's not busy). 

Altra One V3 Miles: 10.90
Weight: 183.80
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.600.000.000.004.60

PM: 4.6 miles, averaged 9:42. HR 136.

Altra One 2.5 Miles: 4.60
Weight: 183.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.400.000.000.006.40

AM: 6.4 miles, averaged 8:34. HR 148. Did some strides.

Altra One 2.5 Miles: 6.40
Weight: 184.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.700.000.000.007.70

PM: 7.7 miles on the treadmill in 65'. HR 156.

It was way too nice to run inside, but I kept Megan company at the gym for her long run. I started at about 6MPH and finished the last few minutes from 9-10MPH.

Did captain's chair and hip machines after waiting for Megan to finish.

Altra One V3 Miles: 7.70
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
59.100.000.000.0059.10
Altra One V3 Miles: 48.10Altra One 2.5 Miles: 11.00
Weight: 183.70
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