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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

September 22: Brooksie Way 10k

October 20: Detroit International Half

Gravel Races

March 16: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile

March 30: Dirty 30 Gravel Race

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 25 Mile

Cyclocross

September 7: Alma CX

September 15: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Beer City Growler

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: 90.00 Month: 262.90 Year: 262.90
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 438.15
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 511.85
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 427.75
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 187.10
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 335.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 355.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 222.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 124.30
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 314.62
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 177.55
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 153.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
39.152.001.100.0042.25
Newton Trainers Miles: 5.50Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 19.60Newton New Racers Miles: 5.60Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.30Newton Racers Miles: 6.25
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.500.000.005.50

Golf Course/Wabash Trail loop - 5.5 miles, averaged 8:26

Newton Trainers Miles: 5.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.500.000.006.50

Jefferson High School loop - 6.5 miles, averaged 8:25

Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.600.000.000.005.60

AM: Old Standby, classic version - 5.6 miles, no watch

PM: Soccer! (which means some good 95%-100% efforts)

 

Newton New Racers Miles: 5.60
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

Old Standby, classic version partially in the reverse direction - 5.3 miles, averaged 8:19

Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.30
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.251.000.000.006.25

Jefferson High School loop - 6.25 miles, averaged 8:15

Newton Racers Miles: 6.25
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.001.100.0013.10

Jefferson High School Loop extended version + upper part of Union and down Greenbush to Elmwood and home - 13.1 miles, averaged 8:32

 

Skipped a half marathon race due to some scheduling and car issues. Substituted this run instead. Good aerobic run with a mile or so pick up on the downhill at the end. Quite pleased that my every 3-4 week 20% down weeks are now over 40 miles.

Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 13.10
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
39.152.001.100.0042.25
Newton Trainers Miles: 5.50Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 19.60Newton New Racers Miles: 5.60Newton Trainers 2 Miles: 5.30Newton Racers Miles: 6.25
Weight: 0.00
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