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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:

2020 Races

 

March 28: Dirty 30 (Gravel Race)

April 4: Kal-Haven Trail Run (33.5-Mile Ultra)

April 18: Barry Roubaix (36-Mile Gravel Race)

May 30: Hellkat 50 (Gravel Race)

June 20: Cow Pie Classic 33-Mile (Gravel Race)

Sept 13: Uncle John's Dirty Ride (56-Mile Gravel Race)

Sept 20: Brooksie Way Half Marathon

October 18: Detroit International Half

 

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: 0.00 Month: 125.20 Year: 3570.58
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 572.85
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 443.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 555.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 415.00
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 413.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 2140.05
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 698.35
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 465.90
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 737.87
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 718.30
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 6778.55
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 442.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault Shoe) II Lifetime Miles: 153.40
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 61.90
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
58.000.005.000.0063.00
Kinvara 5 White/Black Miles: 19.00Kinvara 5 Black/White 2 Miles: 22.00Saucony Fastwitch 7 Miles: 12.00New Balance Zante Miles: 10.00
Weight: 171.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM: 7 recovery miles.

Fallish. Quite lovely.

Kinvara 5 White/Black Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

PM: 10 easy + strides.

I can't remember the last time I did strides. Absolutely exhausted. The run was nice.

Kinvara 5 Black/White 2 Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.005.000.0012.00

PM: 12 miles.

5 x 1 mile with slow quarter jogs.

3.4 up/2.5 down with 6 x 20-second strides.

Just went by effort and let the watch auto lap. Didn't feel great. After the first one I was a bit dizzy, but pushed through. It's been since February since I did a set of mile repeats at this effort. Quite a way from getting them all under 5:40 like last fall but I feel okay with this session given current fitness levels and training.

5:58, 5:55, 5:49, 5:49, 5:46 (5:51 average)

Saucony Fastwitch 7 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 172.20
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

Off. Up at 4:00AM for work and had to stay a little later. Got home and did a few hours of tutoring. Decided I needed a nap to continue standing the rest of the day. Waited for my brother who flew in for business and had a nice evening with him and Megan.

Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

PM: 12 miles. HR 153. Enjoyable run.

Turned over 800 miles on my Kinvaras. For $50 I'd say I'm pretty pleased.

Kinvara 5 White/Black Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

PM: 12 miles. HR 159.

Kinvara 5 Black/White 2 Miles: 12.00
Weight: 170.80
Add Comment
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

PM: 10 miles. Did some strides

Crisp fall air. Tried to squeeze in a certain number of miles in a specific amount of time and that was a bad idea. Felt like junk. I'm going to move my long run to Monday when I work later in the day.

New Balance Zante Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
Add Comment
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
58.000.005.000.0063.00
Kinvara 5 White/Black Miles: 19.00Kinvara 5 Black/White 2 Miles: 22.00Saucony Fastwitch 7 Miles: 12.00New Balance Zante Miles: 10.00
Weight: 171.50
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