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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:

List of Possible 2020 Races

March 15: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile Gravel Race

March 28: Dirty 30 Gravel Race

April 4: Lowell Spring Classic 33 Mile

April 18: Barry Roubaix 36-Mile Gravel Race

May 02: Black Fork Gravel Grinder 54 Mile

May 30: Hellkat 50 Gravel Race

June 20: Cow Pie Classic 33-Mile Gravel Race

July 26: The Divide 34-Mile Gravel Race

FALL

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

Sept: Michigan Mountain Mayhem 40-Mile Gravel Race

Oct 31: Lowell Classic Gravel Race 32 Mile

 

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: 12.30 Month: 123.40 Year: 123.40
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 603.95
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: 2297.75
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 727.45
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 465.90
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 740.87
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 730.60
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 7560.80
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 469.00
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault Shoe) II Lifetime Miles: 230.20
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 165.45
Wahoo Kickr Lifetime Miles: 9.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.400.000.000.0021.40
Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 3.25Newton Sir Isaacs (wide) Miles: 3.50Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 7.25Saucony Kinvara 2 Miles: 7.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.250.000.000.003.25

North side - 3.25 miles, averaged 8:32. First time on the road since Oct. 25. I sounded like a moose running. Hip felt fine.

Took the last week off because I wanted to see if I could get this thing healed. Need to try to get some miles in before ~Christmas, which marks the beginning of the Boston buildup.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 3.25
Weight: 0.00
Comments(5)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

3.5 miles, averaged 8:28

I read Walter's post about a recent R2R2R venture and read a link he posted about his accident. I know Utah folks probably know about it, but I post it here for those who don't because rarely do I read something that I would call "inspiring" because I am often inspired in more mundane ways. But it is incredible.

Newton Sir Isaacs (wide) Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments(2)
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Off. Lazy. Grumpy.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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More of the same.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.250.000.000.007.25

North side - 7.25 miles, averaged 8:23. Needed it. Time to get back into training.

Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 7.25
Weight: 0.00
Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.400.000.000.007.40

Jefferson High School - 7.4 miles, averaged 8:10. Hip feels good. I even tested it by stubbing my toe and falling on it. Followed it up with my new favorite recovery snack: 2 slices of Ezekiel 4:9 toast, ~1/3 avocado, topped with Sriracha.

Saucony Kinvara 2 Miles: 7.40
Weight: 0.00
Comments(6)
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0.000.000.000.000.00

No run today. Stretching, core, and strength stuff in the evening. Plenty of triple lentil soup to cleanse the junk from my system. Nutrition is starting to get back on track. Think I might try more fish (generally don't do any meats at home). I absolutely love salmon.

Still eating when I am not hungry, so I need to get rid of some stress as well. Ho hum, as Bam might say.

Looking forward to actually using my Twitter account to track the gents running CIM tomorrow.

I generally slip and slide but I've seen a few Newton folks and Camille Herron use this method.

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Comments(3)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.400.000.000.0021.40
Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 3.25Newton Sir Isaacs (wide) Miles: 3.50Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 7.25Saucony Kinvara 2 Miles: 7.40
Weight: 0.00
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