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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

August 4: Beach to Beacon 10k

October 21: Detroit International Half Marathon 

March 30: Carmel Marathon

Gravel Bike Races 2019 (Tentative)

April 21: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

May 6: Hellkaat Hundie 50 Mile

July 29: The Divide 50 Mile

September 29: 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: 37.00 Month: 198.50 Year: 1395.50
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 316.10
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 89.05
Nike Lunar Racer Lifetime Miles: 308.10
Adidas Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 338.60
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 259.15
Saucony ISO Zealot Lifetime Miles: 78.40
Brooks Launch 3 Red Lifetime Miles: 67.90
Altra One V3 Lifetime Miles: 541.15
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 1327.50
Altra One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 373.45
Altra One 2.5 Black Lifetime Miles: 166.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 143.70
Specialized Diverge (Gravel Bike) Lifetime Miles: 215.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
46.100.000.000.0046.10
Altra The One Miles: 39.10Altra One V3 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.800.000.000.005.80

PM: 5.8 miles in 60' on the treadmill

Lowest mileage since 2012, which was my second full year of running. I don't think I will write much of a reflection this year. I ran one race, which went better than expected. Training was, save for the late September though early December, unstructured.

I'm going to get back to consistency and continue working on my foot.

Altra The One Miles: 5.80
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

PM: 6.5 miles in 65' on the treadmill 

 

Altra The One Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.200.000.000.007.20

PM: 7.2 miles in 70' on the treadmill

Altra The One Miles: 7.20
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.100.000.000.007.10

PM: 7.1 miles in 65' on the treadmill.

First day of the winter semester. I have so few students I feel guilty about it. I also worry about class dynamics, but the grading is going to be LIGHT.

Altra The One Miles: 7.10
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

PM: 6.5 miles on the treadmill in 65'

Foot feels fine. However, it does NOT like running on flat ground even at the slowest of jogs even on gym mat surfaces. I can't quite figure that out since I can run hard on the treadmill with no issues (other than being insanely out of shape)

Altra The One Miles: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM: 7 miles in 70' on the treadmill

Did a series of inclines from 1.5-6% with the last few minutes between 6-7.5%

Altra One V3 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM: 6 miles in 60' on the treadmill

Altra The One Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
46.100.000.000.0046.10
Altra The One Miles: 39.10Altra One V3 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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