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Location:

Columbus,IN,US

Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

30 Marathons -- PR - 2:48:53 (Fall 2014)

A bunch of Half Marathons -- PR - 1:19:20 (Aug. 2015 - Converted)

10k - 36:30 Unaided // 35:25 (July 2014 - Aided)

5k - 17:28 (Aug. 2015)

1mi. - 4:58 (July 2014 - Track)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Win the IT Race Series

8/11/18:  Hot Hot 100k in Morehead, KY - DNF at 10hrs/70k

9/8/18: Lake Cumberland Half Marathon - 4th Place - 1:27

9/22/18: Mill Race Marathon in Columbus, IN - 14th place - 3:06:55

10/6/18 and 10/13/18: Series 5k's - 3rd and 1st

10/21: Columbus, OH Marathon - 3:09:51

11/3/2018: Indy Monumental Marathon - 2:55:50 (Bandit)

11/10/18: Tunnel Hill 100 mile - DNF - Drop Down to 50mi. - 8:39

Thanksgiving Day: Series 8k - 2nd 30:43

12/2/18 and 12/9/18: Series 8k and 5k

Start Training for Spring Marathons: Carmel and Boston

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

R2R2R in Grand Canyon, Wonderland Trail, JMT,

Marathon < 2:45

Half Marathon < 1:18

Top 10 in Bluegrass 10k

5k < 17

Personal:

400m/800m competitively in track in high school.  Took 15 years off. Started running again in 2010.  Married to my beautiful wife, Tiffany, with 2 little boys.  6' tall and fluctuate around 150lbs.  I'm a civil engineer working for the Indiana DOT in Seymour, IN.   I live in a slightly larger town about 20 miles north - Columbus, IN.  Originally from Lexington, KY.

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 48.42 Year: 3380.86
Barefoot Running Lifetime Miles: 4.00
Swimming Lifetime Miles: 6.20
Stationary Bike Lifetime Miles: 96.10
Grand Canyon Hiking Lifetime Miles: 71.20
IN State Park Hiking/Trail Running Lifetime Miles: 217.95
Elliptical Lifetime Miles: 81.50
Vilano Road Bike Lifetime Miles: 964.88
17 - Salomon Speedcross 3 - Black Lifetime Miles: 454.46
Vilano Bike On Mag Trainer Lifetime Miles: 125.25
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 119.94
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 424.57
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 584.36
Hoka One Infinite Lifetime Miles: 880.17
Hoka Arahi Lifetime Miles: 973.25
Saucony Iso Lifetime Miles: 71.80
Blue Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 762.15
Red Peregrine 7a Lifetime Miles: 150.80
Red Peregrine 7b Lifetime Miles: 127.60
Hoka Clifton 5 Lifetime Miles: 817.23
Brooks Adrenaline - Navy Lifetime Miles: 218.35
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
262.1931.7542.054.00339.99
Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 3.10Hoka Arahi Miles: 299.20Saucony Iso Miles: 31.80
Weight: 150.53
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.900.003.100.0010.00

Its my birthday.  Happy New Years.  I did not stay up last night to see the ball drop.

TM workout: 3 miles w/ pickups to WU.  5k Fit test: Decent showing - 6:05 for mile 1, and cutdown to 12mph.  5k in 17:50.  This is a massive improvement over where I was a month ago. 

Went about 3 more miles for an even 10miles on the day

Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 3.10Hoka Arahi Miles: 6.90
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.200.000.000.0010.20

It is -7 degrees today.  TM run in the am at the gym: 5mi. - 41:46

TM at gym at lunch: 5.2 miles - 40:00.  Did core, lunges and squats at pretty high intensity afterward.

Enjoying getting back to a higher fitness level again.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.20
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.800.006.700.5012.00

AM  TM workout at gym: 10k Ctdwn  37:15 + 1mi. LT Ctdwn  5:33  Crushed it

9 miles total - 56:29

walk at work (brrr!) and easy shakeout on TM at lunch - 2.1miles.  Still bitterly cold here.  Haven't run outside much lately.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2 mile walk on TM in am.  Sick AF last night and today.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.003.000.000.0010.00

Took off sick from work today.  Slpet in and laid around till afternoon, and that seemed to help alot.  MAde it to gym and had to really force a workout: 2min. ON / 1min. Off - Still feeling the sickness, but, sweated it out.  10 total - 1:17:55

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

12 miles easy on TM in am - 1:41:45.  Feeling less sick. 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.005.000.000.0020.00

TM  Long Run at Columbus gym - 20 miles w/ 1hour moderate variation - 2:37:10 total.

2 resets and a couple bathroom breaks.  Its a lot better when 20 is the long run, and I am not completely destroyed for the rest of the week.  Marathon (and shorter) training focus this year.  Burnt out on those ultra things 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.104.001.000.0010.10

AM - easy TM shakeout.  3.1 miles - 27:30

Lunch TM workout: 5mi. Ctdwn (About 31 min.) 7mi. total - 46:50

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.10
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.150.000.000.757.90

AM - TM easy run w/ 6x30 second pickups.  6mi. - 46:45 total

walks at work.  Its warming up outside. 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 7.90
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.809.000.000.0016.80

AM - TM workout: 3AT, 2x3MP - started around 7 min. pace, and finished up around 6:30 pace.  Getting there.  12 miles total - 1:28:30. 

walk at work

Lunch run OUTSIDE!  55 degrees outside today for some reason.  It has been 20 degrees and colder for the last couple of weeks.  4miles easy on a full stomach - 34:01

Hoka Arahi Miles: 12.80Saucony Iso Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.850.000.000.008.85

AM - TM recovery run.  6mi. - 52:50

walks at work

Hoka Arahi Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.250.002.750.0012.00

AM - TM workout: 2min. LT / 2 min. jog - 10.1mph up to 10.8mph.  8total - 57:32

Lunch TM - 4mi. easy w/ 4 hard pickups: 11.4 up to 12mph.  followed with core, squats, lunges

Hoka Arahi Miles: 8.00Saucony Iso Miles: 4.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

AM - TM - 12mi. tired and slow - 1:40:15.  Struggled to complete.  Hoping to feel better tomorrow morning and get a good 20mi.+ long run in. 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.506.003.000.0016.50

AM - TM workout: 1hour easy followed by 1 Hour Ctdwn. 40 minutes in the aerobic zone 8.3 up to 9.5 mph, into 20 minutes in the Threshold zone 9.6 up to 10.2 mph.

16.5 miles total - 2 hours

Hoka Arahi Miles: 16.50
Weight: 149.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Snow storm number 2 coming down today on the day off from work.  Looks like about 2-3 inches on the ground around 2pm. 

First run on the home TM that we bought nearly 1 year ago :)  We have it set up in a room facing out the Western facing window, so it was nice to watch the snow fall from inside. 

The shocks/springs on the running platform give it a flex/spring action, that really hurt the knees.  Its a nice interface, and functional in a pinch, but, probably not too much more mileage on that thing.  8 miles with alternating speed and incline, 228 vertical feet recorded.  1:06:10
 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 8.00
Weight: 150.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.251.005.000.7514.00

AM - TM workout: 5x1mi. TH - 10.1 mph, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 w/ 0.25 mi. rec. jog at 7.6mph.  8.2 miles total - 54:25. Foam rolling before and after

It is single digit temps outside still...  Lunch TM run w/ 6xStrides - about 20 seconds pre.  Got up to 12mph.  5.8 total - 42:07   Preceded with Foam rolling, and followed with core work.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 8.20Saucony Iso Miles: 5.80
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

AM - easy 8mi. on the TM at gym - 1:11

Lunch run on the TM - easy 5miles hilly - 40:00.  Followed with core, lunges, and squats for high intensity 10 minutes

Hoka Arahi Miles: 8.00Saucony Iso Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.002.500.5011.50

AM - tired TM run at gym - 5miles - 44:17

Lunch run at gym - TM workout: Interval Builder AT2LT ended up with shorter pickups at mile pace 12mph.  6.5 total - 44:47

Hoka Arahi Miles: 5.00Saucony Iso Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.940.000.000.0011.94

AM - TM run - started off very tired.  7 miles - 64:20.  Foam roll before and after

Lunch TM run - still very tired.  3mi. - 29:35

walks at work

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.300.000.000.0015.30

AM - attempted to run outside briefly.  Still too cold to be tolerable for me.  0.2 miles

Went to gym and hopped on TM.  Tired and slow 6.1 miles - 1 hour.  Planning on a run outside this afternoon when its supposed to be above 40 deg.

PM - Run outside.  Sloppy / partially frozen mess, still, but, warm... enough.  almost 45 degrees.  Tipton Lakes out and back - 9miles - 1:13:35.

Getting a bit fatigue lingerring - Started taking iron supplement again.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 15.30
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.200.000.000.0016.20

AM - Grandview Loop run with Proctor, Fisher, and Dave Browning.  Some moderate effort to get up the hills.  ~7miles - 53:41

50 degrees today.  Snow and most of icy spots melted by mid afternoon.  9.2 miles easy outside - 1:17:20.  Rounded out 90 mile week (Mon. - Sun.). 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 16.20
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.900.000.000.003.90

Down week.  Feeling the need for recovery.  walks on TM and at work

Hoka Arahi Miles: 3.90
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.500.005.000.006.50

AM - TM workout at gym: 5mi. TH - 29:35 WU 1mile, and started at 9.9mph, increasing a little bit throughout - got up to 10.2 mph and hung on at the end.  CD 0.5 mile walkjog.  sweating profusely.  

It was windy, raning, and 35 degrees again. 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Workout at gym: easy hour of running - 6.5 miles.  20 minutes of squats and lunges.  3.5 miles hilly on TM after lift - about 28min. 
 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.351.752.000.507.60

AM - TM workout: Alt.: 2min.MP @3% // 2min. TH 6.5mi. total - 45min.

walk at work

Saucony Iso Miles: 6.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM - TM run at gym - 6.1 miles easy - 49:15

Lunch run outside.  Still not pleasant outside.  4.9 miles - 42:14

Hoka Arahi Miles: 11.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.200.002.000.005.20

AM - TM run at Columbus gym.  Raining all day today.  Tried to get in to a LR type workout with some longer intervals.  No go today.  5.2 miles total - 44:15

Hoka Arahi Miles: 5.20
Weight: 152.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.702.004.000.0010.70

AM - gym TM.  2mi. WU, brief workout: 4mi. TH - 24:10, 6x (2minAT / 1min TH).  2.2 mi. easy CD.  Don't feel well - stomach issues. 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 10.70
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.900.000.000.0014.90

AM - easy 7 on TM - 53:52

Lunch - tough random hillyness for 3mi. of 6miles on TM - 49:15

walks at work

Hoka Arahi Miles: 14.90
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.600.005.001.0011.60

AM  TM workout:  5x1mi. TH, 4x0.25mi. LT - 0.25mi. recovery jogs. 

WU 1.5mi.,

1mi. 10.2mph, 0.25mi. 7.5mph, 10.3mph, 7.5, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6mph, 0.25 @7.5,

0.25mi. 11mph, 0.15jog, 0.25mi. 11.1, 11.2, 12mph

foam roll before and after

walks at work

 

Hoka Arahi Miles: 11.60
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.300.000.000.008.30

AM - TM recovery - 3.3mi. - 31:50

Lunch run on Canal in Indy: 5mi. - 40:32.  Sunny and 40deg. - only cold in the wind gusts.

Hoka Arahi Miles: 8.30
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
262.1931.7542.054.00339.99
Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 3.10Hoka Arahi Miles: 299.20Saucony Iso Miles: 31.80
Weight: 150.53
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