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Tour de Trails 8k

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Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011



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:

Marathon < 2:47

Half Mar. < 79

10k < 36

5k < 17:20



Long-Term Running Goals:

R2R2R in Grand Canyon

Marathon < 2:37 (< 6min. pace)

Half Marathon < 1:15 (< 5:45 pace)

Top 10 in Bluegrass 10k

5k < 16:30 (< 5:20 pace)


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: 68.00 Month: 344.70 Year: 1597.54
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: 448.96
Vilano Bike On Mag Trainer Lifetime Miles: 125.25
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 107.74
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 424.57
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 578.36
Hoka One Infinite Lifetime Miles: 825.27
Hoka Arahi Lifetime Miles: 937.05
Saucony Iso Lifetime Miles: 71.80
Blue Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 416.05
Red Peregrine 7a Lifetime Miles: 38.80
Race: Tour de Trails 8k (5 Miles) 00:30:00, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM Series race across town.  Tour de Trails 8k - 30:00.  First time running this one, though its been on the series calendar every year.  Humid / rainy morning.  Tough to breath after about 3 miles and struggled running in to a decent headwind on this out anda back course.  Easy 2 mile WU and 8 miles easy pace in the grass afterward.  Left foot is still pretty tender.  Not quite in the plantar fascia-itis pain range, but, some pain.  Continuing with the rolling and massage stuff.   

Hoka Clifton 3 Miles: 14.76
Weight: 153.20
From Dan on Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 09:40:39 from

Sorry about the foot, but congrats on the win!

From Nora Jo on Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 10:06:44 from

Congratulations on your win! Sorry to hear about your foot, but impressive mileage for this week.

From Mike M on Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 10:39:35 from

Great race! That humidity can really ruin everything sometimes- but 1st is a good place to end up :)

Toe curls man, don't forget about those toe curls to strengthen the muscles the fascia surrounds. They work wonders.

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