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Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011



Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

A bunch of 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:


5/16: G. Canyon - R2R2RGot It!! (about 13 hours)

6/22: Series 5k - 17:xx   17:47

9/28: Mill Race Marathon - 2:49:xx

11/9: Tunnel Hill 100 - Let's Finish the distance !  


Long-Term Running Goals:

R2R2R in Grand Canyon  5/18/19 

Wonderland Trail, JMT,

Marathon < 2:45

Half Marathon < 1:18

Top 10 in Bluegrass 10k

5k < 17


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, now 4 and 6.  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.


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Race: Seymour Half Marathon (14 Miles) 01:28:34, Place overall: 5, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM - Seymour Half Marathon, Seymour, IN:

WU - 1.3mi. W/ strides,

8am start, 60 degrees and overcast with a 8-10mph wind.  Me and another guy were running for 2nd place from the start.  A much faster guy won in with 1:12:xx - Danny Fisher.  Tom and I were running alone the whole way, which wound being a bad thing:

Around 3-4 miles we missed a turn off and added almost a mile to the race.  The course is through downtown Seymour, IN streets and neighborhoods, so there are a lot of twists and turns.  After a cop car directed us back on course, we had added 0.9 miles. 

The effort and rhythm for Tom and I was good until we realized the mistake.  We had to stop, turn around and suck it up and try to play catchup.  

 The effort level was there, but disappointing result:

6:23, 6:12, 6:07, 6:21, 6:10, 6:08, 6:17, 6:19, 6:12, 6:23, 6:19, 6:28, 6:31, and then I hit my lap button at 13.1 -- 0:39 for 0.1 -

1:22:34 for the 13.1

The last 0.9mi. was 6:00 after hitting that mental let down

14 mi. - 1:28:34

CD with the winner and awesome and nice guy - 1mi. easy and stiff at this point.

Ravenna 4 - Black And Red Miles: 16.00
Weight: 0.00
From SlowJoe on Sun, May 05, 2013 at 11:02:43 from

Ahh, that sucks - you had a nice race going there too. One of these days you'll run a cours that is the correct distance and smash your PRs. Nice run, still.

From joebell1981 on Sun, May 05, 2013 at 15:43:15 from

Thanks, Joe! Hey, at least this one was my fault! :)

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