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Abby Brinkman 5k (& DINO "15k")

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Location:

Columbus,IN,US

Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011

Gender:

Male

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

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, 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.

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 18.30 Month: 256.95 Year: 1815.83
Barefoot Running Lifetime Miles: 4.00
Swimming Lifetime Miles: 6.20
Elliptical Lifetime Miles: 81.50
Vilano Road Bike Lifetime Miles: 964.88
Vilano Bike On Mag Trainer Lifetime Miles: 125.25
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 165.24
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 426.07
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 613.66
Hoka One Infinite Lifetime Miles: 891.17
Red Peregrine Velcro Lifetime Miles: 267.10
Red Peregrine NO Velcro Lifetime Miles: 133.30
Clifton 4 Blue 1 Lifetime Miles: 128.60
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
328.1822.6223.210.00374.01
Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 66.37Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 82.84Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Miles: 27.43Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 10.94Saucony Peregrine - Black Miles: 12.24Saucony Triumph Miles: 140.67IN State Park Hiking/Trail Running Miles: 23.50Brooks Ravenna 7 Miles: 22.58Elliptical Miles: 1.50
Weight: 149.24
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.630.000.000.003.63

A couple of walks at work and an easy morning jog on the TM at gym to WU for some sqauts and deadlifts circuit - 20 minutes.

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 3.63
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.900.001.250.009.15

AM: walk on TM to WU for strength training.  Core and Rowing for 20 minutes

noon in Greensburg.  Meeting for work and then ran at lunch.  Found a good 200m hill and hit it: 10 x 200m hills - about 45 second avg.

PM: Hoka demo at White River Run Shop in town at 6:15.  Pretty cool - ran 4 miles in some Hokas.  A bunch of cusion, but, those things are pretty expensive.

Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 5.01
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.470.000.000.009.47

Lunch run - 9.08 miles slow in some heat and feeling very tired at the end of firt week back training.  81:18

Walk with kids - Jude running around the block a little bit now.

Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Miles: 9.08
Weight: 0.00
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Race: Abby Brinkman 5k (& DINO "15k") (2.95 Miles) 00:17:18, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.318.622.950.0013.88

8am - Series 5k in Mill Race Park - hung with the guy who's been whooping me for about 2miles.  5:57, 5:49, 6:00 pace for partial (short course).  2nd Place and still struggling with 5k

9am - DINO Trail Race in Brown Co. State Park.  8.62 miles GPS, and about 1000' of elevation gain.  Pretty tough course, and I struggled.  Coming down one of the big decents I fell pretty hard and landed on shoulder, elbow, face.  Other than that, quite an enjoyable race in the woods.  8.62 miles in 1:07:24 for about 8th place.

Feeling tired and very sore.  Tough week.

Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 5.10Saucony Peregrine - Black Miles: 8.74
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
24.000.000.000.0024.00

Late am Long Run - about 80 degress and sunny when I left house at 11a.  Run Terr. LAke, Goeller, P.Trail, through town, picked up off road trail by Haw Creek.  Nice little very covered and mud/dirt trail running along creek for about 1mile.  Connected back to P.Trail system out toward airport.  Hit 1:45 turn around point just prior to Ivy Tech.  On way back, picked up people trail and then HCreek Tr. again - this time catching an overhanging branch with the top of my head.  Took a little off the top and started bleeding profusely (as head injuries do).  Had wash off and hold hat on wound until it stopeed, but, not before being covered in blood.  I must've looked like a crazy person running back.  Hit the water fountains and several bathroom stops, with 3 Huma Gels eaten and tolerated.  hard to tell because I was going so slow, but, the Vegan Huma gels seem to sit pretty well in the stomach.  Made it home blood stained and a bit cooked -3:30:53 - 24miles

Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 24.00
Weight: 149.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.330.000.000.004.33

am walk at work, lunch elliptical for 20 minutes, with foam rolling, and thne afternoon walk.  some lunges and squats in evening.  Recovery day

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 1.91
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.153.001.250.0010.40

AM - TM at gym before work - 3.5 AT cutdown 9mph up to 10.1 mph. 6mi. totl - 43:30.  Indoor Running on new watch was 0.6 short of what TM said I ran.

walk at lunch, bad day at work, and then an angry stress relieving run in PM.  5x45 sec pickups roughly 1mi. effort.  3.46 miles total - 28:09

Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 6.00Saucony Triumph Miles: 4.43
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.020.000.000.0013.02

New shoes I bought off peer at work - Saucony Triumph Iso (?)  Light wieght Trainer, I think?  Anyway, there pretty plush, roomy, and bouncy.  walk at work in am, lunch run - 5miles easy - 42:11.

PM run after kids in bed.  Nice evening out tonight - breezy and about 70 deg.  7 miles in about an hour.

Saucony Triumph Miles: 13.02
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.933.003.250.0015.18

Walk at work, and 5mi. moderate trail effort during lunch break, after meeting in Clarksville.  Silver Creek Trail was not too muddy today - a whole lot more down branches and a bunch of people out golfing on this fine summer morn.  about 3 mi. of AT effort.

PM run - heading out of house intending to do a workout... Some strange shooting pains in my right hammie/lower back.  stoppped running immediately and walked about a half a mile.  Did a couple of drills to loosen up, which seemed to work.  Slowly jogged a couple more miles around the neighborhood to make sure.  Everything seemed to be fine now.  Not sure waht that was?

Into the workout after about 40 minutes of that nonsense - 5x0.65mi. w/ 2min. rec. jog.  These were horrible and slow and felt like a 10k effort at times - about 4:00 for every one.  9.1miles - 1:17 total

Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Miles: 9.10Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 6.00
Weight: 148.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.900.000.000.008.90

easy 7 miles PM and a walk at work.  There's an ad on the blog that has some funky scripts that are crashing the site...

Saucony Triumph Miles: 8.90
Weight: 150.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
26.210.000.000.0026.21

AM Long run in the sun.  IT was really more like 2 mid LR:  2 x ~2hrs with a family pool break in the middle.  Kids first time at public pool was fun.  There's a toddler hour from 10a-11a where everybody gets in for 1 dollar to Donner Aq. Cntr.  Lots of ountains and play things in the shallow waters for the little ones.  It was special.

The run was pretty tough - it was hot today - about 85 degrees near the end, and I drained a lot of water to try and keep up.  26.21 mi. - 3:50:33. 

Saucony Triumph Miles: 26.21
Weight: 146.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.540.000.000.0010.54

AM run - easy 90 min. in the heat- 10.54 mi. - 1:33:33.   Real tired in the legs.

Saucony Triumph Miles: 10.54
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.930.000.000.006.93

AM walk at work.  Lunch run at work - out and back down 4th street.  6 mi. - about 8:45 pace.  Hot!! 

Saucony Triumph Miles: 6.93
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.890.004.650.009.54

AM - Track Workout at local high school track close to work.  1400m, 2x1k @10k, 5x400 @5k:  200 jog recovery btwn. each rep. 

5:04, 3:33, 3:27, 78, 78, 78, 77, and 73.  Didn't realize I had gone an extra lap on first rep - was supposed to be 1k. 

Lunch TM workout - it started raining pretty hard prior to leaving the office, fortunately. 3x0.5mi. hills 9% - 7mph down to 6.7mph.  Went in to Squats circuit and coreafterward for about 20 minutes. 

 

Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 5.84Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 3.70
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.840.000.000.005.84

2 walks and a lunch run - easy 4mi.

Saucony Triumph Miles: 5.84
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.152.002.000.0013.15

AM - easy TM before workout at gym.  walk at work.  Lunch workout: jog over to gym (hot!!)   TM: 0.5mi. Alt. Step Up - MP/TH - 9.5mph/10mph, 9.6/10.1, 9.7/10.2

Jog back to work

PM - Quaff on group pub run - about 5 miles and then some beers for Danny's Birthday

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 5.08Saucony Triumph Miles: 8.07
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.830.000.000.0014.83

Feeling it from last night.  1 hr walk on TM watching Sweden vs. Italy soccer - 3.42 miles

11.41 miles at lunch time - loops around park mostly and some around town. 1:42:06 total and feeling pretty horrible still

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 14.83
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
23.500.000.000.0023.50

Long Run at the park.  Went an hour early and ran 2 loops of trail 10 before everybody else arrived.  Group run on trails - Ogle Lake loop included.  Group ran about an hour.  I continued on for another 2 hrs., joining in with another group out at the park - IN Trail Runners (ITR)  8 hours of trail loop running set up for them.  Pretty cool - they went all out - 2 aid stations and we'll marked 8 mile loop.  People I ran with were all friendly, too.  ITR.org

23.5 miles trails with some good climbing - 4 hours.

IN State Park Hiking/Trail Running Miles: 23.50Saucony Peregrine - Black Miles: 3.50Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 20.00
Weight: 149.80
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.210.000.000.0014.21

Late AM run - ate the Bob Evan's Father's Day Breakfast, and felt it.  Temps rose quickly after the 10:30 start.  One bathroom stop on the out and back to Harrison Lakes.  14.21 miles slow - 2:06:59.  Suffered some less than comfortable heartburn the whole way.  Hot!   

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 14.21
Weight: 149.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.110.004.750.008.86

AM walk at work.  Not hot yet.  Lunch time it was 85 degrees and climbing.

TH Workout at gym TM: 2mi. / 1.5mi. / 1 mi. / 2 x strides w/ 0.25 mi. rec. (10mph, 10.1 up to 10.5, 10.2, 11.2,11.4)

7 mi. total - 45:54

PM walk at work - Hot! 

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 8.86
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.501.500.000.006.00

PM - run around fairgrounds and neighborhood.  Humid, but, not blazing hot at 8pm.Cut down for a couple miles and then relaxed pace.  A lot of foods still sitting in my stomach. 6mi. - 46:31. 

Saucony Triumph Miles: 6.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.730.000.000.0011.73

Lunch run at work - Cracker Bar. / Burkhart loop.  Got an upclose and personal look at the patching and util. work on Burkhart. 5mi. - 43:26

walk at work - 0.92

PM run with Nathan - good company and good to catch up with him.

Tipton loop and Terrace Lake - 5.81mile - 51:57

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 5.00Saucony Triumph Miles: 6.73
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.751.500.000.009.25

PM run - cut down a little bit at the end.  Terrace Lake, Tipton loop. 

9.25 miles - 1:16:15

Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Miles: 9.25
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.900.000.000.003.90

A bunch of walking at work. 

Weight: 0.00
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Race: Firecracker 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:19:12, Place overall: 9, Place in age division: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.473.003.110.0022.58

AM 5k race starting at Mill Race PArk.  No intentions of a fast day.  10am start left everybody a little slower at the finish.  Ran over to M. Race from the house and then went through the course once at roughly MP prior to race. 

Really no freshness/pop in the legs at all.  Struggled with 6 min. pace and slowed throughout actual race.

Brooks Ravenna 7 Miles: 22.58
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
22.250.000.000.0022.25

LRb - 9am start from house.  Already about 80 and sunny.  Ran around Columbus for while hopping from water fountain to water fountain in the parks.  Left my handheld in the QuaffForce1 truck yesterday.  22.25 miles total with lots of stops - 3:14:03.  Pretty cooked at the end. 

 

Saucony Triumph Miles: 22.25
Weight: 146.80
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.150.000.000.009.15

AM walk at work.  Lunch run - Out and back CR's behind walmart - 7.3miles at moderate pace for part of it.  Pretty hot and humid again today.  PM walk at work

Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 9.15
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.750.000.000.0021.75

AM run home from work - Seymour to Columbus the non-SR 11 route.  Started at 10:30 am with 2 full bottles of dilluted gatorade mix.  It wasn't enough.  80-85 degrees and sunny.  I was lathered up in sunscreen, fortunately. 

Slow and started getting hungry half way through.  Gatorade wasn't nearly enough.  Fire station on CR 450 was fortunately placed - filled up bottle there and dipped the hat in the water.  That at least got me home.  Part 1 of LR double - 21.5 miles - 3:13:30.  Some walking later in the day with the family was a struggle.

Saucony Triumph Miles: 21.75
Weight: 149.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.830.000.000.0021.83

Early 5 AM Lnog Run (part 2 of double) - back to work from house.  Took shorter route down SR 11.  Pretty cool that a resurface job is going on there (SR 11 from interchange to edge of town) and afforded me the unique privelage of running down the middle of the lane over the E. Fork bridge.  A lot of unhappy cars backed up in the que watched me run passed them.  A lot cooler outside at max 60 degrees.  Left leg hurt for about 2 miles to start, but, warmed up and quit its bitching.  Fortunately, its that time of year, again - when the corn is getting higher (enough for pit stops).  Had 2 major pit stops. 

Carried one bottle of water and carried some quaker oats cereal bars to eat since I am fresh out of gels.  They are 100 calories of a bunch processed crap that went right through me.  They got me through the run, at least, feeling like I had a decent amt. of energy and no gut cramps. 

20 miles - 2:52:23  Some walking at work also.  Almost 100 miles in five days and my left leg (inner quad / groin) needs some recovery time.  

Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 21.83
Weight: 153.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

AM gym - 10 min. elliptical, 10 min. core, 10 min. foam rolling

 

Elliptical Miles: 1.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
328.1822.6223.210.00374.01
Saucony Ride 7 - Black Miles: 66.37Brooks Adrenaline 15 - White Miles: 82.84Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Miles: 27.43Saucony A5 - Green Miles: 10.94Saucony Peregrine - Black Miles: 12.24Saucony Triumph Miles: 140.67IN State Park Hiking/Trail Running Miles: 23.50Brooks Ravenna 7 Miles: 22.58Elliptical Miles: 1.50
Weight: 149.24
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