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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: 0.00 Month: 177.74 Year: 2719.35
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: 176.24
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 426.07
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 624.30
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: 746.85
CLIFTON 4 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 191.78
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.400.000.000.0013.40

Yosemite Hike Day 6

Emerick Lake to the Tuolomne Meadows Visitor Center.  LAst day of the journey for me today.  Hiked up and over Tuolomne Pass and descended in to the junction point.  At this particular junction of the trail, a left took you to the TMeadows Vis. Cntr, and a right took you on to the JMT.  What another awesome experience - talking to hikers coming off of and leaving to go onto the JMT!  Promised dad I would wait for him at this junction, so I had a couple of hours to kill.  Dropped pack and did some hill repeats up and down the last descent to the juction point.  

After Kevin reached the junction, he went on to the visitor center.  About 90 minutes later, Dad caught up, and it started to rain... stuff got wet for first time all week.  we hiked in to the Finish line.  Car parked at the parking lot and Kevin was sitting in there waiting for us.  Lots of great pictures taken by Kevin and my Dad, but, I took no camera. 

Great hike and trip concluded.  We crushed icecream, and double burgers at the grill, cleaned up a little bit, and then hopped in the car for a 5 hour drive back to Fresno out of the park.  Unfortunately, a wildfire covered most ofthe Western part of the park in smoke and I did not get to see most of popular sites, such as ElCap, Half Dome, etc.  Other than the mosquitos and the wildfire, I couldn't have asked for a much better trip.    

Red Peregrine NO Velcro Miles: 13.40
Weight: 0.00
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