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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: 37.20 Month: 216.15 Year: 216.15
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: 234.75
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 180.34
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 426.07
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 635.80
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: 752.55
CLIFTON 4 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 727.43
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.5018.000.000.0022.50

AM 22.5 mi. Long Run with 18 mi. MP - 1:56:37 (6:28.7 avg.)

7:02, 6:46, 35, 36,32,23,25,29,26,28,27,32,26,17,29,33,20,24,29,

CD - 8:04, 7:50, 7:38, 7:35

Hurting a bit in the legsm but aerobically, I found myself rarely feeling taxed.  A couple headwinds felt tough, but that was about it.

Changed my mind about the series 5k this morning, realizing I really needed a long run workout.  The local running club is free, has water stops, and there were plenty of people out running with them this morning - enough for me.  They are really a great group of people and have some generous dedicated folks making sure everybody is taken care of out there.  

Wonderful weather this morning - I was actually cold in long sleeve shirt!  Very nice.  The times and MP effort was where it should have been for most of this run.  Big confidence builder - really what I needed more than anything, after a bunch of MP workouts in the humidity not turning out so well.

It actually took me a couple miles to get warmed up, but then the cooling breeze and fall like temp really helped. 

Ravenna 5 - Red Miles: 22.50
Weight: 146.00
Comments
From SlowJoe on Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 11:28:16 from 107.77.80.116

Dude, I'd say the 2:48 goal is looking very good! Who does 18 @ MP?! Nice going.

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