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Clifty Falls 5k

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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
Race: Clifty Falls 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:18:56, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.050.003.110.006.16

AM Race:

Very hilly (mostly climbing) race through Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, IN.  Not trail running, but mostly uphill.  About 200 people, but nobody I really knew showed up.  I won by about a minute, so it was probably one of the weakest fields I have seen.  1st place overall, by myself the whole way - about 1 minute ahead of 2nd, I think.  First race win for me, so tht felt good.  The race organizers start the awards and hop right in to age group awards, and I realize as they read my name for first place M30-39, that they actually have no overall awards :( !?!

Yeah - first time winning, and they don't even acknowledge it! :(  I got a non-specific medal with their race name on it.  Oh well - I'll take the moral victory all the same.  We're not running for the glorious $1.50 medals for awards, but it would've at least been nice to be acknowledged as the race winner.  I guess that's why no good guys were at this race.

 WU - 0.88 strides,

Race: 6:00, 6:21, 6:13, 0:20 for 300' ??

CD - 2.17 mi. trail run on trail adjacent to course. - 20:00

 

PM: 5.48 mi. easy bike around neighborhood

Blue Nishiki 10 Speed Bike Miles: 5.48Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 3.05Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 3.11
Weight: 149.00
Comments
From Andrea on Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 11:39:22 from 72.37.171.52

Congrats on the WIN!

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