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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: Indy Monumental Marathon (26.2 Miles) 03:17:33, Place overall: 218, Place in age division: 38
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.0026.200.000.0029.20

Going in to this race my left knee was questionable at best.  Once warmed up and started it was fine.  First half in 1:27:52 - Was feeling good through about 15 - maybe it was too fast first half ? I don't think it was - my legs were worn down from 3 marathons, a couple 5ks,  and a half in the last 3 months.  6 marathons in a year's time.  Oh well - all weak excuses - my fitness wasn't there after having to go fairly easy the last 2 weeks before this race due to knee problems.  Dropped down to 9:00's and 10:00's over last 10k and hobbled in in 3:17:33 on extremely sore right hamstring, left calf and both knees... :)  I predict a much better marathon in the spring after some rest and training only for that single marathon (instead of just entering every race that comes up :))

6:20, 6:49, 6:44, 6:43, 6:42, 6:45, 6:40, 6:45, 6:40, 6:46, 6:37, 6:45, 6:45,

6:55, 7:05, 7:29, 7:21, 7:26, 7:17, 7:31, 8:10, 8:00, 9:00, 9:30, 10:20, 12:03, 2:25

Brooks Ghost 4 - Blue Miles: 29.20
Weight: 145.00
Comments
From FREYGUY on Sat, Nov 05, 2011 at 20:38:34 from 64.192.55.102

Nice job.

From JimF on Tue, Nov 08, 2011 at 12:03:10 from 98.253.193.207

Wow! 3 marathons in the last 3 months is very impressive. I think you are right after a little rest you should be ready for a break through in the spring.

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