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Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011



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


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: 21.20 Month: 113.30 Year: 2654.91
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: 617.96
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: 134.68
Race: Indy training series 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:17:55, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: jog over to meet carpool to Indy - 4 miles - about 35 min.  WU with some jogging and strides - we got there way early, so alot of WU - about 2 miles.  Race: 5k where the Quaff guys and I were expecting a lot of faster dudes since it has been in the past.  There wren't too many sub 17 guys and faster, turned out.  Danny and Tim went out in 1/2 positions and held those positions for the race duration.  I was about 5 seconds back from Danny most of the race.  I wound up in 3rd at the end only through a real hard kick at the end to stay ahead of Jason? (Was that you, Jason?)   I was so gassed afterward that I did not have the mental faculties to carry on any sort of converastion... :) sry.

5:41, 5:47, 5:58, 0:30

5k race - 17:55

Weight: 0.00
From Jake K on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 at 12:57:39 from

Nice kick. Sound like you and Jason were pretty close!

From Jason D on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 at 18:22:24 from

That was me, Joe. I was going to finally introduce myself but felt awkward.

I had nothing left when you kicked. Probably had another gear but I was in "Oh, hey, this went better than I thought" mode. Not that I could have caught you. You're much faster in short distance races and the marathon . . . but I am hoping to reclaim my title as "The fastest active FRB blogger marathon time" :)

It's a nice yet weird little series. It's true that you never know who will show up, but this race especially it seems to be the case.

Well done today.

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