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Jeremy Wright Memorial 5k

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Location:

Columbus,IN,US

Member Since:

Jun 13, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

30 Marathons -- PR - 2:48:53 (Fall 2014)

A bunch of Half Marathons -- PR - 1:19:20 (Aug. 2015 - Converted)

10k - 35:25 (July 2014 - Aided)

5k - 17:28 (Aug. 2015)

1mi. - 4:58 (July 2014 - Track)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get faster at shorter stuff.  Spend more time at home and quit the "Long Stuff"

Indy Mon. Marathon - 11/4/2017 -- Pacing 3:10 group

Run some good 5, 8, 10k this Fall and Winter

Really train for a road marathon again:  Carmel Marathon - 3/31/2018

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

R2R2R in Grand Canyon

Marathon < 2:45

Half Marathon < 1:18

5k < 17

Keep my Long-term Running Goals consistent for more than a month...   Fail

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.  6' tall and fluctuate around 150lbs.  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: 32.30 Month: 103.00 Year: 3294.42
Barefoot Running Lifetime Miles: 4.00
Swimming Lifetime Miles: 6.20
Stationary Bike Lifetime Miles: 96.10
Grand Canyon Hiking Lifetime Miles: 71.20
IN State Park Hiking/Trail Running Lifetime Miles: 217.95
Elliptical Lifetime Miles: 81.50
Vilano Road Bike Lifetime Miles: 964.88
17 - Salomon Speedcross 3 - Black Lifetime Miles: 440.86
Vilano Bike On Mag Trainer Lifetime Miles: 125.25
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 104.64
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 424.57
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 569.36
Saucony Omni 13 - Black Lifetime Miles: 648.37
Saucony Ride 9 - Blue Lifetime Miles: 843.51
Blue Triumphs Lifetime Miles: 692.82
Hoka One Infinite Lifetime Miles: 649.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
66.790.006.320.0073.11
Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 55.20Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 17.92
Weight: 146.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

PM Long Run: 90 deg./50% hum and sunny here in IN.

Made the mistake of putting this off until afternoon, but I felt like I needed the additional sleep and recovery after yesterday's shock to the system.  

Pretty slow and painful today - needed about 2 more water stops.  20 mi. over to Hospital around Mill Race and Lincoln Parks and back, no real climbing except for Terrace Lake Blvd the (at the beg and end of the run)  Much slower as the run dragged on and dehydration worsened -- 2:43:22

Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 20.00
Weight: 146.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.720.000.000.0010.72

Recovery miles - PM: 7 mi. after work. 3.72 after dinner - slow pace

Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 10.72
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

PM: 10 miles - easy pace - 1:21:30.  Mileage build throughout August.  So far, off to a good start :)  I had lunch with an old buddy who hasn't trained in a while and registered for Chicago Marathon- I now have a free Chicago reg. even though they don't allow transfers.  New Fall Plan will be similar to last year's craziness :)

Sept. 15 - Fox Valley Marathon

Oct. 7 - Chicago Marathon

Nov. 3 - Indy Monumental Marathon :)


Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.420.000.000.008.42

New shoes came in the mail today - Kinvara 2's for $50 :)

sunny and in the low 90's today.  Ran over to the track close to the house to discover that they had very recently put a new surface on it - yaahhhh!!!  It was in bad shape - almost fresh HMA combined with new shoes made for the most well cushioned surface I have run on in a while.  Did 4x400m at 5k pace and jogged around a bit more before dinner.  2 mi. easy after dinner with the dog.

8.4 mi. today taking it easy.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 races this weekend

Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 8.42
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Took half a day off at work after a meeting in Indy.

Late AM run - 70 degrees:

easy 8 mi. - 1:07:46

Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 8.00
Weight: 147.00
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Race: Jeremy Wright Memorial 5k (3.16 Miles) 00:18:35, Place overall: 12, Place in age division: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.810.003.160.0010.97

AM: easy super slow 5k with the dog.  Early PM: easy 3.36 around the neighborhood in the grass.  2 hour nap and then watched the US BBall team ass beating.

Cross Roads 5k tonight at 8pm:

Flat Rock, IN - 8pm, sunny and 65 degrees:

1.33 mi. WU, Pretty sore legs at the start - Its not good when your hammies feel this tight to sart a race... Another 5k, another typical result.  Mile 1 - too fast, fall off the rest of the race.  The only good thing about this race was that I kicked well at teh end to hold off another one of the regulars (a younger kid - I would've never heard the end of that one if he had passed me :)

5:39, 5:54, 6:15, 0.16 - 0:49.5

I'll take Sat morning off to recover and let the legs have a chance in tomorrow night's race in Lexington, KY.  I think I'll really try to focus on even splits - mile 1: 5:45-5:50 instead of 5:30-5:40... we'll see.  Midsummer Night's Run usually has about 3-4k people, so should be really fun. 

Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 6.48Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 4.50
Weight: 0.00
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Race: Midsummer Night's Run (3.16 Miles) 00:17:46, Place overall: 37, Place in age division: 4
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.840.003.160.005.00

Midsummer Night's Run in Lexington, KY- 8:30pm start time, upper 60s and getting dark when race started.  I spotted the guy who won the age group last year at the start line and followed him the whole race.  Mile 1 was all focusing on holding back a little bit and weaving through the masses of people.  There were 6500 people in this race! 

Splits were - 5:38, 5:36, 5:49 and :45 for final 0.16- again the course was long.

Although it appears as though the race timers really messed up and did not even show me in the results, I Finally broke 18 again!  Don't know if I'll have an official time :( 

Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
66.790.006.320.0073.11
Brooks Ghost 4 - Red Miles: 55.20Saucony Kinvara 2 - Black/Gold Miles: 17.92
Weight: 146.50
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