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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 - 36:30 Unaided // 35:25 (July 2014 - Aided)

5k - 17:28 (Aug. 2015)

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

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run my 100 miles / Win the Race Series

8/11/18:  Hot Hot 100k in Morehead, KY - DNF at 10hrs/70k

9/8/18: Lake Cumberland Half Marathon - 4th Place - 1:27

9/22/18: Mill Race Marathon in Columbus, IN - 14th place - 3:06:55

10/6/18 and 10/13/18: Series 5k's

10/21: Columbus, OH Marathon

11/10/18: Tunnel Hill 100 mile

Thanksgiving Series 8k

12/2/18 and 12/9/18: Series 5k's

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

As many Ultras and adventures in exotic/scenic places as possible:

R2R2R in Grand Canyon, 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.  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: 0.00 Month: 36.40 Year: 2889.63
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: 454.46
Vilano Bike On Mag Trainer Lifetime Miles: 125.25
Saucony A5 - Green Lifetime Miles: 119.94
Saucony Peregrine - Black Lifetime Miles: 424.57
Saucony Kinvara 6 - White Lifetime Miles: 584.36
Hoka One Infinite Lifetime Miles: 880.17
Hoka Arahi Lifetime Miles: 949.75
Saucony Iso Lifetime Miles: 71.80
Blue Clifton 4 Lifetime Miles: 762.15
Red Peregrine 7a Lifetime Miles: 124.20
Red Peregrine 7b Lifetime Miles: 127.60
Hoka Clifton 5 Lifetime Miles: 595.17
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.101.754.080.0026.93
Vilano Road Bike Miles: 5.0013 - Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13 - Blue Miles: 14.60Ravenna 4 - Black And Red Miles: 6.7512 - Saucony Kinvara 4 - Neon Miles: 5.58
Weight: 153.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Off - very sore, recovery activities throughout the day, and enjoying some bad food.  slow jog tomorrow

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Off work today.  Quality time with the kid while the wife works.  Took him on a couple walks pushing the strolller, and did about 500 core exercises throughout the day.  Acouple sets of pushups and carried the kid around a lot - that def. counts as strength training! :)  

PM: a 20 minute/ 5mile bike ride around the neighborhood felt good to get the heart pumping and the blood flowing to the legs.  Wrapped the legs up in ice and had a delicious protein shake afterward.

Time to forget this last debacle and move on.  Though I'm sure I'll be recapping Saturday at work about 3 or 4 times.

Vilano Road Bike Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

walking - 2x1mi. at work.

0.35mi. pushing the kid around the block in the stroller.

PM: 3 miles "run" - 29:30

I know - hardcore workouts.

13 - Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13 - Blue Miles: 3.00
Weight: 153.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

some walking at work, pshed the kid around the block twice after work :)

4mi. easy, dinner, 2mi. easy with the dog

about 8:30 pace and the legs are coming back 

13 - Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13 - Blue Miles: 6.00
Weight: 152.80
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.750.000.000.006.75

PM: slow and somewhat stiff 1 hour slog - 6.75mi.  Still recovering... slowly

Ravenna 4 - Black And Red Miles: 6.75
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.351.750.500.005.60

PM: light track work.  Testing the legs - jog over to the track and slowly built up to about MP over a couple miles.  Then a couple of 400s at LT ~ mile pace.  Since it was getting dark and the place is usually deserted on the nicest of days, surprisingly, there were 4 or 5 younger people doing some kind of track workout this evening.  Still in recovery mode, so any sort of hard workouts are still not allowed.   I seem to have added on some pounds this week :)

13 - Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13 - Blue Miles: 5.60
Weight: 153.20
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Race: Oktoberfest 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:18:50, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.003.580.005.58

AM: a very heavy legged 5k this morning. One of the local favorites, so I couldn't miss it.  Mile 1 was 5:37, then, about what I expected week after a hard fought marathon - in the 6:00's and slowing up through the finish.  5k - 18:50

12 - Saucony Kinvara 4 - Neon Miles: 5.58
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.101.754.080.0026.93
Vilano Road Bike Miles: 5.0013 - Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13 - Blue Miles: 14.60Ravenna 4 - Black And Red Miles: 6.7512 - Saucony Kinvara 4 - Neon Miles: 5.58
Weight: 153.00
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