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May 2018

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Location:

Milton,GA,USA

Member Since:

Jul 27, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

PR's -

Mile - 4:38    (High School)

2 Mile - 10:12 (High School) 

3 mile - 15:51 (High School)

10k - 35:19 (High School)

Marathon - 2:59 marathon (London -2013)

Half marathon - 1:25:18 (Deseret News 2013)

Ran all 5 of the World Marathon Majors (NY, Chicago, Boston, London & Berlin)

5 x Boston Marathon

Triathlete - sprint to half-ironman distance

Climbed Alpe d'Huez on my bike 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue to improve times on all distances from 5k to marathon

Personal:

Married with three daughters - each of them are recreational runners.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 139.51 Year: 1262.63
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
165.850.000.000.00165.85
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM - two runs of 3 miles separated by a 30 minute break for a work-related phone call.  First one was indoors, and the second outdoors.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

PM - 8.5 miles or so outside on a hilly route.  The effort I had to exert was way too high compared to the pace which was on the slow-side.  I felt depleted nutritionally and dehydrated.  Need to re-group and examine my intake.  It made for a high "misery factor" rating for what should have been a rather routine easy training run.  On the positive side, my weight is down :-]

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM - 7 miles on the treadmill - felt much better today.  HR in a normal zone, perceived effort matched pace - all is well.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - 4 miles of easy running.

PM - just 3 more in the afternoon with Finn

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Made the long drive to Gainesville today for my youngest daughter's college graduation.   The last one is now done!  No time for running today. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

AM - just 3.5 miles or so this morning in Gainesville before making the trip back home.  Thirty years ago I graduated from the University of Florida and yesterday my youngest daughter graduated from the very same school as did my two other daughters, my son-in-law, my sister and my grandfather.  "Circle of life" thoughts ruminated my head during my run.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

PM - 7.5 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

PM - 5.5 miles outside at lunchtime.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM - just a short 2 miles with Finn before work - he looked like he needed some exercise and I was short on time.  

PM - 5.5 miles at lunchtime outside.  Getting even warmer out now - up to the 90's by the end of the week.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - a little over 2.5 miles with Finn in the neighborhood before work.  

PM - around 4.25 at lunch outside - big hill in the middle- quick finish.  Felt a cramp or a pain in my left hamstring at the end. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM - just time for 4 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles in the neighborhood. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.250.000.000.003.25

AM - early run with Finn on the golf course before church just around sunrise - fog/mist coming up on the ponds. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

PM - just a little under 6.5 miles at lunchtime today.  Hilly route and possibly the warmest day of the year so far.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

PM - 5.5 miles on the treadmill.  Been feeling rather "fried" lately.  Made a concerted effort at going easy and staying in a low HR zone.  Felt rather good and refreshed after this one. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM - a little over 2.5 miles this  morning with Finn in a light rain.  

PM - slightly more than 5 miles at lunchtime outside - rainy and muggy.  Felt terrible. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.100.000.000.003.10

AM - 5k with Finn before a busy day with travel.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.200.000.000.006.20

PM - 10k in Quebec City - here for a long weekend with Tracy.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM - 4 miles in Quebec City along the St. Lawrence river.  Celebrating 28 years of marriage today with my beautiful bride, Tracy.  Feeling blessed. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

AM - 3 miles very easy before traveling back home.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

No running today - had to be at the airport before sunrise to go to Charlotte for work and then was back in the same day, after dark.  No time for exercise. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM - 7 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime.  Felt refreshed. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

PM - 3.5 miles with limited time at lunchtime. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.100.000.000.003.10

AM - 5k with Finn before work.  Full schedule today.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.200.000.000.006.20

AM - 10k around the neighborhood.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

AM - 6 miles easy before getting ready for a backyard barbecue with friends and family.  

PM - 4.25 miles on the golf course with Finn.  We got separated when he was off-lead and although I had him on a radio collar - We could not find each other (probably because  he could not see me and my calls were echoing in the woods).  Anyway it cut the run short.  When I finally reconnected with him he was completely exhausted and panting like a freight train.  We sort of walked and ran the last mile home as he was so tired.    My guess is that he was running all over the place trying to find me and follow my voice and radio collar.   Anyway he’s all good now.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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No running today.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.750.000.000.006.75

AM - 6.75 miles with Finn in a light and steady rain.  Went to breakfast at Maple Street Biscuits with my children and then we drove up to the North Georgia mountains for a hike on Mount Yonah.  Rain was heavy at times but not enough to deter us.  Cookout this evening.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM - 7 miles easy on the treadmill at lunchtime. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

PM - 5.25 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime.  Saw Hamilton at the Fox Theatre last night/- really enjoyed it.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

AM - 5k with Finn before work.

PM - just under 6 miles outside at lunchtime - warm and quite muggy. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
165.850.000.000.00165.85
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