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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.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 16.10 Month: 101.55 Year: 978.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
98.550.003.000.00101.55
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.250.000.000.0012.25

AM - at sea for the day.  Got up late - did about 4.25 miles on the treadmill in some rough seas - making balancing on the machine a bit of a challenge.  

PM - when Tracy went to get a spa treatment- I did another run on the treadmill- but this time the seas were calmer and I felt good and got about 8 more miles in.  We arrive in Amsterdam early tomorrow and then transfer to the airport for the flight home.  It has been a sedate and relaxing experience.  Exactly what we wanted.  

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Travel day from Amsterdam back to Atlanta

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.750.000.000.008.75

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn in the neighborhood this morning before work.  Felt good and ran at more of a tempo effort. 

PM - 3.5 miles for a short easy run at lunch time.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

PM - lunchtime - a little over 6 miles.  Was not feeling it early-on, may have been nutritional - like I had not eaten enough.  Finished up considerably faster.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - just a little less than 5.5 miles with Finn and with Dan before work this morning.  Dan has had a knee injury and had taken a few weeks off, so I expected a shorter/easier run, but he pushed the pace and insisted his knee was not bothering him.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.100.003.000.009.10

AM - 5k with Finn before work.  Late start, limited time. 

PM - lunchtime - treadmill workout:  4 x 800 @ 5:45 ppm with a 400 rest; then 1 mile at 5:45 pace.  Warm up and cool down.  Felt solid the whole time.   Pretty sure the treadmill's calibration is not accurate, but the HR effort is what I was seeking, which was right in the high tempo to threshold zone. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM - 4 miles very easy on the treadmill.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM - 10 miles early with Finn on Brittle/Summit and Wood Road trails.  Rainy for a few days but we were fortunate to get about half of the run in dry before the rains resumed.  He was a filthy mess from the dirt roads.  Lots of wildlife and farm animals to check out at the daybreak including one very vocal rooster.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM - very early start- 4 miles on the treadmill before a lengthy day of travel to Asia.  

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No run - traveled to Kuala Lumpur for business - 26 hours of transit - left Sunday morning and arrived Monday evening around 11 pm local time.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles on the treadmill in Kuala Lumpur- no time to figure out a run outdoors as the road/highways and buildings looked like a labyrinth below from my hotel in the dark. Travel to Hong Kong after a morning meeting.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles in a steamy humid mire in Hong Kong - did loops around Victoria Park. Early meetings and then off to Amsterdam.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

AM - cool damp morning in Amsterdam - ran from the hotel to Vondel Park.  Staying a little further away from where I usually stay when I am here.  Temps in the 50’s and cloudy. Felt like a fall day instead of June.   Here for 2 nights and then back home.  Not sleeping very well with all of the travel and time zone changes.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles quite early in Amsterdam- heading home today. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.100.000.000.003.10

PM - 3.1 miles with Finn - jetlagged - just wanted to get outside and stretch my legs.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

PM - 5 miles with Finn on Summit/Brittle and Phillips Circle - quite warm.  Felt a little rough for the first mile or so.  Warmed into it though. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.100.000.000.003.10

AM - 5k with Finn before work.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

PM -  5 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

AM - just under 3 miles this morning with Finn before work.  I awoke early enough for a longer effort, but decided I was tired and went back to bed; then got up and decided to squeeze a shorter run in, because Finn was jumping around and essentially begging that he wanted / needed some exercise.  Happy dog.   He was so pleased when he got back that he went back to sleep...and I went to work.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
98.550.003.000.00101.55
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