Bret

September 16, 2019

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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

9 x NYC Marathon

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue to enjoy running and racing as long as my body permits me.  

Personal:

Old guy - been running for 40+ years.  

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 88.50 Year: 1565.10
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM - a little over 7.5 miles mostly along the river walk in San Antonio.  Really buggy with swarms of gnats - and as a result a bunch of bats.  Spent a fair amount of time dealing with avoiding swallowing and inhaling the gnats.  Slow but decent run.  

Comments
From dugco on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 08:17:33 from 73.42.43.155

gnats and bats... no rats or cats? Travis and his girlfriend are looking at San Antonio as a possible landing spot after she graduates UNF... that and Austin and Raleigh and Atlanta and...

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 20:50:47 from 67.177.30.39

Can't ski in any of those places Doug.

From dugco on Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 06:22:14 from 73.42.43.155

Welllll, they're looking at Chicago as well, but I'm trying to block that out.

From Bret on Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 07:23:31 from 216.234.133.229

Actually I did see a few cats but no rats... :)

I did not get the same vibe in San Antonio that I have gotten in Austin and Raleigh as a cool hipster place. Not a big fan of Texas overall though. I like the hills and the greenery in Atlanta and the Carolinas.

They should check out Asheville too.

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