Bret Jardine

November 17, 2017

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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: 19.50 Month: 71.70 Year: 1902.76
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

PM - lunchtime run - easy - sunny, cool and dry - as you would expect (finally) this time of the year.  I found a new route - which is scenic, though with a good amount of hills - with one lengthy one near the end on Peachtree Dunwoody road which is about 1.2 miles in length with an average grade of 3% but it kicks up to 14% in a couple parts.  (Data by Strava).  I am enjoying Matt Fitzgerald's training log for his build up to Chicago.  He spent 12 weeks with the pros in Flagstaff.  What is interesting is that he is adamant that he's not an elite runner - but better than average - which is why his little experiment resonates with me.  He ended up running 2:39 which was a 2 min PR and about 10 mins faster than his fastest most recent marathon.  Not a bad result at age 46.

 

Comments
From allie on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 14:29:03 from 172.58.63.18

nice to know i'm heading back to non-muggy weather. :) i have finally been convinced to start using strava, so i'll look for you there.

also, congrats to your daughter!

From Bret on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 21:04:17 from 99.1.220.106

I saw the Strava follow! :)

Weather has been lovely this week.

From Jason D on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 19:28:45 from 73.144.91.168

That log is a gem! I just got lost in it, but will need to return to it this weekend.

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