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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: 62.50 Month: 191.25 Year: 385.86
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
56.506.000.000.0062.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

PM - 6 miles outside with Finn on warm sunny day; but as he's been used to running in the cold and rain, I brought him back home, and then did another 4 miles on the treadmill.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM - 5 miles easy in the fog and drizzle. 

PM - only time for 5 more on the treadmill after work.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

AM - a little over 4 miles this morning in the fog with Finn before work. 

PM - 8 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime - a bit faster than yesterday, and probably faster than I should have gone, but I fogot my watch and forgot my headphones - so I was also interested in getting done faster.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.0012.50

AM - 5k with Finn this morning before work and after a heavy rain.  Had a hard time with motivation this morning - but my dog's enthusiasm for a run finally got me out the door.  Slow and easy. 

PM - made a wrong turn on my lunchtime run - ended up out a lot longer than planned; and was stressing to get back for an important meeting on time.  Consequently had to run a lot faster than I wanted to.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM - 3 miles on the treadmill before work. 

PM - 7  more on the treadmill at lunchtime.  Had one of those conversation with another guy at the gym who runs but is not a "runner" - who has seen me running there for quite some time - he wanted to know how far I run everyday and at what pace - and how fast I have run a marathon.  "You run how many miles??"  "You've run how fast???".  

It was one of those exchanges where someone thinks you are a freak or phenominal - and you know, in reality you are nothing special in your own world - but it still makes you feel good.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.006.000.000.008.00

PM - treadmill tempo 1 mile warm up then 6 miles at tempo with a 1 mile cool down.  Did not feel that great.  Thought about pulling the plug on it about halfway - but pushed through.  My training practice, perhaps a little old school (seeing as I am kinda old) has almost always been to grind through planned workouts even when they are not going particularly well - and I know there is a school of thought to do the opposite - but how do you know when.  And, if you push through tough workouts when you don't feel that well, won't that experience assist you later in races when things get tough?

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
56.506.000.000.0062.50
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