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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 5 of the World Marathon Majors (NY, Chicago, Boston, London & Berlin) at least twice.

7 x Boston Marathon (1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2014, 2020 (virtual due to covid) 2021

11 x NYC Marathon (1997, 1998, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)

 

 

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 - (grandfather even) been running for 40+ years.  

Favorite Blogs:

Russian champion tries Crocs, commits to racing a marathon in them

Nikolay Chavkin in the video below did 3x1000, first two in Adidas carbon-fiber models, the last one in Crocs. Surprised by the result (2:52, 2:52, 2:50) with the fastest interval done in Crocs, he committed to racing a marathon in Crocs if the video gets 42K likes and 195 comments (for 42 km 195 m, the marathon distance). Nikolay's current marathon PR is 2:14:00. The video was created by a Russian sporting goods store chain. Their moto is "more sports - brighter life", which we think is wonderful, and also deserves a Like. If you want to see a fast marathon in Crocs, go to the video and click the Like button. And make sure to share it with your friends.

Miles:This week: 28.25 Month: 124.25 Year: 124.25
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles with Dan and the dogs in the neighborhood and about a third on the golf course.   Quite cold again today in the 20's.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - just under 6 miles with Dan from his neighborhood with the dogs.   I had been given a gps smart collar for Finn from my son-in-law.   Either the device is not working correctly or there was user error - as it indicated that he walked 2.7 miles :) 

PM - 2000 meters of rowing followed by 2 miles of easy running on the treadmill.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - 6 miles with Dan and the dogs on the horse trail roads -  28 degrees with a "feels like" temp was 24, but it was really not uncomfortable.   Strange how adaptable we become from the first cold weather in October.    Yoga session following the run back at the house. 

PM - 2500 meters of rowing followed by 2 miles of easy running on the treadmill.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

AM - 2000 meters of indoor rowing and then a 1 mile jog on the treadmill before church. Feeling some of yesterday's effort in my hamstring and foot this morning.

PM - 5.25 miles around the neighborhood with Finn.  Bright sunshine and blue skies but deceptively colder and windier than I had expected.   Kept my pace and effort very easy.  Yoga session after. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
28.250.000.000.0028.25
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