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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.

5 x Boston Marathon

10 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.  

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Miles:This week: 27.50 Month: 93.75 Year: 1073.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
192.750.000.000.00192.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 miles with Dan and the dogs in a very fine light snow - no accumulation.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 miles with Dan and the dogs - very windy - cold wind chill in the low 20's.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - a little over 7 miles on another cold morning with temps in the 20's.  Ran with Dan and the dogs through the neighborhood and the Grove and Tullamore. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Finn - partially on the golf course.   Still cold. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - 7 miles with Greg, Dan and the dogs on the trails after an overnight rain.   Dogs were filthy muddy afterwards.   Nice sunrise with mist/fog from the rains on the horse pastures.   Happy Friday.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM - 10 solid miles with the guys and the dogs on the Forsyth Greenway.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Dan and the dogs in Wood Valley - snowed and rained overnight - no accumulation.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Dan and the dogs this morning.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.750.000.000.008.75

AM - 6.5 miles with Dan and the dogs - we explored a different route this morning - which turned out to be primarily uphill - and with about a half mile or more of running along a busy road in the dark with no sidewalks (not the safest of situations) - but overall it was good for a change. 

PM  2.25 miles on the treadmill then 3000 meters of indoor rowing. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

AM - 6.25 miles with Dan and the dogs around the golf course.  
 

PM - 2.25 miles on the treadmill and then 2000 meters of indoor rowing.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn on a warmer morning.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 miles with Dan and the dogs - overnight rains made for a foggy damp morning with temps in the 50's.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.250.000.000.007.25

AM - 7.25 miles with Dan and Greg and the dogs in a cold rain.  Part of it was in the woods on the Kings Ridge cross country course.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

AM - nice run with Dan and the dogs - connected some different routes we normally run - for a total of 8.25 miles.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM - another cold rainy/drizzly morning - Dan had the day off for President's day and decided to sleep-in, so Finn and I plodded along "solo" today.   

PM - 2.25 miles on the treadmill after work to transition/stress relieve and then 2500 meters of indoor rowing. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

AM - 3.25 miles on the treadmill before starting my workday.   Weather forecast said black ice was likely and so Dan and I decided we would try to run at noon for the main run of the day.

PM - noon - with Dan and the dogs - it was only 25 degrees at noon and quite windy.   No ice was noticeable - so we probably could have run in the morning.   I was pressed for time and could only squeeze in 5 miles.  
 

PM - 3500 meters of indoor rowing 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - 5.5 miles - quite cold in the low 20's - Finn wiped out on some ice in the parking lot of the golf course.  
 

PM - 2.5 miles on the treadmill and then 3000 meters of indoor rowing.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles on the treadmill - steady rain, 38 degrees with occasional lightning, and a gimpy Finn, kept me from going outdoors this morning.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 miles - solo as Finn needs a few days to recover from whatever he tweaked when he slipped on the ice when we were running a few days ago; and Dan texted that he's got a sore throat and his son has had a slight fever - so playing it safe and keeping our distance for a few days. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

AM - 8.5 miles with Dan - a chilly but sunny morning.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

AM - 8.5 miles with Greg Dan and the dogs.  We went into the woods for a mile or so and one of the dogs inadvertently roll blocked me down.  No harm done and it was pretty funny.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - just time for 4 miles this morning, as I had a short notice early call scheduled at 7 am and some delays getting outside.   Another rainy cool morning - I am ready for some warmer temps which I think are maybe a few weeks away.

PM - 3 miles on the treadmill and then about 4000 meters on the indoor rowing machine.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

AM - 5.5 miles with Dan and the dogs - about half on the golf course - temps in the mid to low 30's but clear skies and a nice sunrise.  
 

PM - 3 miles with Finn after my workday.  So nice outside with temperatures in the upper 60's - I had to get out to enjoy it.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn through Wood Valley. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

AM - just shy of 6 miles with Dan and the dogs in the neighborhood; it felt colder than the temperature indicated.  The afternoons are warming nicely - may try to get out for a few more miles after work to enjoy the weather. 

PM - just short of 3 miles with Finn on a very pleasant afternoon/early evening after work .  2500 meters of indoor rowing following dinner. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

AM - pouring rain and in the mid 50's, a sore throat and an insistent spouse (not to go outside) had me running indoors on the treadmill.   Just 3 miles - may do more later. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - 8 miles with with the three amigos and the dogs on the trails. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - 8 miles with Dan and the dogs on a foggy damp morning.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
192.750.000.000.00192.75
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