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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.

6 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 - (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: 0.00 Month: 162.75 Year: 1717.71
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
166.000.000.000.00166.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Finn back at home. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

AM - 10k with Finn before my workday.   Dan is on vacation this week and then next week he starts a new job out of state and will be moving to Virginia Bch and commuting on a weekly basis until permanently relocating....So our runs together  will be few and numbered before he relocates toward the end of the Summer.  He's been a great training partner and friend.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Finn before my workday started. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.750.000.000.005.75

AM - 5.75 miles with Finn - nice late spring/early summer - warm misty morning. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.750.000.000.007.75

AM - warm humid morning - met Greg at the Alpharetta Greenway - ran with the dogs.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.750.000.000.005.75

AM - 5.75 miles with the guys and the dogs at sunrise.  Finn decided we were finished before we were actually done.  It was quite humid and warm and he seemed to know he needed some water.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - just under 6 miles with Finn on a very muggy humid and drizzly morning. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

AM - just 3.5 miles in the mist/drizzle - tropical-like weather today.  Busy morning schedule, will try to get some more miles later. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 hilly miles with Finn before my workday started - very humid still, but a nice morning to enjoy the sunrise.  Did not get a second run in yesterday as I hoped.  Instead we had a picnic dinner with my grand daughter on the Milton Green whilst my daughter conducted a yoga class for new moms.   Turned out to be a much more enjoyable option over a second run.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles mostly on the golf course with Finn.  Been battling horseflies the last two mornings...

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM - 4 miles with Dan and the dogs- we did a walk run because Dan was sick and his calf was tight   

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn and partly with Dan. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - 7 miles on the treadmill- late afternoon.   Too hot for a run outside.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 sluggish miles with Finn - to be fair it was a little hilly - but also my legs felt leaden and it was very humid.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

AM - just under 6.25 miles with Finn - hilly but I felt stronger today.  Passed a high school aged runner going uphill on the Milton trail - small victory for an old guy.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn before my workday.  Much cooler out today - though that did not help today with my pace.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

AM - 3.5 miles with Finn on Summit/Brittle trails - when I got a text alert on my watch that there was a water leak in my basement - so I had to cut it short and get back home.   Having an issue with a bad check valve in my basement sink pump - with the water coming back up the sink instead of out to the septic tank...yuck.  Helpful to have leak detector devices set up to mitigate water damage - but also, it ruined an otherwise enjoyable run.  

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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 - he's back in town for the weekend.   Nice time catching up and running on the golf course.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

AM - 6.25 miles with the guys and the dogs on the trails.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.750.000.000.006.75

AM - 6.75 miles with Dan and the dogs - dodged a few raindrops as the area is blanketed with the remnants of a tropical storm from the gulf passes through.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM - 4 slow miles this morning in some heavy humid air.  Not feeling it today.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - in NYC for business - just under 8 miles from my hotel and around central park.   I pushed the pace a bit too much in spots - given the humid conditions.   The buildings messed with the gps on my watch too - so not sure just how much distance I covered - the first mile showed a split of just over 2 mins 30 seconds :).  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

AM - 5.5 miles or so with a co-worker from Chicago - we ran along the Hudson River for a bit.   Big day for my company - IPO - the opening bell ceremony at the Nasdaq.  Exciting stuff. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

AM - 4 easy miles early before my return flight to ATL. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Finn on the golf course. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - 7 miles with the guys and the dogs on the trails. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Dan and Finn. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - 5 miles with Finn - heavy warm summer morning air - Finn even just stopped at one point for a rest.   

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.250.000.000.005.25

AM - 5.25 miles with Finn - early part in a light mist/rain. 

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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 as he is back in town for a couple of weeks - run/walk for parts of it as he's got some calf injury /discomfort.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
166.000.000.000.00166.00
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