Bret

September 27, 2021

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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: 195.25 Year: 1750.21
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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AM - 6 miles easy before work with loops around the Enniswood and Autumn Woods neighborhoods.  Did not feel quite as good as I did yesterday.  

 

PM - 8 miles easy - the "dump run".  From my office park down past the solid waste facility / landfill on a hot humid summer like day with the stench of the dump and the surrounding stagnant ditch water along the road.  Character building for sure.  Wore the ipod for a distraction.  Dylan's newest "The Tempest" - little bleak - apropos for the dump run of course.    

Comments
From Bam on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 04:57:56 from 89.204.236.253

Surprised you're listening to Dylan - I had you down as being more to the right. But that's cool if you have lefty tendancies - it adds a humane colour to your persona:) - not saying you lack humanity or anything like that. Next you'll be listening to Cohen - then you'd be really cool and know what this ride's all about.

Now, if Mr Murphy were listening to Dylan, I'd get that.

Big run planned this weekend?

From Bret on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 06:50:38 from 64.128.133.66

My mother and father met in Greenwich village in NYC in the 60's seeing/listening to him and others like him. It was the music I heard in my house growing up. I probably went to a handful of Dylan shows with the old guy over the years before he passed away.

I think Mr. Murphy indeed listens to him.

Big run planned for tomorrow morning with Richie - 20 miles - fast at the end.

From Bam on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 08:31:58 from 89.204.226.28

Wow, it's difficult to imagine many moments in a lifetime that could outweigh going to see Dylan with your old fella; you have my seal of approval ie you have 'my' permission to listen to Dylan:)

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