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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.  

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: 26.25 Month: 26.25 Year: 1366.46
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
44.750.000.000.0044.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM - got out a little before the other guys and met them back at the cars on the trails for 10 miles before church this morning.   Heavy warm humid air was relieved a bit by some drizzle. 

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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.   He decided as we started down a cul de sac for some extra distance that I thought would be worthwhile, that he was not onboard with that decision and firmly stopped so that we could turn around and head back to the house.  He knows where he is and how much he's got in the tank.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles with Finn - a bit faster and on a hilly route. 

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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 the golf course.   Odd behavior on my apple watch this morning using the Strava app.   I looked down at it when it showed a little over three miles - but it was not recording any splits and it was counting backwards on the mileage when I looked at it again.   I finished with negative .75 miles.   Really weird - not sure if that was user error or I was in some type of time warp vortex.   Also, this was day 500 on my streak of running everyday. 

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles with Finn before my workday starts. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 6 miles with Dan and the dogs on the golf course.   He closed on the sale of his house yesterday -- will be moving to Va Bch in the next few weeks - gotta get our runs in while there is still time to run together. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

AM - 6.5 miles with the guys and the dogs, minus Rosie, downtown and on the Alpharetta greenway.   Very warm and humid.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
44.750.000.000.0044.75
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