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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
58.503.500.000.0062.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.503.500.000.007.00

PM - tempo workout on the treadmill.  2 mile warm up - then using the auto HR target feature - I went for 24 mins at 80% of my HRR - which worked out to be marathon pace more or less.  Some times it was 6:40 and sometimes 6:58 - but always in that range from start to finish.  Quite pleased with how I felt. Solid and controlled.  Using that feature on the treadmill keeps the guesswork out of knowing the right pace for the tempo effect.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

PM - long stressful day at work which started  early - so only time for one run today - decent 8 miles easy on the treadmill after work.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

AM - about 4 miles very slow on the golf course this morning with Finn.  Days are beginning to get shorter.  It was still dark when we started and the sun was not quite risen when we finished.   Finn was off lead, and probably ran 2-3 miles longer than me - lots of exploring to be done in the wet grass, sand traps and woods.  

PM - 7.5 miles on the treadmill after work. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

PM - 8 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime ahead of travel this afternoon.

PM - 3 miles after travel to LA. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.0010.50

AM  - 10.5 miles this morning.  Had planned to just run west on Santa Monica from BH to the pier - but after I got going, I realized that it would be more like a 13-14 mile run, and I did not have enough time to make all the way to the pier and back - so I just turned around.  Cooler temps were nice.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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Super early travel today and then came home to hot house and had to deal with AC repairs - so no running happened. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

AM - 4 miles

PM - 10 miles on the treadmill. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
58.503.500.000.0062.00
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