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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: 32.50 Month: 195.25 Year: 1750.21
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
30.206.250.004.0040.45
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.00

No running today.  Too busy with family and church things.  Plus I think I needed a break from running.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

PM - 5 miles on the treadmill at lunchtime.  Felt really off.  It may have been because I took yesterday as a rest day - and having not taken a day off for more than 3 weeks - body  is used to running and not resting.  Hope things reset for tomorrow.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.100.000.004.0010.10

AM - 5k with Finn before work this morning because he really needed to get out and exercise.  

PM - treadmill workout 2 x 2 miles @ HM pace - which was 6:40 per mile on this treadmill today - with an 800 rest.  1.5 mile warm up and 1 mile cool down.  Probably stretching the idea that this was HM pace (perhaps 10k) but things went well and I felt much better than I did yesterday.  

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

PM - pressed for time on a busy day - just 3 miles on the treadmill.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.106.250.000.0011.35

AM - 5k with Finn before work - as he would not allow me to NOT take him for a run.  

PM - treadmill tempo - 6.25 miles at MP - which on this treadmill was 6:47 pace - which I really don't believe, but whatever.  HR remained in the high 140's which was a high tempo effort but not quite to where I would expect it in a raceday situation.  I was not hugely motivated for the workout today - but felt very solid in the effort.  Had I been more motivated, I may have possibly pushed the pace more to increase the HR.  1.5 mile warm up and short cool down.  

Think I will do one more decent workout and a long run on this cycle, before resting up. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

PM - late 4 miles with Finn on the golf course after work.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM - just under 7 miles with Dan and Finn early as Dan’s daughter had a cross country meet at Milton High School this morning - which is a big invitational that I would have liked to attend- but have another commitment this morning.  He sent me photos. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
30.206.250.004.0040.45
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