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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.

7 x Boston Marathon (1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2014, 2020 (virtual due to covid) 2021

11 x NYC Marathon (1997, 1998, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021)

 

 

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: 134.55 Year: 2081.46
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
43.750.000.000.0043.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM - 7 miles with Finn- the last 3 on the quick side including the "climb" up Glenover in White Columns.  Cooler weather is leading to some faster paces lately.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM - 3 easy shakeout miles with Finn.  Chilly this morning.  Ran a bit harder over the last 3 days than usual - and thought I could use just a few easy miles this morning.   May run a few more later if time permits.  

PM - 5 more miles on the treadmill after my workday. 
 

 

 

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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 our dogs - mostly on the golf course - frosty morning.  

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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 our dogs - even colder this morning than yesterday - but it felt nice.  Quick yet pretty effortless pace.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.250.000.000.006.25

AM - 6.25 miles with Dan and our dogs around the golf course.   Made a complete loop of the perimeter.  Grass was frosty/icy and my shoes were slippery - so had to keep the effort a bit cautious.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

AM - a little over 5 miles this morning with Finn - partially on the golf course.   Having some progressively more pronounced issues with plantar fasciitis on the left foot this week.  

As of tomorrow, I will have run 265 days (since March 1) without a rest day - having run at least 3 miles per day.   Unplanned at the beginning, but it has now sort of evolved into my own personal COVID project - Originally, after having run a few months with no days off, I thought about my goal being 100 days in a row without a rest; and then 200 and then a year.   Now my goal is to run everyday (at least 3 miles) until there is a vaccine in place, distributed and the pandemic can be deemed over.     

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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, Greg and our dogs on Summit Brittle and Wood trails.  

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
43.750.000.000.0043.75
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