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unofficial highest mileage week in blog history(nov 2019, 200 miles)


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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: 20.00 Month: 148.00 Year: 148.00
Fly's Lifetime Miles: 186.00
Pegs 36 #8 Lifetime Miles: 451.00
Pegs #9 Lifetime Miles: 322.25
Peg 37 White Lifetime Miles: 284.50
Streak LT Lifetime Miles: 11.50
Peg 37 Navy Lifetime Miles: 490.50
Peg 37 Magenta Lifetime Miles: 480.00
Peg Shields Lifetime Miles: 747.00
Peg Shields 2(orange) Lifetime Miles: 81.00
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AM - 5 on the treadmill, tad under 7-minute pace. started at 8.0 mph and i think by the end i'd upped it to 9.3. felt pretty good! for a treadmill run ~8 hours after a weight session that's a huge boon. helps when i keep it mostly around a jog.

AM2 - 5 on sokol just before noon, 6:16 pace. very cold, very windy. first 10 minutes i felt like i had no coordination and pace reflected it, then suddenly felt a lot better and spent the last 20 minutes toeing the 6-minute line on the pace. it's rare the conditions permit me to go that quick in sweats. i reiterate, it was very cold

Peg Shields 2(orange) Miles: 10.00
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AM - 5 on the treadmill at just a tad under 7-minute pace. legs felt... better by the end. think that was mostly because it was a treadmill though, was raining far too heavily for any other option

PM - 5 miles just a tad over 7-minute pace. legs(mainly calves) still felt a bit strained from the workout yesterday, no doubt amplified from the slightly different absorption from landing on your forefoot on a conveyor belt rather than the real world(he said, totally not bitter). we'd been getting hit with constant freezing rain all day so around 3PM i'd resigned to the fact the weatherpeople probably weren't wrong for once and began a treadmill streak that'll unfortunately likely get continued tomorrow because of a cold snap. wouldn't have done the sprints with how my legs felt anyway

PM2 - lower body weights. barbell squats w/ step-up, rotational lunges w/ a medicine ball full reached out(these were brutal), and toe-walks with kettlebells. not a lot of exercises but each set had lots of reps, and also they incorporated a ton of balance too so a lot of stuff got stimulated.

Peg Shields 2(orange) Miles: 10.00
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Peg Shields 2(orange) Miles: 20.00
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