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Location:

Orem,UT,United States

Member Since:

Mar 25, 2020

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

High school bests

Track:

800m: 2:02 (altitude - 4500 feet)

1600m: 4:26 (altitude - 4500 feet)

3200m: 9:27 (altitude - 4500 feet)

Cross Country:

3 mile: 15:14 (altitude - 4500 feet)

5k: 16:04 (footlocker west)

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: 0.00 Year: 950.30
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244.90
Total Distance
8.90

7:12 pace felt good

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10.30

7:01 pace felt controlled and strong for the most part 

 

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7.70

This run was bad. I felt fine before the run but as soon as it started I could tell something was up with my stomach. I felt like I fatigued pretty easily too and by 4 miles I was feeling really out of it. I turned around at 4 and the way back was really slow. I got back feeling pretty dehydrated and drank a lot of water but I didn't quite space it out enough and I felt pretty off the rest of the day. 

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8.00

I left my watch in Justin's car so I mapped it out afterwards as best as I could. I warmed up for the workout with the team and ended up just running the warm up loop 3 more times, then ran back to my apartment from there after I got tested. I felt good the first 3 miles and then felt like I was fatiguing more easily and took it slow. 

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0.00

Today I felt worse than yesterday, and I couldn't sleep at all on Friday night, I probably got 2 or 3 hours even though I was trying. I texted Paul to keep him updated and ended up not running because my body just wasn't there. 

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9.10

7:19 mile pace avg. Forgot my watch but it was with Justin. 

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8.90

7:27 pace. Today felt fine. avg hr 159. I did hit a wall today at about 2 pm. I feel like I feel pretty back to normal on the runs but when I'm done running I realize it may have taken a little more out of me than I expected it to 

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10.00

7:43 average mile. Not sure if the heart rate is right because it says 169 avg but I wasn't pushing the pace at all. Very relaxed.

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10.00

7:02 pace, my watch says my hr was 152. It felt fine. Not great but not bad either. 

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9.90

7:21 pace, 155 hr. Today felt fine as well. Similar to yesterday in that I didn't feel crazy good but didn't feel bad either. 

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12.10

Saturday workout. Mile splits were 5:12, 5:10, 5:33 and then ended at 3.6ish miles. Honestly the first mile I felt great. It started hurting gradually more throughout the second mile and by the 2 mile mark I was feeling it pretty good. I feel like my endurance is there but my strength isn't.I think it will come with more workouts. It did feel good to open up and now I can focus on small improvements every day/week. Today was very motivating for me. 

I will start putting my heart rate on in the morning on next weeks logs. 

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9.70

Today was another rough afternoon run. My stomach was feeling off and I could tell as soon as we started moving on the warm up exercises. I just felt pretty out of it and low on energy on the run and around 7 miles it was just trying to hang on and finish. Today honestly felt like a workout mentally wise in terms of staying in the moment. I definitely need to fuel differently because something's not working. 7:29 pace, 161 avg hr. 

Resting HR monday morning: 56 

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10.00

Morning workout. 2 mile warm up. Stomach was great! It was hills so I was happy for it. As weird as it sounds today was easier than yesterday. I felt less tired after today than I did yesterday. I know it wasn't anything crazy fast but it felt great to hang with all the guys on the team today in a faster effort and it got me excited. Cooled down until I hit 10. 

Rep 1: .48 miles 2:37 split (5:29 pace)

Rep 2: .13 miles :44 split (5:43 pace)

Rep 3: .47 miles 2:37 split (5:33 pace)

Rep 4: .47 miles 2:37 split (5:34 pace) 

Rep 5: .12 miles :41 split (5:43 pace) 

Rep 6: .47 miles 2:31 split (5:23 pace)

Rep 7: .27 miles 1:29 split (5:33 pace)

 

Morning HR: I forgot! 

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Total Distance
9.60

7:23 pace, today was another tough afternoon run. I start of feeling fine and my stomach starts hurting more as the run goes on and the last few miles get real hard. I am meeting with Natalie (the nutritionist at USU) on Friday so hopefully that will help. 

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10.00

The first 5 or 6 miles today I actually felt a lot like my normal self. After that it got a little tough again but I think it was a good sign. I tried eating more before the run today and that was a  good move. 

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10.00

Workout at Mantua. My first mile was a 4:49 and it basically crashed a little after that. Today was honestly pretty discouraging. My summer 10k was a lot better than that and I know I am more fit now than I was then. I just feel like there are a few things that are off and I haven't fully felt like myself lately. The meeting with Natalie was good today and I learned some things from that that should help. 

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Total Distance
13.50

7:10 pace. My legs were tired but they could still open up. Today my stomach felt a little off again but nothing big because it was in the morning. 

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10.00

HR: 63

Forgot my watch so not sure on the pace, but I felt actually pretty good during this afternoon run. The last mile or two got hard but comparatively, much better than the last weeks runs have been. 

 

 

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12.50

1k repeats!

2:48, 2:59, 3:00, (rest rep), 3:02, 2:58, 3:01, 2:59. This was definitely the best workout I have strung together since I've been home. I just hopped into the front because I felt more energy being up there and tried to really stay in the moment. The last 2 reps they all picked it up to like 2;50-2:45ish and I couldn't hang at all but I am glad my splits didn't blow up at the end! Some of these runs have been frustrating with how I"m feeling but today I felt very good and it was a good gift from God! 

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Total Distance
8.10

I think like 8:01 pace, my legs were very tired from yesterday. 

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8.60

7:22 pace. I felt good, the run was a little hard but it was only hard because I was tired (not because I was feeling off) 

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10.50

2k repeats!6;16, 6:27, 6:21, 6:42 (I came through the mile mark at 5:10 but came undone), thne 2:25 split for my 800m last rep. 

Today was tough! I didn't feel as good energy wise but my stomach was good and I felt like I stayed in the moment and hung on as long and as best as I could! This week has been far more encouraging than the last few weeks and I feel like I got 1 percent better today. 

 

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Total Distance
12.00

No idea on the pace because my watch died. Guessing around a 7:30 or 7:40. My legs are tired! 

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9.00

Today felt good. The afternoon runs are getting better, I'm feeling a lot more like myself on them for the most part. 

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8.50

The workout felt good. Honestly it was too short and too much recovery to really start to feel winded. But next time there is a workout like that I will try to run it like it is a pace I am holding for a whole race rather than just "getting through the rep." 

2;25, 2:24, 2:26, 2:25, 2:27, 2:24

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Total Distance
8.00

7:57 pace. My legs were actually pretty sore today and I was surprised because yesterday didn't feel very hard. I did an ice bath which was good. 

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Total Distance
244.90
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