Boston Marathon Streak: 3

Webster City Firecracker 5k

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Location:

Thornton,CO,USA

Member Since:

Jan 22, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

5k- 16:23 (2011)

8k- 27:33 (2008)

10k - 35:32 (2018)

Half Marathon- 1:16:48 (2018)

Marathon - 2:41:52 (2019)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Boston Streak!!

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Win several marathons aside from other road races.
  • Break 16:00 in a 5k.
  • Go sub 2:35 in the marathon
  • Go 1:15 in the half

 

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: 12.20 Month: 12.20 Year: 1170.20
Adidas Sub-2 Lifetime Miles: 99.97
Blue/Red Wave Rider 22 Lifetime Miles: 496.75
Nike Vaporfly Next% Pink Lifetime Miles: 61.30
NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Lifetime Miles: 459.60
NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Lifetime Miles: 387.50
LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Lifetime Miles: 173.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
155.690.003.110.00158.80
NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 27.60Adidas Sub-2 Miles: 3.30NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Miles: 15.30LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 113.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Back at it!

NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Race: Webster City Firecracker 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:17:53, Place overall: 6, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.290.003.110.006.40

Favorite 4th of July 5k this morning with my brother Jon. We are both pretty out of shape. He has taken 6 weeks off after his track season, in which he ran 16:06, I took 2 weeks off as a cycle break and ate terribly! Needless to say, we had no expectations going into this one. We hoped to get under 18, but I'll be honest and say I knew that was a stretch goal given how the last 2 weeks off have been. Told Jon to go out smart and easy, and then rein everyone in if we felt good. Smart move! hit first mile in 5:57, started to move up, 2nd mile was downhill, hit it hard, 5:42, mile 3 started with a hill, the only one on the course, Jon was feeling good so he kept accelerating. I was pretty much cashed out, so I maintained and hit the final mile in 5:46. Jon finished 2nd with a 17:31, I hit 6th in 17:53. Super pleased with that effort - I felt holding 5:45 pace was pretty easy, all things considered, and that is a huge plus going into a training cycle off 2 weeks rest - 2 mile c/d, 6.4 total on the day

Adidas Sub-2 Miles: 3.30NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 3.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.600.000.000.004.60

4.6 in 34:36, 7:30 pace

NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Miles: 4.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

7:23 pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 5.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.200.000.000.006.20

6.2 today in 45:20, 7:18 pace

NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 6.20
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.300.000.000.005.30

5.3 this morning, humid as crap - 7:23 pace

NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Miles: 5.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.600.000.000.007.60

7.6 in 7:17 today, 55:21 + strides

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 7.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.300.000.000.006.30

6.3 this morning in 46:01, 7:18 pace

NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 6.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.400.000.000.005.40

NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Miles: 5.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

decent morning run, 58:55, 7:21 pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.400.000.000.006.40

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 6.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.000.009.50

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 9.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.400.000.000.008.40

8.4 in 1:00:51, 7:14 pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 in 58:41

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.600.000.000.009.60

9.6 in 1:09:27, 7:14 pace, last run of year 34

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 9.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 in 51:10

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

7.5 in 55:15

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 in 59:17, 7:24 avg pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.200.000.000.0011.20

11.2 this morning, tried to get out early to avoid the heat, but didn't get out as early as I'd hoped -about 7:45, still better than it could have been. Was completely covered in sweat, but got tough and worked through it, 7:18 pace for the 11.2

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 11.20
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

decent run this morning, 7:27 pace

NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

7.5 on a humid hot morning, hottest day of the year incoming. 7:17 pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 7.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.600.000.000.008.60

8.6 in 1:03:42 in 7:24 pace

LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 8.60
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
155.690.003.110.00158.80
NEWST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 27.60Adidas Sub-2 Miles: 3.30NEW Asics 20 Cumulus Blue/ylw Miles: 15.30LATEST Cumulus 20 Blue Miles: 113.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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