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Lake Orion,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011



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Running Accomplishments:


16:52 Phillies Charities 5k (2016)

35:52 Beach to Beacon 10k (2015)

58:10 Broad Street 10 Mile (2016)

1:16:02 Philadelphia Rock and Roll Half Marathon (2015)

2:46:54 Philadelphia Marathon (2015)


I live in Michigan with my wife, Megan, and our boys, Charlie and Sawyer. I started running in September 2010.

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Miles:This week: 14.80 Month: 141.90 Year: 303.30
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 613.75
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 530.45
Kinvara 10 Lifetime Miles: 186.30
Kinvara 10 II Lifetime Miles: 137.80
Miles With The Boys Lifetime Miles: 99.90
Nike Zoom Streak LT4 Mr. Pinks Lifetime Miles: 21.60
Saucony ISO Freedom 3 Lifetime Miles: 567.05
Saucony ISO Freedom 3 #2 Lifetime Miles: 154.30
Altra Rivera Lifetime Miles: 330.65
Altra Rivera (Dark Blue) Lifetime Miles: 121.50
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe) Lifetime Miles: 256.65
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe II) Lifetime Miles: 222.00
Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 141.50
Saucony Endorphin Pro Lifetime Miles: 108.40
Saucony Freedom 5 Lifetime Miles: 27.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: off.

Got up with the boys and took care of them as I usually do on Tuesdays. I was going to run or ride during their nap as I now have this option, but I took a nap with Megan instead. A good decision. 

It was 70 degrees today. We voted and took turns with the boys in the athletic fields. 

PM: 7.6 miles on the treadmill, averaged 8:33. HR 147. Did some strides.

Used my trainer desk and laptop and Zwift worked perfectly and the window works well as a mirror when it is dark, so my tweaks to the setup are coming along nicely. Quite pleased. 

Saucony Endorphin Pro Miles: 7.60
Weight: 184.70
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AM: 90' on the trainer. 217W. HR 128.

PM: 7.2 miles on the treadmill, averaged 9:02. No HR data.

Road the trainer waiting for the electrician. Glad I got some decent time in as it is break.

The electrician came and figured we needed a dedicated circuit, which I kind of assumed. They said they could do a regular non-GFCI, so I said we would go with that, cut in a new outlet, and might as well make it a 20AMP. Had a few other outlets fixed throughout the house, which I know I should be figuring out. I knew it was going to cost, but holy moly. I do have a working treadmill in the basement now. I was really happy they could get it done today. Tried to use Zwift, but it was disconnecting from the iPad, but I think it is just old and mostly done.

Need to tweak the overall setup and level the adjustable feet a bit, but it is a really solid machine. Should be logging some decent time on it when necessary. It is quite firm as far as treadmills go, so I don't think I need to worry about running in firmer shoes, just whatever feels right or is working through the rotation.

Saucony Freedom 5 Miles: 7.20
Weight: 186.20
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AM/Lunch: 90' on the trainer. 227W. HR 138.

60' Wave Tempo Alternating 5' sweet spot/5' Tempo

This was solid given my energy levels and worked through some of my anxiety. 

Megan got up with the boys. I was wide awake at 3:45 and didn't sleep well for much of the early morning. Feel alseep decently from 7 or so until 9 and layed in bed worried I'd be anxious as soon as I stood up. I was but kind of worked through it. 

I wish I would have got at least my minimum 65' each day in Florida so I could absorb all of the work I have put in this year, but when vacationing I always have the best of intentions and it is harder with kids and other people's schedules. I have two solids weeks before my first race of 2024, which will be my first 10k since fall 2018. I imagine it will shock the system and I will be lacking a gear, but I do have a chance to get in two faster workouts around 10k effort to sharpen up a little. 

Break this week and the boys will be in school, so I am looking forward to that. An electrician is coming tomorrow to hopefully sort out the new treadmill GFCI issue.

Weight: 185.20
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Saucony Freedom 5 Miles: 7.20Saucony Endorphin Pro Miles: 7.60
Weight: 185.37
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