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Location:

Lake Orion,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

PRs

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)

Personal:

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: 0.00 Month: 90.20 Year: 1017.80
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: 638.45
Saucony ISO Freedom 3 #2 Lifetime Miles: 210.80
Altra Rivera Lifetime Miles: 337.95
Altra Rivera (Dark Blue) Lifetime Miles: 129.10
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe) Lifetime Miles: 269.35
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe II) Lifetime Miles: 261.80
Saucony Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 294.90
Saucony Endorphin Pro Lifetime Miles: 270.00
Saucony Freedom 5 Lifetime Miles: 69.50
Saucony Kinvara 13 #2 Lifetime Miles: 96.60
Saucony Endorphin Pro White Lifetime Miles: 6.40
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Day off #3. Today I felt an urge to go running, but I'm being sensible. Much work to be done academically. But in between all the other stuff I am getting plans together for the rest of the summer and fall, filling in some shorter races and some potential trail races (gasp!). 

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Comments
From SlowJoe on Wed, May 22, 2013 at 21:05:53 from 65.116.3.92

get your academics done but don't run!! next week, next week...

and if you start being a granola-eating trail runner, we will not speak. just kidding, I wish I was coordinated enough to run trails without killing myself...

From Matt Schreiber on Wed, May 22, 2013 at 21:37:55 from 66.17.102.185

Passed the stair test, I see. The many miles you've logged are showing in your recovery. I'm following your lead on the sensibility.. No run tonight!

No trail running over here. That would be a mess.

From Jason D on Wed, May 22, 2013 at 21:56:51 from 24.1.80.94

Joe: At least until Monday. Might be longer. I have 10 weeks starting next week to get ready for my 10k. It's not like I am going out the win the thing . Winning times are always under 30 minutes and even under 28 minutes last year (27:27 course record!). Crazy. But with $10,000 for first, it attracts some talent.

I think guys like Jon would laugh at me calling this a trail race. I'll probably try to do it at marathon pace depending on my fitness and when I can get a map of which section of the trail the race is. I fell pretty hard on a flat section this winter, but then again I fell at least twice this buildup. On concrete. It's what I do. I plan to do runs of 10-13 miles on the trail this summer so I am shaded and near water.

Matt: I want nothing more than to go for an easy 4-5 miles, but you gain nothing. I've learned a few things from Joe and I have watched him bounce back after 10 days off this fall and 7 days after Boston. It's the smart thing to do. Running doubles and high mileage definitely helps your body adapt to stress. I'm rarely really sore after races, and never after workouts (unless I was tired and my form was bad, like the end of my last big workout 3 weeks ago).

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