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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: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1051.90
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: 169.00
Kinvara 10 II Lifetime Miles: 134.40
Miles With The Boys Lifetime Miles: 99.90
Nike Zoom Streak LT4 Mr. Pinks Lifetime Miles: 21.60
Saucony ISO Freedom 3 Lifetime Miles: 434.55
Saucony ISO Freedom 3 #2 Lifetime Miles: 141.50
Altra Rivera Lifetime Miles: 271.95
Altra Rivera (Dark Blue) Lifetime Miles: 91.70
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe) Lifetime Miles: 180.95
Saucony Kinvara 5 (2023 Vault Shoe II) Lifetime Miles: 144.10
Kinvara 13 Lifetime Miles: 60.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: North side - 7 miles, averaged 8:20. Legs are tired, but not sore. Not bad for being on a plane last night and sleeping for 3 hours at a rest stop in my car.

PM: North side - 5 miles, averaged 8:09. Some non-localized, symmetrical soreness creeped in, but to be expected. More of the same all week I think. Easy doubles with paced determined by feel. Saturday's race will be a long AT tempo as I had already planned. Maybe closer to McMillian "steady state," but that's to be determined.

Report for Philadelphia Rock and Roll is up. I need to re-figure out the buttons for linking. My HTML experience is from the days of AngelFire and spinning GIFs.

Saucony Kinvara Miles: 7.00Saucony Kinvara 2 (2) Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
From Matt Schreiber on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 18:42:38 from

Get some sleep! (Don't forget to add your 5 miles)

From Jason D on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 19:53:30 from

Yes, I need some rest. Didn't sleep too much the nights before the race, but I slept quite well the night before. I did managed to take a Sasha-approved nap for about an hour an a half, which was helpful but I've never been one to function on little sleep.

Thanks for pointing out I missed my miles! The stupid keyboard batteries were dying and when that happens sometimes it starts deleting things. Not good, not good.

From Jake K on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 20:37:54 from

Smart move Jason. Give yourself a relatively low intensity week. You nailed it in Philly, nothing to prove this week! A hard half marathon can actually be a training stimulus provided you fully recover from it.

From Jason D on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 21:17:26 from

Morning off tomorrow for sleep. All easy runs this week, feeling things out. I do think I can fitness roll this one.

Nothing faster than M[ish]P until a week from this Wednesday, and probably not until my 10k a week from this Saturday. So really two weeks of easy mileage with some higher end aerobic stuff sprinkled in.

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