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Location:

Bar Harbor,ME,USA

Member Since:

Jul 31, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Recover From Injury

Running Accomplishments:

PRs (<25 yo; >35 yo)

5k: 17:15

10 mile: 59:27

1/2 marathon: 1:23:11

Marathon: 2:56:38

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy, run pain-free. Have had sciatic nerve issues since 2009, damaged knee cartilage early 2015, so have been a jogger for a while.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Do well in the 50s age group, keep running pain-free.

Personal:

Married, science writer/editor, enjoy life on the coast of Maine

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: 171.50
Asics Dynamis Lifetime Miles: 390.80
Dynaflyte Lifetime Miles: 228.50
Saucony Triumph ISO Lifetime Miles: 251.50
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Hoka Rapa Nui Miles: 8.50Hoka Bondi Miles: 5.00
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Wicked sore PF this morning. Walked and carried 18 holes, which didn't help.

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Late afternoon. Felt pretty crappy, but it was a beautiful day, so could be worse.

Hoka Rapa Nui Miles: 4.00
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Ran 8:45s in beautiful dry, breezy, sunny weather and felt stressed, like I was trying to break 8:00s. Sigh.

Hoka Bondi Miles: 5.00
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With Gareth around Great Meadow. Ran slow in the warm, humid sunshine, felt fine. It was a nice antidote to yesterday's run, albeit in more difficult conditions.

Hoka Rapa Nui Miles: 4.50
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Hoka Rapa Nui Miles: 8.50Hoka Bondi Miles: 5.00
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