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FL,United States

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Feb 08, 2015



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Running Accomplishments:

Certified course PR's:

Mile: 4:28.0 (Florida, Jan 2020)

5K: 15:12 (FL, Jan. 2020)

10K: 31:44 (FL, Feb. 2020)

15K: 49:03 (FL, Feb. 2020)

1/2 Marathon: 1:10:34 (FL, Feb. 2020)

Marathon: 2:26:57 (WA, July 2019)

100k (63.7 miles, trail): 9:11:00 (FL, Jan. 2019)


I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

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: 33.20 Month: 149.22 Year: 2008.62
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AM: 18 miles with Anthony, Steve, and Elia in St. Pete.

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PM: 11+ solo, 7:40/mile pace.

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AM: 11 miles, 3 faster (around 6/mile pace) with Dylan.  I was a bit tired after feeling super spry yesterday afternoon.  I suppose given the mileage that can be expected.  

PM: 5.1 and then they gym- chest, tris, shoulders, and abs.


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PM: Hurricane run!  17 miles, solo, 7:40/mile pace.  I just enjoy the wind and rain when it happens in Florida.  I know it sounds odd and contradictory, but it makes the weather more bearable.  My route today was a rare one- I circled Tarpon Springs lake.  This isn't the best of all decisions, as there is no water, cover, restrooms-  nothing- for the entire route until I make it back to my car.  Fortunately, I survived and lived to see another day.

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Late PM:  Late night.  I ran 9.2 total miles and then did a bunch of squats in the middle.  Definitely will regret the squats tomorrow as I will be at the track, but the pace should be reasonably manageable.

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PM: Track workout with Elia.  Worked on his pacing, keeping it at just under 6:00/mile for the 3x1600.  He hit them all but the last one- I was sad since it was definitely in his head, so I was disappointed in myself for motivating him incorrectly yet again.  I'll get it.

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AM: 2 miles at decent speed in the middle of a treadmill workout.  Also lifted- shoulders and compound movements with some chest and lats too with various exercises I don't usually do.  Lastly, I rowed for a bit.

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