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Member Since:

Aug 10, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon PR - 3:05 (3:06 at Boston)

Completed a dozen marathons and a handful of 50 mile ultras.

Short-Term Running Goals:

No idea.  Just trying to stay in shape after several heart related setbacks.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lower bodyweight and complete some more races.

Personal:

Hooked onto running in 2005 after years of mostly powerlifting.

 

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: 23.15 Month: 58.80 Year: 1073.33
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
123.600.000.000.00123.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

Pool workout.  Counting it as 2 miles.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.100.000.000.005.10

Very easy run before work.  Felt a drop in HR and energy between mile 2-3, which made it a little harder to run.  This has been my most active week in about 4 months.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.400.000.000.006.40

On the bike for 19 miles.  Solid effort for 16 miles and then easy cruising with Rachel for the remainder.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

5 miles easy running before work and then 3 miles during lunch as well.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.150.000.000.008.15

Raining outside so did 5 miles on the TM before work.  Felt really good first 15 minutes, but after a bathroom break I felt much more fatigued the rest of the time as HR didn't increase to the level it was before the break.  Making a note for the EP specialist.

3 miles on the TM during lunch.  Felt fatigued the whole time due to HR staying around 100 bpm.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.200.000.000.007.20

7 miles around the hotel in Sacramento, CA

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.700.000.000.005.70

TM at the hotel

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.200.000.000.005.20

TM at the hotel

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.400.000.000.0010.40

6.4 mi + 4 mi

Before work and during lunch.  Beginning to feel a little like my old self again.

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles easy with some walking breaks. Wore a heart rate monitor.  Beginning to suspect that the monitor interferes with my pacemaker.  Feels better when I don't wear it. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.700.000.000.003.70

Filled up a water bottle with Kool-aid and then took a long bike ride with my daughter.  Fun.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.400.000.000.007.40

4.6 mi + 2.8 mi followed by strength training

Still feeling exhausted during my running, but trying to make the best of it.

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.600.000.000.003.60

3.6 mi - Frustrately slow pace. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6.4 mi + 3.6 mi

Slow and easy the whole way.

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0.000.000.000.000.00

Slinging iron strength training like the old days.  Deadlifts, bench press, etc.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

6.4 mi + 3.6 mi

Early morning jog.  Felt great first 30-40 minutes and then I was slammed with fatigue.  This use to be the other way around before the pacemaker implant.  Everything was ok during lunch run.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

3 mi + 2.5 mi

A slow jog early in the morning before mowing the yard.  Took a bike ride with my daughter later in the day as well.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.350.000.000.007.35

7 mi

Longer lunch run in beaustiful weather.  Perhaps my best run since the surgery.

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.400.000.000.009.40

6 mi + 3.4 mi

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0.000.000.000.000.00

illness

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
123.600.000.000.00123.60
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