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Location:

Venice,FL,USA

Member Since:

Oct 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

5k:
21:01, (6:46 pace) 11-19-11.
20:08, (6:29 pace) 9-1-12 (Part of a Mini-Triathlon Relay).
19:17, (6:12 pace) 11-17-12.
19:19, (6:13 pace) 11-23-13.
19:30, (6:17 pace) 1-4-14.
20:34, (6:34 pace) 9-13-14
19:49, (6:23 pace) 10-25-14
19:32, (6:17 pace) 11-22-14
19:40, (6:19 pace) 12-19-14
19:49, (6:23 pace) 1-31-16

8k:
34:42, (6:57 pace) 3-17-12.
32:11, (6:28 pace) 3-16-13.
32:32, (6:33 pace) 3-15-14. 

34:00, (6:50 pace) 3-14-15.

33:09, (6:40 pace) 3-11-17.

32:56, (6:38 pace) 3-17-18.

10k:
44:18, (7:08 pace) 4-14-12.
41:22, (6:39 pace) 12-15-12.
42:11, (6:47 pace) 4-13-13.
41:06, (6:37 pace) 12-8-13.

42:03, (6:46 pace) 3-5-16

44:35, (7:11 pace) 8-26-17
12k:
53:53, (7:14 pace) 3-24-12.
49:20, (6:37 pace) 3-1-14
15k:
1:18:16, (8:24 pace) 2-26-11.

1:04:37. (6:56 pace) 2-20-16

1:08:25 (7:18 pace) 2/22/20

Half Marathons:

1:37:57 (7:28 pace) 1-26-20. Fort Lauderdale - A1A 
13 Marathons:
1.  4:12:08, (9:37 pace) 1-9-11. Disney.
2.  4:18:18, (9:51 pace) 10-30-11. MCM.
3.  3:42:26, (8:29 pace) 1-14-12. Charleston.
4.  3:13:15, (7:22 pace) 10-7-12. Steamtown.
5*.  3:12:26, (7:20 pace) 1-19-14. Louisiana.
6*.  3:14:06, (7:24 pace) 4-21-14. Boston.
7*.  3:19:38, (7:37 pace) 7-19-14. U. of Okoboji.
8*.  3:16:27, (7:30 pace) 2-22-15. Mercedes-Benz
9*. 3:30:38 (8:03 pace) 5-15-16 Sugarloaf

10. 3:24:21 (7:48 pace) 11-5-16 Savannah RNR

11. 3:27:37 (7:56 pace) 5-12-18 Brookings

12. 3:46:02 (8:38 pace) 10-7-18 Towpath

13. 3:35:11 (8:13 pace) 9-12-21 Med City

* = These 5 races were run at 67.9 seconds per pound. If I want a PR, I need to weigh less than 170 pounds.

Short-Term Running Goals:

2021 GOALS:

Be consistent. 

Also, be less fat. 

Race, if possible. 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue running as often as I can, as far as I can, as fast as I can. Teaching my kids (by example) the rewards that come from putting in the work. Very slowly get to 50 states.

Personal:

I'm married, with two sons, 15, and 17.

I started running because someone dared me to.

I ran my first race 3 days after my 40th birthday. (Disney)

My profile picture story: http://www.melissajill.com/blog.cfm?postID=1492&boston-marathon

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Miles:This week: 1.00 Month: 196.50 Year: 196.50
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16.250.0016.25

16.25 miles. Hood route to legacy trail to circus bridge and back. All of it under 10 minute miles. 2nd to last mile under 8. 64 deg., 57% hum.,  49 d.p. I was feeling really good until halfway, and then turned around into the 18 m.p.h. wind, and I realized why the first half went so smooth - I was running with a tailwind.

It was a pretty good run. 

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8.000.008.00

at track - (4) x 2 miles. 55 degrees and windy. Then I walked a mile. I don't usually do that. Boy #2 went surfing tonight. It's been a while since the waves were up. 

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7.500.007.50

3 on the trails. 3.5 hood route. 1 on the trails. 73 deg., 89% hum., 69 d.p. 

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13.500.0013.50

AM: 3 on the trails. 1.5 hood route. 3 on the trails. 63 deg., 66% hum., 51 d.p. Very nice. very smooth miles. 

PM: At Track?! Yeah, I haven't run "fast" in a very long time. 1.5 miles up. Repeat 800s with 400s recoveries. Recoveries run first. 1.5 miles down. 3:26, 3:31, 3:29, 3:29. This was work, but I feel like I could have gone a bit faster. I held it down because it has been so long, and I didn't want to blow up. Gotta start from somewhere. 

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7.750.007.75

7.75 miles. hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back. 73 deg., 88% hum., 70 d.p. 37 minutes out (9:33 pace). 39 minutes back. (10:04 pace). Stiff head wind for the last 2 miles out of the south is what I think slowed me down. 

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