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Member Since:

Oct 19, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 7, 2017

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 1, 2016

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:36:33, 1st Place (Course Record);  October 3, 2015

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:59:12, 1st Place; October 4, 2014 

War Eagle Tail Twister 50K: 4:07:12, 2nd Place; June 3, 2017

2017 New York City Marathon: 2:53:59; November 5, 2017

2013 Boston Marathon: 2:59:11; April 1, 2013

PR, Sleeping Bear Marathon: 2:45:41, 1st Place; October 7, 2012

PR, Soaring Wings Half Marathon: 1:20:33, 8th Place; October 29, 2011

Personal:

Pride necessarily sprouts and grows; a pride that can only come from relentless kneading of unwilling flesh, painful months of grinding and burning away all that is heavy, all that is strength-sapping and useless to the body as a projectile. --John L. Parker, Jr., runner/author

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. --Theodore Roosevelt

Favorite Blogs:

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: 197.00 Year: 2432.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
394.757.007.503.75413.00
Night Sleep Time: 157.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 157.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

11 miles in 88 mins out-and-back east in Hwy. 171 across Ouachita River and back.

14 Total Miles, including 3 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

AM: 7.5 miles with Luke west on Hwy. 171.

PM: 3.5 miles west on Hwy. 171.

Total: 13 miles, including 2 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.508.00

8 miles, including 8X100 yard striders, around and on synthetic turf football field.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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12.000.000.000.0012.00

12 miles on a nice evening at old JA Fair track.

Night Sleep Time: 4.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.00
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0.007.000.000.007.00

6 miles in 46 mins on Robinson track.

7 Total Miles, including one mile walking.

Night Sleep Time: 3.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

AM: 4.5 miles at JTR track.

PM: 8.5 miles in light rain in Arkansas River Trail, starting from Two Rivers Bridge.

Total: 14 miles, including one mile walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

Noon: 8 miles out-and-back on Hwy. 300 past Pinnacle, turning around near OT Trailhead.

PM: 6 miles on JTR track, including 4 striders, but legs ornery.

Total: 14 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

AM: 8-mile out-and-back on Hwy. 300.

PM: 5 miles on driveway. 

Total: 13 miles.

 

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

13-mile our-and-back over Jack Mt. on AR State Hwy. 128; 7:38 pace.

15 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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31.000.000.000.0031.00

30 miles in 3:58:59 on a cold and overcast day on the rural Arkansas highways near our land.

7:58 average pace; fastest mile was 6:44 (17) and slowest was 9:01 (22); and fuel was limited to one little waffle, one gel, and a 20oz bottle of water. Solid.

31 Total Miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

8-mile out-and-back, mostly on Ouachita Trail, starting from Pinnacle Mt. East Summit parking lot. This was the kind of honest, technical trail run I needed after 30 on the pavement yesterday. Felt good...pushed the darkness and almost got locked in state park:)

10 Total Miles, including two miles walking.

My middle school is pivoting to all virtual (from hybrid) tomorrow, but the high school is not, so we're starting spring track workouts tomorrow (I support distance runners). Interesting times, and you just have to do your best every day.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

AM: 8 miles from school to Pinnacle Mt. State Park, a couple of miles of trails, and back.

PM: 4 miles at track practice; lots of striders.

Total: 12 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

AM: 5.5 easy miles on JTR track.

PM: 5-mile our-and-back on OT from Pinnacle East Summit parking.

Total: 12 miles, including 1.5 miles walking on track.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.001.000.0011.00

5.5 miles, including 4X100 and 4X200, at JTR track practice and 5.5 solo miles, including 4 striders, after.

11 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

9 miles, including one mile walking.

 

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

9 miles, including one-mile walk on OT to Flatside Pinnacle.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.003.000.0016.00

AM: 10 miles, including:

JTR Track Women's Distance Runner Training: 1-mile warm-up, 2X1200m repeats, and 2X800m repeats, with 200m walk after each repeat, for 4 miles total; and 

6 easy miles solo on track. 

PM: 6 miles, including 4-mile hike/run at Pinnacle Mt. State Park and 2-mile walk.

Total: 16 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 4.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.500.0010.00

AM: 5 miles in Pinnacle State Park on a beautiful morning.

PM: 4 miles, including 4 striders, on driveway.

Total: 10 miles, including one-mile walk at lunch.

Night Sleep Time: 4.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.003.0017.00

AM: 10 miles, including 4X400m and 4X200m with track team, and 6 miles solo after.

PM: 6 miles, including 4X400m and 4X200m with track team, and 2 solo miles prior.

Total: 17 miles, including one-mile walk.

 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

AM: 5-mile out-and-back on Hwy. 171.

PM: 8-mile out-and-back on Hwy. 300 and Barrett Rd.

Total: 14 miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

18 miles on Hwy. 171 west into Lake Catherine State Park and back. 

20 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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38.000.000.000.0038.00

38 miles in 6:50 on Lake Winona Rd (FSR 2) on a cloudy day with rain moving in right as I finished. My Dad said I "was livin' right."

I carried two bottled waters, two little waffles, one gel, one pack of chews, and a mandarin orange. I ate all of before mile 31, and I'm glad I had it. Thinking I need 150 calories/hour on a cool day at ultra pace.

I was unconcerned about time and had two goals. (1) Stay on my feet, moving with purpose, for close to 7 hours, and (2) run as close to an even (or negative) split as possible. I got a bit of a late start, so I ended up turning around after 19 miles in 3:30 with the goal of beating darkness and rain. So while lower mileage that expected, I was pleased with a 10 min negative split.

 

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

4 miles during morning track practice, including 2X200yard line drills on indoor football field, and 4 more solo after practice on the outdoor track after the rain subsided.  

12 Total Miles including 4 miles walking.  

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

4 miles during track practice, including 4X800m and 2X200m repeats, and 4 miles solo after.

11 Total Miles, including 3 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

10 miles on a cold, wet morning, includd day big extra dynamic and agility drills.

13 Total Miles, including 3 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.750.003.000.2514.00

AM: 8 miles, including 3X400, 3X300, 2X200, and 2X100 during track practice and 4 more solo miles after.

PM: 6 miles, including 3X400, 3X300, 2X200, and 2X100 during track practice and 2 more solo miles after.

Total: 14 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

8.5 miles on State Hwy. 300.

10 Total Miles, including 1.5 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles of hiking and easy running on our land.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

2-mile hike in morning and 8 miles on Arkansas River Trail on a blustery evening.

10 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
394.757.007.503.75413.00
Night Sleep Time: 157.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 157.00
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