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Malvern Brickfest 5K

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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
226.402.009.103.50241.00
Night Sleep Time: 215.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 215.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM: 2 miles with Max snd Sophia.

PM: 4 miles on Hwy. 171.

Total: 6 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM: 2 miles with Max snd Sophia.

PM: 4 miles on Hwy. 171.

Total: 7 miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM: 2-mile hike with Max snd Sophia.

PM: 4 miles on Hwy. 171.

Total: 7 miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

2 miles with Max and Sophia and 2-mile hike later in the afternoon.

4 Total 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
21.000.000.000.0021.00

20 miles (loop) with friends on FSRs in Ouachita National Forest, starting and finishing at Lake Sylvia.

21 Total Miles, including 1 mile with Sophia before dinner.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2-mile hike with Max and Sophia in the closest state park that I could find to I-30 in route to Dallas (Daingerfield State Park near Mt. Pleasant).

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.502.001.000.0010.50

10.5 miles on hotel TM, including 4 at 7:30, 2 at 6:58, 1 at 6:27-6:00, and 2.5 walking.

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

8 miles on hotel TM and 4 miles walking.

12 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.004.000.0011.50

4 miles easy, followed by 3 miles at 6:40/mile and 1 at 6:27. Felt good to run harder at something approaching my tempo pace.

11.5 Total Miles, including 3.5 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

7 easy miles on hotel TM and 1 mile walking.

8 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
7.000.000.000.007.00

3 miles easy followed by a 5K between 6:27 - 6:00 pace.

7 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

AM: 5 miles, including 1.5 with Max and a few 200m striders on gravel driveway.

PM: 3 miles on our trails.

Total: 8 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
9.000.000.000.009.00

8 miles in 65 mins west along Hwy. 171 (heat index in 100s all week).

9 Total Miles, including evening walk with dogs.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

6.5 miles east on Hwy. 171 to Wild Hog Rd., then out-and-back four miles before cutting back along ridge to our Spring Rd. Trail back home. Need a good night's sleep.

9 Total Miles, including 2.5 miles walking this morning.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

8-mile out-and-back from Pulaski Tech College along Emerald Park Trail. This was about the hardest run I could have drawn up during a professional development lunch break.

9 Total Miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

2 miles with kids, 4 miles solo, and 1 mile walking; 8X200m on gravel mixed in.

7 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

8 miles starting east on Hwy. 171.

9 Total Miles, including 1 mile walking.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

2 miles with kids, 3 miles solo, and 1 mile walking with Max.

6 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
8.500.000.002.5011.00

Joined my Dad at the Magnet Cove track this morning for speed work. It's been awhile, but I managed 10X400m in 81-80-80-81-79-83-82-80-81-81. I'd like to run a respectable 5K this summer if my body holds up.

11 Total Miles, including warm-up, cool-down, and a short hike with Max.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

2.7 miles with kids, including 3X200m striders, and 4 more solo on our trails.

7 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
10.000.002.000.0012.00

1.7 miles with Sophia on our trails followed by 9.3 miles on Hwy. 161 and Wild Hog [gravel] Road ("Hwy 161-WHR Loop"). Ran Miles 4 and 7 close to threshold pace, sub-7:00, at least with respect to gravel.

12 Total Miles, including one-mile walk with dogs.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

2.6 miles with kids, including 4 uphill accelerations, on our trails, followed by 4+ miles solo on Hwy. 171. My solo run included a 1.5 mile interval in 9:18 (into the wind).

9 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking and some shoveling with my Dad.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

4 miles easy before a day on the road to pick-up Evan and Maya. 

6 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking at park to break-up the drive.
 

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

2 miles with kids, 3 miles solo, and 1 mile walking.

6 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
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Race: Malvern Brickfest 5K (3.11 Miles) 00:18:59, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.900.002.101.008.00

Enjoyed the Malvern Brickfest 5K with my Dad this morning. I finished 1st overall and my Dad, Mark, won his age group (60-69) in 24:08. 

I've not done enough speed training recently to run a fast 5K, nor am I near race weight, but I managed 5:35 on the first mile to separate myself from two teenage runners and coast to a victory in my parents' hometown...where the high school fieldhouse is named after my grandfather, Bill Hunt.

3 hot and sweaty miles with the kids on our trails when we got home.

8 Total Miles, including 5K warm-up and cool-down.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

1.5 easy miles with kids on trails, 4.5 miles on Hwy. 171, and 1-mile walk before dinner.  

7 Total Miles.  

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

2.5 miles with kids, 3 miles solo, and 1.5 miles walking.

7 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
4.000.000.000.004.00

Hike up and over East Summit at Pinnacle Mt. with kids, short run back to care along Base Trail, and one-mile walk.

4 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
7.000.000.000.007.00

3 miles with kids, 3 miles solo, and 1 mile walking.

7 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
226.402.009.103.50241.00
Night Sleep Time: 215.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 215.00
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