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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
263.000.000.000.00263.00
Night Sleep Time: 186.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 186.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
25.000.000.000.0025.00

24.3 miles with PT in Ouachita National Forest, starting and finishing at Lake Sylvia.

25 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
6.000.000.000.006.00

4 miles at XC practice and 2 miles 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
7.000.000.000.007.00

3 miles at XC practice and 4 miles hiking/walking.

7 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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7.000.000.000.007.00

2-mile hike followed by 3 easy miles, and 2 more miles walking during Sophia's soccer practice.

7 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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8.000.000.000.008.00

5 miles at XC practice and 3 miles walking.

8 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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4.000.000.000.004.00

3 miles with my brother on our land and a one-mile walk with Maya.

4 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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9.000.000.000.009.00

3 miles with kids and 5 more after (the last couple with my brother, Luke).

9 Total Miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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7.000.000.000.007.00

6 miles home from the Ouachita River park in Malvern.

Tired and lethargic run.

7 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
6.000.000.000.006.00

4 miles at XC practice snd 2 miles walking.

6 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
6.000.000.000.006.00

5 miles at XC practice this morning and 1 mile walking.

6 Total 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
7.000.000.000.007.00

6 miles on track during lunch break from professional development, triple-digit heat index, but a descent run given schedule and [lack of] sleep this week. Ran 3 miles at 7:00 minute pace wile working on form, and then 3 more a little more slowly.

7 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
5.000.000.000.005.00

4 miles at XC practice and 1 mile walking.

5 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 4.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles in the adjacent neighborhood near my school.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles with kids on the last day of our summer break!

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM: 4 miles during XC practice.

PM: 6 miles during first half of Sophia's soccer practice.

Total: 10 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
11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM: 4 miles during XC practice, including 1.5 miles during a ten-minute tempo repeat.

PM: 7 miles or so on new Two Rivers Park MTB trails. Good stuff...and lots more deer than mountain bikers.

Total: 11 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
8.000.000.000.008.00

7 miles, including 10 striders, on River Trail from Two Rivers Park starting west.

8 Total Miles including 1 mile 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
12.000.000.000.0012.00

AM: 4 miles during XC practice.

PM: 8 miles from Two Rivers Bridge east, over Big Dam Bridge, into NLR and back.

Total: 12 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
4.000.000.000.004.00

4 miles, including 5 striders, on driveway.

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 Rend Lake Bike Trail during a summer shower in southern Illinois to breakup drive back to Arkansas.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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12.000.000.000.0012.00

12 miles along Hwy. 171, west to Lake Catherine State Park boundary and bsck again, following strong afternoon thunderstorms. Beautiful rainbows and descent weather, rejstivrnt speaking. Today's 12-miler so much easier than yesterday's...you never know.

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

AM: 4 miles at XC practice.

PM: 7 easy miles during Sophia's soccer practice.

Total: 11 miles.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM: 4 miles at XC practice.

PM: 7 miles at dusk and into darkness along Hwy. 171 and Wild Hog (gravel, 4 miles). This was a fun one, as I felt good enough to hammer the hills.

Total: 11 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

6 miles during Sophia's soccer practice and 1 mile walking.

7 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
11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM: 4 miles at XC practice.

PM: 7 miles at Two Rivers Park, mixing in awesome new mtb trails and paved river trail.

Total: 11 miles, which seems to be about my limit on busy days.

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 on River Trail starting downtown! Headed west to Burns Park and back on the nicest evening we've had this week (more like 90 than 100:)).

Having a beer at Flyway Brewing Co. while my daughter is enjoying a minor league ball game with her soccer team. Pretty tranquil in North Little Rock...

9 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
9.000.000.000.009.00

5+ miles in the midday heat before Sophia's soccer game; 3-mile loop on our trails.

9 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 miles with a brief intermission after Mile 8 for the final walkthrough of a lovely little home I'm purchasing near Pinnacle Mt. in the Little Rock area.

13 Total Miles, including one-mile walk.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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10.000.000.000.0010.00

AM:  3 miles during XC practice.

PM:  6 miles on Two Rivers mtb trails.

Total:  10 miles, including one-mile walk.

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

4 easy miles early on Hwy. 171.

6 Total 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
263.000.000.000.00263.00
Night Sleep Time: 186.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 186.00
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