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Race the Base Trail Run

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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

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Miles:This week: 24.00 Month: 315.50 Year: 3505.00
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Lifetime Miles: 298.50
HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Lifetime Miles: 383.00
HOKA Speedgoat 5 Lifetime Miles: 61.00
HOKA Speedgoat 5 (Orange) Lifetime Miles: 160.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
293.5011.006.005.00315.50
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 20.50HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Miles: 18.50
Night Sleep Time: 192.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 192.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

5 miles before XC practice and then 3 more with the team; 8 total for the workout. 

11.5 Total Miles, including 3 miles 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
11.000.000.000.0011.00

AM: 4 joyful miles on the final day of XC practice for the season.

PM: 4 easyish miles from the upper trailhead at Pinnacle VC.

Total: 11 Miles, including 3 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
9.000.000.000.009.00

8 easy downtown, across Broadway Bridge onto River Trail west, in between professional development sessions; short sprints at the end of each mile.

9 Total, including 1 walking.

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

4.5 miles at Pinnacle Mt. State Park to preview tomorrow's race course.

2.5 miles+ of walking and chasing my runners at Arkansas XC State Championship Meet at Oaklawn Horse Track in Hot Springs.

7 Total Miles.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Race: Race the Base Trail Run (4 Miles) 00:28:50, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.003.001.0015.00

Beautiful, perfect morning to run hard and support Arkansas's State Parks, and specifically, Pinnacle Mt. State Park, near my house. After a 5-mile warm-up to the starting line, I went out hard during Mile 1, needing a 5:50 mile to get to the trailhead first in front of a couple XC guys from Catholic High School. From there, I stayed locked in and focused on the 3 miles of technical singkecteack for a 28:50 finish, win, and CR (on the current version of course).

So grateful for our trail running community and the best company ever at the finish line.

15 Total, assuming I don't walk/run anymore today, which is unlikely...I walked a mile:)

 

 

 

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, 300 to Roland Cuttoff.

9 Total.

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles 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
8.000.003.001.0012.00

10-Mile progressive run with Miles 6-10 at 6:57, 6:36, 6:20, 6:14, and 6:10.

12 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking.

Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

9 easy miles, out-and-back from Pinnacle Pond, with a mix of road and trail.

11 Total, including 2 walking.

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 miles at just over 8:00/mile on River Trail, back east from Two Rivers Park; short sprint at the end of each mile to flush the skins.

12 Total, including 2 walking on track after school.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

9 easy miles, east from Pinnacle Pond on mix of Pinnacle Valley Rd. (4.8) and Pinnacle Mt. State Park trails (5.2). We'll call this the Pinnacle Pond out-and-back, OR, "PPO&B" from her on out.

10 Total, including 1 walking.

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
22.000.000.000.0022.00

22 miles in 3:30, roughly half on country roads and half on the technical Ouchita Trail and connecting Pinnacle Mt. Base Trail.

A beautiful fall day in the Natural State.

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

9 easy miles on a beautiful morning. Hwy. 300 south to Lake Vista Rd., climbing to top, then back down to OT spur; 2 miles on OT back to 300, then home, with a short detour up Waterview for an even 9.

11 Total, including 2-mile walk downtown, across Broadway Bridge into NLR, then back to Studio Theatre.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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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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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10.5 miles, including "Michigan Speed Session" (3/4m@HM effort and 1/2m@10k effort, x4reps with no rest, 5 total miles). Felt tired (the sleepy variety), but good/strong, and definitely motivated. After extended 5-mile warm-up, I executed the workout with Miles 6-10 at 6:30, 6:26, 6:18, 6:13, and 6:06, respectively.

11 Total, including shopping at Walmart.

Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 10.50
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

9.3 miles easy.

10 Total.

 

 

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

10 miles easy on JTR track with short sprints at the end of each mile.

14 Total, including 4 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
10.000.000.000.0010.00

9.1 miles easy.

10 Total.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
24.000.000.000.0024.00

23.6 miles in 3:30 on a great morning. This included a mix of country roads and 8ish miles of trails in Pinnacle Mountain State Park. 

24 Total. 

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

9.5 easy (7:50/mile).

10 Total.

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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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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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10.1 miles with my brother, Luke, on a beautiful afternoon. From my parents' land, we opted for the highway rather than our trails, and incorporated a short sprint at the end of each mile along the way.

12 Total, including cool-down walk to gate and back...and a reflective walk on a beautiful, starry night.

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

5.1 with my brother in our family land.

7 Total, including 2 walking.

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Race: Huff, Puff, Then Stuff 5K (3 Miles) 00:17:52, Place overall: 5, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.003.0010.00

Turkey Trot in pouring rain with eight other members of my family, including my two oldest, Max and Sophia. Despite the cold and rainy weather for second year in a row, it was a really fun experience for the whole crew.

I ran pretty well, but there is lots of room for improvement with respect to my pacing and short race msbsrent, generally.

10 Total, including extended warm-up and cool down.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

9.4 easy with my brother, Luke, and 2 walking.

11+ Total.

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.000.0019.00

18.1 in 2:45, mix of country roads and trails.

19 Total with some 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
0.0011.000.000.0011.00

10.25 easy (8:07) on River Trail, east from Two Rivers Bridge.

11 Total.

HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Miles: 10.50
Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Just over 8 easy on a pretty afternoon, O-B on Pinnacle Valley from Pond.

10 Total, including 2 walking after school.

HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 miles 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
293.5011.006.005.00315.50
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 20.50HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Miles: 18.50
Night Sleep Time: 192.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 192.00
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