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Member Since:

Oct 19, 2010

Gender:

Male

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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: 23.00 Month: 147.00 Year: 147.00
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Lifetime Miles: 33.00
HOKA Clifton 8 Lifetime Miles: 60.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
52.008.004.003.0067.00
HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 48.00Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 28.00Nap Time: 13.00Total Sleep Time: 41.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.005.000.000.0010.00

8 miles in 55:54 (6:59), out-and-back on 300, on a nice afternoon.

10 Total Miles, including 2-mile walk with Max.

HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.003.000.003.008.00

6 miles at JTR Track (Speedwork Day); 3 miles in 20 mins (6:40), followed by 6X400m repeats at 76, 76, 76, 75, 76, and 75.

Climbed Pinnacle Mt. with Max after for 8 Total Miles.

400 crunches, 3-min plank, stretching.

Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

10 miles in 1:18 (7:48) on the River Trail, out-and-back starting east from Two Rivers Park.

Push-ups and stretching.

HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 6.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

9.5 miles in 1:12 and .5 walking.

10 Miles Total, along with core and stretching.

HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 10.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.004.000.007.00

6 miles on AR River Trail in 40:23, including 4-mile tempo (Miles 4-6) in 24:43; 6:24, 6:17, 6:09, and 5:53. Warm afternoon in low 60s in LR, and I felt better when I finished than when I started.

HR-137; Cad-176.

Push-ups and stretching.

7 Total Miles, including one-mile walk.

Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

8 miles in 59:27 (7:28) out-and-back on 300 on a nice morning around 40 degrees.

10 Total Miles, including 2 miles walking.

HOKA Clifton 8 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
12.000.000.000.0012.00

12 miles out-and-back on Hwy. 300 and Pinnacle Valley Rd., mostly in a cold rain, but thoroughly enjoyable.

Push-ups and stretching.

HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
52.008.004.003.0067.00
HOKA Clifton 8 Miles: 48.00Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 28.00Nap Time: 13.00Total Sleep Time: 41.00
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