Wesley Hunt

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Member Since:

Oct 19, 2010

Gender:

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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: 36.00 Month: 261.00 Year: 2818.00
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 Lifetime Miles: 268.00
HOKA Clifton 8 (Orange) Lifetime Miles: 355.00
HOKA Speedgoat 5 Lifetime Miles: 61.00
HOKA Speedgoat 5 (Orange) Lifetime Miles: 160.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
26.0033.003.005.0067.00
Night Sleep Time: 33.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 33.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.008.000.000.0012.00

am:  8 Miles in 52:43 (6:36/mile) on a humid, but nice, morning in the low 60's.  Felt pretty good this morning after taking a GU and getting out the door pretty quickly (5:00 am). 

pm:  4 Miles in 30:00 on the treadmill set to 1.0 incline.    

Total:  12 Miles, 8 at MP.  

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.001.003.000.009.00

9 Miles this afternoon at the Hall High School track.  After 1 Mile at 6:50, I kicked it up a notch for 3 Miles in 19:00 (6:20/mile), backing it down for 1 Mile of very easy jogging followed by another 4 Easy Miles in 30:00 (7:30/mile).  

I was a little disappointed in today's training run, during which I intended to run 4-5 miles at tempo pace (6:20) rather than the 3 miles I was able to grind out.  Decided this morning to sleep an extra 1.5 hours rather than get out early, and it may have been a mistake. Temperature approached 80 degrees in Little Rock this afternoon, and it was very humid.

Just have to remind myself that you train to race, not race to train.  And, of course, the average training runs make the good ones that much sweeter.  

Wesley 

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.004.000.000.0014.00

am:  8 Miles in 58:40 on a perfect, cool morning around 60 degrees; 4 Miles Easy in 32:00 (8:00/mile) followed by 4 Miles in 26:40 (6:40/mile). 

pm:  6 Miles in 45:00 on treadmill set to 1.0 incline; while planning to only run 4 Miles, I wanted to finish the live 1:00 pm (CST) SportsCenter.   

Total:  14 Miles, 4 at MP

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.005.0010.00

10 Miles on a beautiful morning of 64 degrees, minimal humidity, in West Little Rock.  

After 1 Mile Easy to warm-up, I ran 5X1.0 Mile Repeats with 1 Mile Easy between repeats: 

Mile 2:  5:52

Mile 4:  5:45

Mile 6:  5:50

Mile 8:  5:52

Miles 10:  6:00

I had a bit of a mental let down on the final mile, but otherwise, I was right where I wanted to be with respect to pace (5:50 target); reaffirms the focus that is necessary for solid interval training.  

Wesley 

 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.004.000.000.006.00

6 Miles in 42:55 on a cool mid-morning run along Hwy. 171 near my parents' home between Malvern and Hot Springs, Arkansas; 2 Easy Miles (7:45/mile) followed by 4 Miles at 6:51/mile. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0016.000.000.0016.00

16 Miles in 1:47:03 (6:42/mile) on a cool morning of 53 degrees (90% humidity) along Hwy. 171 near my parents home between Malvern and Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Several significant climbs between Miles 5 and 10, as I ran in and out of Hot Springs National Park. 

Beautiful day, great training run in advance of my first rest week (decreased mileage) since I began training in September. 

Wesley  

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
26.0033.003.005.0067.00
Night Sleep Time: 33.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 33.00
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