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Location:

Venice,FL,USA

Member Since:

Oct 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

5k:
21:01, (6:46 pace) 11-19-11.
20:08, (6:29 pace) 9-1-12 (Part of a Mini-Triathlon Relay).
19:17, (6:12 pace) 11-17-12.
19:19, (6:13 pace) 11-23-13.
19:30, (6:17 pace) 1-4-14.
20:34, (6:34 pace) 9-13-14
19:49, (6:23 pace) 10-25-14
19:32, (6:17 pace) 11-22-14
19:40, (6:19 pace) 12-19-14
19:49, (6:23 pace) 1-31-16

8k:
34:42, (6:57 pace) 3-17-12.
32:11, (6:28 pace) 3-16-13.
32:32, (6:33 pace) 3-15-14. 

34:00, (6:50 pace) 3-14-15.

33:09, (6:40 pace) 3-11-17.

10k:
44:18, (7:08 pace) 4-14-12.
41:22, (6:39 pace) 12-15-12.
42:11, (6:47 pace) 4-13-13.
41:06, (6:37 pace) 12-8-13.

42:03, (6:46 pace) 3-5-16

44:35, (7:11 pace) 8-26-17
12k:
53:53, (7:14 pace) 3-24-12.
49:20, (6:37 pace) 3-1-14
15k:
1:18:16, (8:24 pace) 2-26-11.

1:04:37. (6:56 pace) 2-20-16
10 marathons:
1.  4:12:08, (9:37 pace) 1-9-11. Disney.
2.  4:18:18, (9:51 pace) 10-30-11. MCM.
3.  3:42:26, (8:29 pace) 1-14-12. Charleston.
4.  3:13:15, (7:22 pace) 10-7-12. Steamtown.
5*.  3:12:26, (7:20 pace) 1-19-14. Louisiana.
6*.  3:14:06, (7:24 pace) 4-21-14. Boston.
7*.  3:19:38, (7:37 pace) 7-19-14. U. of Okoboji.
8*.  3:16:27, (7:30 pace) 2-22-15. Mercedes-Benz
9*. 3:30:38 (8:03 pace) 5-15-16 Sugarloaf

10. 3:24:21 (7:48 pace) 11-5-16 Savannah RNR

* = These 5 races were run at 67.9 seconds per pound. If I want a PR, I need to weigh less than 170 pounds.

Short-Term Running Goals:

2017 GOALS:

August 26- Fort Hamer 10k

RECOVERY (I'm not a kid anymore) and SPECIFICITY (make training runs mean something).

Also, I am determined to put my boys on some snowboards by the end of the year. This is the year.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Continue running as often as I can, as far as I can, as fast as I can. Teaching my kids (by example) the rewards that come from putting in the work. Very slowly get to 50 states.

Personal:

I'm married, with two sons, 10, and 12.

I started running because someone dared me to.

I ran my first race 3 days after my 40th birthday. (Disney)

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 15.70 Month: 71.40 Year: 1495.31
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
89.400.0089.40
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

Hood route.

Song stuck in my head....

https://youtu.be/cxK1MUK8AlM

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. Hood route. Crawling my way back to zero. It's coming, I just need some time. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. Hood Route. @ 8:05 pace. which is way way faster than I thought I was going.

I might not be entirely out of the woods with this hip thing. Best I can figure, it is directly related to soccer with the kids (@ 2 hours of it last night). I do a lot of stuff with my right foot, which means I pivot a lot on my left foot, causing a lot of twisting on my left hip.... It looks like I have to give up the soccer, which really stinks. 

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3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. Hood route. 6:15 am start. Slow. Great weather.

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8.000.008.00

4 easy trail miles. 8 am start. 2 different guys on the trails, on their cell phones, each walking a pair of large dogs. Clueless.

On the other hand, the weather is still great, under the Florida in May context.

5 pm. Slow run with B-Minus from Circus Bridge to Caspersen Beach and back. Got stung by a mystery bug behind my left ear. It still hurts a lot.

Comments(1)
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.500.005.50

5:45 am start. 2 miles. Then bathroom stop with home field advantage. Then 3.5 miles. This was a pretty good run.

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5.500.005.50

6:15 pm start. 5.5 miles. Legacy Trail. Laurel Road to Venice Ave. And back. About 8:30 pace.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
7.500.007.50

7.5 (say what? ) miles. Hood route to Legacy trail and back. 8 am start. Igot a case of sneezing and sore throat at the tail end of last week. But also I got lazy, and somewhat rotund.

Happy mother's day.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. hood route. 6:15 am start. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. Hood route. 6 am start. The traffic is bad. I don't ususally have to stop this many times for cars. I need to get out 15 minutes earlier to avoid the nonsense, I think. 

Also, for the first time ever, I actually stepped on a lizard (Brown Anole) while running. Since those things are EVERYWHERE around here, you would have thought this would have happened sooner, but no. He ran under my right foot. I could feel him getting crushed. It was so gnarly. 

 

 

 

 

It tasted like chicken. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
9.000.009.00

3.5 miles. Hood route. To my knowledge, no animals were harmed during this run. 

P.m. 5.5 miles on legacy trail. Laurel Road to Venice Ave and back. Kind of warm. 84? So many bugs. So humid. meh. Just florida being florida!

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. Hood route.

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3.500.003.50

3.5 miles of gnats. Hood route.

Big day in non-running stuff. 23rd anniversary. Last soccer game for Tommy. Picked up some extra kids and hit grounders, and flies at the baseball fields. I threw a couple of buckets of balls in the batting cages. Went swimming. chicken fights. On and on. There's a good chance I've injured something. Not the most romantic anniversary, but still one of the best days I've had.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.200.0010.20

This was ugly. 2:30 pm. I bit off more than I can chew.

 

12,441.4 lifetime miles achieved on this day. That is @ half Equator. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. hood route. Snappy pace this morning. We're in summer mode. 

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. Hood route. Very smooth this morning.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.700.004.70

4.7 miles. In Sunrise Florida. 7 a.m. start.

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89.400.0089.40
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