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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.

32:56, (6:38 pace) 3-17-18.

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
12 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

11. 3:27:37 (7:56 pace) 5-12-18 Brookings

12. 3:46:02 (8:48 pace) 10-7-18 Towpath

* = 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:

2019 GOALS:

Bring running fast back.

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, 12, and 14.

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: 11.25 Month: 59.75 Year: 919.01
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7.750.007.75

7.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back. 7 am start. Hot.

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10.700.0010.70

10.7 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge to colonia and back. 7 am start. Life saving clouds on the way back.

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5.5 miles. Hood route. 5:15 am start. Dewey

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3.5 miles. hood route. 5:30 am start. left hip is kind of off. But I couldn't go another day without running. So I went. 

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3.5 miles on the trails. 8 am start. My hip is still hurting. Then to the south jetty. There were tons of dolphins and manatees out today. Then boy #1 sang goodbye yellow brick road at a show. I think he did well. Then we hung out with some friends we haven't seen in a while for a bit.

This got me to thinking, this is the second time in two weeks that someone has given me a book to read after I've told them that I don't read much. It's crazy. They asked me do you like to read? And I say No, not really. And then they say you should read this, and give me a book. Look, I just wanted to hang out. Why are you giving me homework?

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3.5 Mi. Hood Route. 7 a.m. start. First run back in a while. Finishing up a Monster Week! Later, I'm going with the kids to the Rays game.

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Who's got two thumbs and ran 3.5 Miles this morning? This guy!

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hood. hot. 

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5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. 6 am start. 83 degrees. 86% hum. 78 dew point. That's what you call dishwasher miles. These are probably going to be my running conditions for the next four to six months.

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7.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back. 84 degrees. 85 % hum. 79 dew point.

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9.250.009.25

1.5 miles. 7 am start. Then home field advantage bathroom stop. Then 7.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back, with a 7:24 mile thrown in the middle for funsies. I wanted a faster mile, but this was faster than I expected. 88 degrees. 71% humidity. 77 d.P. my shoes were making squishy noises for the last 2 miles.

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6:30 am start. I don't know what the exact weather conditions were. But imagine Florida in late June. I came home soaked, as if I went swimming, again. Anyhow, 0.75 up, 2 mile tempo in 14:39 (7:20, 7:19), 4.75 down. This is way faster than I expected again. 

So, if I’m going to run Nebraska, I have about 100 days to get ready. I’m kind of on the fence. But these last 2 runs have shown me I have a little bit of speed in there. I’m feeling like I’m a 3:30ish marathon guy right now. I’m trying to be a bit more realistic about my abilities. I’m trying not to train like I am a 3:15 guy, because that guy’s been gone for a while. I might get that back. But let’s get back to 3:30 first. So, when I do these faster miles on my runs, I’m shooting for 8’s. 7:20’s is way too fast. I’m sure this will all sort itself out by the time I’m doing longer tempos.

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7.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back. 5:45 am start. Warm, but I've been in worse.

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Track Thursday. 6 am start. 2.25 up. 800 in 3:16. 400 AR. 800 in 3:14. 2 down. Meh, I've been faster, but this is right in line with where I think I am. And this was not redlining. So, all positives, I think. 

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7.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail over the SWOM bridge and back. We had a ton of rain last night. So it was a bit cooler outside. On the other hand, I had to eat many bugs this morning. I wonder if I will ever get used to bugs pinging off my face and chest while running. I still freak out and have to brush them away, like, every time.

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5.5 miles. Hood route. 8:30am start.

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16.25 miles. Hood route to legacy trail to circus bridge and back. 6:15 am start. 84 degrees. 81% hum. 77 dew point. Yucko. 13.5 up? 2 in 16:07 (8:25, 7:42). .75 down. I was mentally out of it by the time I was supposed to kick. You can kind of tell I forgot I was supposed to be running fast, at least for that first mile.

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