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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:

2020 GOALS:

Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon - 1/26/20. PR.

Gasparilla 15k Tampa AAARGH you ready to run? - 2/22/20. Don't put up an ugly time.

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, 13, and 14.

I started running because someone dared me to.

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

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail and back .5:40 am start. Cool sliver moon.

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Colonia and back. 6 a.m. start. Beat the nine minute man. Lots of Runners out today. Very hot.

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10.2 miles. 6:30 a.m. start. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Colonia and back. Very humid this morning. Like pruned fingertips from sweat humid.

5:30 p.m. A friend from church asked me to go run with him tonight so I went. We ran on the Legacy Trail for five and a half miles in stupid mid-nineties Heat. He has always been faster than me on the shorter stuff so I had to take another shot at it and tried to outkick him at the last 200m. Once again, I lost. Someday, B minus, someday.

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10.2 miles hood route to Legacy Trail to Colonia and back. 6:30 a.m. start. Going to see fireworks at the beach tonight for the first time in many years. The boys couldn't be more excited.

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1.5. Then bathroom stop. Then 3.5.

I intentionally took Tuesday off. I accidentally took Wednesday off by staying up too late. I feel like I gain some ground on the self discipline front, only to lose it within days. This will be an ongoing struggle, I guess.

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6 am. Hood route. I saw a bald eagle.

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10.2 miles. 6:15 am start. Super hot, but i was distracted with tthoughts of weddings and such.

Best wishes to Jake and Andrea today and in the years to come.

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1.5 miles then home field advantage bathroom. Then 10.2 milea. Hood route to legacy trail to colonia and back. Very hot. I ran into 2 guys i used to fish with every week. (That was my hobby before running). They were on the golf course and they yelled at me going by. This is right before i got home. Anyhow, they said i was the wettest person they had ever seen. Well, at least that wasn't weird.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail in back. 5:45 a.m. start. Still super hot.

Fun fact: I ran my last 5 marathons at a rate if 67.9 seconds per pound.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 5:40 am start.some guy screamed at me from a passing car about 5 minutes into the run. That is the second time this has happened in my running career. I couldn't understand what the guy said. Other than someone screaming at me in complete darkness from 6 feet away, I think I am annoyed by the lack of articulation.

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. 7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail. 6 a.m. start. I couldn't find my usual running shoes this morning, so I ran in some old Hokas. Pretty quick today!

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5.5 miles hood route. 6 a.m. start. Then i took boy #2 to work with me. We started at the sarasota bmx track. They were flying a drone over the new track. Now my 9 year old thinks i have the coolest job ever.

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16.25 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Circus bridge in back. 6 a.m. start. Very slow.

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7.5 miles. Hood route. 6:45 a.m. start.

6 pm. kids at church, so I decided to go run a bit on Legacy Trail. It was post-rain super-miserable. Anyhow, about 1.8 miles into it, I saw my man, Brian from church out running. We both laughed. like there's nowhere else to run around here! So I ran with him back to my car. Then we ran the 2.25 back to his car. As we were coming up to the finish, I asked him if we were going to race it out again. If he won, we would meet at the track next week. If I won, we would do this again next week. It seems nobody wanted to go to the track next week, because I really went fast at the end. Then he drove me back to my car.

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What would happen if you threw a frisbee on the moon?

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7.5 miles. Hood route. Emergency bathroom stop at McDonalds at halfway. Sorry, McDonalds! Still ran @ 8:30 pace, including the stop. So, not ALL bad, considering.

P.s. this has nothing to do with running, but it's my new big thing, so who cares? tommy figured out Santa Monica (everclear) on guitar monday night, and I'm still super psyched about it. The boys made their first song together sunday night, which they immediately forgot. Still, i like where these music lessons are taking them.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail and back. 6 am start. Comedic sweat levels. I hung up my shorts in the garage. They left a puddle that spouse accidentally stepped in barefoot. That scream will haunt me the rest of my days.

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16.25 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Circus bridge and back. 6 a.m. start. Better pace than last week.

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10.2 miles. Good route to Legacy Trail to Colonia and back. 6 a.m. start.

6 pm. 5.5 miles with Brian on Legacy trail. Tough running.

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1.5 miles. Then back home. Then 2 miles. I've been trying to quit coffee, as I do not like relying on it, as part of my pre-run ritual.Some days are better than others.

7 pm. At track with Johnny and his friend, Chris. 1 up. 400. 200. 100. 1 down.

Me: 1:17, 36, 16. Johnny: 1:32, 40, 16. Chris: 1:33, 44, 16.

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. 5:45 am start. I had the time and i felt good enough to go the extra distance so i did. Not fast, but i got some good miles in this morning. I went by the orange groves while they were spraying the crops. It was like a half mile of running with a cigarette. I also went by the lumber yard. That is a great fragrance. I saw a racoon, possum, Armadillo, and some bats. Going out at 5:45, instead of the usual 6 am, allowed me to get some running in before the pre-sunrise humidity bomb. I think I may be scheduled out of a saturday run, so i need to get some miles in advance.

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78 deg. 96% hum. 77 d.p. whatever, I finished the run.

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. Same weather as yesterday. After half way the shoes went squish squish squish squish...

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10 miles on Legacy Trail. No hood route today. Late start. By the way, I put on 3 pounds this week. Awesome! I now have to lose 21 pounds for a shot at a personal record in Savannah.

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