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September 19, 2019

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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: 10.00 Month: 60.25 Year: 1032.26
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. Hood route. 6:30 am start. Hot humid blah blah blah ....

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Yasir on Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 12:31:39 from 99.203.29.244

Hey you are back to Running daily thatís great

From Tom Slick on Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 13:15:57 from 66.87.126.35

Good to see ya back chasing the two lane blacktop! It only takes about 2 or three minutes to get in a pre run stretch. The after run stretch is the most important! Hey have I missed something, whatís going on with your Dad?

From Tom K on Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 07:15:42 from 107.77.253.4

Yasir, I'm just following your lead. Consistent small mileage every day, until I can build up to something substantial, or even doubles. I don't know what race you're training for, but you look ready.

Slick, thanks for asking. Pop spent almost the whole month of July in a hospital. He got out nd was visited by OT and PT almost every day. And things were bad for a bit there. He got another fever and Started acting kooky again. His strength was almost nothing. And it looked like we were going to start the whole process over again. Then one day he sweated through four shirts and his fever broke. His speech and strength came back. Hes not using a walker anymore. It is close to miraculous. It was much later when they finally told us did he had e-coli. The thing is, I think it took this episode to make him and my mom realize that they need to call me to work on stuff over there. If he's trying to lift heavy stuff in the garage in the middle of summer, things are going to go bad.

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