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November 18, 2018

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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
11 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:

2018 GOALS:

March 17- St. Patty's Day 8k Out of town soccer tournament. It's back on, and I'll be racing both of my sons! 32:56, (6:38 pace)

May 12 - Brookings SD Marathon 3:27:37 (7:56 pace)

October 7 - Towpath Marathon, Boston, OH 3:46:02 (8:48 pace)

One Tempo Run, One Interval Workout, and One Long Run per week. 50-60 mpw. The world's most simple training plan. 

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, 11, and 13.

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: 0.00 Month: 43.00 Year: 1815.65
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.200.0010.20

10.2 Mi Hood route to Legacy Trail to Colonia and back. First five in 42:10 last 3 in 23:58. I was angry about yesterday effort, so I ran harder today.

Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Tom Slick on Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 11:15:48 from 66.87.127.118

Be careful out there, you’re under 50 days till your next marathon and your body is getting worn down mentally, physically and spiritually. Your defenses are down. “Use the force Luke” “Plan your run” and “Run your Plan” !!!! It’s no time to do anything stupid or heroic and screw up a training cycle before your planned marathon! (or other planned race distance. Nice mid mile run!

From Yasir on Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 15:14:37 from 99.20.240.16

Great effort after a 20 plus run the day before you are fit I agree with slick beee careful. you are a machine sir.

From Dan on Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 21:15:16 from 104.178.66.147

I run faster angry. I can't fake it either. If I have a chip on my shoulder I can do well. Looks like you harnessed that, nice run.

From Tom K on Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 13:50:36 from 47.206.60.114

Fear of a poor performance is either the path to injury or PR.

Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to running faster/farther/more often. Running faster/farther/more often leads to either suffering from injury or breakthrough races.

I don't know. Maybe I'm making a big deal out of beating the 8 minute man for the first time in a while! I do know, though, that when I have a bad run, I am looking for redemption as fast as I can get it.

The "plan" is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules. Or am I mixing too many movie references?

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