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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: 44.20 Year: 1764.15
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6.750.006.75

11 am. 6.75 milea around the sports complex in winter haven. Near a shooting range. That was different.

Boy #1s team lost 2-1 this morning. Hard fought game.

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16.250.0016.25

16.25 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Circus bridge and back. 6:15 a.m. start.

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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. hood route. 6 am start. in the soup. still waiting on the new shoes to come in. 

Funny story from this weekend's soccer tournament: 

When Tommy was playing soccer, Johnny was on the playground. He met a bunch of kids there. Anyway, there was this kid, amybe 5 or 6 years old.

Johnny says "What's your name?"

The kid says "Awesome."

Johnny says "What?" 

The kid says "Awesome." 

Johnny says "Austin?" 

The kid says "No, Awesome." 

Johnny says "Where's your mom?"

The kid points. 

Johnny goes to the mom and says "What's his name?"

Mom says "awesome." 

Johnny says "Austin?"

Mom says "No, Awesome."

Johnny introduced me to Awesome later. So for the rest of the weekend, Someone would say something like "Did you see that shot? Wow, that was awesome!" And we would say "No, that's not Awesome. I've met Awesome. He's much shorter, is missing a couple of teeth, and likes to pretend that playground mulch is hot lava." 

It is amazingly funny how many times someone uses that word. 

The rest of my weekend is irrelevant -- I MET AWESOME!

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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. hood route. 6 am start. so much sweat. 

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1.500.001.50

Let's not talk about it.

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5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. Hood route. 6 am start. New hoka cliftons. I should have got new shoes a month and a half ago. The difference is noticeable.

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20.750.0020.75

20.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail to circus bridge to caspersen beach and back. 2 old dudes hopped off their bikes and were about to duke it out this morning. That's a new one.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to legacy trail and back. 7 am start. With this run, I have passed last years mileage total. Not that big of a deal, and kind of a downer. In that, despite the miles, I keep getting slower and slower.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail and back. 1:00:24. The run felt pretty smooth. The weather is still, rough, or, you know, Floridian. 

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5.5 miles. Hood route. Super Humid, even by my standards. Great sunrise over the lake though. Red skies at dawn. 

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7.5 miles. Hood route.

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20.75 miles. Hood route to legacy trail to circus bridge to Caspersen beach and back. 86 degrees and 74% humidity, 78 dew point at 6 am. Rained for miles 8 and 9. Miserable. They had the rowing regatta in the ICW, so there was at least something to look at. Then home and then immediately to Tommy's soccer game. We won 4-0. Tommy got an assist on goal 2. Then Tommy scored his first goal for the travel team for the 3rd goal. I may have yelled a bit too loud. I've been waiting for this for a year and a half! Then celebration ice cream and lunch. Then basketball for an hour with john. The heat was incredible. Then I took the boys to the driving range. Then swimming. I'm gassed.

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7.5 MI. Hood Route. 7 a.m. start. Still very very hot.

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3.500.003.50

3.5 miles. 77 deg. 100% hum. 77 dew point. In the red tide stink. 

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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. Hood Route to Legacy Trail and back. 6 am start. 

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3.5 miles. hood route. 6 am start. I took the last couple of days off because I thought I was injured. My left hip / thigh really hurts when I run. And still does.

I tell my coworkers about this and they laugh hysterically. They say "You say the same things before every race!"

Yeah, but this time I mean it. I'm going to do terrible.

They say sure, sure.

No, really. 

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12.9 miles. hood route to legacy trail to venice avenue and back. left quad pain was manageable. run @ 8:20 pace. 

Then Tommy's soccer team beat a higher ranked team from St. Pete 1-0. 4 starters, including the captain, were missing from Tommy's team. Tommy spent the majority of last season on the bench. Tommy got the goal. The goal ricocheted off of 2 defenders before going in. I don't usually think about divine intervention, but this was one of those moments. The whole thing playing out like it did was really unbelieveable. 

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7.5 smooth miles in the dishwasher. 

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6am hood route. 

6pm 5.5 miles. Legacy trail. I was supposed to run with Dan, but he's still sick. Get well soon, man.

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3.5 miles. 6am. hood route. 

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1.5 miles. Then Bathroom stop. Then 10.2 miles. 100% hum. 75 d.p.

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