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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)

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Miles:This week: 24.50 Month: 101.70 Year: 1370.73
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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. Good route to legacy trail and back. 6 am start. Still running in a dishwasher down here.

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16.250.0016.25

16.25 miles. Hood route to Legacy Trail to Circus Bridge and back. 6 am start. Weather was slightly better than usual. I'll take it.

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10.700.0010.70

10.7 miles. Hood route to the legacy trail, over the SWOM bridge to Colonia and back. 6 or 7 am start, depending on which clock you're looking at.

We voted to eliminate daylight saving time 2 election cycles ago. Go figure. Oh yeah, running...

The weather was great this morning. Many more runners than usual today.

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5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. hood route. 5:45 am start. It was even cooler out today. Also, My son won a chili cook-off at our church last night. 24 entries. he was the youngest. blind taste test with 3 judges. Who knew? Which brings me to my next point. It was probably good that I ran alone this morning. 

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6.300.006.30

6 am start. hood route. And we're back in summer weather around here. hot, humid, fun. 1.55 up. 1 mile in 7:00. 1 mile easy. 1 mile in 7:30. 1.75 down. 

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7.750.007.75

7.75 miles. Hood Route to Legacy Trail, over SWOM Bridge and back. 5:45 am start. 1st 2 miles were slow, but then things got rolling along. 74 deg. 98% hum. 72 d.p. There was a skimboard in the middle of the sidewalk on Laurel Road. That's a first. 

 

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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. hood route. 74 degree dishwasher. 5:50 am start. 

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5.500.005.50

5.5 miles. Hood route. 6 am start. I was promised a cold front this morning. Now, where is it?

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10.200.0010.20

10.2 miles. Hood route to the legacy trail to Colonia and back. 10 am start because I took my parents to the airport this morning. Still humid maybe 5 degrees cooler. But because I ran so late, I had to deal with full sun and windy conditions. I timed this one. 1:31:54. 9 minute miles.

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11.500.0011.50

6 am start. 7.5 miles. Hood route to the legacy trail and back. About 5 degrees cooler. Still with the humidity.

Then after church. 4 miles on the trails with Tommy. Then an hour of basketball with Johnny. We did an hour yesterday also. Tryouts are tomorrow. I want him to be confident.

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5.5 miles. hood route. 6am start. Something below 70 degrees. Yes, it felt like fall. 

So on Saturday night, when the temps droppped like 5 degrees to put us in the low 70s, my buddy decided to build a bonfire. One of the conversations was - If you were a major league baseball player, what would your "walk-up' song be? I think I have this narrowed to 3:

1. Blur - Song 2

2. Win Win - Victim

3. Local H - All right (Oh yeah)

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7.500.007.50

7.5 miles. Hood route to legacy trail and back. 6 am start. Warmer today, still humid. I wanted a 6 mile tempo this morning. (Right now, I'm counting anything beating the 8 minute man as "tempo".) Last night I made dinner choices that go against this goal (3 chili-kraut hot dogs and a bowl of black cherry ice cream). So this is what I ended up with (and honestly, it's not as bad as I thought it would be) 0.75 up. 1 mile in 7:57. Emergency bathroom stop at McDonalds. 2 miles untimed, 3 miles in 23:03 (7:41 pace), 0.75 down. 

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