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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. 6am start. 8:30ish pace. Felt pretty easy. Low 70s. 96% hum

In the drizzle. It's good to be home!

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. Easy. My home AC Died last night. It has been a long time coming. I know AC problems in December aren't a big deal to most people on this blog. It's a big deal to floridians. Anyhow, this not so surprising, but yet surprising expense pretty much kills the Jackson MS race in January.

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What a great run. 10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. 6:30 am start. I don't know why i timed this run, but I'm glad I did. First half: 5.1 miles. 42:25. 8:19 pace. Second half: 5.1 miles. 39:21. 7:43 pace. All in: 10.2 miles. 1:21:46. 8:01 pace. Neg. Splits are few and far between for me, so this is exciting. Great weather today. I think I'm going to get back to where I'm timing all my runs. I just run better, when I know it's timed.

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3 miles on the trails near my house. 6:30 a.m. start.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6:15 a.m. start. Very slow.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. Short stridey and slow. I had a good run on Saturday, but I ain't been right since. What's up?

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. 7 am start. A bit chilly this morning. Good thing I got my AC fixed this week! Anyhow, another good Saturday run. 42:45 on the first half for 8:23 pace. 40:20 o. The second half for 7:55 pace. 1:23:05 overall for 8:09 pace. So, a bit slower than last week. But, given how inconsistent my running is, plus the 2 weeks in a row of neg. Splits, this is fairly exciting stuff.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail and back. 7:15 am start. 1:07:00. 8:56 pace. It didn't feel not awful until mile 4. Yikes! I really think i need to time all of my runs. 2 ish years of untimed runs is not smart. So, I'll be reporting the good the bad and the ugly for a while, anyways.

after finishing up with the Christmas stuff yesterday, i took the boys skimboarding dor a couple of hours. It's been a while. That was fun.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6:15 am start. 32:25. 9:16 pace. 70 deg. 100% hum. 72 d.p. super thick fog! It is like summer. Legs are still feeling beat up. Hopefully things are good tomorrow.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. I started to time it, but then had to emergency bathroom stop. Once you know that you are going to have to stop, not much point in timing the run. I mean, the goal has kind of changed, at that point.

p.s. It doesn't look good for me running 2000 miles this year, even though i committed to that, like, two days ago.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. 28:56. 8:16 pace. 58 deg. 83% hum., 51 d.p. sweet weather! I am getting a sense of how deep of a hole i am in, running-wise, and it's not good. 2017 will be better, but i have to run more, and faster!

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. 28:50. 8:14 pace.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6 am start. 30:05. 8:36 pace.

To Yasir and Dan-70 deg. 97% hum. 68 d.p. I ran in a long sleeve shirt, like a bozo.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. 29:42. 8:29 pace. 66 deg., 98% hum., 65 d.p.

Maybe I should think about Christmas shopping.

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3.5 miles. Hood route. 6am start. So hot and humid! 30:33. 8:47 pace.

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7.5 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail and back. 8am start. Running off last night's Christmas party. Then played bouncy-hoops with the boys. Merry Christmas running people!

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. 8:33 pace.

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7.5 miles. Hood route. Warm. Barely beat 9 minute miles. I've been playing a lot of basketball lately. That's a new set of muscles being worked. Basketball running is not like I'm used to. Then drove to Orlando with the boys to see my buddy and the new Star Wars flick.

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Drove back from Orlando. Then I wanted to run. And since it was 85 degrees outside (say what?!) I decided to experiment with a bit of barefoot running. I took the kids to the soccer field. I did 2 miles warm up. Then 8 x 110ish yards fast, jog back. Then 2 miles easy. This is, by far, the longest barefoot run i have ever done. I think it went well. Then me and the boys went swimming.

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10.2 miles. Hood route to Legacy trail to colonia and back. 6am start. Slow. Cooler but foggy this morning.

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5 miles at the track. With the boys. Laps #5&6, I dribbled a basketball. That was different! Lap #17 in 1:27.

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5.5 miles. Hood route. 45 degrees. It's hard to believe I was running barefoot in the grass in 85 degrees, three days ago. Anyhow, Florida guy totally overdressed! You northern types would have been out running and enjoying this. Not me.

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