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Location:

Vestavia,AL,USA

Member Since:

May 31, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon Top 10 Finishes: 7 Bridges ('15), Utah Valley ('13), Salt Lake City ('08), Top of Utah ('07), and St. Louis ('04). Ran around the equator (24901.55) in 4,388 days.

Personal Records
Marathon 2:39 (SLC '08)
1/2 Marathon 1:12.30 (Provo River, aided '08)
10K 34:16 (Track, sea level '00)
10K 33:15 (Des 10K, aided '08)
8K 25:32 (Crack of Dawn, aided '13)
5K 16:44 (Track, sea level '00)
5K 16:07 (Running of the Leopards, aided '12)
 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy being a Master's Runner.

Personal:

Grew up outside Chicago and joined the blog while I lived in Salt Lake City. Now living outside Birmingham. I am married with two daughters. Wife thinks I'm crazy for doing marathons. And yes I am crazy I'm a scientist for a living...

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 12.00 Year: 1865.97
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.29
Saucony Fastwitch Lifetime Miles: 226.22
Asics Japan #1 Gold Lifetime Miles: 43.00
Brooks Launch Neon #11 Lifetime Miles: 296.75
Brooks Launch Blue #12 Lifetime Miles: 307.75
Brooks Launch Blue #13 Lifetime Miles: 156.75
Brooks Launch Black #14 Lifetime Miles: 138.00
Brooks Launch Neon #16 Lifetime Miles: 137.75
Brooks Launch Grey #15 Lifetime Miles: 145.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.001.000.000.000.008.00

NEW MILE PR

Single: 3:15pm Firehouse Mile. I went to sleep early to get 7 hours of sleep last night. I had a full day at work, in a little before 5:30am. By about 9am I had a break but not long enough to go for a run so I caught up on e-mail and checked some other blogs I’ve missed for awhile. Then back to work until 3pm. I’m glad I waited by the time I headed out the NOAA had the temp at 48F with only about 3mph winds. So I decided to give that “fast” mile another go. I’m glad I did. I did two miles warm-up via Dry Creek and Popperton. Then when I got to the firehouse I let it loose. I was running alongside a bike for a little and the guy commented nice pace. My new one mile record is 4:51.07 and HR 180. I had great temps, a minor crosswind, and 176ft of descent to help but it felt great. Then I continued to a 0.25 mile past the City Creek gate and back. Miles-8 T2 Avg. 7:30 HR 150

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 48 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 35 / / Saucony Rides #1: 56 / / Saucony Rides #2: 47 / / NB825: 500

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Superfly on Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 13:04:05

Nice mile! Your speed is getting scary fast.

From Jon on Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 20:17:51

Wow, mile PR with no one helping you and not in a race. Nice job.

From jtshad on Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 09:11:10

Way to burn up the road! You are running amazing times right now...you will crush SLC (wish I was going to be there with you!).

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