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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)
 

Short-Term Running Goals:

NYC Marathon 2019

London Marathon 2020

And my largest challenge to date, raise $20,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of my cancer survivorship...

https://pages.lls.org/tnt/al/london20/awende

Long-Term Running Goals:

Enjoy being a Masters Runner.

Get under 3 hours one more time...

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: 35.50 Year: 2123.25
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.71
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 253.75
Brooks Launch Silver A #18 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Brooks Launch Silver B #19 Lifetime Miles: 252.00
Saucony Rides Blue #23 Lifetime Miles: 252.25
Saucony Rides Black A #24 Lifetime Miles: 253.50
Saucony Rides Black B #25 Lifetime Miles: 254.25
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 76.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.000.000.000.006.00

Nothing too exciting planned for this week. All A&W commute runs. From now through the 20th I am pretty booked with work but I'll do my best. The weather at least mixed it up for me today. It rained the majority of the way in and was pretty windy that last mile up to campus. 

One good thing of note is that this year I already have 379 more miles than last year and essentially a quarter of the year to go. So even though my high mileage weeks are still moderate the consistency after the injury is definitely back.

One more stat is that I broke 28,000 mi last week for my lifetime count. I just wish I would have started keeping track in the spring of 1995 when I started running distance instead of the late fall of 1997... I might even be over 30,000 mi now.

Avg. 8:19 HR 142

Brooks Launch #1 Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From CookieLegs on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 15:50:22 from 71.36.83.140

Broke 28,000 miles! (maybe 30,000?!) That's awesome, Adam, absolutely awesome! Good job on your miles this year!

From Adam RW on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 16:08:53 from 155.101.152.123

It is fun looking at it that way. I hope all is well with you.

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