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Running of the Leopards 5K

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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: 0.00 Year: 2084.75
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.71
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 250.75
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: 248.25
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 50.25
Race: Running of the Leopards 5K (3.12 Miles) 00:16:25, Place overall: 5, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.003.000.000.000.000.000.008.00

Not the race I had planned but I'm happy with the effort. Between being sick on Tue-Thu and the fact that there was a bunch of snow/sleet on the course I really couldn't have asked for more. Did a warm-up to the start. Then was off and running. The race really flew by and I don't have much to comment on. Other than I enjoyed the effort and had a good time doing it. Met up with some new local runners and some familiar faces from the blog both before and for a 3 mi cool down afterwards. 

Mi 1: 5:20.6

Mi 2: 5:14.7

Mi 3: 5:15.1

0.12: 0:34.7 (5:01 pace)

Total: 16:25.07 Avg. 5:16 HR 184; 5th overall 1st age; 3rd fastest 5K of all time!

Saucony Fastwitch Miles: 8.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From ACorn on Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 21:39:21 from 24.2.76.146

Congrats on a great race on a tough day!

From JD on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 18:14:02 from 71.219.72.71

congrats Adam - that's some great speed!

From Adam RW on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 22:36:15 from 67.171.121.150

Adam, Wish you could have been there. I was surprised on the time considering the conditions. Maybe we can revisit my plan to get a group together for an early morning workout on the course.

JD, Thank you for your continued support. It was a surprising performance for me all things considered.

From RileyCook on Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 09:34:24 from 132.3.57.79

Nice job Adam.

From Jake K on Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 10:03:46 from 155.100.226.191

Nice job Adam. You've been burning the candle on all three ends again lately it seems, so its nice to see your were still able to knock out a really good race!

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