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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
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
2.500.000.000.000.000.000.002.50

That is not a typo, I did get 8 hr of sleep last night. I did not have experiments this morning so when my alarm went off I opted to sleep in an extra two hours, computer work is more flexible. I ended up doing the Wakara instead of A&W commute run because of that but I'm thinking I may do a long run tomorrow. Have a great weekend everyone and to those in Long Beach, headed to Chicago and whatever other big races there are this weekend run fast and have fun!

Avg. 8:25 HR 151 Ascent 382 ft Descent 95 ft

Saucony Rides #6 Miles: 2.50
Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Andrea on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 11:20:31 from 72.37.171.52

8 hours of sleep! You should never have experiments :)

From allie on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 16:29:08 from 24.10.191.18

8 hours -- awesome!

From Kory on Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 16:48:46 from 134.50.89.24

Good for you. Your sleep is always below where it should be. Very smart choice. Your family and you have an awesome weekend.

Don't forget to get up early to watch the Chicago Marathon

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