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December 11, 2019

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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 November 3, 2019 done 

London Marathon April 26, 2020

Tokyo Marathon 2021???...

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

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: 6.50 Month: 57.75 Year: 2232.25
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.71
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 273.00
Brooks Launch Silver A #18 Lifetime Miles: 272.25
Brooks Launch Silver B #19 Lifetime Miles: 268.00
Saucony Rides Blue #23 Lifetime Miles: 267.75
Saucony Rides Black A #24 Lifetime Miles: 262.00
Saucony Rides Black B #25 Lifetime Miles: 262.25
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 76.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Single: Overall a great day. Slept in and then went for a walk with the family in Miller Park again. It is so relaxing down there with the water and the cool shade. Then we did brunch. While Kaitlyn napped I ran up City Creek. It just gets better the farther up you go. Previously I've always turned around well before the 4 mile mark. Today I kept going all the way to area 29. It is so nice up there. The rest of the day was spent relaxing with family. Mi 12-R2 Avg. 8:04 

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 280 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 262 / / Saucony Rides #1: 275 / / Saucony Rides #2: 278 // Adidas Adistar (flats): 157

Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50Weight: 0.00
Comments
From wheakory on Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 23:39:58

Great run, and spending time with your family. How are you going to train this week to get ready for WBR. Also thank you for your injury advice.

From Adam RW on Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 08:30:14

Kory, My "training" for this week consists of staying healthy. I'm not going to do anything special. I'm actually going to shoot for less mileage. I have a busy work week so I need to focus on rest and just getting to the line feeling mentally prepared. As with a marathon I don't think there is anything you can do race week to get better.

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