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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:

Get back under 3 for my next marathon, September 2018; Berlin!

A friend of mine recently brought to my attention "Team for Kids".
This group is part of the New York Road Runners (NYRR) club.

He has run for them in the past. People who run for Team for Kids commit to raising money that is then used to fund school-based and free youth events around the United States to help the youth of America adopt healthy lifestyles through running and fitness.

- Since 2002, Team for Kids has raised more than $57,000,000.

- This money has been used to support programs reaching more than 267,000 children nationwide.

- This funding, in addition to the items listed above, helps pay for training of teachers and coaches, program and practice supplies, and student incentives.

- For most of these kids, running with a NYRR program is their only opportunity to get exercise or play sports.

This year I will be running for this effort as a charity participant in the Berlin Marathon. My fundraising goal is $2,000.

Please help me make this goal by contributing to the following: https://runwithtfk.org/Donate/Member/56641

 

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: 35.50 Month: 151.50 Year: 1207.50
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: 258.75
Brooks Launch Blue #12 Lifetime Miles: 294.50
Saucony Rides Grey #21 Lifetime Miles: 221.75
Saucony Rides Blue #22 Lifetime Miles: 230.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
78.002.000.001.000.000.000.0081.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Recovery and sleep day.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Single: 7pm easy run. I thought about getting up early but decided one more day of rest was a better idea. Managed 7 hrs of sleep. The day was rough getting back into my work routine so I didn’t get a break to run during the day. Went out after Kaitlyn went down and did the BST loop south then west returning home via MM 9-7. My legs were very trashed but not in pain just lead weights with sore quads. Miles-R2 12 Avg. 7:41 HR 138

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 48 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 12 / / Saucony Rides #1: 48 / / Saucony Rides #2: 31 / / NB825: 500

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.000.000.000.0015.00

AM: 11:00am easy run. Well I’m back to my routine. Early AM rise, had to get into work by 5:30am. Did a great amount of my to do list finally posted all my missing blog updates (I had typed them last night but didn’t get them on line) and then out the door at 11am for a Memory Grove out and back. Still a little sore. My plan this week is just easy mileage to recover fully. Very windy today (17-20 mph) but headwind for my downhill first half and tailwind for my uphill second half. Miles-8 R1 Avg. 7:43 HR 139

PM: 7:15pm easy run. Feeling better than this morning. Today was a much more productive day at both work and running. After Kaitlyn went down for the night I ducked out for an easy loop SW from home. Miles-7 D2 Avg. 7:45 HR 136

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 48 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 19 / / Saucony Rides #1: 56 / / Saucony Rides #2: 31 / / NB825: 500

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
Comments(4)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
10.002.000.000.000.000.000.0012.00

“AM”: 2:30pm easy/med run. Another full work day. Got in at 5:45am so I managed an extra 15 min of sleep for 6:15. Didn’t get a break until a little after 2pm. Did the same run as yesterday. The weather was almost identical except the wind wasn’t as bad. My quads were pretty tight. I ran the exact same pace as yesterday. Miles-8 T2 Avg. 7:43 HR 134

PM: 7:15pm TM run. Still pretty tired. Just did a some extra miles on the treadmill. One 8, one 7, and then two 6. Felt good to get some turnover and work out the kinks in my quads. Miles-4 R2 Avg. 6:45 HR ?

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 48 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 27 / / Saucony Rides #1: 56 / / Saucony Rides #2: 35 / / NB825: 500

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.000.000.000.0012.00

Single: 2:15pm easy/med run. I got a full 7 hours of sleep last night. Work was full but not stressful. I was however short on time for my run so I “picked it up” for miles 5-10. I have a little bit of a cough. I think there was some sharing going on during the relay. But besides feeling a little extra tired I’m fine. My quads however are still sore. Sandra gave me a nice massage last night that helped but I still have a little more recovery to do. Just ran up City Creek and back. Miles-12 R2 Avg. 7:27 HR 144

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 48 / / Asics DS-Trainer #2: 27 / / Saucony Rides #1: 56 / / Saucony Rides #2: 47 / / NB825: 500

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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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
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
22.000.000.000.000.000.000.0022.00

Single: 6am LSD. I went to sleep early to get 7 hours of sleep last night. I took a little getting ready (I always do for the long ones). Then out the door a couple minutes before 6am. I combined two of my long run courses. I headed out up Foothill to BST to Wasatch. Then at the turn up toward Solitude I headed NW to the 13 MM of the marathon course and ran miles 13-4 backwards and home. A nice loop I’ll do it again. I was overdressed as the weather channel had the temp at a 29F WC but it was not that cold or that windy. It did sprinkle on me from miles 3-15 though. My first 3 miles were slow >9, next two >8 and then I just kept the pace between 7:30 and 8. Nothing fast today but this week was mostly about recovery anyway (except for the mile yesterday). Miles-22 T1 Avg. 7:55 HR 136

Asics DS-Trainer #1: 70 / / 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(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
78.002.000.001.000.000.000.0081.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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