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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)
 

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: 0.00 Month: 39.50 Year: 1652.50
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: 296.75
Brooks Launch Blue #12 Lifetime Miles: 307.75
Brooks Launch Blue #13 Lifetime Miles: 101.75
Brooks Launch Black #14 Lifetime Miles: 100.50
Brooks Launch Neon #16 Lifetime Miles: 93.00
Brooks Launch Grey #15 Lifetime Miles: 98.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
30.500.000.000.000.000.000.0030.50
Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 9.50Saucony Rides Neon #12 Miles: 13.00Saucony Rides Silver #14 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 41.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 41.50Weight: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

Typical busy weekend. It is good to mix it up. Did do a little work but mostly family errands. Squeezed this run in before dinner. Really nice out at 70F.

Avg. 8:49

Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.000.000.000.005.50

Trying to get back to my original routine. Up early and out the door. Saw two other runners and two deer. It was nice out, 45F at the start.

Avg. 9:48

Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 5.50
Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

Tough time converting to the AM runs again. Up but in zombie mode. Amazes me how many other people I see out before 5AM. Did also see two sets of deer and a barred owl kept me company some of the run as well. One of the few bird calls I recognize. Temps were perfect, I was overdressed.

Avg. 9:37

Saucony Rides Neon #12 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.000.000.000.003.00

Up a little later but still a long day at work. Almost skipped the run but decided three on the treadmill was better than nothing... Did the Random 3 at ~9mpm again.

Saucony Rides Neon #12 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

Trying to be better about sleep. Typical day, 11 hours at work and another 2 hours before bedtime. Did make it home in time to play with the girls a little and did a quicker run before hitting the computer again.

Avg. 7:45

Saucony Rides Neon #12 Miles: 5.00
Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.000.000.000.003.00

Treadmill run after family dinner.

Saucony Rides Silver #14 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.000.000.000.004.00

Family loop of the pond and then 11 more loops with Sandra. Had to then work most of the day...

Avg. 8:56

Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 4.00
Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
30.500.000.000.000.000.000.0030.50
Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 5.00Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 9.50Saucony Rides Neon #12 Miles: 13.00Saucony Rides Silver #14 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 41.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 41.50Weight: 0.00
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