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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

https://pages.teamintraining.org/al/nyc19/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: 60.25 Month: 201.25 Year: 1765.50
RM 090416 Lifetime Miles: 135.46
Brooks Launch Gray #17 Lifetime Miles: 209.50
Brooks Launch Silver A #18 Lifetime Miles: 201.25
Brooks Launch Silver B #19 Lifetime Miles: 204.25
Saucony Rides Blue #23 Lifetime Miles: 203.50
Saucony Rides Black A #24 Lifetime Miles: 200.75
Saucony Rides Black B #25 Lifetime Miles: 209.75
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
70.500.000.000.000.000.000.0070.50
Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 24.00Saucony Rides Red #16 Miles: 36.25Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 10.25
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
10.750.000.000.000.000.000.0010.75

Up early and worked until church.

Then some family down time, saw Minions...

Finished with evening run.

Avg. 9:01

Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 10.75
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
3.000.000.000.000.000.000.003.00

Finally managed to sleep until my alarm. Then short family run before working all day and finishing with a work dinner with a visiting faculty member... So I labored on Labor Day...

Avg. 8:04

Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 3.00
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
10.750.000.000.000.000.000.0010.75

Busy, busy day. Up before my alarm and did one loop with Josh before heading into work.

AM mi 5.5 Avg. 9:30

Then a very hectic day, meetings/talks/etc straight through to the end of the day. However, do not want to fall behind in mileage so headed out for a second loop, solo.

PM mi 5.25Avg. 8:49

Saucony Rides Red #16 Miles: 10.75
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
10.250.000.000.000.000.000.0010.25

Made it to my alarm but had to be in work early. Storm came through and made things nice and humid for my run. Did give me a nice light show in the distance and then a little bit of drizzle during the final two miles.

Avg. 8:31

Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 10.25
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
10.250.000.000.000.000.000.0010.25

Up to run with Josh. Hot and sticky out there... Did some random miles to hit the mark.

Avg. 9:26

Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 10.25
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
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

This week just flew by, my head is spinning. Electrical storm after dinner so just did a treadmill run.

Avg. 8:00

Saucony Rides Red #16 Miles: 5.00
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
20.500.000.000.000.000.000.0020.50

Wow! It was finally under 70s at the start of my run. It even stayed more or less overcast the entire run. Felt good. Took it a lot easier than last Saturday.

Avg. 8:57

Saucony Rides Red #16 Miles: 20.50
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
70.500.000.000.000.000.000.0070.50
Saucony Rides Orange #13 Miles: 24.00Saucony Rides Red #16 Miles: 36.25Brooks Launch Aqua #6 Miles: 10.25
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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