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Location:

New Palestine,IN,USA

Member Since:

Oct 23, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

5k - 18:59 (3/09)
4M - 25:06 (9/09)
10k - 41:01 (11/07)

Half - 1:25:58 (11/09)

Marathon - 3:06:33 (12/09)

Short-Term Running Goals:

1:25 for the half marathon
Sub 39:00 for the 10k.
3:07 marathon
18:30 5k

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Long-Term Running Goals:

Break 3:00 for the marathon.

Personal:

Married, two daughters (18 and 15).  Masters runner trying to get competitive in my age group.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Saucony Ride 5 (Red) Lifetime Miles: 372.70
ASICS Excel 33 Lifetime Miles: 152.00
Saucony Ride 7 Lifetime Miles: 249.00
ASICS DS Trainer Lifetime Miles: 212.20
Asics Cumulus 16 Lifetime Miles: 241.30
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.005.000.000.008.00

Better day for running today (32) and light wind. Today I did my last MP run before the marathon. The target was around 7:20 pace. I did a couple of miles warmup and then the MP miles. I felt pretty good and hit the splits as planned. The legs still feel a little tired for some reason but the pace felt easy. Weather for the marathon still looking good. Looks like it will be in high 30's for the start. Plan on cutting the miles back the rest of the week and may even take a day off.

59:41 (7:28 avg)

Saucony Tangent 3 Miles: 8.00
Comments
From will on Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 18:47:40

I can't believe how fast the marathon arrived, it will be exciting to see how you do. Since I am not doing any racing I have to get my thrills from observing others go all out. Looks like you will have decent weather, now all you have to do is rest up this week.

From JimF on Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 20:18:55

It did come up pretty fast but I'm not sure about training for a marathon in Dec. Normally this time of year I am just doing relaxing runs and taking a break. It did help keep me focused on the training so that helped. Hopefully I will have a good result to make it worth the effort. Glad to hear that you are feeling better. There is a lot of junk going around right now.

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