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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
36.000.000.000.0036.00
Brooks Axiom Miles: 14.00Mizuno Wave Rider 12 Miles: 5.00Saucony ProGrid Ride Miles: 7.00Saucony Ride (Blue) Miles: 10.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

Back home from a weekend visiting the family.  This morning my wife went out early to finish up some Christmas shopping so I ran on the TM so I could be home with the girls.  I just ran easy but felt good after the weekend off.  I feel like I have recovered nicely from the marathon and I'm ready to get back into the training mode.  This week will be tough because of Christmas but I will try to get in a normal week of running.  Next week I hope to be back to more normal mileage.

47:10 (7:52 avg)

Brooks Axiom Miles: 6.00
Comments(1)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

Today we went to Cincinnati to see the Nutcraker and do some Christmas shopping so I didn't have much time to run.  I was glad to get a few miles in today.  I felt good and ran easy.  I wanted to try to get a full week this week to get back in the swing of things after the marathon.  I should be able to get the next couple of days in but will not run on Christmas so it should be close to a full week of running.  Had a great time today with the family and glad to be able to have some time off to enjoy the Christmas break with the girls.

38:30 (7:42 avg)

Mizuno Wave Rider 12 Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

It was warmer today (35) but windy so it felt quite a bit colder.  I ran out and back on 300S.  It was into the wind going out so was cold but had the wind to my back coming back and felt much better.  I felt good today and again just took it easy.  I ran faster coming back with the wind but nothing hard.  Since the marathon I have gained almost 5 lbs.  Not running very much and way to much food and sweets.  Hopefully, I can make it through New Year's without picking up any more then get back to normal after the first of the year.  

53:55 (7:42 avg)

Saucony ProGrid Ride Miles: 7.00
Comments(2)
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

It was mild this morning (36) but still windy.  I ran out and back again on 300S so into the wind out and with the wind back.  I felt good again today and picked up the pace as I went along.  I don't plan on running tomorrow but hope to go a little longer on Sat.  Starting to feel like I am getting back into the routine.

60:25 (7:33 avg)

Brooks Axiom Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Enjoyed a great Christmas yesterday with the family.  I fell truly blessed.  

It was 32 and very windy today.  I thought the wind would make it feel pretty cold so I dressed warm and think I ended up overdressing.  I ran easy and felt good.  The day off yesterday probably helped that.  I think I am now ready to get back into the training mode so next week I will try to get back to a normal schedule.  I have some time off next week so I will probably have some family activities to work around and hopefully the weather will cooperate.  I feel really lucky compared to many around the country that have a lot of snow to deal with.

1:15:55 (7:36 avg)

Saucony Ride (Blue) Miles: 10.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
36.000.000.000.0036.00
Brooks Axiom Miles: 14.00Mizuno Wave Rider 12 Miles: 5.00Saucony ProGrid Ride Miles: 7.00Saucony Ride (Blue) Miles: 10.00
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