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Member Since:

May 31, 2012



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Post High School Road PRs

Mile    4:30 (2016)

5K     15:24 (2017)

8K      26:30 (2012)

10K    32:06 (2015)

10M    52:23 (2017)

Half     1:09:45 (2015)

Mar.    2:29:41 (2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Stay injury free, consistently train, and enjoy running

PR in the 5K,10K,10M this spring.






Long-Term Running Goals:

2018 Spring Race Schedule

2/3               For the Love of It 10K

3/4               St. Pat's 5K and 10K

3/18             Shamrock Half 

4/8               Cherry Blossom 10 Mile

4/29             Pike's Peak 10K

5/6               Broad Street 10 Mile





Live near DC in Arlington, VA. Hoping to train tough and see what I've got before time and other responsibilities catch up to me.



Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 16.50 Month: 187.50 Year: 953.50
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 59.50
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 74.00
Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 327.50
Adidas Supernova.3 Lifetime Miles: 308.50
Saucony Kinvara 7.1 Lifetime Miles: 47.50
Race: St. Pat's 10K (6.214 Miles) 00:32:51, Place overall: 3, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance

AM: 3 WU 10K race 5 CD


very windy out there.My splits were all over the place. I felt like I raced well but in actuality my time was very slow. Hopefully this has more to do with the fact that it was windy and thus times were slow vs. I'm slow because I'm heavy or out of shape. I think it has to do with the wind. It also could have something to do with the fact that I've been stressed and slacking off the last part of last week.

This is actually the slowest I've ever run at this race but I feel like I raced well. That's odd. I was beaten by a Strava track club member, and a guy who used to be on the NYMJ track club. God I hope I can run faster than this at Shamrock.


PM: 1 hr. pool run

Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Miles: 7.00Adidas Supernova.3 Miles: 8.00
From Tyler on Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 13:12:02 from

I think your fitness is fine. Wind will really mess you up.

From Mike on Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 14:20:27 from

Yeah, you're crazy to think your fitness is off. I just re-looked at your workouts, and I believe you are selling yourself short. That being said, it does sound like your body- even if it was windy- might be telling you to throw a recovery week in (or half a week).

From PoolRun4life on Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 11:43:10 from

Thanks guys. Feeling better about it at this point!

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