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October 18, 2018

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Location:

Arlington,VA,

Member Since:

May 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

Post High School Road PRs

Mile         4:30 (2016)

5K          15:24 (2017)

10K        31:48 (2018)

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, half marathon

 

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

2018 Race Schedule

2/3               For the Love of It 10K (1st overall 32:57)

3/4               St. Pat's 5K and 10K (3rd overall 32:51)

3/18             Shamrock Half  (4th overall 1:09:56

4/8               Cherry Blossom 10 Mile (53:10)

4/29             Pike's Peak 10K (31:48)

5/6               Broad Street 10 Mile (52:38)

6/9               Lawyers Have Heart 10K (33:03)

7/4               Firecracker 5k (15:45,3rd)

7/13             Midsummer Night's Mile (4:33,3rd)

9/1               Kentlands/Lakelands 5K (16:01 2nd)

9/22             Clarendon Day 5K (15:29, 10th)

10/7             Army 10 Mile

11/3             St. Rita's 5K

11/10           Richmond Half Marathon

11/22           Alexandria Turket Trot 5M

12/9             Jingle All the Way 15K

 

 

 

Personal:

Live near DC in Fairfax, 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: 58.00 Month: 210.00 Year: 3390.00
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 91.50
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 90.00
NB Vazee Pace.2 Lifetime Miles: 91.50
Saucony Zealot Lifetime Miles: 98.00
Adidas Supernova.5 Lifetime Miles: 141.00
Adidas Sub 2 Flats Lifetime Miles: 15.00
Total Distance
12.00

AM: 7 miles in the rain

PM: 5 miles with 5x20sec strides + standard core routine

wet again. I was running and slowly gaining on a guy down the trail. He stopped to walk and I passed him, thinking nothing of it. 30 seconds later he's coming by me, barely faster than I am going but I maintain my pace and let him pass. He goes on ahead a bit and 30 seconds later his pace is slowing while I maintained my pace which causes me to catch up to him. As I go to pass, he speeds up which is annoying as hell since I need to get back to the side of the trail to avoid passing cyclists. Tired of his bullshit, I take off at tempo pace for a minute or two and he's gone.

The moral of the story is don't play games on the trails. If you are running the same pace as someone, ask if they want to run together or adjust your pace to give others some space. I could have said something but I was not in the mood. Maybe I should have been more friendly but damn

Saucony Breakthru Miles: 12.00
Comments
From fiddy on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 15:48:32 from 140.107.155.185

Yeah I hate it when people pass me and then immediately slow down.

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