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Location:

Arlington,VA,

Member Since:

May 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

High School PRs (2003)

1600  4:32

3200  9:52

5K XC  16:34

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:

2017 Fall Race Schedule

8/20                  Leesburg 20K

9/17        Navy Air-force Half 

10/8           Chicago Marathon

11/4                     St. Rita's 5K

11/23         Turkey Trot 5 Mile

12/3           Run with Santa 5K

12/9               USATF Club CC

12/31                 Fairfax 4 mile

 

 

 

Personal:

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: 52.00 Month: 137.00 Year: 4024.50
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 42.00
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 247.50
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 57.50
Adidas Supernova.2 Lifetime Miles: 248.00
Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 75.00
Race: Alexandria Turkey Trot (5 Miles) 00:26:02, Place overall: 12, Place in age division: 3
Total Distance
14.00

Very fast and competitive race with Olympic trials qualifiers, pro runners, and Ethiopians in the field. Wasn't sure what type of shape I was in so went out "easy." I did not take splits and went by feel. It was only after using Strava where I noticed I slowed down in mile 3 and 4 which probably cost me.

splits: 5:13,5:11,5:16,5:17,5:01. Obviosuly I had a lot if I ran a 5:01last mile. Just a little heavy and out of shape but it was fun for sure.

Was running by myself from a mile in. It was fun but man I'm not in the best of shape. I've split a faster 5 miles during a 10 mile race! My workouts have been super light coming off of the marathon so it makes sense I guess. One of the things I hate about running where I am at is that the elites are way ahead but nearly all of the field is behind. So in a race like this I end up running alone. I hope to hit the local elites by next spring, after I get in come consistent training.

GOBBLE GOBBLE MFers!!!!

Results

Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Miles: 5.00Adidas Supernova.2 Miles: 9.00
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