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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)

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

 

 

 

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: 55.50 Month: 269.50 Year: 678.00
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 52.50
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 423.00
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 57.50
Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 285.50
Adidas Supernova.3 Lifetime Miles: 155.50
Race: Run With Santa 5.1K (3.107 Miles) 00:15:55, Place overall: 4, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
11.00

This course is long so that sucks. Damn Bolas and Ethiopian just sat on the leader and after a 5:05 mile I took the pace and with the overall downhill second mile ran 4:51. I figured if I wanted to run an even half way decent time I had to make it an honest race. I knew those guys were after the money ($300,200,100) and I knew those guys were just dicking around with me. Reed got me too. Finished a spot out the money. Improving though. I like my GAP pace. Per Strava splits: 5:05,4:51,5:03,XX. I think the course was a bit long during the last 0.1.

PM: 1 hr. Pool run

Results

Attempting to keep the pace honest right at the start of the second mile. Wish I were in the kind of shape that I could race for the win for once.

Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Miles: 3.50Adidas Supernova.2 Miles: 7.00
Comments
From Mike on Sun, Dec 03, 2017 at 11:18:55 from 96.59.32.112

I bet that 4:51 felt great though! Nice work.

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