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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)

10K        31:48 (2018)

10M       52:23 (2017)

Half     1:09:14 (2018)

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:

2019 Race Schedule

1/1               New Years Day 5k (1st, 16:08)

2/3               For The Love 10k 

3/16             Shamrock Half Marathon

4/7               Cherry Blossom 10 Mile

4/28             NJ Marathon ?


9/29             Berlin Marathon




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: 40.00 Month: 201.75 Year: 201.75
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 98.50
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 90.00
Adidas Sub 2 Flats Lifetime Miles: 18.50
VaporFly 4% Lifetime Miles: 20.00
New Balance 890v6 Lifetime Miles: 65.00
Adidas Supernova.6 Lifetime Miles: 181.75
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Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 20.00New Balance 890v.3.3 Miles: 36.00
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I ended up not running today.  It was a combination of things I suppose. 1) the hard 15 yesterday 2) the ice skating session yesterday evening 3) the extraordinary amount of beer I had last night 4) pure laziness.

I know that as the marathon gets closer I will have to start changing some things. My new resolution is to drink less beer.  Too much beer just makes me tired and lazy the next day. 

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16 min WU

5 x 4:00 minutes @ 5K-3K pace w/ 2:00 min. jogs

20 min CD

Great workout this morning.  It was also warm, 44 degrees so I didn't have to wear tights. Beautiful outside. 


Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 9.00
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10 easy.  I was running along and I looked ahead and saw a huge dead squirrel on the path.  When I got closer, I realized it was a rat.  The thing was massive.  A giant, massive, sick, bloody, Georgetown super rat. Still cleaner than most of the people hanging out in the Capitol building.  

New Balance 890v.3.3 Miles: 10.00
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2 mile WU

7 mile tempo at 5:50s pace

2 mile CD

Well today was cold in the morning so I bundled up in tights, hats, gloves, under armor, etc. It took awhile to get warmed up. I had a tempo run on the docket at projected goal marathon pace.  It was a rough one but I think that's because I didn't do a better job of pacing.  I always end up going too fast i.e. 5:30s 5:40s, or too slow 6:00s but I got it right by the third mile.  It's hard to nail the 5:50s so I have to pay attention. You can see from my splits that my paces were a little messed up this time around. oh well, I still averaged a pretty decent pace even with the cold and extra clothes.

8:04 (WU), 7:01 (WU), 5:55, 6:04, 5:36, 5:55, 5:53, 5:55, 5:52, 7:14 (CD), 7:29 (CD) 

Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 11.00
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10 easy after work.

New Balance 890v.3.3 Miles: 10.00
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10 easy after work

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wow is it beautiful out. 50 degrees, calm and sunny! I really got after it today and I amazingly felt great! I can tell I am getting faster. Besides the mile with that huge ass hill, I averaged low 6:1Xs the last 4 miles!

7:15, 7:11, 6:58, 6:45, 6:45, 6:38, 6:30, 6:28, 6:35, 6:31, 6:29, 6:23, 6:18, 6:12, 6:48, (3:27 for last .50) 

I hope Boston has weather exactly like this!  There is no better weather than starting in mid mid 40s and ending at 50 degrees on a calm day. 

New Balance 890v.3.3 Miles: 16.00
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Saucony Kinvara 3 Miles: 20.00New Balance 890v.3.3 Miles: 36.00
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