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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     1:09:45 (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





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: 44.00 Month: 196.00 Year: 3376.00
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: 127.00
Adidas Sub 2 Flats Lifetime Miles: 15.00
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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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