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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: 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
Total Distance
89.00
Adidas SNG Boost Miles: 39.00Saucony Ride 6 Miles: 40.00Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 10.00
Total Distance
14.00

AM: 14 easy to moderate

I'm not sure if I'll go to the pool later or not.

Adidas SNG Boost Miles: 14.00
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Total Distance
13.00

AM: 8 easy + standard core routine and stretch trainer

PM: 5 easy + 4x10sec hill sprints

Adidas SNG Boost Miles: 13.00
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14.00

AM: 4 easy + standard core routine

PM: 10 easy

Our hill workout was cancelled today because of the ice and snow...luckily, I ran on snow-pack on the trail to avoid the black ice. I'm not too concerned with missing a hill workout this early in the cycle considering the conditions.  The runs were solo and really not that bad. 

Saucony Ride 6 Miles: 14.00
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Total Distance
13.00

AM: 8 easy + alternate core routine and stretch trainer

PM: 5 easy

extremely cold (for Virginia), about 19 on the way home but the windchill is 0. I wore double tights, three upper layers and my warmest gloves. Spent the morning dodging black ice and running through snow/ice pack.  Getting it done. Tomorrow the wind chill will be negative. Pretty much impossible to get my drills and strides in with a snow/ice covered track.

Saucony Ride 6 Miles: 13.00
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13.00

AM: 8 easy + strides, drills, and stretching exercises

PM: 5 easy

12 degrees with a 2 windchill this morning.  Not as bad as the forecast was expecting and I wore enough layers and had vaseline on my face so I was protected.  I'm not saying dodging rock hard ice patches made for a great run but it wasn't that bad. luckily there is a 15 lap/mile track at the gym and I was able to get my drill set and strides inside.

Saucony Ride 6 Miles: 13.00
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Total Distance
10.00

AM: 3.5 WU 5+ tempo run. 1.5 CD.  standard core routine + stretch trainer, dips, etc.

ran to DC to get a tempo in under Whitehurst freeway where there is no ice since the track is still covered. Ran 4 loops of 1.3 mile loop. It's cold, breathing hard, wasn't very fast--about 5:45-5:50 pace. Ran to work afterwards and ad time to get into the gym and do some strengthening and stretching.

Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
12.00

12 easy + drill routine and 4x100m speed strides

cold but beautiful out. I dressed properly and was fine the whole run. Ice is finally starting to clear from the trails and tomorrow it will be enough above freezing long enough to melt the rest. 89 miles for the week. Only meant to get in 80-85 but with the missed workout Tuesday, no big deal.  Highest mileage week ever actually. Feel fine.

Adidas SNG Boost Miles: 12.00
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Total Distance
89.00
Adidas SNG Boost Miles: 39.00Saucony Ride 6 Miles: 40.00Saucony Kinvara 4 Miles: 10.00
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