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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)

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





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.



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Saucony Ride 10 Lifetime Miles: 285.50
Adidas Supernova.3 Lifetime Miles: 155.50
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8 easy at 8 min pace. Calves are a bit sore. Actually had to do some real work yesterday. My quads are overly strong I think due to all the pool running, while my calves are weak in comparison due to the lack of running.  I need to get into the weight room for some more lifting I think.

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AM: 1 hr pool run.

PM: 5 miles at lunch. standard ab routine. PT on calve, drops, box jumps, leg squats

Sore in the pool this morning. Cold run outside. ANkle is stronger.

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AM: planned sleep in

PM: 5 miles at lunch. cold out. Standard ab routine + Pt. box jumps, calf drops, etc.

Those box jumps really make my calf/achilles strong/feel good. weird.

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AM: 1 hr. pool run

PM: 5 miles easy. Standard ab routine. Achilles PT, ab machine.

Cold, tired. My easy pace seems to be getting faster.

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Everything is closed. Work, the pool, the gym. There is a foot of snow outside and nowhereto run. It sort of pissed me off because I was on a roll with my running but took today off. Not worth hurting myself running in this crap.

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5 mile run and an hour pool run.  Off work again today since my campus is closed. Warm this aternoon and most people have dug the sidewalks out so while I was hurdling snow drifts, I did get a decent run in by running circles outside Washington Lee high school then went to the pool.

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10 easy. Felt great today, really strong. Most of the trail was clear of snow. I even dropped some low 7s and averaged 7:30 pace. Felt like my old self for a change.

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