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Father's Day 8K

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Location:

Arlington,VA,

Member Since:

May 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

High School PRs (2003)

1600  4:32

3200  9:52

5K XC  16:34

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:

2017 Fall Race Schedule

8/20                  Leesburg 20K

9/17        Navy Air-force Half 

10/8           Chicago Marathon

11/12         Veteran's Day 10K

11/23         Turkey Trot 5 Mile

12/9               USATF Club CC

 

 

 

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: 65.00 Month: 328.00 Year: 2751.50
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 30.00
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 72.50
Saucony Triumph ISO 2 Lifetime Miles: 155.50
Adidas Supernova Lifetime Miles: 165.00
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 17.50
Total Distance
60.00
New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 45.00
Race: Father's Day 8K (4.97 Miles) 00:27:02, Place overall: 7, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
9.00

I ran a race that supports the Georgetown Running Company racing team this evening.  I ran much better than expected!  I had some solid help really pushing the pace in the middle miles from a GRC member.  I wanted to at least break 28:00 and ended up running a PR of 27:02!  I felt strong.  I believe this slight increase in mileage has made a hug difference even without the addition of workouts.  The hill sprints and running twice on some days has really paid off. With a time like that in the 8K I am confident that I will be able to break 16:30 in the 5K by fall!

I was also happy that I didn't get destroyed by the female British Olympian marathoner who also ran the race.  I remember running the first mile in 5:23 and hearing the pitter patter of someone with a very quick turnover behind me.

http://www.safetyandhealthfoundation.org/20120617.html

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Total Distance
11.00

Easy 7 at lunch break. Push-ups, core cork, etc.

Easy 4 before dinner. 

New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 11.00
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Total Distance
7.00

Easy 7.  Hot.

New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 7.00
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7.00

Holy shit balls it's hot.  I took my lunch break t 10:30 to get in 7 miles before the heat advisory took effect at noon.  My shorts were drenched.  Tomorrow I will have to get up very early to run since it is going to be very humid and 101 degrees F.

New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
10.00

with it being 101 degrees with high humidity I took it indoors to the deadmill where I ran 10.5 on a 1% incline.  Started at 8:30 pace and went down to 7:00 for the middle 5 and 6:40 for the final 3.  Even with the incline the treadmill is not the same as actual running in many respects and therefore I will count it as 10.

New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 10.00
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10.00

Ran 10 at 6:30 this morning.  Getting out of bed to run really sucks ass.  I would much rather prefer running after work but the heat and humidity today have prevented that.  At least I got it in.  Sore...treadmill yesterday.  Not used to that.

New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
6.00

easy 6 in Kinvaras.  Makes 60 for the week.

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60.00
New Balance 890v.2 Miles: 45.00
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