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Rockville Twilight 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: 17.00 Month: 270.50 Year: 2321.50
Saucony Ride 8 Lifetime Miles: 324.00
NB RC1600 Flats Lifetime Miles: 62.70
NB Vazee Pace Lifetime Miles: 413.50
Saucony Triumph ISO2 Lifetime Miles: 597.00
Adidas Glide Boost 8.3 Lifetime Miles: 507.00
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 30.00
Total Distance
79.00
Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 30.00Saucony Triumph ISO Miles: 32.00890v.3 Miles: 12.00
Total Distance
14.00

14 with the last 4 progession. cool early but it warmed right up.

Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 14.00
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Total Distance
14.00

AM: 9 easy + standard core routine, stretching, foam rolling, ankle strengthening

PM: 5 easy + 5x10sec steep hill sprints

Saucony Triumph ISO Miles: 14.00
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Total Distance
12.00

AM: 3.75 WU 4xmile with 3 min jog recoveries. 3.25 CD + alternate core routine, foam rolling, stretching

ran on the trail uphill 1 and 3, downhill 2 and 4.  Pretty good workout. much better than how I've been running. splits: 5:29, 5:06, 5:14, 5:00

PM: 45 min pool run

890v.3 Miles: 12.00
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Total Distance
13.00

AM: 6 recovery pace

PM: 7 easy + standard core routine, bosu balance exercises, some jump rope

tired this morning

Saucony Triumph ISO Miles: 6.00Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 7.00
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Total Distance
12.00

AM: 7 slow + alternate core routine, foam rolling, stretching.

PM: 5 easy + drills + 6x100m strides

did not intend to run really slow this morning but my legs just didn't want to move any faster. I was dehydrated and carrying a pack on my back that bounced since I forgot to leave my work shoes at work.

Saucony Triumph ISO Miles: 12.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 moderate + light core and stretching

Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 5.00
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Race: Rockville Twilight 8K (4.97 Miles) 00:27:09, Place overall: 13
Total Distance
9.00

Extremely hot, humid, and hilly--the three deadly Hs of summer racing in the DC metro. Ran the first mile in 5:06 and felt amazing. ran through a hilly second mile in 5:20 something still felt good but the hills got to me and I began to crack. I couldn't keep up with my pack and guys that I've easily beaten last spring went right on by. I dug deep to maintain but ran a slow time. Everyone else ran a really slow time as well in the race so I am not taking this as a reflection on who I am as a runner. I'm just really frustrated at how much these guys can beat me given how much I run. It's really stiring the fire to get my mileage and mega workouts back. More for me inside as a person, to show myself that I'm continually evolvong and improving myself in a tangible way, not just rotting in 9-5 office life forever bachelor obscurity already at 30. Bring it on world.

Results

Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
79.00
Saucony Ride 7 Miles: 30.00Saucony Triumph ISO Miles: 32.00890v.3 Miles: 12.00
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