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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 (54:47, 24th)

11/3             St. Rita's 5K

11/10           Richmond Half Marathon

11/22           Alexandria Turket Trot 5M

12/1            Capitol Challenge 5K (Sacramento)

 

2019 Race Schedule

3/16             Shamrock Half Marathon

4/7               Cherry Blossom 10 Mile

4/28             Pike's Peek 10K

9/29             Berlin Marathon

 

 

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: 20.00 Month: 115.00 Year: 3706.00
Adidas Takumi Sen Flats Lifetime Miles: 91.50
Adidas Adios 3 Lifetime Miles: 90.00
NB Vazee Pace.2 Lifetime Miles: 108.50
Saucony Zealot Lifetime Miles: 128.50
Adidas Supernova.5 Lifetime Miles: 345.50
Adidas Sub 2 Flats Lifetime Miles: 18.50
Total Distance
92.50
Saucony Ride 7.2 Miles: 20.50Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 60.00Saucony Kinvara 5.1 Miles: 12.00
Total Distance
20.50

F*cking terrible long run to start November. I was hoping to nail everything today but that was not to be. I ate my normal breakfast with Generation UCan super startch and felt great on the first part of the run. Then I had a handfull of gummy bears and some water and I felt fine. I ate another candy orange slice at 14 miles. Then I started the fast portion and bam side stitch, then two side stitches, then three, I couldn't breathe and had to slow to 6:30-7:00 pace for the rest of the run. just horrible feeling of defeat.

Alright so shot bloks are out, power gels are out, Gu brand is out, gummy bear/orange slice combo is out. only thig I can try are th Carb Boom gels my buddy gave me.  I'm also thinking that my shitty diet that last few days, consisting of a lot of halloween candy may have done me inas well. I've got to clean up my diet and stay strong these remaining weeks and pray to God my digestive tract cooperates on race day.

PM: 1 hr pool run

Saucony Ride 7.2 Miles: 20.50
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Total Distance
14.00

AM: 9 easy + standard core routine, stretch, foam rolling

PM: 5 easy + 5x10sec hill sprints

Operation eat healthy started yesterday.  Doughnuts, cake, candy, and other favorite foods need to be limitted or eliminated since I've gotten way too lax on my diet choices. I think this has a lot to do with my shoddy training the last few days.

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 14.00
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Total Distance
15.00

AM: 10 easy + alternate core routine, stretch, foam rolling

PM: 5 easy + 4x100m fast strides and drills

took a Carb Boom gel after three miles into my run this morning. I did not take water with it but it tasted good and did not taste overly sweet. I had no issues to stitches, cramps, or GI distress whatsoever and felt great after eating it. I think it's because there's no added sugar and made with real fruit that my stomach was ok. Tomorrow I'll try one in a workout. 

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 15.00
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Total Distance
16.00

AM: 2.5 WU 25x400m 2 CD

PM: 4 easy + standard core routine, foam rolling, stretch

I did not take splits this morning. who wants to take splits every 400 and every 30 sec/100m rest? I did take a few in the middle and towards the end to see where I was at and George threw out some splits when we passed him. 75 at 16, 73 at 21, took it down to 71 for the 24th and 70 for the last.

I know I'm in good shape but I can tell I'm at the end of the cycle. Mentally and physically I've gotten about as much out of my body as I possibly could given my other life responsibilities and that is all I can expect of myself from a training perspective.

Now the hay is in the barn as the old running coach saying goes. I am just sweeping up the barn floor at this point which means doing enough not to go flat but not overly killing myself and ruining Philly

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 4.00Saucony Kinvara 5.1 Miles: 12.00
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Total Distance
12.00

AM: 7 easy + stretch, foam rolling, light abs

PM: 5 easy

Pretty tired this morning after yesterday's workout. Backing it down the rest of the week for the race Sunday.

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 12.00
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Total Distance
10.00

AM: 5 easy + standard core routine, foam rolling, stretch

PM: 5 easy + 6x100m fast strides and drills

very humid this morning. Almost wen shirtless. the high today will be 78!! It's November 6.

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 easy in the rain

Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
92.50
Saucony Ride 7.2 Miles: 20.50Adidas SNG Boost 6 Miles: 60.00Saucony Kinvara 5.1 Miles: 12.00
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