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November 16, 2018

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Location:

Mooresville,NC,

Member Since:

May 01, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

2007 Highlights:  Litchfield Road Race (7.1) in 58:36

2008 Highlights:  New Jersey Marathon in 4:12, Bay State Marathon in 3:10:30

2009 Highlights:  Boston Marathon in 3:13:26, Litchfield Road Race in 49:30, New Haven 20k in 1:25:03, Bay State Marathon in 3:09:09

2010 Highlights:  Bradley 10k in 39:58, Litchfield Road Race in 48:06, New Haven 20k in 1:23:59, Ghost Trail 1/2 Marathon in 1:29:12 (trail), Philadelphia Marathon in 3:06:59

2011 Highlights:  Litchfield Road Race in 47:44, Ghost Trail 1/2 Marathon in 1:28:35, Goshen Turkey Trot in 40:46, Jingle Bell 5k in 19:05

2012 Highlights:  Finished Boston Marathon in 3:41:59 in 89 degree heat, broke the top 100 in Litchfield Road Race (82nd), 1st Place (overall) in Solstice 5k, Hogsback 1/2 in 1:29:36, and bq'd in Bay State Marathon (3:14:20).

Personal Records

1-mile:  5:39/track (2008)

5k:  19:05/Jingle Bell (2011)

10k:  39:58/road race (2010)

20k:  1:23:59 (2010/New Haven)

1/2 marathon:  1:28:35 (2011/Ghost Trail)

marathon:  3:06:59 (2010/Philly)

 

 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Sub-3:05 marathon in Fall

Sub-1:23 in New Haven 20k

Sub-46 min in Litchfield RR

Sub-19 in 5k

Sub-5:30 in mile

Upcoming Races: 

     TBD

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

sub-3hr marathon

sub-5:15 min mile

become a competitive master's runner

win age division in smaller marathon

 

Personal:

Married w/six daughters (9 year age span)

Pastor a church in NC

Enjoy travel and recreation with family

Began running in November of 2007

 

 

Miles:This week: 17.50 Month: 66.50 Year: 1520.70
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 110.25
Pureflow 6 (black) Lifetime Miles: 422.50
Brooks Launch (spotted) Lifetime Miles: 280.25
Nike Free RN Lifetime Miles: 303.55
Kinvara 9 Lifetime Miles: 374.30
Kinvara Silver Lifetime Miles: 167.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.750.000.001.7514.50

I'm due for a "Big Workout", but the constant heat is beginning to get to me.  Started out on the track this morning at 6:25 am and it was already 83 degrees.  Warmed up 2 miles, did 3.5 sets of 800's (2:57,2:53,2:55,85 sec) and realized I was completely wiped out by the heat.  Shut things down and went back home- 5 miles total.   I may not be able to get a second run in the evening due to family cookout scheduled. 

Did 4 miles with my wife in 96 degree heat and then finished off another 5.5 on my own- 9.5 total @ about a 9min pace. 

Tangent 4 Miles: 14.50
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From rAtTLeTrAp on Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 23:11:54 from 76.121.76.165

I feel your pain running in that heat. I was just in Mexico for a week and it was 80+ with 80% humidity pretty much from dawn to dusk. I had no idea it would be so hard to run. I would choose high elevation over that heat and humidity any day!

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