Jogging into oblivion

June 2015

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Location:

Rochester,IL,USA

Member Since:

Aug 10, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Marathon PR - 3:05 (3:06 at Boston)

Completed a dozen marathons and a handful of 50 mile ultras.

Short-Term Running Goals:

Make a come back from setbacks and build aerobic base. Pacemaker implant for Symptomatic Bradycardia in 2016.  Cardiac ablation for SVT in 2019.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lose about 50-60 lbs. and maybe complete another marathon.

Personal:

Enjoy doing stuff I wasn't built to do.  Married with children, and two fluffy dogs. 

Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?  1 Cor. 1:20

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:29

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 26.90 Year: 876.74
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
259.900.000.000.00259.90
Weight: 190.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

8 + 6 mi

Ran all at a comfortable pace in 50-60 degree weather.  Ideal.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.700.000.000.0013.70

7.5 + 6.2 mi

Keeping it comfortable and staying in tune with body response.  Overall pace is becoming faster unintentionally.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.300.000.000.0012.30

8 + 4.3 mi

Did some heavy basic weight training later in the day.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

5 + 6.5 mi

Mixed 4 min fast + 1 min walk throughout second run. Still keeping it comfortable.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.300.000.000.0011.30

8 + 3.3 mi

I had to cut the second run a little short.  Much more humid out with dew point near 70.  Here we go again.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

8.6 + 5.4 mi

Feeling really good after taking a couple days off from running.  Overdoing the heavy weight training last week forced me to take a break.  Need to cut back on sets.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.400.000.000.0013.40

8.4 + 5 mi

Hot runs. Legs are a bit sore from weights again. Faster finish on second run.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

8 + 5 mi

The usual, just a whole lot more sweat.  Hamstrings are slowly feeling better.  Still experimenting to find right level of weight training.

Weight: 190.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

6 + 6 mi

Some very sweaty miles again. I thought about running the Route 66 10k tomorrow, which I've ran before, but not feeling like I'm ready to run hard for that long so staying home.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 mi + weights & plyos

Ran before church. Weights workout later in the day.

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13.000.000.000.0013.00

8 + 5 mi

Some more schwetty mileage. Second run done on the treadmill. Shot some hoops with the family after dinner. Running doesn't do much for the hops.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

8 + 5 mi

Tired all over, not sore like last week, just tired. I'll blame the weights and plyos I did Sunday on this again. Second run completed on the mill to give my posterior chain a break!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 mi + weights

Slept in this morning and skipped the run.  Ahh, life as a hobby jogger with compulsion disorder.  Ate well yesterday so felt good during the run.  Did my weights workout #2 for the week afterward.

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One of those "black dog" days.  I didn't get up in time for a morning run.  Then blew off the lunch run.  Negative thoughts throughout the day zapped me of my motivation.  Just have to let it run it's course.  Persistent rainy weather is not helping.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.400.000.000.0012.40

2.9 + 9.5 mi

Went to bed early last night.  Feeling a bit better today.  Still raining out this morning so jumped on the treadmill, but only got to 3 mi because the belt is coming apart and needs to be replaced.  Hope to get in another run later today.

Took a longer lunch break for a nice run.  Cooler and cloudy out so I clipped along very well.  A better day mentally.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.0016.50

16.5 mi

My first long run of this year. Felt crummy around the 1:45 point but slowly clicked out the remainder. Drank a lot of sports drink and water throughout as it was humid and I sweat a lot. Pace was around 8:30 to 9:30.

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No run, instead a workout consisting of jumping rope, boxing, and weight training.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 mi

First run of the day came right before lunch.  Very hot and humid conditions forced me to run slow.  Hope to run on the treadmill later.

No run after work as planned.  Spent the evening dismantling the treadmill for a new belt and deck.  Still not done since it needed a good cleaning as well.  Yuck!

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

8 + 5 mi

The usual combo.  Weight training and plyos are still taking the small bit of zip I have out of my legs.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 mi

A lunch hour run on the treadmill followed by weight training.  When will the rain end!

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Sat on my duff at work all day and then finished up the treadmill fix at home.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

8 + 5 mi

All running done on the treadmill again due to rain.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.700.000.000.0014.70

Easy paced run throughout with some walking breaks. Losing too much bodyweight through sweat, not sure why. This time lost 4%, which is too much given the dew point this morning.

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Short warmup jog before a workout consisting of jumping rope, boxing, and weight training.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.600.000.000.0014.60

8 + 6.6 mi

Before and after work running.  Tired all day because of insomnia last Saturday night.  Might need to add a new Garmin to my Christmas list this year.  My old model is starting to shutdown mid-run for no apparent reason.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

A quick 6 mi during the lunch hour.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
259.900.000.000.00259.90
Weight: 190.00
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