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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:

Improve consistency and build aerobic base. Pacemaker implant in 2016 for Symptomatic Bradycardia.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Lose about 50-60 lbs. and sub 3 marathon.

Personal:

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: 7.60 Month: 98.80 Year: 1137.19
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
27.370.000.000.0027.37
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Morning 6.5 miles in 56 minutes. Soaked in drizzling rain. Felt really good and even caught myself speeding a bit, well that might be a stretch, let's just say I was going faster but it still felt easy.

Lunch 3.5 miles + light weights. Still feeling really good after the morning jog so thought I'd do a double just for the heck of it. Last 0.5 mile gradually faster down to MP, whatever that is at this point. Followed run by easy squat thrusts, calf raises, and incline crunches, two sets apiece.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

5 miles on the TM in the morning. Cold and wet outside so decided to just hop on the mill for a while before work. Followed by one set of push-ups.

6 miles outside during lunch. Cool weather felt really good. Followed by one set of pull-ups. Decided to keep my gym membership so I can run during the lunch hour. Only $10 per month, but thought about running after work instead so wouldn't need it. Problem is I forgot how much I don't like running after work. Feels like I'm cutting into family time and helping around the house.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.370.000.000.006.37

Slipped this one in late in the day. Didn't feel good until 30 minutes. Week has been a dud running wise. I need to make it more of a priority and do it earlier in the day like the old days.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
27.370.000.000.0027.37
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