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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

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
53.700.000.000.0053.70
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

Outside run before lunch, completed 5 x fartleks during back half but no idea how fast.  Feeling really good.  After work did my circuit training:

2 x Circuit: JR 5 min + One Leg Squats + Power Tower (abs, chin-ups, push-ups) + Bridges + Standing Leg Raises

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

Sluggish legs so backed off the pace.  I think the weight training is making me an overall better runner, but really cuts into the pace the days following. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.000.004.00

Wimped out and ran on the treadmill after work.  Something I despise doing is running after work on the treadmill.  Outside after worrk I'm fine with once and a while, but on the treadmill before dinner or at night is the pits.  Overall, I have to get the running done before early afternoon or it will be a mental struggle. 

Weights after the run.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.700.000.000.0014.70

Felt pretty good picking up pace. Got to stick with morning and lunch running.  Average pace 8:10.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Legs were not in the ball game this morning.  The upper hams and calves were sore from the weights on Wed.  So took it really easy and averaged 8:45 pace.  Keep thinking about the Olympic 800 meter final last night.  Rudisha was amazing to watch. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
53.700.000.000.0053.70
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