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December 13, 2019

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Member Since:

Mar 20, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

PR's:

  • 1 mile : 5:43 (3/2017)
  • 5K : 18:34 (12/2011)
  • 5 mile : 32:03 (5/2010)
  • 10K : 39:29 (11/2013)
  • 11K: 46:47 (July 2008)
  • Half Marathon : 1:26:47 (11/2012)
  • Marathon : 3:06:34 (02/2010)
  • 50K Trail: 4:34 (01/2012)
  • 50 Mile: 8:34:48 (4/2012)
  • 100K: 11:06 (2/2012)
  • 100 Mile: 29:03:39 (6/2013)

Marathons:

  • Marine Corps Marathon - 3:27:00, Oct 2016
  • Marine Corps Marathon - 3:28:12, Oct 2015
  • Pocatello Marathon (ID) - 3:32:25, Sept 2015
  • Chasing The Unicorn (PA) - 3:31:20, Aug 2015
  • Run for The Red (Poconos) - 3:30:40, May 2015
  • Boston - 3:24:42, Apr 2015
  • Clearwater - 3:27:04, Jan 2015
  • Clearwater - 3:16:17, Jan 2014
  • Boston  - 3:27:00, Apr 2011
  • DesNews - 3:10:57, Jul 2010
  • Gasparilla  - 3:06:34, Feb 2010
  • Space Coast - 3:11:29, Nov 2009
  • Estes Park  (7500' and up) - 3:52:19, Jun 2009
  • Boston - 3:17:22, Apr 2009
  • Niagara Falls - 3:19:21, Oct 2008
  • San Diego RnR  - 3:24:18, Jun 2008
  • Jacksonville Marathon -3:21:24, Dec 2007
  • Chicago Marathon - 3:35:08, Oct 2007
  • Disney Marathon - 3:52:34, Jan 2007

 

 

 

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

  • Sub 40:00 10K
  • 2:59 Marathon
  • 1:25 Half Marathon
  • 18:30 5K

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Maintain my health and continuously seek to improve my fitness. Maybe someday get under 3:00 for marathon. More importantly, I'd like to figure out what my maximum ability is and reach that.

I'd also like to find the right balance in life and use running to enhance and improve myself.

 

Personal:

Dad of  two awesome kids.

Also, have one wonderful brown dog named Sammy and just added a grey tiger cat whose life started out rough but now has a better home.

I've recently started another blog so I can easily add lots of pictures and so other non-FRB users can leave comments:

Forward Progress!

 Also, for 2012 I started a blog to write down each day one thing that I am grateful for

Grateful Blog

 

Love living in Florida but love to travel and see the country and rest of the world.

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 19.14 Year: 1879.20
Brooks T7 Lifetime Miles: 202.78
Brooks ST5 Lifetime Miles: 403.91
GoMeb Speed3 Lifetime Miles: 483.77
Brooks Pure Flow Lifetime Miles: 160.60
Brooks Launch(lobster) Lifetime Miles: 782.98
GoMeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 468.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.501.000.000.000.000.000.007.50

Ran with Jenny this morning.  She had 3 tempo miles (7:35 pace) to do with warm up and cool down.  Nice, cool and pleasant this morning.  I wore short sleeves, so it felt a little bit chilly for just a few minutes, then felt perfect out once warmed up.  Ran 2 miles easy for warm up, then got going on the tempo portion.

The run felt good and Jenny kept a good steady rhythm, with the last mile a little bit faster, then we went back to the easy pace for the return trip home.

Average pace: 8:15

This weekend is the 5K that she has been training for.  The kids are going to run also (they've been training, too).  I'm going to start out with the boys and stay with whomever is the slower one.  Hopefully everyone will have fun, I'm sure Jenny is going to do great.

Asics Equation Miles: 7.50
Comments
From Bec on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 23:42:14 from 76.23.55.210

Are you going to Boston this year? Good luck if you are!

From Carolyn in Colorado on Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 00:12:35 from 24.8.167.243

Your Jenny is a fast runner. Good luck to her and your boys.

From jtshad on Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 08:55:10 from 69.20.183.178

Nice run with Jenny, wish her the best of luck this weekend!

From Mark on Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 23:26:15 from 173.168.88.68

Bec, I'm not going to make it to Boston this year, I waited too long to sign up before they sold out, I plan on going next year with Jenny.

Jeff, Carolyn, I think your good wishes helped out, Jenny and both boys did really well.

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