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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
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I woke up as Jenny was getting ready to go for her run, but I was wide awake.  I used to be able to go back to sleep and laze around a little bit before the kids started telling  me to get up.

I kind of wanted to go for a run but thought better of it since I ran 21 miles yesterday.  I felt great and don't feel sore at all today but still didn't want to push my luck.

So, I took Sammy out for a walk as the sun was coming up.  He didn't want to walk very far because he was concerned about his "sister" Barbie who did not finish all of her food.  They both act kind of funny when there is a partially filled bowl of food sitting around!

It was also nice to go for a walk as the sun was coming up to see the sky changing from dark to light and see some interesting swirly clouds.  This past week I was talking with two of my running friends as we were finishing up and it had just gotten light.  We all agreed that one of the best parts about running in the morning and having to get up early is the sunrises, they go a long way to making getting out of bed easier.

Ok, now I'm going to make pumpkin waffles to celebrate fall.  I stopped by the store on the way home from work on Friday to make sure we'd have the ingredients.  There's not too many things that I know how to prepare, but I do love waffles!

 

D'OH!!  out of sugar, so no waffles this morning.  If I knew how to substitute better I would figure out how to replace the sugar with syrup or something that we have.  Hmmm, syrup inside the waffles and then poured on it, sounds pretty good actually.

Later, we'll be going to the newly opened Legoland Florida with the whole family!  Should be a fun time.

Comments
From ACorn on Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 21:53:59 from 24.2.76.146

Very cool pics.

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