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November 20, 2018

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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: 117.60 Year: 1754.67
Brooks T7 Lifetime Miles: 199.33
Brooks ST5 Lifetime Miles: 403.91
GoMeb Speed3 Lifetime Miles: 483.77
Brooks Pure Flow Lifetime Miles: 160.60
Brooks Launch(lobster) Lifetime Miles: 776.70
GoMeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 446.08
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
10.001.800.000.000.000.000.0011.80

11.8 mi, 1:39:05, 8:24 avg

Another run in Webster, NY, another cool (compared to Florida) morning with 68 degrees at the start and 72 degrees at the finish.  I also had a fun goal today - run from my brother's house over to my old house where I grew up (parents sold it in 2008 to move to FL).  Took Klem to Holt Road, and then got on the (new for me) 104 bike trail and took that to Gravel Rd to Cherry Hill Lane back to my neighborhood.  I stopped and took a picture of the old house.  The "new" people have a pop up camper parked in the side yard.  We also had one parked there from about 1978 to 2000.  It's almost like it is back.  Knocked on the neighbor from across the street and waited for her to answer.  Her neighbors were out and called out to me a friendly/what-are-you-doing-here "can I help you?".  Told them who I was and where I grew up and they were nice enough to give me a run down on who was still here and who had moved.

Got going again with a loop around the block before heading back the way I came.

After yesterday's run which was a little longer and faster paced, wasn't sure how I'd do but apparently I did ok with a faster overall pace then yesterday and a faster last mile.

Got back to Jim's house, showered and got ready to head up to 1000 Islands.  Brian drove and we stopped at Charlie's for lunch for a Charlieburger (of course!). They had Loganberry juice at the fountain drink station. 

Had a nice drive up, said hi to my parents then I took the boat into town with the boys for dinner and strolling around.  Brian and Andy played chess on the giant chess board near the docks.  Alex Bay is pretty much the same year after year but I miss Van's Marina with their "Sun and Fun Shoppe".

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