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October 15, 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: 81.53 Year: 1523.86
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: 715.31
GoMeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 398.39
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
9.271.000.000.000.000.000.0010.27

Last night I had been trying to decide which route to run.  This morning the answer seemed clearer as it was unexpectedly raining quite heavily (well, at least unexpected for me since I didn't check the weather report because they have been wrong a lot).  So, I went to the YMCA with the plan to run about 4 miles on the treadmill and then see if the rain stopped.

The rain did stop, so after 4.25 miles on the treadmill at just faster than 8:00 pace, I went outside for another 6.  Ended up with 6.02 @ 7:36 pace.   Having learned something from Sunday, I left my ipod shuffle in the car in case the rain started again.  I did get rained on for about 2 minutes while running which actually felt quite nice.  Temp was just over 70.

Going to spectate again for Jenny at the IronGirl 10K race in Clearwater tomorrow, I'll do my long run on Sunday again like last week, only 12 miles this weekend.

I am grateful to have gotten through another good week of running relatively unscathed.  My slightly sore hip from earlier in the week has completely resolved, feeling pretty good now.

Glycerin 6 (new) Miles: 10.27
Comments
From jtshad on Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 14:43:11 from 204.134.132.225

Great mileage this week, feeling good for Boston?

Your wife is a racing machine!!! Good luck to her at her 10K.

From Mark on Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 22:35:00 from 97.96.157.13

Thanks Jeff!

Feeling great for Boston (just trying not to get complacent/overconfident).

Jenny had a great race with a good solid new 10K PR for her.

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