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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: 17.19 Month: 93.13 Year: 973.73
Brooks T7 Lifetime Miles: 199.33
Brooks ST5 Lifetime Miles: 403.91
GoMeb Speed3 Lifetime Miles: 464.72
Brooks Pure Flow Lifetime Miles: 152.32
Brooks Launch(lobster) Lifetime Miles: 557.93
GoMeb Razor Lifetime Miles: 251.57
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
32.020.000.000.000.000.000.0032.02
GoRun Sonic Miles: 15.81Brooks Launch (aqua) Miles: 14.02GoMeb Speed2 Miles: 2.19
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.390.000.000.000.000.000.005.39

5.39 mi, 49:35, 9:11 avg

Ran at Longleaf with the Striders, started out with Anthony and ended up sticking together.  We ran out to the water stop and back.  My legs felt pretty reasonable today, much better than yesterday.  Not bad for just having run 50 miles on Saturday (race report to come shortly!).

It was back to cool again this morning, very nice.

GoRun Sonic Miles: 5.39
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.660.000.000.000.000.000.005.66

5.66 mi, 55:49, 9:52

6:00am (ish) run with Jamie in the neighborhood and out past golf course.  Nice and cool again this morning.  Easy pace but legs might have felt a little better yesterday, but still not too bad today.

Brooks Launch (aqua) Miles: 5.66
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.520.000.000.000.000.000.006.52

 

AM 4.33 mi, 36:27, 8:25 avg

Slept in a little bit, feeling very tired, was going to start at 6:00 instead of 5:30 but then there was a tornado warning and some very heavy rain, so started my run at 7:30 and just did a shorter one, was nicer out by then.

PM 2.19 mi, 17:30

Did some weights and then a quick run on the treadmill at the Y while Thomas was at swimming.

 

GoRun Sonic Miles: 4.33GoMeb Speed2 Miles: 2.19
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.090.000.000.000.000.000.006.09

6.09 mi, 58:09, 9:32 avg

Easy paced run in neighborhood with Jamie.  Nice cool morning.  Run felt pretty good and it felt like I was running a lot faster than I was but at least it was nice out and it didn't feel slow.

GoRun Sonic Miles: 6.09
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
8.360.000.000.000.000.000.008.36

8.36 mi, 1:16:03, 9:05 avg

Ran with Jamie and Cynthia in Starkey Park, 7:00 am start.  Ran out and back to the 4(ish) mile water stop.  Cool and pleasant morning again.  A little faster on the way back than on the wsay out.   Saw lots of other runners today and spent some time at the Striders social hour which are now about monthly,

Brooks Launch (aqua) Miles: 8.36
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
32.020.000.000.000.000.000.0032.02
GoRun Sonic Miles: 15.81Brooks Launch (aqua) Miles: 14.02GoMeb Speed2 Miles: 2.19
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