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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 - 3:28:12, 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: 115.10 Year: 1362.20
Brooks T7 Lifetime Miles: 175.96
Brooks ST5 Lifetime Miles: 403.91
GoRun4 Lifetime Miles: 553.77
GoMeb Speed3 Lifetime Miles: 291.43
Brooks Pure Flow Lifetime Miles: 78.51
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
20.780.000.000.000.000.000.0020.78
Pure Flow (green) Miles: 6.58Skechers Go Run Miles: 7.37Pearl Izumi II Miles: 6.83
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.580.000.000.000.000.000.006.58

6.58 mi, 58:13 , 8:50 avg

Decent run this morning, easyish pace mostly throughout.  Weather decent, not bad for pre-rain which is usually more muggy feeling.  Could hear some thunder in the distance but didn't come close until after the rain.

Neighborhood route and out past golf course then back home.

Three separate groups of Sandhill cranes by the bridge, each group spread out about a 100 yds from each other having a squawking contest.

Pure Flow (green) Miles: 6.58
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
7.370.000.000.000.000.000.007.37

7.37 mi, 59:20, 8:03 avg

Ran at the Y with the Striders, no intervals but did a pretty good pace most of the way through.  A bit warm this morning.

Skechers Go Run Miles: 7.37
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.330.000.000.000.000.000.003.33

3.33 mi, 30:48, 9:15 avg

Ran along the water in Santa Barbara.  Didn't get in until 1:15 but fortunately didn't have to start that early.   Was pretty cool out, low 60's and very pleasant.

Pearl Izumi II Miles: 3.33
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.000.000.000.003.50

3.5 mi, 32:22, 9:15 avg

Day two in Santa Barbara.  Same route as yesterday but a little bit farther.  Went to the end of the beach paved trail and onto a dirt path for a bit.  I couldn't get my garmin to get past the start page so I ran the same route and I think it was about the same pace.

Pearl Izumi II Miles: 3.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
20.780.000.000.000.000.000.0020.78
Pure Flow (green) Miles: 6.58Skechers Go Run Miles: 7.37Pearl Izumi II Miles: 6.83
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