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October 19, 2018

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Location:

New Orleans,LA,

Member Since:

Dec 12, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

800m - 2:02.4h (2014)

1500m - 3:59.9h (2014)

3k (indoor) - 8:45.79 (2009)

5k - 14:53.45 (Portland Track Festival 2014)

8k XC - 25:09.86 (Sundodger 2011)

10k XC - 31:31 (WWU Invite 2011)

HM - 1:10:19 (Houston 2018)

Marathon - 2:29:15 (Kentucky Derby 2018)

Short-Term Running Goals:

1) sub-2:25 at Houston Marathon 2019

2) 1:08 half

Long-Term Running Goals:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Personal:

Married, working, training. While my wife has nixed all future attempts to grow glorious mustaches, she has been supportive of my crazy running dreams. Life is good.

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 35.00 Month: 236.60 Year: 2936.11
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 223.20
Lunaracer 3 Lifetime Miles: 506.80
Triumph 3 Lifetime Miles: 932.30
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 445.60
Saucony Zealot Lifetime Miles: 573.90
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 210.40
Flyknit Streaks Lifetime Miles: 24.30
Peg 35s Lifetime Miles: 15.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.002.009.00

AM - Squeezed in 3 uneventful miles this morning. Should be a nice day.

PM - I went to Springville High's track to do a 4x1600m workout. It was dark out and I was feeling really good, so I wanted to start at 5:00 and work down to 4:52 and 3:00 rest between. The first one I was off pace right from the start with a 79 quarter, then 2:35 at the half... I finished at 5:10.

I geared up for a faster second rep, and I went through the quarter in 73, but then hit the half in 2:33. I finished that one in 5:06.

Doing the reps in the dark wasn't working for me, so I walked off the track. I've never walked away from a workout before, but I figure I can finish the workout better on Wednesday. I'm thinking either 4xmile starting at 4:57, or 2xmile with the first in 4:40, second in 4:40-4:43. Either one should be good.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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