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January 2012

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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.

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 170.00 Year: 2163.66
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 202.70
Lunaracer 3 Lifetime Miles: 506.80
Triumph 3 Lifetime Miles: 798.30
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 329.50
Saucony Zealot Lifetime Miles: 298.00
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 36.40
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Easy 3 miles.

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Easy 3. A little bit of swelling in the left knee, but nothing a little ice shouldn't fix.

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3 miles easy.

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5 easy, icing and ibuprofen are paying off, knees felt pretty good.

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3 easy

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Took the weekend off to rest the knee. 5 easy today, things felt ok.

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5 easy. I saw the team chiro this morning, and he worked a little magic on my knee/hips and showed me some stretches and exercises to do to limber up my old-man hips. Hopefully the swelling will start to go down soon.

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5 easy, seems things are holding together. 37:50

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5 easy in the snow. I've missed the snow.

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7 easy. Falling into a bit of a funk with the lack of training.

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7 easy up to Padden and back. Time to get serious about training again. Weighed in today at 147 lbs, a little on the heavy side for me.

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7 easy up to Padden and back.

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7 easy on the Urb. My right knee started acting up again. Still no pain, just the strange twinge/friction feelings. And swelling. I'm very confused.

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50:39 for 7 miles. 5 down the Boardwalk and back to campus for a couple turf miles. The knee held up pretty well, I was glad not to have to back off today. Ice bathed 15 minutes after, just got to keep things together.

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5 miles easy up near Rockport. I went up steelhead fishing today after school and then camped out in the back of my truck. Took a headlamp and ran up through the woods in the dark. Kinda cool to see all the eyes staring back at me.

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40 min  pool workout. 10x2 min repeats to keep the heartrate high. Seems to be ok on the knee so I'll probably start adding more of these in.

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30 min of pool workout (HR 130-150). Then 49:49 for 7 miles up to Padden and back.

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30 min pool workout + 7 miles running (53:59). Adding the pool stuff has made me feel completely worn out. Also did 4x100yard strides just to see how the knee would respond. Seems to be fine so far.

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