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September 22, 2018

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New Orleans,LA,

Member Since:

Dec 12, 2007



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


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: 66.30 Month: 272.30 Year: 2586.96
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 202.70
Lunaracer 3 Lifetime Miles: 506.80
Triumph 3 Lifetime Miles: 884.30
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 402.50
Saucony Zealot Lifetime Miles: 433.00
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 137.40
Flyknit Streaks Lifetime Miles: 24.30
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Big workout. 3.5 mile WU; 3 x 3200m (400m/~2:00 rests); 7 miles @ 7:10; 1 x 3200m; 1 mile CD. City Park track. Warm/humid but not terrible. 65-70F with 65-68F dew points.

This was a variation on a Daniels marathon workout. Later on I'll do 2 x 3200m at the beginning and end of a 20-miler. And further down the road it'll be 2 x 3200m to start, then 6400m continuous to finish. I've never done a workout like this, so I was a little apprehensive of the late rep.

10:33 (5:16.x/5:16.x)

10:28 (5:14/5:14)

10:25 (5:12/5:13)

7 miles @ 7:10

10:24 (5:12/5:12)

It could not have gone better, and I'm thrilled with the paces. The last 3200m ended up being miles 18 & 19 of the run, and it was a totally different sensation than the first 3 reps. I felt a little more light headed, almost like I was hyperventilating. But even though it was difficult, I had no trouble maintaining pace. 

Mizuno Ekiden Miles: 9.00Triumph 3 Miles: 11.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
From PoolRun4life on Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 12:38:36 from

Wow! That's a killer workout. Nice paces!

From Tyler on Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 07:57:20 from

Thanks man. Had to switch it up and get on the track. I feel like I get too complacent with pace on my usual road route.

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