I am one with the levee and the levee with me

October 15, 2019

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Location:

New Orleans,LA,

Member Since:

Dec 12, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Olympic Trials Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

1500m - 3:59.9h (2014)

5000m - 14:53.45 (Portland Track Festival 2014)

8k XC - 25:09 (Sundodger 2011)

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

HM - 1:10:19 (Houston 2018)

Marathon - 2:28:39 (Houston 2019)

Short-Term Running Goals:

1) Low-31s Crescent City Classic (April 20)

Sub-32 and beat the local guys, Azalea Trail Run (March 23)

2) 1:08:xx Indy Mini Marathon (May 4)

2) TBD at Grandma's 2019 (way too-early goal is 2:23:xx)

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: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1876.49
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 260.15
Streak 6 Lifetime Miles: 535.40
Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 506.05
Flyknit Streaks Lifetime Miles: 300.80
Saucony Zealot 3 (green) Lifetime Miles: 520.60
Flyknit VFs Lifetime Miles: 72.00
Saucony Zealot 3 (green X 2) Lifetime Miles: 361.85
Nike Zoom Fly Lifetime Miles: 199.00
Saucony Ride Iso Lifetime Miles: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.005.000.0017.00

AM - Headed to the track for a planned 6 x 1600m starting at 5:15 and working down to 5:05. Had an uptick in humidity, conditions were 81F / 77F dew point. 

I got through 3 feeling great. Then I fell apart. No explanation for it. Third rep I felt like I was on track for the workout, then all of a sudden halfway through #4 I slowed. #5 I totally fell off a cliff. I didn't feel overheated. I'm a little worried something else is wrong. I cut it off at 5 and called it a day.

5:16, 5:13, 5:10, 5:18, 5:31

PM - 6 easy. Hurricane Nate was approaching and I tried to squeeze this in before things got too crazy. There was some heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms, but the weather during this run was the worst it got for us. Nate was a total non-event for New Orleans, despite the center passing so close.

Launch 3 Miles: 6.00Launch 3 (black) Miles: 6.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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