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December 2010

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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)

Short-Term Running Goals:

1) Get back to racing weight

2) Survive the summer

3) 1:08 half

Long-Term Running Goals:

<1:05 Half marathon

and

<2:19 Marathon

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: 40.00 Month: 211.69 Year: 2684.52
NB 1400 Lifetime Miles: 352.00
Mizuno Ekiden Lifetime Miles: 135.20
Launch 3 (black) Lifetime Miles: 572.50
Ride 9 Lifetime Miles: 494.50
Lunaracer 3 Lifetime Miles: 212.60
Launch 3 (Red) Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
140.100.000.000.00140.10
Switch Miles: 126.10Nike Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

10 min elliptical and 7 miles running. Streets are still icy so I got Anthony into a health club to do some treadmill speed work. 3 miles at 5:27 pace were all we felt comfortable, not exactly ideal for a pre-national workout but it will do.

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6.000.000.000.006.00

20 min elliptical and 6 miles running.

Switch Miles: 6.00
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3.100.000.000.003.10

I got to Portland today just in time to run the NXN course with Anthony. It rained this morning and the thing was a mud pit. Can't say I'm crazy about this course, but it is what it is. The evening programs were very cool, I got to meet a bunch of elites, including Alan Webb, Matt Tegenkamp, Shalane Flanagan, Anna Willard, Chris Solinsky, Lisa Koll, and Andrew Wheating. I felt like a kid in a candy shop, it was a very, very cool experience.

Switch Miles: 3.10
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2.000.000.000.002.00

Anthony placed 63rd. We were expecting top 20 and the guys he's been running with all season placed 10th, 12th, 13th, 24th, and 33rd. I think the difference was a coaching mistake. We debated a bit about what length of spikes he should have in and settled on 3/8ths. Probably should have gone with 1/2 inch. I've never seen Anthony melt down under pressure before and I feel like the traction made the difference. Either way we're more experienced for next year.

On a personal note, this is the first week in a long while that I'm above 30 miles.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

AM - 20 min elliptical

PM - 6 miles river trail

lunges, pushups, stomach 

Nike Miles: 6.00
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6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles on trail and 20 min elliptical

Nike Miles: 6.00
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6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles trail, 20 min elliptical

lunges pushups stomach

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles 20 min elliptical

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Just 20 min elliptical, didn't make it for the run

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6 miles

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles 20 min elliptical

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6 miles 20 min elliptical

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20 min elliptical

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6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles + 20 min elliptical

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 miles around Thompson + 20 min elliptical

Switch Miles: 7.00
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8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles on the river trail in the snow + 20 min elliptical

Switch Miles: 8.00
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20 min elliptical + 6 miles

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Had 7 guys show up for a 6 miler in the dark in the foggy coldness that's settled over the area tonight. It was awesome. Added 20 min elliptical

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7.000.000.000.007.00

20 min elliptical and later met with Anthony for a 7 miler in the dark through the park.

Switch Miles: 7.00
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Midnight run with 4 of the HS guys. 7 miles through the park.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles with the guys. Anthony made me push the last 2/12 or so pretty good, 5:30ish pace. It was nice to get the legs moving.

Switch Miles: 8.00
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6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles by myself out on the river trail.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 miles easy at the river.

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6 miles with the boys. Hung back a bit to rest my knee that's getting some getting-used-to-running-again twinges.

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7 miles easy with a few of the guys.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
140.100.000.000.00140.10
Switch Miles: 126.10Nike Miles: 12.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
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