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Belleair Sunset 5k

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FL,United States

Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015



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Running Accomplishments:

Certified course PR's:

Mile: 4:28.0 (Florida, Jan 2020)

5K: 15:12 (FL, Jan. 2020)

10K: 31:44 (FL, Feb. 2020)

15K: 49:03 (FL, Feb. 2020)

1/2 Marathon: 1:10:34 (FL, Feb. 2020)

Marathon: 2:26:57 (WA, July 2019)

100k (63.3 miles, trail): 9:11:00 (FL, Jan. 2019)


I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 23.20 Year: 1064.30
Race: Belleair Sunset 5k (3.107 Miles) 00:15:12, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

AM: 2 miles total, 0.5 of striders

PM: 1.55 mile warmup, 0.5 striders, then the Belleair Sunset 5k

Weather was in the mid 60s, not bad humidity (70-80%), not super windy (10-12mph).  Really was happy it turned out so nice.  

15:12 gun time, 15:11 chip time.  4:45 through mile 1, 9:37 through mile 2 with the three hard 90 degree turns and the 180 turn around, but then fell apart mile 3.  Second place was John in 17:30.

I was super pumped for getting sub 15.  I failed, but I know I can do it.  I want a do-over (:

Splits- 4:45, 4:52, 5:07, 0:27

From Eugene on Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 10:02:27 from

i wouldn’t beat myself up too much with a 2-mile split like that!

From Eugene on Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 10:03:00 from

and congrats on the time! i’m sure it felt good to update on the PR list

From Eva Splaine on Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 14:24:18 from

Nice race!

You have always been one of my "Heros" on the blog, and I have always admired the hard work that you put into your training; and as your result shows, it has really paid off for you.

I am looking forward to you running under 15:00 this year.

Keep up the good work, and continue being an inspiration to the rest of us here on the blog. :)

From Jason D on Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 19:13:03 from

Congrats on the PR, Mike. You've got the speed. Sub-15 will come.

From Mike on Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 06:29:12 from

Thanks! I appreciate the support. It'll be a while before I can give it a go again, unfortunately.

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