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Location:

FL,United States

Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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)

Personal:

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
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
89.7712.50102.27
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
11.269.0020.26

AM: long run in St. Pete with the group. Anthony signed on for a 3x3mile workout with me within the run. It was not the best day for it as it was good ole Florida-level humid, but I'm happy I got the workout in. Started the workout at mile 5 with a mile running recovery in between each set.

Splits:

set 1- 5:57, 5:52, 5:51

set 2- 5:45, 5:52, 5:48

set 3- 5:55, 5:50, 5:55

Today was important. Before I even started today, I was tired, sore, and didn't think I would be successful. I had high mileage and effectively 3 workouts this week- 2 on the track, 1 on the bridges, so it was important to me psychologically going forward to get something like this in on tired legs. Although Boston is pretty much shot, I think I can build off this training cycle to propel myself into an awesome cycle for Chicago once I recover.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
18.190.0018.19

AM: 8 with Dow and Michele in Safety Harbor

Noon: 10 with Drew and Quint in Tampa/Rocky Point. Perfect weather minus the wind.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.733.5016.23

AM: 5 miles in Safety Harbor on the grass, slow

PM: track in St. Pete with the group- Drew, Lee, Anthony, Sean

Workout: 400s with descending recovery times, 90 seconds down to 10 seconds with the extras at 60 second recovery.

Splits- 1:18, 1:16, 1:18, 1:15, 1:15, 1:15, 1:15, 1:14, 1:12, 1:10, 1:12, 1:11, 1:10, 1:16

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
12.220.0012.22

AM: 7 recovery solo in Clearwater

PM: 5 miles in East Lake

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
14.250.0014.25

AM: 8 miles running with people at the track. Still sore, so I took it easy.

PM: 6 miles in SH, easy, mostly with Ronnie. Always an interesting experience running with a deaf man.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
10.000.0010.00

PM: 10 miles with Anthony in JC.

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
11.120.0011.12

AM: 6 bridges in Clearwater at a moderate effort with Sean and Anthony. Did the bridges at a quicker pace, but nowhere near what those two were doing- I was tired and it showed.

Ideally I should drop the mileage for a week, and then ramp it back up for three weeks and then taper for 10-14 days. However, 3 weeks and 2 days out of my marathon, I'm in a weird position as I have had a challenging 3 months going from the couch to 100 miles, so I've left myself with zero wiggle room and clearly a month behind in training... But I am out of time. I knew this would occur as of 2 months ago, but now that it's upon me it's difficult to accept. I just want to have magically have put in the work. Where's my elder wand when I need it.

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89.7712.50102.27
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