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September 21, 2018

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Member Since:

Jan 29, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

List of PRs:

  • 5k -18:59- 4/25/13
  • 10k -39:45 - 9/15/13 (first 10k of half marathon)
  • 10 miler - 1:03:50 - 5/5/13
  • Half Marathon - 1:23:40 - 9/15/13
  • Marathon - 2:59:17 - 5/21/17

Short-Term Running Goals:

2017 Goals

  • Get to Pocono Marathon healthy (5/21/17) yes!
  • Qualify for Boston 2018 (3:10 standard) with sub 3:00 in the spring - yes!
  • Run a qualifying time for NYC Marathon (HM sub 1:23) in the fall
  • Sub 18 minute 5K in the fall
  • Sub 38 minute 10K in the summer/fall
  • Run 3000 miles

2017 Race Schedule

  • 3/5/17 - Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup 4 Miler - 25:20 goal - 24:30 actual
  • 3/26/17 - Love Run Half Marathon - 1:28:30 goal - 1:27:09 actual
  • 5/21/17 - Pocono Marathon - sub 3hr goal - 2:59:17 actual

Long-Term Running Goals:

- Qualify for the Boston Marathon before age 35 - done - 11/18/12 Philadelphia Marathon, 10/13/13 Chicago Marathon

- Run in the Boston (4/20/15), Chicago (10/13/13), and New York City Marathons

- Sub 17 min 5k

- Sub 36 min 10k

- Sub 1 hr Broad Street Run 10 miler

- Sub 1:20 half marathon

- Sub 2:45 marathon

- Place top 3 overall in a race - done Teal Wings of Hope 5k 8/31/13 - 1st place overall

- Win my age group in another race - done - washington crossing 15k - 8/18/12

 

Personal:

I live in Philadelphia with my lovely wife (Lauren), our son (Russell - 4), and our daughter (Jane - 2).  I work in finance/accounting for an insurance company. 

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 1024.47
Brooks Glycerin Lifetime Miles: 169.50
Saucony Kinvara Lifetime Miles: 80.75
Saucony Fastwitch 5 Lifetime Miles: 303.45
Saucony Guide 4 Lifetime Miles: 330.05
Saucony Guide 5 Lifetime Miles: 477.25
Saucony Guide 5 (orange/yellow) Lifetime Miles: 380.81
Saucony Guide 5 (orange/white) Lifetime Miles: 380.35
Saucony Fastwitch 5 (blue/orange) Lifetime Miles: 346.50
Saucony Guide 6 (lime/silver) Lifetime Miles: 432.20
Saucony Guide 6 (red/silver) Lifetime Miles: 372.00
Saucony Guide 6 (white/orange) Lifetime Miles: 280.00
Saucony Guide 6 2014 (1) Lifetime Miles: 274.00
Saucony Guide 6 2014 - 2 Lifetime Miles: 327.80
Saucony Fastwitch 6 (Red) Lifetime Miles: 90.97
Saucony Guide 7 (Blue/Slime) Lifetime Miles: 324.75
Saucony Guide 8 (Blue/Purple) Lifetime Miles: 266.57
Saucony ISO Triumph Lifetime Miles: 307.25
Saucony Ride 7 Lifetime Miles: 213.25
Saucony Cortina 4 Lifetime Miles: 380.75
Saucony Ride 7 (green) Lifetime Miles: 312.25
Saucony Guide 8 (green) Lifetime Miles: 155.00
Saucony Ride 8 (slime 1) Lifetime Miles: 393.00
Saucony Ride 8 (slime 2) Lifetime Miles: 466.72
Saucony Ride 9 Lifetime Miles: 385.37
Saucony Ride 9 (Red/Silver) Lifetime Miles: 413.25
Saucony Cortana 4 (blue/silver) Lifetime Miles: 225.19
Saucony Ride 9 (Red/ Silver - 2) Lifetime Miles: 333.25
Saucony Ride 9 (Red/ Silver - 3) Lifetime Miles: 305.50
Brooks Launch 4 - Lobster Lifetime Miles: 203.25
Nike Pegasus 34 (black) Lifetime Miles: 16.00
Saucony Breakthru 3 (red) Lifetime Miles: 162.00
Saucony Ride 10 (white/aqua) Lifetime Miles: 299.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.003.503.0012.00

12 miles in 1:23:10.  Today was a hybrid interval/LT workout.

3 mile w/u

3 x 1 mile w/ .5 mile recoveries (5:42/8:00)

3.5 miles @ 6:15 pace

1 mile c/d

Saucony Breakthru 3 (red) Miles: 12.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Tom K on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:09:16 from 47.206.60.114

Dude, that is really solid. It is really unique. Most people don't run workouts on back to back days. You go back to back workouts in the same workout! Is the target 30 sec/mile difference between the intervals / LT run? Or do you run the intervals at a goal pace, and just see what you can get on the LT run?

Well done!

From JS7781 on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:54:49 from 208.47.202.254

Tom - first time I had tried a workout like that. I was debating between interval (5 x 1600)and long LT run (6-7 miles), so I decided to do a little of both. The paces were laregly based on a VDOT calculator given recent race/training paces. The interval pace was probably 5 seconds or so faster than what the calculator suggested.

I am running a half marathon on Sunday so wanted to see how 6:15 miles felt about 10 miles into a hard workout. Pace felt good so will shoot for 1:23-1:24 range for the half.

From Tom K on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:17:29 from 47.206.60.114

Good luck in your half Sunday, and I hope you get decent weather. You're in some great shape!

From JS7781 on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:23:09 from 208.47.202.254

Thanks Tom! Looks like its going to be cold, but hopefully the rain/snow holds off until after the race is over.

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