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Location:

Bloomsburg,PA,USA

Member Since:

Sep 02, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Half Marathon: 1:34

Honestly, I need to get my PR's compiled.  This is something I started a year ago and then lost my file.  I have them on my old computer but need to dig them out.  There is still more I need to find.

Short-Term Running Goals:

February 1st: Frosty 5k
February 22nd: Run for the Cookies
April 6th: Scranton Half Marathon (with Wes)
July 19th: New York Giants Run of Champions
October: Gettysburg Half Marathon

On top of some races, need to lose some weight to get to a good competition weight and also need to get rid of all my injuries.  I would also like to drop my times

This year I would also like to hit 1000 miles during the year.

Long-Term Running Goals:

I think that eventually I would like to qualify for Boston.  That is something that weighs on me but not as bad as not completing a marathon.  Think I will take the approach of trying to complete a marathon within the next 3 years and then we will see after that.

I also want to keep dropping my times and stay competitive in age groups and get competitive overall.

Personal:

I am 29 years old, soon to be 30 and I have the best most supportive wife (Courtney) and we just had our first child (Isaac) in December.  I ran track most of high school and one year of Cross Country.  I then went to college where I ran for a year on the college team.  Since then I have been trying to get myself back on track with my running, I run more days then not but I have not been able to have one year without some type of injury.  I would really like to get back to being injury free and a competitive runner.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Saucony Guide Lifetime Miles: 219.06
Gel-Neo33 2 Lifetime Miles: 20.44
Cortana 3 Lifetime Miles: 46.88
Total Distance
9.30

Pretty good run today.  1:10 which means I finished it at 7:36 minute miles.  Not to bad, I hope that I can keep that pace during the half marathon.  I am having some aches and pains which I will need to dull out during the race.  The top of my foot is still hurting and whatever pain in my hip/butt is still there.  I will just keep monitoring my issues and make decisions day to day.

Gel-Neo33 2 Miles: 9.30
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
3.61

30 minute tempo run.  10 minutes slow, 2:30 @ 8mph, 2:00 @ 8.5 mph, 1:00@8.8mph, 2:00 @ 8.5mph, 2:30 @ 8mph, and 10 minutes slow.  Didn't feel terrible.  Very tired afterwards.  Feet felt like they were sliding in the shoes. 

Gel-Neo33 2 Miles: 3.61
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
2.50

Took it easy tonight but the fun part of the run was I got to run the dog and then run the baby.  It was a good night!  Nice to enjoy a run without having to worry.

Gel-Neo33 2 Miles: 2.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
3.00

This was an interesting run.  Used my new shoes and that helped greatly.  Today was supposed to be an easy 3 miles but it turned into something faster.  I don't know why but I felt great and my body held up well.  Which allowed me to run 7:56 per mile pace.  My first mile was kinda slow because I was adjusting to the shoes but after that, everything felt great and I motored on through it.  Not trying to run fast but it all felt good so I cannot complain.

Gel-Neo33 2 Miles: 3.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
18.41
Gel-Neo33 2 Miles: 18.41
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00
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