The Pursuit of sub 16

Broomfield (CO) Turkey Trot 10k

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Location:

Thornton,CO,USA

Member Since:

Jan 22, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

1500 meters- 4:21 (2008)

5k- 16:23 (2011)

8k- 27:33 (2008)

10k- 35:49 (2012)

Half Marathon- 1:17:22 (2016)

Marathon - 2:57:04 (2016)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Boston 2017!! A goal: sub -2:55, B goal - PR.

Long-Term Running Goals:

  • Win several marathons aside from other road races.
  • Break 16:00 in a 5k.
  • Go sub 2:35 in the marathon
  • Go sub 1:15 in the half

 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 2077.10
Asics DS Trainers Lifetime Miles: 664.68
Asics DS Trainer Bl/Yel Lifetime Miles: 309.10
Asics 2000 2 Blue/orange NEW Lifetime Miles: 541.75
Asics White 2000 3 Starred Lifetime Miles: 564.73
Asics 2000 3 GT White/Blue NEW Lifetime Miles: 480.19
New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Lifetime Miles: 253.88
Asics Hyperspeed 7 Lifetime Miles: 32.62
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.700.000.000.008.70

8.7 in 7:24 avg pace, probably done for the cycle, just mentally drained and could use the extra week on the Boston cycle

New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 8.70
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Race: Broomfield (CO) Turkey Trot 10k (6.21 Miles) 00:37:14, Place overall: 8, Place in age division: 2
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.990.006.210.0011.20

Local turkey trot today. Course seemed pretty reasonable, only 189 feet of elevation gain over the 10k. The only downside was the weather, temps were great -around 39-41, but the wind was 20mph sustained with gusts higher out of the west and north. I knew this would be challenging as the course is exposed for large portions of it. My goal was to try to get under 37 min (5300 feet so this would have been a good pace for this altitude). I was a little concerned that wasn't possible when I saw the conditions, but I stayed positive. 2 mile warmup then the race. Not only was it because the wind shifted from being at my back to in my face, but the 2nd half of the race merged the 10k runners with the masses of 5k runners and the trail was so narrow, that the 10k runners overtaking had to go off-roading into the weeds to pass, so that was very disconcerting and chaotic. I managed though and was weaving in and out/battling 5k people the rest of the way in, which was the only real damper to this event minus the wind, which actually didn't feel as bad the 2nd half of the race. Spits were all over the map. Splits:

1- 5:52

2- 6:17

3 - 5:59 (18:08 through 3 miles)

4- 5:48

5- 6:20

6 - 6:03 (18:11 through last 3)

change - :55

total 37:14, roughly 6:00 pace

Overall, I was happy with the effort, this was 11 seconds faster than my BolderBoulder time and the conditions were much worse today. Right near my goal, and that is always nice. 3 mile cooldown, now to decide whether to go one more 10k or to call the season finished, take a break, and start on my Boston training cycle.

New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 4.99Asics Hyperspeed 7 Miles: 6.21
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.400.000.000.003.40

easy run today, strides

New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 3.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.100.000.000.005.10

7:19 avg pace, felt good

New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 5.10
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.400.000.000.006.40

pre-race week

New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 6.40
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
28.590.006.210.0034.80
New 2000 2 GT Blue/Org Miles: 28.59Asics Hyperspeed 7 Miles: 6.21
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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