Boston Marathon Streak: 3

April 2010

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Location:

Thornton,CO,USA

Member Since:

Jan 22, 2009

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

5k- 16:23 (2011)

8k- 27:33 (2008)

10k - 35:32 (2018)

Half Marathon- 1:16:48 (2018)

Marathon - 2:55:10 (2017)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Boston 2017!! Hot but great!

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 1:15 in the half

 

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Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 91.20 Year: 1605.89
Asics Cumulus 20 Gray/orange Lifetime Miles: 453.19
Wave Rider 22 Blue/gray Lifetime Miles: 227.64
Adidas Sub-2 Lifetime Miles: 17.16
Cumulus 20 White Lifetime Miles: 73.30
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
131.5018.508.009.50167.50
Asics 2150 Miles: 99.00Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 68.50
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

Wow, didnt have it today. Just felt like crap. Was going 4-5, ended up pulling in at 3.5. Unsure if Im racing this weekend, we will see how I feel tomorrow.

Asics 2150 Miles: 3.50
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
3.000.000.000.003.00

Easy 3 today. Ran it in 22:30, exactly 7:30 avg pace. Tomorrow will be a LR of 17 miles or at least that is my goal. I havent had a good week of workouts so I dont feel like wasting 30 bucks on a 10 mile race when my real goal is the marathon in a month and two weeks. Thinking this is the best course of action.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

Longest run ever for me today, a PR distance of 17 miles! I dont know where to begin. I slowed the pace way down to make sure I didnt bonk and I made it, but I sure got tired near the end. Splits:

1- 7:43.5

2- 7:35.4

3- 7:38.6

4- 7:50.4

5- 7:45.6

6- 7:55.9

7- 7:39.0

8- 7:34.3

9- 7:42.7

10- 7:53.3

11- 7:43.0

12- 7:40.1

13- 7:33.6

14- 7:46.2

15- 7:39.8

16- 7:45.4

17- 7:36.6

TOTAL--2:11:03, 7:43 avg pace

Overall, Im VERY happy with todays workout. This marathon may just be a possiblity after all! I still cant believe I ran that far.


Asics 2150 Miles: 17.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.500.000.000.004.50

easy paced 4.5 today, still felt rather tight from saturday's long run. ran 33:43, or 7:30 avg for today's run.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 4.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

mid-40s, downpouring rain, 30 mph north winds made today's run a joy...6.5 miles. Ended up with negative splits although I was just goin easy today. Splits:

1- 7:27.7

2- 7:36.8

3- 7:28.8 (22:33, 7:31 avg)

4- 7:19.5

5- 7:19.4

6- 7:19.7

last .5-- 3:37.4 (7:15 pace)

TOTAL-- 48:09. 7:24 avg pace

Overall, felt pretty good minus the inclement weather. Pretty cool how my last 3 miles were all right at 7:19, i guess i kind of just locked in.


Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 6.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.007.000.000.009.00

9 mile continuous run today, however, I ramped it up a little for the middle 7 miles to hit GMP, 6:40-7:00. Was gonna do 10 with 8 and GMP but had some GI issues late in the run. Overall, felt pretty easy to stay at the pace I wanted. Wind sucked, but thats how it goes.

1- 7:20.9

2- 6:50.6

3- 6:40.2

4- 6:44.0

5- 6:53.7

6- 6:45.2

7- 7:00.5

8- 6:42.3

9- 7:19.1

TOTAL-- 1:02:16, 6:55 avg (including the w/u and c/d miles)

Asics 2150 Miles: 9.00
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
6.000.000.000.006.00

felt like crap.7:30 avg exactly.

Asics 2150 Miles: 6.00
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
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 about as slow as you can get miles.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 3.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Asics 2150 Miles: 9.00
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
4.500.000.000.004.50

Finally got back after it today. Had some problems with how Ive been running lately, just havent been feeling real great, so decided to scale it back. Shootin for some fast 5ks this summer. Hoping to build off my mileage base. Today felt good. Splits:

1- 7:27.5

2- 7:19.0

3- 7:09.3

4- 7:01.4

last .5- 3:28.4 (6:57 pace)

TOTAL 32:25, 7:12 avg

Nice negative split day.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 4.50
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
2.004.000.000.006.00

Easy 6 today, with 4 technically at GMP, although I was not trying to run hard. just felt good so went with it. Splits:

1- 6:47.4

2- 7:00.6

3- 7:11.6

4- 6:57.7

5- 6:50.0

6- 7:02.6

TOTAL--41:49, 6:58 avg pace

Asics 2150 Miles: 6.00
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
4.501.000.000.005.50

Humid run today, 5.5 miles, with one technically at GMP, once again just felt good, not trying to run a goal pace. Splits:

1- 7:08.6

2- 7:11.9

3- 6:53.0

4- 7:17.6

5- 7:05.2

last .5--3:28.5, 6:57 pace

TOTAL--39:04, 7:06 avg pace

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 5.50
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
3.500.000.003.507.00

7x800 meter repeats today. went something like 2:49, 2:51, 2:50, 2:49, 2:47, 2:45, 2:40. Not exactly sure on those splits cuz I hadn't recorded them before now. took 2 min rest between the first 5 and 2:30 between the last two.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 7.00
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
9.000.000.000.009.00

9 easy ones today. 1:06:30, 7:23 avg pace. Tried to keep it pretty slow and easy.

Asics 2150 Miles: 9.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.005.500.000.005.50

I guess my run today was technically GMP for pretty much all of it. 5.5 miles, splits:

1- 6:59.0

2- 6:56.5

3- 7:02.2

4- 6:50.3

5- 6:55.2

last .5-- 3:25, 6:50 pace

TOTAL--38:08, 6:56 avg

Wasn't trying to push the pace or anything, just felt really good.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 5.50
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
3.000.000.004.007.00

4 x  mile repeats today. wanted to be within 5:40-5:55 for all of the repeats and I was. However, I felt a little sluggish. Maybe that means my training is working? took 3 minutes between each rep until the last one where i took around 3:20. Splits:

1- 5:38.5

2- 5:50.9

3- 5:44.3

4- 5:49.0

Overall, a good workout regardless of feeling tired. I feel like I'm gonna keep improving with more speed work.

Asics 2150 Miles: 7.00
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
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 easy miles today. Probably the most perfect weather of the year so far. Absolutely gorgeous, 73, sunny, light wind. Splits:

1- 7:22.1

2- 7:37.2

3- 7:14.8 (22:14, 7:25 avg)

4- 7:20.6

5- 7:19.6

6- 7:15.4

TOTAL-- 44:09, 7:21.5 avg pace

Felt pretty good, and felt rather easy

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.004.000.008.00

Today was a tough workout, both mentally and physically, but I tackled it and pretty much rocked it. 16x400 all between 1:18-1:20,except for the very first rep which was 1:21. Total time added up was 4 miles in  21:11, or 5:18 avg per  mile/ 1:19.5 avg per 400. Started off taking equal recovery, but quickly started taking less, typically around 1:15 between each rep. A good workout and I will be plenty tired tomorrow.

Asics 2150 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

tough 5.5 today. Was sore and tight plus it was rainy and windy--just made for a lovely run, ran 41:31, which i believe is somewhere around 7:33 avg pace. 

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 5.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

Tried for 11 today but ran outta gas at 9--seems like thats all the farther i can get lately. Probably the early start, i never do good on an empty stomach running right when i get up. 1:07:45, 7:31.5 avg pace. Pretty humid.

Asics 2150 Miles: 9.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.501.000.000.006.50

poured rain for the entire run. Got soaked. It was cold and windy, a pretty BA day to run! Splits:

1- 7:15.1

2- 7:04.8

3- 7:03.9 (21:23, 7:08 avg)

4- 6:56.6

5- 7:01.8

6- 7:12.7

last .5--3:34.2, 7:08 pace

TOTAL-- 46:09, 7:06 pace

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 6.50
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
3.500.004.000.007.50

4 mile tempo today. Felt kinda sluggish, but my splits were good. Makes me think that when I drop my mileage down starting next week, I should be able to fly in my races. Splits:

1- 5:55.8

2- 6:04.4 (12:00, 6:00 pace)

3- 6:01.7

4- 6:00.8

TOTAL-- 24:02, 6:00.5 avg pace

Overall, very good splits given how not awesome I felt while running. Like I said, hopefully that is a positive thing.

Asics 2150 Miles: 7.50
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 easy miles today, i felt very relaxed and comfortable. Kind of a nice change of pace on a more or less shakeout run. Total time was 44:24, 7:24 avg pace.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 6.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.002.008.00

Vo2 max miles doesnt come close to describing the torture i put myself through today. Today's would classify as unbearable pain miles. did a 1/4 mile loop up the biggest, steepest hill in town today. did 8 ups hard, about 1:30 per 400 up the monster hill, with a jog down between each. so 4 miles of workout with 2 miles of intense uphill speed. So not too impressive to say 2 miles hard, but i probably got more out of that 2 miles uphill than most of my longer tempos.

Asics 2150 Miles: 8.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

I was very sore today from yesterday's hill workout. Really tired me out. Ran 5 miles today in 38:24, 7:41 pace, very slow, but couldnt go much faster. Maybe that'll help the legs recover too.

Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 5.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
131.5018.508.009.50167.50
Asics 2150 Miles: 99.00Asics 2140 GT Black/Gold Miles: 68.50
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