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Brighton Turkey Trot 5k

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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

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 35.00 Year: 2200.29
OLD Asics Cumulus 20 Gray/orange Lifetime Miles: 470.44
Wave Rider 22 Blue/gray Lifetime Miles: 387.24
Adidas Sub-2 Lifetime Miles: 70.77
Cumulus 20 White Lifetime Miles: 429.24
NEW Cumulus 20 Orange/gray Lifetime Miles: 8.70
Race: Brighton Turkey Trot 5k (3.11 Miles) 00:17:57, Place overall: 3
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.390.001.112.0010.50

Local 5k today here in nearby Brighton. Wanted just to get a good speed day in and I think I got that. Weather was super cold this morning, mid-20s and snow still on the ground from yesterday, but once the sun came out it warmed up a little, decided to go with a long-sleeve shirt instead of singlet and arm warmers, it was just too cold when running into the wind still. warmed up for 2.3 miles probably 3 in total with strides and tempo bursts, splits of the race were 5:41, 5:50, 5:39, and :49 (for the last ".1" The course was probably about 10-12 seconds long. I ran pretty good tangents, and was still about 3.17 on the watch, so maybe just a touch long. Chip time was 17:57, which is 5:46 pace, my watch had me at the same time but for 3.17 which is 5:41 pace, I passed a ton of people from the half mile point to the first mile, going from the mass of quick starters into 5th, then I ran down two more in the second mile and was all alone for the last mile for a 3rd place overall finish. Overall, even though I was obviously hoping for a little faster, I felt good and was really happy with how well I ran the last mile of the race - 4.4 total cool down for 10.5 on the day

Adidas Sub-2 Miles: 3.50Cumulus 20 White Miles: 7.00
Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
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