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Location:

Arlington,VA,

Member Since:

May 31, 2012

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

High School PRs (2003)

1600  4:32

3200  9:52

5K XC  16:34

Post High School Road PRs

Mile    4:30 (2016)

5K     15:24 (2017)

8K      26:30 (2012)

10K    32:06 (2015)

10M    53:21 (2016)

Half     1:09:45 (2015)

Mar.    2:29:41 (2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Stay injury free, consistently train, and enjoy running

PR in the 5K,10K,10M this spring.

 

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

2017 Race Schedule

12/31         Fairfax 4 Miler

1/21      UMD Indoor 5000

1/27      GMU Indoor 5000

2/5              First Down 5K

3/5                 St. Pat's 10K

3/18    UMD Outdoor 5000

4/2        Cherry Blossom 10 

4/8                   GMU 5,000

4/23            Pike's Peek 10K

5/20   AirBnB Brooklyn Half

 

Personal:

Live near DC in Arlington, VA. Hoping to train tough and see what I've got before time and other responsibilities catch up to me.

 

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 227.50 Year: 600.00
Saucony Ride 8 Lifetime Miles: 189.00
NB RC1600 Flats Lifetime Miles: 50.20
NB Vazee Pace Lifetime Miles: 138.50
Adidas Glide Boost 8.2 Lifetime Miles: 282.00
Saucony Triumph ISO2 Lifetime Miles: 150.50
Race: Fairfax 4 Mile (4 Miles) 00:20:39, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 2
Total Distance
8.00

Always a good time, this race is a good check against the excesses of the holiday season. I like to see where I'm at fitness wise and go from there in Jan/Feb/Mar for the all important April races. Although I'm a little flabby/heavy from my racing weight, it's good to see that I'm at exactly where I need to be this time of year.

First mile was uphill in into a strong headwind. Went with the pack in 5:19--that's half marathon pace. I think last year the first mile was 4:58 or something. Anyway I pickedit up and lead second mile, which was hilly of course and dropped a 4:56. Greg gunned it and took off then the other guys fell off of me and I ended upgoing 5:00 for the last downhill mile. Sadly the third mile was 5:15 (all splits based on my watch). It was WINDY and hilly but I'm pretty happy with this result in a low key race. I'm on the right track. Just a little heavy because of my diet and recent drinking habits.

Saucony Triumph ISO.3 Miles: 4.00NB RC1600 Flats Miles: 4.00
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