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Location:

Portland,OR,

Member Since:

Nov 02, 2005

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

5K: 15:41-Portland Track Festival 2010

10K: 31:34-Linfield College (Track) 2012

10 Mile: 51:57-Pear Blossom 2009

1/2 Marathon: 1:10:42-Foot Traffic Flat 2010

Marathon: 2:29:35-Newport 2013

Short-Term Running Goals:

Next Race:

Run the Rock 50 - Nov

Long-Term Running Goals:

Sub 1:10 Half Marathon

Sub 2:30 Marathon

Miles:This week: 35.20 Month: 121.30 Year: 1929.80
Kivara Trail Lifetime Miles: 153.10
Lunar (red) Lifetime Miles: 424.90
Kinvara (white) Lifetime Miles: 526.50
Sketchers Lifetime Miles: 420.20
2018 Lifetime Miles: 697.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 82.50
Altra Lone Peak 3.5 Lifetime Miles: 55.50
Kinvara (yellow/white) Lifetime Miles: 42.70
Hoka Speedgoat Lifetime Miles: 11.00
Total Distance
82.00
Five Fingers Miles: 18.00Speedstar (White) Miles: 13.00Max Moto 7 Miles: 13.00
Total Distance
16.00

AM: 10 miles around the park in my Five Fingers.  It had been a while which was was both good and bad.  Bad because my legs weren't used to it and started to ache a bit around mile 8.  Although I guess that isn't really a bad thing...just means I need to do it more.  Because it had been a while, mentally it was a lot of fun.  It had gotten pretty boring a few weeks ago.  Lets face it--laps around a grass field for 70-72 minutes isn't too exciting.

VFF (155)

PM: 6 miles with Ryan in the stroller.

Lunar (511)

Five Fingers Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
13.00

13 miles around Tigard HS and Home Depot.  I'm realizing after today (as well as last MWF runs) that it's pretty easy to add the 3 extra miles most mornings.  This used to be a 10 mile loop but without cutting into sleep too bad, I'm able to get a few extra miles on this course.  I broke in a new pair of shoes today.  I bought them ages ago--I think when I was living in Cedar City and working for Hillsports (March 2008?).  Good to finally put them to use.

Speedstar (13)

Speedstar (White) Miles: 13.00
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Total Distance
8.00

8 miles after work.  I ran through the parks of Tualatin and Tigard in my five fingers.  It wasn't good...  I could tell that after 5 miles my feet weren't enjoying the ride and by the time I hit 8 miles I had to call it quits (2 miles shy of my daily goal).  I took off my shoes and saw the major blood blister that had developed on the bottom of my right big toe.  It hurts something fierce.  Pretty frustrating.

VFF (163)

Five Fingers Miles: 8.00
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Total Distance
13.00

The blister I developed yesterday wasn't too bad this morning.  I ran just over 13 miles on the Tigard HS/Home Depot loop.  Overall my body feels kind of trashed right now.  I'm almost temped to throw in the towel the next couple days and get feeling better.  I've been fighting a bug the past couple days and sleep has been cut into the past couple days with work and sick kid.  That's life...

These shoes felt better on their second run than they did on their first.  That's a good sign.

Moto (25)

Max Moto 7 Miles: 13.00
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Total Distance
12.00

We're camping this weekend on the Oregon coast near Florence. That means running in a new area which is something I love. I couldn't sleep past 6 so I got out of the tent and laced them up. I found a number of trails that were excellent for running and it seemed I had the entire forest to myself. Next thing I knew, 12 miles had passed & it was time to get back to camp. It's going to be a fun weekend!

Boston (540)

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Total Distance
20.00

Today was my final run near Florence, OR before returning home tonight.  I didn't eat the best yesterday (who does when they camp?) and I slept like junk last night so the run began with low expectations.  I ran basically the same course as yesterday with an extra portion around the lake and throughout the campsite loops to add some miles at the end.  I felt really good despite the weekend of camping food and sleeping bag "sleep."  I don't know how some people camp the night before a race and then still perform well.  I wanted to hit 18 miles but would have settled for 15 given the situation.  When I returned to camp after 15 miles, I saw that people were still stumbling out of their tents.  Turns out I had time for 5 more miles and I'm glad I finished off my run rather than hang out around the fire and be done for the day.  Pretty good week considering...

Lunar (531)

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Total Distance
82.00
Five Fingers Miles: 18.00Speedstar (White) Miles: 13.00Max Moto 7 Miles: 13.00
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