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119th Boston Marathon

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Location:

Somerset,KY,USA

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

2017 IMM: 4:05:43

2017 Covenant Health Marathon 3:33:12

2016 Hatfield and McCoy Marathon: 4:01:12

2016 Indy Monumental Marathon 3:39:55

2015 Indy Monumental Marathon 3:13:33

2015 Chicago Marathon 3:48:36

2015 Boston Marathon 3:23:40

2014 Carmel Marathon 3:08:41

2014 Yuenling Shamrock Marathon 3:07:53

2013 Marquette Marathon: 3:11:53

2013 Rock N Sole Half Marathon: 1:26:52

2013 500 Festival Half Marathon 1:28:36

2012 Carmel Marathon 3:16:45

2011 Carmel Marathon 3:24:55

2011 500 Festival Half Marathon 1:30:20

2011 Presque Isle Marathon 3:30

2011 Prairie Fire Marathon 3:41:16

2010 Morse MiniMarathon 1:32:36

2006 Derby Festival Marathon 3:56:35

Short-Term Running Goals:

Boston Qualifier (again)

Sub 3 hour Marathon

Boston Qualifier

Long-Term Running Goals:

Staying Healthy and injury free

Personal:

Married to Heidi with two lovely children; Oliver 9 and Amelia 7.  I have been running for about 14 years now.  

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 3.50 Month: 28.95 Year: 1450.65
K-Ruuz3 Lifetime Miles: 474.80
K-Ruuz4 Lifetime Miles: 336.70
Sketchers Meb (2) Lifetime Miles: 411.55
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (1) Lifetime Miles: 167.05
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (2) Lifetime Miles: 70.40
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (3) Lifetime Miles: 30.00
Nike Zoom Elite Lifetime Miles: 196.40
K-Ruuz5 Lifetime Miles: 13.70
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
156.0527.200.000.00183.25
Saucony Guide7 Miles: 103.80K-Ruuz3 Miles: 32.25K Swiss K-ona Miles: 14.00K-Ruuz4 Miles: 33.70
Weight: 155.76
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

5:30 am tm run before work. 6.5 miles in 54:48

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 6.50
Weight: 154.80
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.000.005.50

4 am run with Ryan Holle at the high school.  5.50 miles at an average 9:06 pace.

K-Ruuz3 Miles: 5.50
Weight: 155.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
23.550.000.000.0023.55

6am run around the high school.  37 degrees and clear.  I was able to watch a lunar eclipse while running which was kind of neat.  I also ran with an old friend Glaze Gibson from mile 20 to 22.  Kind of slow, just trying to get some distance in.

 

23.55 miles in 3:53 or a 9: 53 mpm pace.

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 23.55
Weight: 158.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.250.000.000.008.25

4 am run with Ryan.  53 degrees and breezy.  Gotta run off all the wonderful food from yesterday.  

8:24, :32, :45, :53, 9:00, :28, :36, :59, (2:35) 

1:15:16 for 8.25 or 9:08 mpm

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 8.25
Weight: 157.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.700.000.000.0011.70

4:30 am run on the TM while thunderstorms roll though.

8.5 miles in 1:15

8 pm run around mutton creek. 3.2 miles

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 11.70
Weight: 157.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.0012.50

Mid day run in CoVinton ky and Cincinnati oh. I'm here for continuing education. Got caught in a thunderstorm including haul 5.6 miles

4:30 pm run in Cincinnati. 6.9 miles at 9mpm

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 12.50
Weight: 155.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

Pm run in Cincinnati after class. 75 and humid to start followed by amother severe thunderstorm.

8:39, 8:00, 7:47, 8:18, 8:40, 8:08, 8:43, 8:31, 8:11, 9:21, 10:08

8:43 mpm

K-Ruuz3 Miles: 11.50
Weight: 154.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.250.000.000.0019.25

4 am run with ryan. Very windy and raining to start. 3.75 miles in 31:48 Then strength training for an hour with Carol. .25 on treadmill.

 

Run over my lunch break.  Very windy, but nice out 55 degrees. 8 miles

9:02, 8:09, 8:01, 8:33, 7:25, 8:22, 9:12, 9:48

 

Run after classes.  Still windy, but nice. 7.25 miles

8:58, 9:04, 9:19, 10:16, 10:14, 10:33, 11:47 

 

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 4.00K-Ruuz3 Miles: 15.25
Weight: 154.60
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.900.000.000.004.90

AM run before Heidi went to work.  Easy effort 9:50 mpm pace

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 4.90
Weight: 153.40
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

a Bueatiful day today.  70 and perfect.  However, my legs are feeling the effects of fridays, quadruaple workout.  2 miles at a 10 minute pace.  

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 156.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

4 am run with Ryan around the High school.  60 and a nice morning.  7 miles at 9 mpm pace.

 

1 week to Boston :)

K Swiss K-ona Miles: 7.00
Weight: 157.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

PM run 7 miles at 9 mpm pace.  very nice day.

 

K Swiss K-ona Miles: 7.00
Weight: 157.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.000.007.50

8 pm tm run at hotel in Waltham ma. Here for the Boston Marathon. a shake out run after a 950 mile road trip overnight with the family. I'm also fighting allergies and a sinus infection. The air seems to have less pollen here. Therefore my sinuses are starting to open back up. Also braking in my new flats.

Pretty pumped about the race :)

K-Ruuz4 Miles: 7.50
Weight: 156.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

AM run again just to aclimate to the Boston Area.  Kind of cool and breezy today.  I found a stretch in Waltham in a commercial/residential area with a nice multiuse trail to stretch my legs on.

 

 

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.001.000.000.003.00

PM run to just stretch the legs a little before the big race.

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
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Race: 119th Boston Marathon (26.2 Miles) 03:23:40, Place overall: 8050, Place in age division: 3340
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0026.200.000.0026.20

What is there to say about this race that has not already been said.  I must say that for me it was very emotional.  I had the support of my wife and kids as well as my youngest brother Aaron and my mom and dad with me.  The weekend was great.  We were able to site see in Boston, enjoy some down time together and bond.  The people in the Boston area are amazing fans.  Even with the weather the way it was, there were crazy screaming fans the entire way. Definitely worth the hard work and dedication to get here.

 

As for the weeks leading up to the race, like many of you, life had gotten in the way of a perfect training plan.  I felt great until around mile 18 where fatigue was setting in.  Then there was Heartbreak Hill.  Its the real deal.  Below is my garmin info as well as a video.

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/754172930

http://youtu.be/NXM5PjuNqsE

 

 

 

K-Ruuz4 Miles: 26.20
Weight: 155.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.100.000.000.006.10

AM run with Ryan.  mid fortys and calm.  This is my first day back to running after the Boston Marathon.  We have a pending sale on our house.  Heidi starts her new job a week from today.  Now we just have to move everything :)

 

54:21 for 6.10 miles. A very consistent 8:52 mpm run.

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 6.10
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.500.000.000.003.50

pm run by myself.  A nice sunny day.  Run around mutton creek

 

8:27, 7:41. 8:18, (4:40)

8:22 mpm

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 3.50
Weight: 0.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.050.000.000.007.05

4am run with Ryan.  43 degrees.  We picked up the pace a little.  Both felt good today.

8:03, 7:59, 8:23, 8:42, 8:33, 8:40, 8:54

59:38 for 7.05 miles or 8:28 mpm

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 7.05
Weight: 155.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.750.000.000.003.75

4 am run by myself.  pretty slow today.  Just kind of tired and unmotivated.  10:00 mpm pace

Saucony Guide7 Miles: 3.75
Weight: 155.20
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
156.0527.200.000.00183.25
Saucony Guide7 Miles: 103.80K-Ruuz3 Miles: 32.25K Swiss K-ona Miles: 14.00K-Ruuz4 Miles: 33.70
Weight: 155.76
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