500 Festival Mini Marathon

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Member Since:

Jan 01, 2011



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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


Married to Heidi with two lovely children; Oliver 11 and Amelia 9.  I have been running for about 16 years now.  

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 17.00 Month: 87.10 Year: 1803.28
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K-Ruuz4 Lifetime Miles: 370.95
Sketchers Meb (2) Lifetime Miles: 608.00
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (1) Lifetime Miles: 281.85
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (2) Lifetime Miles: 263.60
Nike Zoom Streak LT3 (3) Lifetime Miles: 148.05
Nike Zoom Elite Lifetime Miles: 372.65
K-Ruuz5 Lifetime Miles: 85.51
Nike Vaper Fly (1) Lifetime Miles: 491.48
Air Jordan (1) Lifetime Miles: 28.65
Air Jordan (2) Lifetime Miles: 29.20
Air Jordan 88 (1) Lifetime Miles: 78.30
Nike Wildhorse Lifetime Miles: 67.55
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 30.25
Race: 500 Festival Mini Marathon (13.1 Miles) 01:28:36, Place overall: 343, Place in age division: 37
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Not a bad day for a race actually.  59 degrees at the start.  I had not planned on racing today.  My wife has been out of town for 4 days and got home at 10 last night.  Oliver had a soccer game (and I'm the coach).  Therefore, I really wasn't physically prepared.  Legs are tender from long run on Tuesday and speed work on Thursday.  However, a friends son had registered for this race and couldn't run due to injury.  My wife had volunteered to coach soccer today, so I took the opportunity to race. (I have a great wife).

35,000 registered runners for this race.  I was starting in corral H, which was a few thousand runners back from the elites.  Its an out and back run with a lap around a famous track here in Indiana.  Lots of weaving for the first couple of miles.  Here are my numbers for today:


7:07, 6:55, 6:47, 6:38, 6:39, 6:42, 6:55, 6:42, 6:50, 6:42, 6:52, 6:59, 6:44, 0:42


5k/10k/:  21:23, 42:10


PR for a half today.  Felt pretty good today and strong at the end. 

Weight: 152.50
From joebell1981 on Sat, May 04, 2013 at 15:10:11 from

Tore it up, Nathan! Great job, today - especially considering that this was not a planned race. You're going to BQ this year!! This performance after several hard workouts this week is proof of great things to come.

From JimF on Sun, May 05, 2013 at 13:31:16 from

Congratuations on the PR and great race.

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