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Location:

UT,United States

Member Since:

Jan 03, 2017

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

800m - 1:53

1500m - 3:50

Mile - 4:08 

3k Steeple - 9:06

5k - 15:04

10k - 31:46

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Qualify for the Boston and New York City Marathons

Miles:This week: 6.00 Month: 78.25 Year: 287.50
Total Distance
78.25
Total Distance
5.00

One mile with the track team after drills and stretches.  This was just a nice slow jog with all the athletes.  Later in the evening I did my workout.  10 minute warmup at about 7 min pace then 10 min just under 6 min pacewith a 5 min cool down + churchball that i counted as the remainder of my tempo because I was supposed to go a little longer but i figure 40 minutes of basketball should equate to around anouther 7 or so minutes of actual tempo.... maybe ha.

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0.00

First day of marathon training I have missed since the beginning of February.  I am not happy that i missed it but it was a busy day and there were more important things to do, but I am grateful that I have been able to be as consistant as I have been.

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Total Distance
7.00

Today was supposed to be a 6 mile pace run.  Only had time for 5 miles w/one mile warm up and cool down, and it was a hard 5 miles.  It is amazing how important recovery runs are and how heavy my legs felt today.  The 2nd and 4th miles were up hill and difficult but I was still able to average around 5:59 or so.  splits were 5:56, 6:18, 5:52, 6:14, & 5:41.  I was stuggling mentally by the end and gave myself a lot of reasons to not do the extra mile.  That is something to work on.  

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Total Distance
13.25

I had to make up that extra .25 mile i went short on during tuesday's run.  This was my second longest run ever, and it felt pretty good.  Legs were heavy and tired from yesterday's workout but I was able to maintain a solid pace and drop slightly throughout.  Total time was 1:30:32, my half marathon was around 1:28:40.  Average pace was 6:49 and the pace felt really comfortable.  I could start to feel my joints starting to hurt but that should be helped by a little strength training.

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Total Distance
1.50

This week will be interesting.  My running mileage will be off this week but I will be playing in the Lehi Alumni Basketball Tournament so I have a basket ball game every night this week unless we loose then I won't have one on friday.  So I just did a mile and a half warm up to the basketball game today.

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Total Distance
5.00

five mile easy run in with the team then a basketball game later.  We only had 5 guys both today and yesterday so I did a lot of running.

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Total Distance
1.50

I was going to run but my body is really tired from basketball so I only did a mile and a half warm up again, and again we only had five people so I did a lot more running.

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Total Distance
1.50

So... my body hurts a lot today.  I've never played so much basketball and it's starting to hurt.  again only had 5 guys and since we won our first game today we had to play another one.  Thankfully we lost our second one so we are done playing ha.  finally tomorrow I will just be able to go on a nice run, especially since the weather has been so nice recently.

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Total Distance
6.00

Just a nice easy run, foot is not getting better.

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Total Distance
14.00

This hurt a lot.  My legs were really tired from basketball this week and my run ended up being an awesome route but the way back I had the wind in my face and a lot more hills than I had planned on.  It felt good to get all 14 in though and I still averaged 7 min miles for the whole thing on really tired legs.

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Total Distance
5.50

workout was 5x800m.  My watch died on after the first three, but my splits were 2:37, 2:39 (on this one I felt super relaxed and got a little to comfortable), then probably around 2:35, and the last two I didn't get the time but if I had to guess I would say they were close to 2:30 or faster.  I was feeling good except for my foot.  The bottom of my left foot is starting to get worse.  I think I need insoles or something but hopefully i get it figured out.  Oh and 2:30 rest in between each rep.

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Total Distance
0.00

No running, trying to rest and recover my foot.

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0.00

Still recovering.  I did play basketball, but I should start biking to get some sort of workout in.

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0.00

Still no running.  Foot doesn't seem to be getting any better by not running, which is not a great sign.

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Total Distance
6.00

just easy pace around 7:30 seeing how things would feel on my foot.  Felt ok.  I can still feel it but I am able to run

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Total Distance
6.00

Did this run during the meet and subcontiusly felt like I needed to go fast so I could get back.  I was supposed to go 10 but I decided to go short and fast.  average was 6:34, and the foot felt alright.

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Total Distance
6.00

workout was supposed to be 5xhill repeats.  Downhill has felt pretty narley on my foot recently so I didn't do the repeats I just ended up to doing an average run with a few good uphills in it and only gradual downhills.  average pace was 7:00.  Felt ok and my foot is not getting better, but not getting worse either.

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Total Distance
78.25
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