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January 21, 2020

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Location:

WA,

Member Since:

Feb 10, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

I was an 800/1500 runner in high school and college, with PRs of 1:55 and 4:08. I've run as fast as 16:15 for 5k and 1:20 for a half, but my bests in recent years are 17:07 5k (Dec. '11), 37:40 10k (Jan. '12), 1:23:49 half (Sept. '08), 2:53:12 marathon (September '10), and 4:45:06 50k (March '10).

Short-Term Running Goals:

Late 2015/2016 races: 

— Seattle Soltice 10k (Dec. 19)

— Nookachamps half marathon (Jan. 16)

— Toyko Marathon (Feb. 28) 

Personal:

I'm an editor at a newspaper in Bremerton, Washington and head coach of the Bremerton Jaguars youth track and field team.

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Total Distance
12.00

Sunday afternoon run after church and before the Super Bowl, actually a really nice winter afternoon to do something other than eat nacho dip. Mild, some clouds, maybe 55 out. Shorts in February! 

Ran from home out to Tracyton boat launch, with an addition through Lions Park going out/back, plus at Tracyton I went past the boat ramp to the school and then looped back through the neighborhood there. On the return I extended it through Shore Drive to add a few extra minutes as well. Probably around 12 miles total, maybe a touch more since I had a little better pace coming home. But I tried to keep it easy and even. Legs and fitness felt fine, just a little tightness in my right calf at about 1:05 or so. My watch band did break though, so not a perfect day. But I feel good about this run given everything that happened in January and I have some confidence I can cover 26.2 -- it's too bad I have 3 weeks left instead of 6. 

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