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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
10.00

The sun came out midday, it was one of our really mild January days the PNW gets every once in awhile. The clouds rolled in just as I was getting going though, so it wasn't quite as warm as I would have liked. But still, a shorts run in winter is always nice. 

Out to Tracyton boat launch and back, heading down to Shore Drive on the way in to add a little extra. Out in a little over 36 minutes, then a slightly better pace coming in. 1:14 total, with a stop at the turnaround to look at the mountains. 

My left knee is bothering me a bit, nothing major but I felt soreness yesterday afternoon and evening, and tonight just a slight ache. Could be the shoes, I'm due to start weaning off this pair. But a good week overall, considering I got some tempo and increased mileage and felt good on this run. I'd probably like 1-2 more weeks of training than what's left but I'll do with what we've got. 

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