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Location:

London,UK

Member Since:

Feb 10, 2013

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Boston Qualifier

Running Accomplishments:

MARATHON

St. George Marathon

  • 2013 - 3:48:49

Maine Coast Marathon

  • 2014 - 3:38:10

No Highschool/College running

Short-Term Running Goals:

 

Race Schedule - tentative

Santa Claus Run Battersea Park, December 5, 2015

Edingburgh Marathon May 29,  2016

Long-Term Running Goals:

Learn something new every day.

5K: 19:30

halfmarathon: 1:30:00

marathon: 3:10:00

 

Personal:

I live in London. I grew up skiing and played soccer my whole life.  Started running in 2012.

 

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 0.00 Year: 0.00
Newton Momentum Lifetime Miles: 191.52
Brooks Cascadia Lifetime Miles: 314.02
Nike Turf Shoe Lifetime Miles: 106.51
Nike Luna Racer Lifetime Miles: 37.67
Bike Lifetime Miles: 528.34
Newton Distance Lifetime Miles: 10.65
Brooks Cascadia 7 Lifetime Miles: 150.57
Swim Lifetime Miles: 8.10
Montrail Bajada Lifetime Miles: 78.97
Saucony Mirage Drei Lifetime Miles: 235.16
Altra Olympus Lifetime Miles: 112.72
Race: PT Resolution 5K (3.107 Miles) 00:23:12, Place overall: 87, Place in age division: 7
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.003.100.006.10

5K race:

warm up; about 2 miles and strides; got already wet in the warm up; warming up in the rain ... no comments.

Race:  Very cold and rainy; was not used to this cold rain (7 Celsius); snow would have been better, because the amount of whats pooring down is less during snowing but in a way running under these conditions it makes you feel invincible.

I could have worn a t shirt; would have been the same at least for the 5k; other people ran the 10 k in a t shirt; every thing got super wet; the streets were flooded and it was cold

That is a way to start into the new year.  Hm maybe this gives me a hint on my marathon training coming up;

For the next race i will be mentally prepared and will know that the conditions are not that bad as they look;  you will get eventually warm when you run anyway; will try some cream on my skin to protect from the rain

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00Weight: 0.00Calories: 0.00
Comments
From JG on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:38:39 from 174.49.78.66

Sounds like you have a solid outlook & approach ... we are in the same age group ... as 3:25 is my required BQ time too. You will get it without question if you follow what you outlined & as you mentioned ... stay injury free. Within a year of consistent running, my 5k dropped from 22 to sub 20 consistently.

My goal after my 3:06 marathon in Oct., 2011 was to go sub 3 at Boston. After 2 months of increased mileage & running a trail 50k ... my knee decided to put me out of commission ... staying injury free is key, take it slow & the progress keeps coming.

I am following Hanson's marathon method now ... well, as a baseline ... I run based on how I feel. But I like his principles.

We need to meet up for a run ... what area do you live in? I run a lot in Piedmont Park ... and also on some routes north of town as that is where my son lives. Let me know when and where you are running sometime, and I will join you.

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