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Location:

Tuscaloosa,AL,United States

Member Since:

May 16, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

26:40 8k

Short-Term Running Goals:

Either sub 1:56 or sub 4 at the Alabama relays(800 and 1500)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Make the top ten all-time list for UA

Sub 4 mile

Sub 1:50 800m

Run at the Dream Mile in Oslo

Run at a DL meet

Personal:

Freshman at University of Alabama, training to make the collegiate team. Honors college/Presidential scholar majoring in chemical engineering. Besides running my life goals are to be the valedictorian of my college class, become a Rhodes scholar, and get my masters either at Stanford or Oxford. Get married, have children. Help make the world a better place. 

 

Oh, and I'm sore 24/7

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Miles:This week: 35.00 Month: 122.50 Year: 374.00
New Balance MD500v2 Lifetime Miles: 29.10
NB XC700v3 Lifetime Miles: 68.25
Nike Wildhorse 2 Lifetime Miles: 122.75
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 40.75
Pegasus 32 Gray Lifetime Miles: 772.50
Streak LT 2 White Lifetime Miles: 182.55
Lunaracer 3+ Orange Lifetime Miles: 556.65
NB Zante Lifetime Miles: 489.80
Brooks Launch 3 (Black) Lifetime Miles: 681.80
Saucony Type A6 Lifetime Miles: 80.10
Fast Lifetime Miles: 206.60
Nike Zoom Structure 18 Lifetime Miles: 357.90
Victory Elites (Cobalt) Lifetime Miles: 55.35
Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Lifetime Miles: 265.25
NB 5000v2 (White) Lifetime Miles: 2.45
NB Zante(white) Lifetime Miles: 61.70
Total Distance
10.00

2 mile WU, 3x400, 1x300m on the river walk trail. Hills and humidity made for hell. I went 70, 71, 70, 47. Wanted to do more but I could feel the wheels falling off on number 4 so I decided to stop at 300. I definitely felt the upage in miles this morning, and I felt flat on the run too. 

3 miles shakeout. Felt good. 2 outside, then it started to rain so I did the last mile on the treadmill, starting at 6:50 pace and working down to 4:50. Lifted after. I'm definitely gonna be sore from that stuff.

Fast Miles: 0.95NB Zante(white) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
10.00

River walk in the torrential downpour. Only saw one other person, Antibahs Kosgei(Kenyan, 28 min 10k guy, all-American). It felt nice to know I'm not the only person grinding out here alone. And we were running at about the same pace too. Probably 6:40's.

Shakeout a couple hours later on the RW again. Saw that there were 1/4 mile marks, so I decided to do a couple fast in 69. They included sharp turns, rolling hills, and wet asphalt with scarce traction, so I couldn't really get going, but it was an effort. Faster than yesterday's 400's but a couple seconds.

Pegasus 32 Gray Miles: 10.00Fast Miles: 0.50
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Total Distance
10.00

4x400 in 85, 80, 75, 70. 3x150 coming through the 100 in low 13's. Yesterday was the workout to tell me I still have my speed. Today was the workout to tell me I lost all my aerobic fitness. Those 400's hurt. That means I'm gonna these next couple weeks will be rife with tempo runs and doubles. This next month is gonna be one heck of a grind, but I'm glad to be back.

3 mile shakeout later. 80 degrees out. That's probably why my heart rate was elevated, and not being out of shape.

Fast Miles: 1.30Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 10.00
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Total Distance
5.00

lifted around 2 PM. At around 8PM I decided to suck it up and go run. Went pretty well. 10 min WU, 3x~300m hill sprints walking down for recovery. CD for five. 48 for all three. Cough was really bad when I lifted, not awful on the warmup, and I didn't even notice it on the sprints. Sprints definitely hurt. I ate spicy food and drank pop maybe thirty minutes before the run so that stunk, but man I'm glad I was able to be active today. The sickness is fading.

Fast Miles: 0.60Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 5.00
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Total Distance
35.00
Fast Miles: 3.35Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 5.00Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 10.00Pegasus 32 Gray Miles: 10.00NB Zante(white) Miles: 10.00
Weight: 0.00
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