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October 2017

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Location:

Tuscaloosa,AL,United States

Member Since:

May 16, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Running Accomplishments:

11.8 100m

15:14 3 mile

26:40 8k

Short-Term Running Goals:

Atlanta Thanksgiving 5k - 11/23

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd like to run some times to awe my future kids. I'd also like to have kids. 

Personal:

Presidential scholar majoring in chemical engineering @UA. 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

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 13.00 Month: 253.00 Year: 2368.00
New Balance MD500v2 Lifetime Miles: 31.70
Nike Wildhorse 2 Lifetime Miles: 206.25
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 53.00
Pegasus 32 Gray Lifetime Miles: 807.50
Streak LT 2 White Lifetime Miles: 259.05
Lunaracer 3+ Orange Lifetime Miles: 566.65
NB Zante Lifetime Miles: 499.80
Saucony Type A6 Lifetime Miles: 180.60
Fast Lifetime Miles: 356.70
Nike Zoom Structure 18 Lifetime Miles: 546.30
Victory Elites (Cobalt) Lifetime Miles: 55.35
Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Lifetime Miles: 336.25
NB Zante(white) Lifetime Miles: 330.70
Nike Vomero 10 Pink Lifetime Miles: 253.25
OG Vic Lifetime Miles: 12.00
Bama Pegasus 33 Lifetime Miles: 475.00
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253.00
Bama Pegasus 33 Miles: 408.00Streak LT 2 White Miles: 5.00
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Got those triple digits in! Irate because if I put my mileage in daily I FINALLY would have gotten the #1 weekly mileage position, but alas. I also got 400 miles in this September which is awesome! Highest mileage month ever, and second on this month’s mileage board. I think I have a good shot at getting the top mileage in October. Focused on mileage rather than workouts this week, but I do have a tough one tomorrow that I’m excited for.

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I had a good workout today(Sunday), so I’m putting it as a stand-alone entry.

150m to warm up in 19.9, 2 min rest, 3x300m w/ 6 min active rest in between. 40.2, 40.3, 40.2. It was hard to basically run 3x400m in 53-mid, but luckily I didn’t have the last 100m to deal with. I’d put this in the category of A++ workouts that I’ve only reached one other time, with the 3 mile tempo in 15:14 + 3x1000m in ~2:47. Both times I was tired going in, I wasn’t expecting too much(sub 16 was the A goal then, low 42’s was the A goal today), and I just ran out of my mind and smashed all expectations I had for it. It was very windy out and I’m certain they would have all been 39’s if I didn’t have a nasty headwind on the last 100m. So, to recap, I ran three 300m’s faster than my PR going into the workout. Originally by the end of the year I wanted to be able to do 3x400m in 54 each, looks like that’s already doable! Crazy that I ran this fast coming off a 100 mile week. Since the times were all so close and I was going nearly all out on all of them, I’d say that’s probably the fastest I can run for that distance right now, but I’m sure when I lose the 10 or so pounds of fat I still need to shed and starting hitting weights again I’ll be better. My last race of the 2018 season is an 800m duel with brendon Merrell, so I need to be pretty fast by the end of the year. I’m going to try to do this workout in May, but try to go 38 on all of them. Great day! 

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Another 100 mile week, with a new highest mileage day PR (21) and a very good speed workout, along with a very good weight session, squatting and deadlifting 110lbs(new PR) after not lifting since early August being the only noteworthy things to happen. Legs were just very tired from mileage, but when they adjust I’ll be so much more fit. 

A side note - today was an off day because of the hurricane, so I woke up early to buy junk food to enjoy a day of vices before I really crack down on training. Seeing my reflection in the freezers isles made me realize: I’ve really slimmed up lately. Wearing a large hoodie and basketball shorts, my legs looked like semi-sculpted sticks.

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Mileage over the past few days. I got pretty sick and had to take a few days off, so this "140" mile week is actually over 10 days. Nothing crazy to report, today was my first day back from sickness and I felt surprisingly good on the first run of the day, normally after more than a day off from running I hurt in various places, but it was good. I got a charlie horse in my calf this afternoon that was bad enough that it knocked me off the couch and I couldn't get up for a couple of minutes. Rolled it out and I'd imagine it'll feel better on tonight's run, but to make sure of that I'll go very slow. 

If any of my 38 viewers per month are wondering why I'm updating on Saturday, it's because my life has mellowed out enough that I have enough time to blog daily, starting tomorrow. It'll be odd blogging 3 runs in a day but I think I can handle it.

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4 at Noon. Felt terrible. Hot out, need to hydrate better.

10x400m that evening. Tried alternating between 85 and 80 with 200m recovery. Ran 83, 76, 85, 73, 85, 80, 85, 79, 84, and 69 running 40 for the first 200m then kicking pretty hard. First workout in two weeks, because of sickness and mileage and other stupid stuff. Area below the left knee hurt a bit on the last repeat, but I finished regardless, and kept the CD short. Will ice tonight.

10th on the yearly mileage board! 

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