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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:

4:1x mile

8:3x 3k

14:xx 5k

29:xx 10k

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

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Miles:This week: 22.00 Month: 195.00 Year: 910.00
New Balance MD500v2 Lifetime Miles: 30.70
NB XC700v3 Lifetime Miles: 68.25
Nike Wildhorse 2 Lifetime Miles: 160.75
Barefoot Lifetime Miles: 40.75
Pegasus 32 Gray Lifetime Miles: 802.50
Streak LT 2 White Lifetime Miles: 211.55
Lunaracer 3+ Orange Lifetime Miles: 566.65
NB Zante Lifetime Miles: 499.80
Brooks Launch 3 (Black) Lifetime Miles: 694.80
Saucony Type A6 Lifetime Miles: 120.60
Fast Lifetime Miles: 265.20
Nike Zoom Structure 18 Lifetime Miles: 528.80
Victory Elites (Cobalt) Lifetime Miles: 55.35
Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Lifetime Miles: 336.25
NB 5000v2 (White) Lifetime Miles: 2.45
NB Zante(white) Lifetime Miles: 151.70
Total Distance
40.00
Fast Miles: 1.93Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 6.00Lunaracer 3+ Orange Miles: 5.00Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 18.00Brooks Launch 3 (Black) Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
Total Distance
8.00

Noon - 2. Woke up late. It was super hot out, very windy, and I had a pounding headache, so pretty miserable. Just glad I got out there. Gonna get on a good sleeping schedule soon so I can do my runs in the cooler morning and evenings.

PM - 2-mile WU to the amphitheater loop, I've always included it as the turnaround point since it's the end of the riverwalk but I've never done anything else on it so this was new. Did a 300m in 46, then two reps of about 500m. 4:35 pace for those. Took about 2 minutes rest in between everything. Felt great, I haven't done anything fast in about a month now(and wasn't planning on doing anything for a couple more weeks) and none of this felt particularly hard. CD for 6. Felt great overall, it was still pretty warm out but I was running 6 min pace on the WU/CD and it felt easy. Ran by this kid with his dad who about jumped out of his skin when I passed him(the kid).

Fast Miles: 0.82Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
5.00

5 miles @ 6:35 pace on the treadmill. Pace felt fine but man it was hot in there. Glad I stuck through though. Actually pace didn't feel hard at all so that's good. Stretching, core and lifting after.

Lunaracer 3+ Orange Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
8.00

2.5 to the rec, did a tough core workout. Only around ten minutes, but very intense. Ran 2.5 back. Didn't measure the entire run but whenever I checked the pace it was around 6:40's.

3 miles a couple hours later with strides. I think I'd categorize this as "flying" for me right now(sub 6 pace on non-uphills for the most part). Strides felt good. I feel good. Just 10 more days of classes/finals and I'll be done with freshman year.

Fast Miles: 0.30Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 8.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
3.00

3 miles. I recall having no life in me, except the bathroom cramps so I did less than I wanted.

Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 3.00
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7.00

 Did some 150 uphill sprints. Felt good, last ones were sub 4 pace. Mid 80's, which made me feel pretty tired. So much physics HW, done maybe 5 hours today, and it's not bc of procrastination. 14 days and I'm outski. Gonna enjoy living in an apartment and having a car next year

Fast Miles: 0.60Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 7.00
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
4.00

Oh man. A half mile into this run, while in the hub of campus, a large truck blaring music passes me going in the opposite direction. They honk at me and I hear something whiz by my head. One of them had thrown a glass whiskey bottle at me, and missed, luckily. I'm a pretty levelheaded guy who doesn't care about much, but MAN this drove me up the wall. 

In high school, my dad had to basically live in his car, alone, to be able to get to college. I had to take countless tests to get a full ride scholarship somewhere. And some degenerate who no doubt has his parents/the bank paying for 130,000$ scholarship, and treats it like it's nothing by getting drunk all the time? I hate going to a place when 2/3rds the student population is blasted at 6PM, any day of the week. And I hope next time that jackA actually develops  enough intelligence(through some miracle) to actually hit someone so he can pay for his actions(his parents will probably just pay the bail too). As you guys can probably tell this actually upset me, which isn't an easy thing to do

Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 4.00
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Total Distance
5.00

Ran to a turf field I ran on once in November, did a couple strides, ran back. Slept in so I ran at 3PM. Very hot. Very humid. I think it's time to retire the launches, I could feel them putting extra pressure on my left knee and Achilles. So close to 700 miles though

Brooks Launch 3 (Black) Miles: 5.00Fast Miles: 0.20
Weight: 0.00
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Total Distance
40.00
Fast Miles: 1.93Nike Zoom Structure 18 Miles: 6.00Lunaracer 3+ Orange Miles: 5.00Nike Elite 8 (Tangerine) Miles: 18.00Brooks Launch 3 (Black) Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
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