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September 15, 2019

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Location:

U of A

Member Since:

May 16, 2015

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

teen PR's:

11.8 100m(2017)

4:46 mile(2015)

15:14 3 mile(2017)

26:40 8k(2016)

Short-Term Running Goals:

get fit.

get more fit.

run fast as hell. 

Long-Term Running Goals:

100 marathon club member before 25(through long runs)

Personal:

21 year-old honors student at University of Alabama. Ran my first half marathon in 2010, been hooked ever since.

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training, what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable of - Plato

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 309.00 Year: 2448.70
Streak LT 2 White Lifetime Miles: 272.05
Saucony Type A6 Lifetime Miles: 211.10
Fast Lifetime Miles: 402.60
Nike Vomero 10 Pink Lifetime Miles: 534.45
OG Vic Lifetime Miles: 17.00
All Black Pegs Lifetime Miles: 749.50
Pegaroos 36 Lifetime Miles: 942.00
Pegaroos Pair 2 Lifetime Miles: 452.50
Total Distance
25.00

5 miles at 5:20am. tired and slow. could be from mileage, but more likely from sleep. i’ve been barely averaging 7 hours a night if that. i need to sleep more but balancing engineering classes, work, and running is tough, plus i need to find time to study for the MCAT. i’ll figure out a way to balance everything over the next week or two, but any semblance of free time is out the window.

10 miles at 7:20am. kept it honest on miles 3-9, especially on the uphills. last uphill(about 1.2 miles left) i felt my right achilles ache for a second so i stopped and stretched and took it easier for the rest. didn’t feel it again.

10 miles after my shift at 7:30pm. as i finished mile 10 i sank to my knees and pounded the grass in triumph. not something i’d do normally, but 125 miles in 4 and a half days... i don’t even know what to say. i’m beyond blessed to have such a capability for mileage.

Pegaroos 36 Miles: 5.00Pegaroos Pair 2 Miles: 20.00
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Mike on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 07:16:04 from 168.213.5.162

Beast mode. I cannot wait for you to feel how easy racing feels after all of this mileage. It's truly an unbelievable feeling. The 'flow' you will likely feel is indescribable. Even if your body is still aching, it doesn't matter.

From Eugene on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 08:14:51 from 174.223.4.16

thanks Mike! iím probably gonna wait until december to get the first rust-buster race in, but even now this mileage is unbelievable. i canít believe iím about to run a 150 mile week(knock on wood!) and it doesnít even feel like that big of a deal. i canít even imagine the shape iíll be in if i can get two or three months of that kind of mileage in - 2020 is gonna be a hell of a year for running PRís, body permitting!

From Eugene on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 08:15:56 from 174.223.4.16

and iím sure after getting down some marathon tactics youíll be running sub 2:20 in no time!!

From Yasir on Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 12:19:52 from 99.20.240.16

If you want it done give it to busy person you are getting it done for sure. Knock on wood we don't want any ugly injuries.

From Burt on Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 12:25:34 from 68.98.75.52

Incredible mileage.

From Eugene on Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 20:55:21 from 174.223.135.38

what a great proverb Yasir.

i canít believe iíve been training hard enough the blog-reknowned Burt acknowledges it!

From Burt on Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 11:22:04 from 68.98.75.52

Blog-reknowned? What the? LOL! Hey, it's because you're intimidating. I'm always at the bottom of the mileage board! Also, I'm a civil engineer and I can't understand why you're taking engineering classes and the MCAT. I didn't want to sound stupid.

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