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Bar Harbor,ME,USA

Member Since:

Jul 31, 2015



Goal Type:

Recover From Injury

Running Accomplishments:

PRs (<25 yo; >35 yo)

5k: 17:15

10 mile: 59:27

1/2 marathon: 1:23:11

Marathon: 2:56:38

Short-Term Running Goals:

Get healthy, run pain-free. Have had sciatic nerve issues since 2009, damaged knee cartilage early 2015, so have been a jogger for a while.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Do well in the 50s age group, keep running pain-free.


Married, science writer/editor, enjoy life on the coast of Maine

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 66.40 Year: 504.40
Hoka Rapa Nui Lifetime Miles: 194.40
Kayano 22 Lifetime Miles: 421.80
Brooks Launch 3 Lifetime Miles: 192.00
Kayano 23 Lifetime Miles: 80.10
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Legs 2 and 3 of RtB. Leg 2: Ran 8.6 miles at 3:00 a.m. Went out a bit too hard, as I knew there were huge hills (500-feet elevation gain in ~2 miles) from 3-5. I forgot that the inclines just don't relent and ended up power walking in parts to keep from totally redlining. Warm foggy 100% humidity didn't help--breathing sucked. So I went from 7:40 pace to 9:30 average for the uphill miles to back under 8:00s at the end, with some good downhills plus rollers. Overall happy with 8:14 average, even though that sure looks slow here.

Leg 3 was a flat-ish 4.1. There's a pretty significant uphill out of Exeter though, and with hot fog clearing to sun, I really had to keep from blowing up in the heat. Ran this one smarter, was able to be steady throughout. Finished in just under 7:40 pace, which again seems slow, but in the heat I'm happy with it.

Brooks Launch 3 Miles: 4.10Kayano 23 Miles: 8.60
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First leg of Reach the Beach. Very, very hot and humid, so had to manage pace carefully and save enough for the hills at the end. Did a pretty good job, running the first three miles at progessively faster paces, then keeping a solid (8:18) pace up a significantly uphill mile. Finished strong, averaged 7:40ish.

Brooks Launch 3 Miles: 6.70
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Last pre-RtB run. Warm! Out SH late morning, felt OK, legs creaky.

Kayano 23 Miles: 5.00
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A little tired but I got it done. Thus endeth the RtB "training"--will just do a super-slow 4 on Wednesday before heading out Thursday.

Kayano 23 Miles: 5.00
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Good, steady WHP/PH from HC on a beautiful morning.

Brooks Launch 3 Miles: 5.00
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Brooks Launch 3 Miles: 15.80Kayano 23 Miles: 18.60
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