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Labor Day Half Marathon

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Dec 30, 2007



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Running Accomplishments:

2018: 5:02 mile, 9:58 3k,16:44 5k, 27:42 8K, 36:11 10k, 55:10 15k, 1:17:09 HM

Third Consecutive Intown 10k win (37:13)

Post Mayan Apocalypse PRs:

200 31.13 (2016, ATC all comers)

400 69.96 (2015, ATC all comers)

800 2:19 (2016, ATC all comers)

Mile 4:58 (2017, ATC all comers) 

3000 9:34 (2017, ATC all comers)

5000 16:44.6 (2018, CNW all comers)

5k 16:50 (2018, Green Lake Gobble)

8k 27:42 (2018, Beat the Bridge)

10K 35:16 (2017, Eastside Beltline)

15K 55:10 (2018, Magnuson Park Memorial Day)

10-mile 60:29 (2017, Atlanta 10 mile)

HM 1:17:09 (2018, Redmond Half)

30K 2:01:56 (2014, Striders WRC 30K)

Mar 2:50:07 (2013, Sojo Marathon)

Short-Term Running Goals:

11/11 PNTF XC Championship (10K)

11/18 Green Lake Gobble (5K)

11/25 Seattle Half Marathon

Long-Term Running Goals:

get busy living or get busy dying


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Miles:This week: 9.50 Month: 212.10 Year: 3356.60
Adizero Rocket Lifetime Miles: 323.35
Asics Hyperspeed Lifetime Miles: 369.13
Mizuno Waverider Lifetime Miles: 509.70
Adistar Ride Lifetime Miles: 520.40
Saucony Type A Lifetime Miles: 253.60
Adistar Rideb Lifetime Miles: 236.30
Waveriderb Lifetime Miles: 466.70
Nimbus Lifetime Miles: 570.30
WhiteHyperspeed Lifetime Miles: 268.50
RedFree Lifetime Miles: 405.55
Saucony Hattori Lifetime Miles: 46.10
NimbusFIRE Lifetime Miles: 260.50
WhiteHyper2 Lifetime Miles: 100.20
WaveriderC Lifetime Miles: 203.95
NimbusVampire Lifetime Miles: 357.50
CelticMirage Lifetime Miles: 312.00
NeonFree Lifetime Miles: 17.80
Nimbus FireB Lifetime Miles: 2.50
Nimbus FireC Lifetime Miles: 0.00
Race: Labor Day Half Marathon (13.109 Miles) 01:17:09, Place overall: 22, Place in age division: 6
Total Distance

Massive half marathon PR (67 seconds). I feel like this has been due for a couple of years, but I've always been running fairly slow courses.

Tons of fast people showed up to this race (The winning time was actually 1:01:01 with 2 more sub 1:05.) So the race got out fast. I was in roughly 25th place at the mile (in 5:40). I thought that maybe some of the people ahead would start dropping back, but it never really happened. I moved up to 24th at about mile 4, but it seemed like everyone else was getting further away.

I started to gain ground a little after the turnaround at mile 7, but it took me four more miles to actually catch up to anyone. I moved into 23rd right at mile 11, and then into 22nd right at mile 12. That mile was actually my slowest of the race. I started to feel my lack of miles at the end of this race, but when it felt like I was barely moving it was still 6 flat pace. I managed to drop the pace again when I saw the mile 12 marker, finishing with a 5:49.

5:40, 5:52, 5:50, 5:48, 5:56, 5:56, 5:54, 5:56, 5:54, 5:57, 5:59, 6:02, 5:49, 35

My plan for the fall is to do marathon type prep for the Seattle half marathon. It will be hard to beat this time at that course however.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
From jtshad on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 12:14:39 from

Congrats on the PR and strong race!

From Tom K on Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 12:35:06 from

Whoa! Congrats on the PR!

From allie on Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 17:08:38 from

what a weird hidden gem of a race drawing so much talent. WHY DIDN'T THESE PEOPLE SHOW UP FOR THE SUGARHOUSE RELAY CARNIVAL

From Jason D on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 22:56:02 from

Nice work, James. Right at what I pegged you for.

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