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Location:

Atlanta,GA,

Member Since:

Dec 30, 2007

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

2017:

Second Consecutive Intown 10k win (36:51)

1st Georgian at the Geogia Marathon (5th in 2:51)

1500 in 4:36, 3000 in 9:34, 5000 in 16:55, 5K in 17:05

Aided: 34:01 10K and 1:15:54 Half

PRs (post Mayan Apocalypse)

200 31.13 (2016)

400 69.96 (2015)

800 2:19 (2016)

Mile 4:58 (2017) (converted from 4:36 1500)

3000 9:34 (2017)

5000 16:55 (2017)

5k 17:05 (2017)

10K 35:58 (2016)

15K 55:42 (2014)

10-mile 60:45 (2016)

HM 1:18:31 (2014)

30K 2:01:56 (2014)

Mar 2:50:07 (2013)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Aug: Tailgate 5k + Sub 17 at Atl's Finest 5k

Sept: Big Peach Sizzler 10K (Sub 36 35:30 10K)

Oct: Atlanta 10 mile (sub 1hr)

Dec: Rocket City Marathon? (SUB250)

Long-Term Running Goals:

Does ANYBODY know what we are living for?

Personal:

Crop rotation in the 14th century became considerably more widespread after John.

Miles:This week: 9.00 Month: 112.90 Year: 3494.10
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: Eastside 10k (6.214 Miles) 00:35:16, Place overall: 1
Total Distance
14.00

Hey hey now, that's a new PR!

My goal was just to beat last year (36:00), pipe dream goal was to beat my big peach sizzler time (35:44).

I workout on this course all the time so I had a really good sense of how to pace myself, which I think really helped. Especially because it seemed like many of the mile markers were either wrong or missing.

I took the lead about 400meters into the race and thought that I had the race locked up. I hit the bridge over Ralph Mcgill which is just shy of the mile in 5:14. However in the second mile I slowed down a little as I ran about 6:06 from Ralph Mcgill to the north end of the beltline (about 5:3x pace). That allowed Kennesaw State runner Matt Auers to catch up to me. I've beaten Matt a few times this year but he's still a sub 16 guy so I was a little nervous.

I hit the official 2 mile mark in 11:16 which didn't seem correct (probably more like 11:00). Matt still stayed right on me as we cross Monroe and hit the trail. I was already hurting but I wasn't just going to slow down and let him pass. I hit the 3rd mile in 16:22 (5:06) and that didn't seem right either. Based on the beeping of Matt Auers watch, I think it was probably more like 16:45 at 3 miles.

The 3 mile mark is just about the low point of the course. As soon as we hit a small climb, I put a little gap on Matt, but I wasn't sure how far back he was. Mile 4 was 5:41 (22:04) and I decided that maybe I was just running fast. I knew the course was accurate overall, and that a PR was likely.

The last two miles are all uphill and I just tried to keep it together. I could still hear some latent cheering for Matt, but the latency got longer and longer. I ran 13:09 for the last 2.1 miles (maybe), which is about 6 flat pace. That matched up with the paces from the quarter mile marks on the trail. Somehow ended up winning by a minute.

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Comments
From Jason D on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 11:44:06 from 141.210.128.227

Congrats on the win and the Post-Mayan Apocalypse PR.

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