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It's a marathon year this year - the goal is sub-3:00. I want to enjoy training and encourage others in their training.

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  • 15 miles
  • 01:55 time
  • 1479 calories
  • 3 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    great Sunset 5K Race 5.4 mi 00:38 07:04 pace

    Got another chance to run an evening 5K and it made sense to do it since I usually do speed work on Wednesdays anyway. I had it on good authority that the course was flat and fast and it turned out... read more

    • Marc W.
      Marc W.

      Yes sir ! Great PR :). I was trying to catch you and get you at end just like our workouts -but hung on strong and finished well great race and a well deserved PR ! Sub 18 coming soon and sub 3:)

      about 23 hours ago Like

    • Patrick W.
      Patrick W.

      Nice PR! That is a great time!

      about 10 hours ago Like

  2. RUN
    great Easy Miles 5 mi 00:39 07:52 pace

    Easy miles at lunch today ahead of tonight's 5K race in Geneva.

  3. RUN
    great Easy Runnin' 5 mi 00:38 07:32 pace

    Felt free and easy today - nice to have a day off yesterday and got to take in a Cubs game with Leslie K. and her parents. Signed up for a 5K race on Wednesday evening so I'm looking forward t... read more

  4. RUN
    good Sunday Long 11 mi 01:24 07:40 pace

    Had 13 on the schedule, but backed it off because I went longer than I was planning yesterday. It was hot out there today on the Prairie Path, mid-80s and a dewpoint in the mid-60s. Kept it easy to... read more

  5. RUN
    good Steamy Saturday Tempo 9.3 mi 01:09 07:23 pace

    My shorts were so wet with sweat after this run, they were literally dripping while I was just standing there. Temps in the low-to-mid 80s with a dewpoint in the upper-60s made for a steamy run. Go... read more

    • Lynn K.
      Lynn K.

      Nice going under those conditions. I was out pretty early this AM but ran the Knock Knolls and DuPage River Park paths. The shade helped. Nice splits.

      5 days ago Like1 person

    • Marc W.
      Marc W.

      Sweet run glad I could help :). You've helped me through workouts as well! We have each other's back ! It was tough out there - way to stay strong that last mile !

      5 days ago Like1 person

    • Laura W.
      Laura W.

      Thanks for the 2 miles at slower pace! Made my run go by faster and seeing you guys out there. Sorry...our fault for the delayed! Great job on your run in this heat too. 2 great runs this week for you!

      5 days ago Like1 person

  6. RUN
    great Lunch Run 6 mi 00:46 07:38 pace

    Easy breezy along the Prairie Path at lunch today - pretty lonely out there, barely saw anyone else and no other runners. Felt great and wish I had the time to go farther.

  7. RUN
    good Lunch Miles 5 mi 00:39 07:47 pace

    A little bit sore from yesterday, but not bad at all. Nearly perfect out there.

    • Ken W. Hi-five

      You did knock it out yesterday. Good to spin out the legs on an easy run today.

      7 days ago

  8. RUN
    great 8 x 800m 9 mi 01:04 07:03 pace

    8 x 800s on the Glenbard West track at lunch today. I would have done 10 but didn't have the time. Great temps out there for speedwork and actually, the breeze wasn't that bad because it ... read more

    • Leslie K.
      Leslie K.

      Yoga FTW!! So happy that achilles pain is gone, I was legit worried for ya. Good splits babe!

      8 days ago Like

    • Tony K.
      Tony K.

      Nice consistency bro, especially with the short rest!

      8 days ago Like

    • Ken W.

      Sounds really nice, and great job on the consistent splits there!

      8 days ago Like

  9. RUN
    great Morning Run 5 mi 00:39 07:49 pace

    Lovin' the temps and breeze, beautiful morning.

  10. RUN
    good Warm 5 5 mi 00:38 07:36 pace

    I was appreciating how mild of a summer we've had - to think this is only the 3rd or 4th day reaching the 90s, that's not bad at all. Definitely felt the heat today, but had my water with... read more

    • Ria H.
      Ria H.

      Excellent 5, Adam!!

      9 days ago Like

    • Toddy

      Way to brave the heat Adam, it definitely challenges us! Nice work.

      9 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    great 10 mi 01:16 07:37 pace

    I kinda just wanted to know how my achilles would react, so I pushed it a bit today. I didn't push the speed, but I went longer than caution would have recommended. I'm happy to say I had... read more

    • Toddy

      Great to hear Adam! I know it's tough mentally but way to hang in there. Awesome mileage today!

      11 days ago Like1 person

  12. RUN
    great Easy 5 5 mi 00:40 07:57 pace

    No pain or discomfort in the Achilles today which was a great relief. Took it very easy and interspersed some walking throughout the run, just to make sure I wasn't pushing my luck. Decided to... read more

    • Vicky M.
      Vicky M.

      That's really great to hear! The rest and exercises did the trick! Here's hoping that everything is back to normal next week. :)

      12 days ago Like

    • Laura W.
      Laura W.

      Good news!

      12 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    injured Lunch Tempo Aborted 5.5 mi 00:42 07:40 pace

    I hesitate to use the "I" word just yet - there was some niggling irritation in my right achilles yesterday during my run - and it was there again during my run this morning, but it hadn&... read more

    • Ken W.

      Well it doesn't sound too bad. Go easy like you say for a couple days. I'm sure it's just related to tight calf or something like that pulling on it.

      15 days ago Like

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    • Laura W.
      Laura W.

      Ugh. Not good. I had this 2 yrs ago. Hope it's just a little strain nothing big.

      15 days ago Like

    • Vicky M.
      Vicky M.

      Thank you Adam - that's awesome. I'm going to have a week of paying it serious attention and see if I can improve things. It's worst during speedy stuff, but I can still get away with it during easy runs. Would love to fix it before it gets worse. Hope you have success too. :)

      15 days ago Like

  14. RUN
    great Wowie 6 mi 00:47 07:46 pace

    Would have gone 10 miles if I'd had the time - what awesomely awesome running weather. Christmas in July!

  15. RUN
    good Sunday Long Run 13.1 mi 01:38 07:27 pace

    It was a little on the warm side today. Low-80s and a dewpoint in the mid-60s. Felt good for most of the run until the last couple of miles. Ran 8 miles at a relatively easy pace, then upped the pa... read more

    • Toddy

      Dang, nice pick up on those 4 miles! It was hot out there yesterday too man, great job pushing it out!

      17 days ago Like

    • Tony K.
      Tony K.

      Great job bro!

      16 days ago Like

  16. RUN
    great 5 mi 00:38 07:41 pace

    Ran after the rain today but the Prairie Path was still pretty puddly. Nice and easy again today.

    • Laura W.
      Laura W.

      NIce. Yeah getting sick of puddle jumping!!!!!

      18 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    good Lunch Miles 6 mi 00:47 07:47 pace

    Still a little achy - just takin' it easy and enjoying the weather. Listened to a Competitor podcast on my run, it was an interview with Robyn Benincasa who is one of the all-time endurance ra... read more

    • Ken W. Cheers

      quality time and miles! nice work!

      20 days ago

  18. RUN
    good Lunch Miles 5 mi 00:40 07:55 pace

    Nice and relaxed after yesterday's hard miles. Legs weren't so much sore as they were achy...hopefully they'll feel better tomorrow.

  19. RUN
    good Speed Ladder 8.5 mi 00:59 06:57 pace

    This was one of those workouts where I set aggressive pace goals and was unsure, going in, if I would be able to nail the paces. Happy to report that the workout turned out fairly well. Did a ladde... read more