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http://chitownrunning.blogspot.com
Miles:
4712 total / 1324 in 2014
Goal:

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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  • 23 miles
  • 02:54 time
  • 2233 calories
  • 3 workouts
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Entries

  1. RUN
    great Mile Repeats 10 mi 01:11 07:08 pace

    Mile repeats on the 'mill with Marc W. Grateful for the opportunity to run with him two days in a row. Going through the trial of miles together makes the trial itself more bearable. 6 x 1-mil... read more

  2. RUN
    great Morning Run 6 mi 00:47 07:46 pace

    Easy morning run before work. Speedwork tonight.

  3. RUN
    great Lunch Miles 7 mi 00:56 07:55 pace

    Ran with Marc W. all around Glen Ellyn, through downtown, a little section on the Great Western Trail and then back on the Prairie Path. Absolutely perfect day for running - nice and cool, sunny an... read more

  4. RUN
    good Base Camp 18 mi 02:17 07:38 pace

    Well, I've finally reached the equivalent of "base camp" in my marathon training. I may have a couple more of these, but 18 is as long as I'm going to go before the marathon in ... read more

    • Declan
      Declan

      No coffee?????? Wtf dude. That speeds you up by at least 30%

      3 days ago Like2 people

    • Tony K.
      Tony K.

      Seriously impressive bro, if I'd tried to do that with no coffee it would have either never started or ended in tears. Great long run, especially like the faster miles at the end.

      1 day ago Like

  5. RUN
    good Family Run 4 mi 00:34 08:33 pace

    Ran with Leslie K. and our little one (in a stroller), beautiful morning for a run.

  6. RUN
    great TGIF Miles 6 mi 00:46 07:37 pace

    Another run in idyllic weather - mid-50s and cloudy. Wish I had more time, would have gone farther.

  7. RUN
    great Lunch Miles 5 mi 00:38 07:34 pace

    When you go running on that first cool day of fall - it feels like someone has taken a 20lb. weight off your back. Felt great today - can only hope that we can get something similar to this for the... read more

    • Declan
      Declan

      GOOD! because I need to lose a few more pounds, i'll break even now. Nice runch!

      6 days ago Like

    • Sarah G.
      Sarah G.

      Yesss nothing is better than coming back from a good run and realizing you can re-wear that same outfit without washing it.

      6 days ago Like

    • Rob R.
      Rob R.

      Yes it does. Nice job!

      6 days ago Like

  8. RUN
    alright Morning Speedwork 7 mi 00:53 07:30 pace

    Ran inside this morning with my friend Marc W. Did some warm-up miles with strides, then a quick 5K on the treadmill and then about a mile or so cool-down. My legs felt heavy and tired during the s... read more

  9. RUN
    good Easy Miles 6 mi 00:47 07:52 pace

    No lingering soreness from Sunday's race which is great. Did some yoga with Mrs. K last night and I think that really helped. Beautiful day out there today, sunny and mild. Looking forward to ... read more

  10. RUN
    great Chicago Half Marathon 13.1 mi 01:27 06:36 pace

    Today the plan was to make this a progression run starting out at a pace slightly north of goal marathon pace and then progressing downward through MP and then finishing up with a fast 5K. I should... read more

  11. RUN
    good Saturday Shakeout 7 mi 00:54 07:39 pace

    Some shakeout miles before the half.

  12. RUN
    good Soupy Slog 6 mi 00:46 07:43 pace

    Mid-80s with a 73-degree dewpoint making it feel like 95 out there for my lunch run today. Just kept it nice and easy and definitely had my water bottle with me. Glad to be back in the A/C.

    • Declan
      Declan

      under an 8 minute pace in this heat is mad props!! re-hydrate like a champ now!

      12 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    good Recovery Miles 6 mi 00:48 07:57 pace

    Just took it real easy on the treadmill at lunch - left hoof and knee were a little sore but that went away as I ran.

  14. RUN
    good M Pace Miles 9 mi 01:02 06:54 pace

    Conditions weren't ideal for this one, but what the hey, can't always be great. Mid-80s, sunny, dewpoint around 60. Started out with a warm-up mile then 8 at or around M pace. Definitely ... read more

    • Erin
      Erin

      Holy wowza! Looking good. What are you thinking for your marathon?

      14 days ago Like1 person

    • Erin
      Erin

      And Lynton K is also doing the half. You guys should meet. You'd be good racing partners :)

      14 days ago Like

    • Tony K.
      Tony K.

      Really nice run Adam, MJ and I are excited for you and Leslie this weekend!

      14 days ago Like1 person

  15. RUN
    great Lunch Miles 6 mi 00:47 07:53 pace

    Felt really good today and the weather was pretty nice too - sunny, upper-70s, breezy. Saw Marc and Dr. K afterwards and chatted with them for awhile.

  16. RUN
    great Anniversary Run 8 mi 01:12 09:00 pace

    Ran with Leslie K. on the Lakefront Trail in downtown Chicago, we were downtown celebrating our anniversary (#6!). It was a beautiful day for a run but there were a shitton of people which made for... read more

    • Ria H.
      Ria H.

      Awww that's great!!! Happy Anniversary!!

      16 days ago Like

    • Laura W.
      Laura W.

      Congrats! Nice run you two!

      16 days ago Like

    • Leslie K.
      Leslie K.

      So fun to run with you on Sunday and one of the more picturesque runs, too. Thanks for not only keeping me company but for not making me feel like I was a tortoise. Love you babe :)

      15 days ago Like

    • Kayleigh S.
      Kayleigh S.

      So sweet! Love the path, but it certainly does get congested.

      14 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    good Saturday Long Run 17 mi 02:10 07:38 pace

    Ran earlier this morning out on the Prairie Path and I know I don't have a good memory for such things, but I don't think I've ever seen so many other runners out on the PP at one ti... read more

  18. RUN
    great More Recovery Miles 6 mi 00:48 07:57 pace

    For the first time in a long time, when I got out of bed this morning, there were no aches or discomfort. I chalked that up to the pace of my run yesterday and so I decided to do it again today and... read more

  19. RUN
    good Recovery Miles 6 mi 00:48 08:04 pace

    Kept it at recovery pace today - beautiful day out. If you can believe it, I actually caught up to and passed a bicyclist on the Prairie Path. Had the song "Slow Ride" by Foghat in my hea... read more