Miles:
7049 total / 1582 in 2014
Goal:

Heal up, run well, and a few PR's this year. PRs: 5k-19:12 (May 2014) 10k-48:22 (Nov. 2011-Outdated) Half-1:31:27 (Oct. 2013) Full-3:24:15 (Sept. 2013)

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  • 7 miles
  • 00:55 time
  • 866 calories
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  1. RUN
    good Almost Human 4.01 mi 00:32 08:05 pace

    Recovering properly from a marathon is just as mentally hard as some parts of the race. Especially if you are trying to recover for a race that is only a short time away. You want to get out and go... read more

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      Recovery is every bit as important as the marathon itself. Good luck balancing it with training for the next one.

      about 13 hours ago Like

    • Reverend Run V.
      Reverend Run V.

      Take care of yourself and get out there and tear it up at St. Jude!

      about 13 hours ago Like

    • Joan S.
      Joan S.

      So excited for you to run St. Jude's. I did it in 2008-it was very 1st full. Very emotional. Great race!

      about 12 hours ago Like

    • Rancidgoat
      Rancidgoat

      Not running is the hard part of being a runner.
      That said, want to run Sunday? I'll be not running Run With Scissors and that'll have me bummed. Shoot me a FB message with the location.

      about 12 hours ago Like

  2. RUN
    great Waking the Legs Up 2.75 mi 00:23 08:20 pace

    Short and easy to wake the legs back up. Still really sore from Sunday's marathon, especially my hammy's. Hopefully, the legs will feel fresh again soon, tomorrow??? Splits: 8:13.7/8:16.0... read more

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      No need to hurry right back. Give them time to heal up.

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Cindy W.
      Cindy W.

      I cant imagine your legs will feel fresh this soon after your marathon...usually takes at least a week! Ease into it!

      1 day ago Like

  3. RUN
    tired Columbus Marathon 26.36 mi 03:36 08:11 pace

    I have so many questions surrounding what went wrong with this race, and I will be reflecting for several weeks to come. For now, I'm going to focus on the positive.

    Positive #1-As I appro... read more

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      You showed great heart and determination and pushed through and gave it everything you had left. It was a privilege to be there with you!!!

      4 days ago Like2 people

    • Cindy W.
      Cindy W.

      You are such a great runner and it's great that you are looking at the poittives first. Each marathon teaches us something for sure...great job hanging tough & finishing strong.

      4 days ago Like2 people

    • Ken V.
      Ken V.

      Way to focus on the positives Bryan. You are a great runner and you will bounce back! Still a great performance despite those difficult final miles!

      4 days ago Like2 people

  4. RUN
    great Shakeout 3.01 mi 00:25 08:10 pace

    Very easy shakeout just to loosen up the legs up, less than 23 hours to the gun... Splits: 8:15.0/8:08.1/8:08.9

  5. RUN
    great Almost there... 6.01 mi 00:49 08:09 pace

    Keepin' it easy, keeping the legs fresh.
    Splits: 8:19.8/8:15.1/8:08.0/8:05.7/8:03.7/8:05.7

  6. RUN
    great Keepin' it Easy 6.01 mi 00:49 08:09 pace

    Easy 6 to wake the legs after my last day of rest before the race. 2 runs and a wake up then it's Marathon time! Splits:
    8:13.5/8:10.0/8:01.4/8:16.2/8:04.2/8:09.6

  7. RUN
    great Keepin' it Easy 5 mi 00:41 08:08 pace

    Easy 5 to keep the legs fresh, rest day maƱana. It's getting closer...
    Splits: 8:07.7/8:24.7/8:01.7/8:02.3/8:05.3

  8. RUN
    great Can you feel it? 6.01 mi 00:49 08:04 pace

    Can you feel it? There's electricity in the air and I've got that funny feeling in the pit of my stomach again. It's that nervous energy feeling, and it can only mean one thing... It... read more

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      I love race week! :) This week will be tough for me as it's the first time I haven't been signed up for either the Columbus half or full since I've been a runner. You are going to do great!

      11 days ago Like1 person

    • Cindy W.
      Cindy W.

      Enjoy the taper this week...can't wait to see how you do!

      11 days ago Like1 person

  9. RUN
    great Final 8'ish preview 8.38 mi 01:07 08:03 pace

    So Joe Toe had a brillent idea to run the final 8.2 miles of the Columbus Marathon as a preview for next weekend. So we set out at west campus just before the 18 mile mark to check out the course. ... read more

  10. RUN
    great Sunrise 8.01 mi 01:04 08:02 pace

    Sunrise run, great temps at 48 degrees, the air was...crisp. Kept it nice and easy so the legs can recover and be fresh for next Sunday.
    Splits: 8:10.5/8:06.1/7:59.7/7:51.0/8:02.6/8:04.1/8:04.5/8:01.0

  11. RUN
    good Typical Friday 7.01 mi 00:56 07:58 pace

    From Friday, as usual, legs were dead.
    Splits: 7:52.8/7:50.2/7:52.5/7:58.1/8:06.7/8:01.3/8:07.9

  12. RUN
    great Final Tempo 13.1 mi 01:33 07:07 pace

    Last tempo of the training cycle. The plan called for a 13 miler today, with 1.5 mi warm/cool and 10 at GMP. Since I felt like I struggled a bit last week, I was planning on taking an energy gel at... read more

  13. RUN
    great Sunrise Zero Zapper 8.01 mi 01:04 08:02 pace

    Up a little later than I intended, but the weather was great and I had sunrise about halfway through the run. Splits: 7:58.1/8:02.2/8:02.2/8:05.7/8:04.6/8:08.6/8:00.4/7:58.8

  14. RUN
    great Hoover to almost Galena P2P 10.51 mi 01:26 08:12 pace

    Another easy 10 on the books today. Joe Toe suggested we run in my neck of the woods for something different, so I thought, why not a Point to Point. So he met me at the end point, I hopped in his ... read more

  15. RUN
    good Into the wind 10.01 mi 01:22 08:11 pace

    5 miles into the wind, followed by 5 at my back. Calf felt ok. Splits: 8:01.6/8:07.1/8:10.1/8:10.8/8:20.6/8:23.9/8:19.8/8:10.5/8:05.8/8:04.4

  16. RUN
    alright Typical Friday 6.25 mi 00:51 08:05 pace

    Dead legs as usual. Damn left calf is sore, specifically the Soleus. Started yesterday on my cool down. WTF. Splits: 8:15.5/8:01.8/8:02.4/8:07.0/8:06.0/8:03.5/0.25 @ 2:00.4 (7:52)

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      Way to knock out a consistent 10K! Hope the calf improves.

      21 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    alright Tempo Thursday 13.1 mi 01:35 07:12 pace

    Plan today called for a 13 miler, with 1.5 warm and cool, and 10 at GMP. I'm not gonna lie, this was not easy. Not sure if it's because I failed last weeks tempo or I haven't been ru... read more

    • Dave P.
      Dave P.

      Always gotta get that .10 when you are that close. Nice tempo work! Stay confident my friend.

      22 days ago Like1 person

  18. RUN
    alright Sore ZTZ 6.01 mi 00:48 07:57 pace

    Legs were shredded from yesterdays last Miles of Madness, so it was a fight to get through. Splits: 8:06.1/8:01.6/8:04.4/7:54.3/7:48.9/7:51.0

  19. RUN
    great Final Long 16.11 mi 02:03 07:38 pace

    Last Miles of Madness, a.k.a. Hanson Long Run on the O Trail with Joe Toe. Plan was 16 at a moderate aerobic pace (7:42-8:01). The weather was perfect, my left achilles started getting sore about m... read more

    • Rancidgoat
      Rancidgoat

      I figured you guys were about the distance I wanted but my taper couldn't handle the pace. Looks like you dipped it under a bit too. You're in good position.

      26 days ago Like

  20. RUN
    great Back home 8.01 mi 01:04 08:02 pace

    After being on the road for a few days, I finally running back home. Apparently I was really exhausted from the trip since I slept 8 hours last night, which is about 3 more than average. Left Achil... read more