2833 total / 400 in 2014

Run the Chicago Marathon in 2013 with a goal to break 4:00, or 25 minutes faster than my Rock n' Roll St. Louis Marathon finish time.

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  • 19 miles
  • 02:56 time
  • 1670 calories
  • 3 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    alright Anheuser-Busch Brewery 5.37 mi 00:52 09:40 pace

    Another humid morning run with David S. This one was an out and back to Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Kept it very slow and this one was still tough. I don't think I ever got acclimated to the hum... read more

    • Tanya W.
      Tanya W.

      Agree there's been no chance to acclimate! Sticky out there today!

      32 minutes ago Like

  2. RUN
    good TGP to Francis Park and back 8.09 mi 01:18 09:41 pace

    Another early 4:30 AM start with David S. this morning. We took it slow and easy, but with 96% humidity this one was still rough, yet enjoyable.

  3. RUN
    great Early Morning Miles 5.05 mi 00:45 08:58 pace

    Met up with David S. early this morning to squeeze in some miles before work. Legs felt pretty good after a few days rest.

  4. RUN
    great Chubb Trail Out-and-Back 14.26 mi 02:49 11:51 pace

    Met up with John S. and Tanya W. at 7 AM for an out and back on Chubb. It was raining, and it stayed that way for most of the run... but at least it wasn't pouring. I have been told I have a... read more

    • David S.
      David S.

      Great job Jeff! Trails had to be fun today.

      5 days ago Like

    • John S.
      John S.

      good stuff today. crazy conditions

      5 days ago Like

    • Tanya W.
      Tanya W.

      Thanks for heading our for the muddy insanity that was today! It was a great run - you are an awesome trail runner, and it was great to get to know you more!

      5 days ago Like1 person

  5. RUN
    good Evening Run in TGP 4.07 mi 00:34 08:18 pace

    No early morning run, so I was looking forward to this one all day. After reading all the speedy posts on dailymile, I felt the need to get the legs moving. I went out for a warm-up mile with my ... read more

  6. RUN
    great Tour of Maplewood 10.55 mi 01:43 09:44 pace

    It was tough getting up for this 4:30 AM run, but meeting with David S. always makes it a little easier. We headed straight down Arsenal towards Maplewood... took a tour of some neighborhoods and ... read more

    • James L.
      James L.

      at mile 6 you should have pushed 2 more west. I had coffee ready for you :).. Nice one

      8 days ago Like1 person

    • Jeff F.
      Jeff F.

      We'll have to swing by for that cup of coffee the next time we're out there!

      8 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    great TGP and Flora Place 5.02 mi 00:46 09:06 pace

    Good morning everyone! Met up with David S. at 5:30 this morning for a later start than usual, but we only had 4-5 miles today. I am finding it hard to believe this is St. Louis... we are in the mi... read more

  8. RUN
    great Castlewood Cup Loop 6.56 mi 01:26 13:08 pace

    Met up with David S. and Matt B. early this morning for some trails. We ended up at Castlewood where Matt took us on a loop of the Castlewood Cup. Same park and some of the same trails as Skippo,... read more

  9. RUN
    good Hot and Humid Run 5 mi 00:45 09:03 pace

    Forced myself to get out for this one... It is hot and humid in Florida.

  10. RUN
    great Early Morning Half 13.15 mi 02:11 09:56 pace

    I met up with David S. at 4 AM for some early miles. David had 26 miles and I was going to get in 13 miles. We started off through Tower Grove towards Forest Park and jumped a train on Macklind n... read more

    • Tanya W.
      Tanya W.

      Awesome half! I hear soccer is kind of life-consuming for parents... how many days a week does your son play?

      19 days ago Like

    • Jeff F.
      Jeff F.

      They have two 1.5 hour practices during the week, 1 hour of physical training on the weekend and usually 1 weekend game. It's a lot of fun and he enjoys every minute of it!

      19 days ago Like

    • James L.
      James L.

      Soccer already????? Dude 4am is bad ass. Nice half Mary

      19 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    good Southwest Garden Neighborhood 5.1 mi 00:45 08:49 pace

    I was running solo this morning and almost talked myself into sleeping in... I did manage to delay myself 20 minutes, so I only got in the 5 when I was planning on 7 this morning. I'm glad I ... read more

    • David S.
      David S.

      Great job of getting out of bed and good run.

      21 days ago Like

    • Jeff F.
      Jeff F.

      Thanks. I tried to go Shaw through the Hill again, but there was a slow train cutting off my route... Headed up Southwest to Sublette Park instead.

      21 days ago Like

    • Tanya W.
      Tanya W.

      Way to overcome the sleep-gravity and get out the door!

      20 days ago Like

  12. RUN
    great The Hill 5.59 mi 00:50 08:57 pace

    David S. had 10 miles this morning, so I was going to join him for the first five and Matt B. was going to catch him for the second five. David and I ran through Shaw and then the Hill neighborhoo... read more

  13. RUN
    great Tower Grove Park and Hills 4.6 mi 00:43 09:18 pace

    I met up with David S. and Matt B. for a few miles this morning. We never have a route planned and come up with something on the spot, which we might want to consider after this morning... Matt... read more

  14. RUN
    great Not quite done with it yet 2.02 mi 00:18 08:44 pace

    Once home from running trails this morning, I mowed the yard since I was in need of a shower anyway... once finished, I was kinda liking the humidity - weird. Not too hot out at 85°F, but the heat... read more

  15. RUN
    great Castlewood Skippo Loop 6 mi 01:07 11:07 pace

    Drove out to Castlewood with Matt B. and David S. to meet up with John S. and Drew H. for some trails. We picked up another runner, Heather, just before making our way into the woods... kept this ... read more

    • Amy

      We saw a turtle, too!! Nice miles. Too bad none of your girl posse wants trails - resorting to picking up other ladies.

      25 days ago Like2 people

    • John S.
      John S.

      Good seeing you also. Who needs those chicks....

      24 days ago Like

  16. RUN
    great Friday Sunrise 5K 3.11 mi 00:27 08:49 pace

    Just a quick 5K around the park this morning... slow and easy progressive splits: 9:06, 9:00 and 8:32.

  17. RUN
    great Naked Mile Run 1.25 mi

    Out the door for a run without no watch, heart rate monitor, headphones or waterbottle. I don't remember the last time I ran without a watch! I still had my dogs with me, and they kept the p... read more

  18. RUN
    great Indian Creek Trail 6.5 mi 00:58 08:55 pace

    I woke up this morning in Kansas... So I got up, found a trail and started running.

  19. RUN
    great TGP 15K 9.3 mi 01:24 09:04 pace

    I went out for a solo run... 3 loops of Tower Grove Park for the mental aspect of it. I just had to break it down into small chunks and knock them out one-by-one. Nice to get this one out of the ... read more

  20. RUN
    great TGP and Flora Place 6.05 mi 00:55 09:01 pace

    It was 56°F outside this morning, and that is the perfect temperature for an early meet up with David S. and Matt B. Matt had 4 miles, so we made a quick half-loop of the park and then over to Flo... read more

    • Tanya W.
      Tanya W.

      Nice work! This is "I feel like I could run forever" weather!

      about 1 month ago Like

    • Jeff F.
      Jeff F.

      I agree. What a difference no heat/humidity makes.

      about 1 month ago Like