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5222 total / 1068 in 2018
Goal:

Savannah RnR 1/2 2:08:43 Atlanta 1/2 Marathon 11/22- 2:13:25 San Antonio 10K 12/1 58:48 DC Marathon 3/9/19 Skidaway 1/2 Marathon 3/23/19

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  • 16 miles
  • 02:56 time
  • 2298 calories
  • 4 workouts
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Entries

  1. RUN
    4 mi 00:42 10:32 pace

    Took me a very long time to decide to run today, as I got involved in other things early in the morning during the time that I usually run. Finally got out around 11, and cool damp weather, and v... read more

    • Petite
      Petite

      Great job today Michael, all the best for tomorrow. 🙏

      about 8 hours ago Like

  2. RUN
    4.75 mi 00:53 11:14 pace

    Up and out with Kelli at around 6 again this morning. we have really been enjoying the early morning runs while I am home. The goal was 4 miles today easy, and I ended up adding about 3/4 of a mi... read more

    • Bill H.

      That sounds like a fun run with Kelli. I think we are both enjoying the cold weather running.

      2 days ago Like2 people

  3. RUN
    4.19 mi 00:46 11:02 pace

    Out before 6 AM this morning with Kelli. Plan was 4 miles with structured fartleks in miles 2 and 3. First mile easy warm-up in around 11:20, then two miles of 1 minute fartlek and 2 minute easy, f... read more

  4. RUN
    3.16 mi 00:34 10:45 pace

    Kelli and I were going to run yesterday evening, but after 2 days of running in the cold damp rain, and miserable weather continuing yesterday, we decided to relax by a warm fire, take a rest day a... read more

  5. RUN
    6.11 mi 01:10 11:26 pace

    Another cold,dreary, drizzly Run in gusty winds this morning. Wind chill was in the mid 20’s but it didn’t feel too bad while I was out there. I could tell during he run that my legs were still ti... read more

  6. RUN
    9.86 mi 01:44 10:32 pace

    Dreary rainy and super hilly, but with free beer at the finish. Worked for me. Race distance turned up being a little short, but still a good workout run on a day that would have been easy to skip.... read more

    • Bill H.

      Hilly course and a miserable morning - great effort, Michael - you powered through the misery to a nice finish (and the free beer...).

      7 days ago Like

    • Arleen C.
      Arleen C. You're an Inspiration
      You're an Inspiration:

      Wow. I can't imagine how miserable that was. Good for you!

      7 days ago

    • Cari H.
      Cari H.

      impressive! hope you enjoyed that beer - it was well earned

      6 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    5.5 mi 01:01 11:01 pace

    Sometimes things don’t go quite as you plan. Occasionally, that’s a good thing. Was planning today do you run short and easy, but ended up on the University of Alabama campus, which is a sprawling,... read more

  8. RUN
    3.53 mi 00:39 11:01 pace

    Out this morning in chilly. Tuscaloosa. Just explored and found enough road for 3.5 Nile miles. Always relieved when I can run while traveling. Have a route for the week. There is a possibility I w... read more

  9. RUN
    6.31 mi 01:12 11:27 pace

    Wanted some miles this morning, so I got out early and ran easily. Went across the street where there are nice long hilly cul-de-sacs to run. I will be spending more time over there as my marathon... read more

    • Arleen C.
      Arleen C.

      I read about that race this weekend. It sounds fun and they must do a great job because it is sold out.

      11 days ago Like

    • Bill H.

      That does sound like a fun race. Great miles today.

      11 days ago Like

  10. RUN
    3.43 mi 00:38 11:11 pace

    Relaxing easy recovery run with Kelli this morning in San Antonio after taking yesterday off as a complete recovery day. The last half month had been very intense so the recovery was needed. Everyt... read more

  11. RUN
    6.22 mi 00:59 09:27 pace

    I love it when races go according to plan. First 10K I’ve run with a time goal in a while. Based on recent half-marathon times, I felt I could give sub-1 hour a shot. Plan was to try to do the firs... read more

  12. RUN
    3.18 mi 00:35 10:52 pace

    Got in to San Antonio last night and enjoyed sleeping in this morning. Staying with relatives who live in a good little neighborhood for running hills. Felt lazy and didn’t get out until about 9:3... read more

  13. RUN
    5 mi 00:53 10:41 pace

    According to the weather, it was 27° for today’s run. But with bright sun and no wind, I only wore one layer today, and it was very comfortable. Ran a little bit quicker pace today, stretching out ... read more

    • Arleen C.
      Arleen C.

      Nice 5! Safe travels!

      16 days ago Like

    • Bill H.

      I hope you are having a good flight to San Antonio and that you find a little warmer weather there - but not too much warmer (am I Goldilocks?)

      15 days ago Like

  14. RUN
    5.15 mi 00:58 11:18 pace

    Notlanta Hotlanta Wind chill 15°. Out with Kelli a little after 5 o’clock this morning, and it was pretty darn cold. It took about a mile for the run to work it’s magic but it eventually became toa... read more

    • Bill H.

      Great effort to get out there in the freeze - I couldn't do it. Nice hump day miles. I hope Kelli's knee is ok.

      17 days ago Like1 person

    • Barefoot R.
      Barefoot R.

      nothing like a fine run to get the inner fires going!
      i had to keep them going last fri. morning while waiting for the sale to start!

      16 days ago Like

    • Barefoot R.
      Barefoot R. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      forgot the motivation!

      16 days ago

  15. RUN
    4.14 mi 00:44 10:32 pace

    We’ve finally hit below freezing and I love it. I like cold weather running. It’s my favorite!🙂. For some
    Reason, it felt faster than it was, but I was still very pleased with it. Thinking about do... read more

  16. RUN
    5.29 mi 00:57 10:44 pace

    Felt pretty good this morning. Rain came through overnight, and the cold front behind it was coming through during the run, rssulting in dropping temperatures and gusty winds. Glad to get it done e... read more

  17. RUN
    3.17 mi 00:34 10:39 pace

    We were both tired this morning after a busy day yesterday so we didn’t get out until nearly 9AM. One we did, we had a very nice 5K run at around 10:30 pace. This run put me over 100 miles for the ... read more

    • Rita M.
      Rita M. You're an Inspiration
      You're an Inspiration:

      Good for you on the mileage!

      20 days ago

    • Ruth B.
      Ruth B.

      Nice job

      20 days ago Like

    • Bill H.

      That's a great run of consistency on your monthly miles, Michael.

      20 days ago Like

    • Arleen C.
      Arleen C.

      You have done so well! Congratulations on how much you have accomplished!

      20 days ago Like

  18. RUN
    6.21 mi 01:06 10:42 pace

    Grey and drizzling this morning but wonderful weather for running if you don’t mind a little dampness. Set off with no particular agenda but found myself feeling pretty good after two miles, so hea... read more

  19. RUN
    3.1 mi 00:34 10:54 pace

    Took a very easy 5K “jog” this morning to shake out the tight muscles from yesterday’s half. Right calf immediately started to cramp but that only lasted for 100 yards or so. It was chilly, breezy ... read more

    • Petite
      Petite

      I hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving, Michael.

      21 days ago Like

  20. RUN
    13.1 mi 02:13 10:11 pace

    Ran the Thanksgiving day half marathon today, earning the Triple Peach award. Peachtree 10 K, PNC 10 miler, and the half marathon. Ran 2:13, on a tough course without pushing too hard.