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Location:

Holladay,UT,

Member Since:

Jul 17, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

A couple of wins in small local races. 

I have always been an active person and need to do something physical everyday or I don't feel right. 

Short-Term Running Goals:

Mile: 4:40

5k: 16 min (track or honest course)

10k: 33 min

1/2 Marathon: 1:13

Steadily increase my mileage to 60-70 miles a week.

 

Long-Term Running Goals:

Eventually run a marathon.

Run for health and sanity.

Personal:

Married. 30

I work in commercial real estate. 

I enjoy golf, video games and have recently started learning chess.

Adam Cornelius

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
98.008.2011.500.000.000.000.00117.70
Weight: 165.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
4.001.700.500.000.000.000.006.20

Treadmill run at lunch. Picked it up a bit in the middle. Felt really good today, ready to return to normal training.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
2.001.501.500.000.000.000.005.00

5 total on the TM, 2 at 6 and 1 at 5:40

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Hour of strength training

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
3.000.002.000.000.000.000.005.00

First time to the track in a long while. Just wanted to get the legs moving, did 6 x 400 with 400 recovery in between each and straight into an 800. Averaged 79 on the 400s and 2:35 on the 800. Recovery lap was just under 2 min average. 

Warm up and cool down each .75. I didn't feel too tired after but will see if I'm at all sore tomorrow. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.501.000.000.000.000.000.007.50

7.5 miles in Holladay. Highlight of my day was when I saw Bernard Lagat while walking in City Creek. He was surprised that anyone recognized him.

 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
7.001.000.000.000.000.000.008.00

Did 8 miles with James on the Jordan River trail. Great morning and nice to catch up with James, always flies by when you're chatting. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.001.501.000.000.000.000.007.50

After dinner run to V Street, Memorial Grove and around City Creek. 

I need to set some running related goals, I've got no races planned and have been content to get out a couple of times a week to run. Tonight I felt really good and remembered how fun it is to push it and run hard.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles after work, really pulling for a Pacers vs Thunder final. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.000.000.000.006.00

6 with Josh E and James. Hard to wake up at 5:15 but glad to get the run in. 

30 minutes on stationary bike while catching up on sports news, I've got $100 on California Chrome

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
10.400.000.000.000.000.000.0010.40

10.4 miles around the Aves and Federal Heights in 80 minutes. Some good hills.

30 minutes on stationary bike while watching the Spurs outclass the Thunder. Did some painful foam rolling after and some hip and glute exercises.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
9.600.001.500.000.000.000.0011.10

Ran South (then North) on the Jordan River trail with Josh and James. I saw a baseball field that was featured in the fine family film, The Sandlot during the run. 

Slowly adjusting to waking up at 5 to run.

4 miles after dinner, did 6 x .25 with equal recovery at about 5:30 pace. 

Weight: 166.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

5 miles around the Aves before work. 

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Rest day. First decent week in a while and I feel good. Minor soreness in shins but that's to be expected. Planning a harder effort for tomorrow.

Hitting the links today with my better half if the rain stops. She follows the blog and told me yesterday that if she didn't know me, she'd think I was an idiot judging by my comments on others blogs. I agreed with her. 

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
7.000.003.000.000.000.000.0010.00

10 miles out and back on Wasatch. Ran after dinner. 74 degrees.

Did 1.5, 1 and .5 during the run. These were done on flat stretches.

1.5 was 8:56, 1 was 5:55 and .5 was 2:52.

Was a slice of humble pie tonight. I thought I'd be about ten seconds faster on each rep. Motivated to improve. 

Weight: 165.00
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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.000.000.000.005.00

Woke up at 6 to play golf so didn't get to run until the afternoon. 5 easy in the Aves today.

After my run yesterday I was pretty bummed. I realized later that I was expecting far too much return from the very minimal effort I've put in over the past year. 

I'm going to be honest, by nature I'm extremely competitive. I plan on being towards the top of the heap when I race. As mentioned above, I need to be more realistic with my running. I'd like to run sub 16 for a flat 5k but I'm not doing anything to deserve that. There's a huge disconnect in my training and I need to sit down and figure out how to get there from where I'm at. Something has to change if I'm going to move up a level in fitness and competitive ability. 

Lots to think about...

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
2.501.001.500.000.000.000.005.00

50 minutes on stationary bike. Run later.

Went to the gym after work to do a little strength training and run. Of the three treadmills, only one is currently working. Luckily, I didn't have to wait but two people were waiting for the treadmill after I got on so I kept it to 5 miles. Incline .5%

1.5 warmup

2 at 6:10 pace then 2 x .25 at 5:30 

cooled down to 5

It's easier for me to run fast on the treadmill than outside. It was 75 degrees in the gym so I was as sweaty as I would've been had I run outside.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.000.000.000.008.00

Ran with James and Josh. Good group, always enjoyable and interesting conversation. 

Now I've got the Latter-day Prophets song stuck in my head.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
4.000.500.500.000.000.000.005.00

Just five today, some minor soreness near right hip flexor area. To be expected with my recent increase in mileage. Should go away on its own with some rolling and prodding.

This is fairly ridiculous. I can only imagine what they did to the swim team photos.

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.000.000.000.008.00

8 miles, the first 6 with Josh and James. Great temps this morning.

Taking a rest day tomorrow. Will be spending time with my 8 year old sister in law. Plans include the aquarium and then Maleficent

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTrainer 1 MilesTrainer 2 MilesRacer MilesTotal Distance
98.008.2011.500.000.000.000.00117.70
Weight: 165.50
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